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    BGB sends back five boats of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:07pm on November 30, 2016

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh sent back five boats fully packed with Rohingyas to Myanmar following their attempt to intrude into...

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    Indian defence minister reaches Dhaka

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 03:05pm on November 30, 2016

    Indian defence minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar on Wednesday arrived at Dhaka to firm up initiatives by India for wide range of...

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    Dhaka, Budapest ink three deals 

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:01pm on November 29, 2016

    Bangladesh and Hungary on Tuesday signed three Memorandums of Understanding to expedite cooperation in the areas of agriculture, water management as well as trade and...

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    PM for global fund on water to support research, innovation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:14pm on November 28, 2016

    Stressing the need for addressing issues like protection and utilisation of water resources comprehensively, prime minister Sheikh Hasina here...

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    PM accorded red carpet reception at Budapest

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:49pm on November 28, 2016

    A red carpet was rolled out as prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived at Budapest on Sunday evening on a four-day official visit at the invitation...

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    PM flies to Budapest to attend Water Summit

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:05am on November 27, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Budapest on Sunday morning on a four-day visit at the invitation of Hungarian president Janos Ader to attend...

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    India wants tranquility on Bangladesh-Myanmar borders

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:18pm on November 26, 2016

    Indian high commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday said New Delhi seeks tranquility on Bangladesh-Myanmar borders having its...

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    Govt plans to send doctors to Saudi Arabia through BOESL

    Md Owasim Uddin | Updated at 01:34am on November 25, 2016

    The government is planning to send doctors to Saudi Arabia through Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited, the state manpower exporting company, said officials in...

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    Bangladesh calls on int’l community to put pressure on Myanmar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on November 24, 2016

    The minister for foreign affairs, AH Mahmood Ali, on Thursday said Bangladesh has urged the international community to put pressure on Myanmar government to stop...

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    Rohingya influx: Myanmar envoy summoned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:00pm on November 23, 2016

    The Bangladesh government on Wednesday summoned Myanmar ambassador Myo Myint Than and conveyed deep concern at the continued deteriorating situation in the Rakhine state that...