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    Dhaka condemns mosques shooting

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:54pm on March 15, 2019

    Bangladesh on Friday strongly condemned the shooting at two mosques in Christchurch of New Zealand, reiterating its steadfast commitment against terrorism.President Abdul Hamid in a...

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    Most power in Bangladesh PMO: US

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on March 15, 2019

    Most power in Bangladesh ‘resides in the Office of the Prime Minister’ Sheikh Hasina although the country’s constitution provides for a parliamentary form of government,...

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    South Korean JV wins Payra Port’s design deal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on March 14, 2019

    Kunhwa Engineering and Consulting Co Ltd and Daeyong and Hareem of South Korea on Wednesday were awarded the consultancy services for design, construction and supervision...

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    Belgium to explore trade potentials with Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on March 14, 2019

    Belgium was planning to send a trade delegation to Bangladesh later in 2019 to explore trade and investment opportunities, Francois Delhaye, new Belgian ambassador to...

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    Using ‘internal problem’ not valid for India: ORF chief

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on March 13, 2019

    India should not offer its internal problem as an excuse for avoiding the signing of an agreement on Teesta water sharing with Bangladesh, a leading...

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    Bangladesh rules out UN concern over Rohingya relocation to Bhasan Char

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16am on March 13, 2019

    Earl R Miller, United States ambassador to Bangladesh, has welcomed the government’s assurances that any relocation of Rohingyas to Bhashan Char island would be fully...

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    ICC team concludes first probe

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on March 12, 2019

    A team of the International Criminal Court, ICC in short, concluded the first phase of preliminary examination on Monday concerning the deportation of Rohingya people...

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    Hasina, Modi jointly inaugurate four projects in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:33pm on March 11, 2019

    The prime ministers of Bangladesh and India on Monday jointly inaugurated four projects in Bangladesh, including the supply of 1,100 buses and trucks to...

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    Hasina, Modi to open four schemes today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:58am on March 11, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will jointly inaugurate four projects in Bangladesh, including supply of 1,100 buses and trucks to...

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    India with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on March 11, 2019

    Newly appointed Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das on Sunday reaffirmed her country’s stance to remain with Bangladesh over the Rohingya issue....