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    Canada Bangladesh alumni Association launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:23pm on March 22, 2019

    The Canada Bangladesh Alumni Association was launched at the official residence of the Canadian High Commissioner to Dhaka Benoit Prefontaine’s Baridhara residence...

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    Bangladesh 10 notches down in Happiness Index, ranks 125th

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:41am on March 21, 2019

    Bangladesh has slipped 10 notches in the Happiness Index but it is still ahead of India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. According to World Happiness Report...

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    Myanmar repatriates 4 Bangladeshis after 9 yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on March 21, 2019

    The Myanmar authorities handed over four Bangladeshi nationals to a Border Guard Bangladesh-led delegation in a flag meeting held in Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine state...

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    US should pay attention to their own HR issues: info minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on March 20, 2019

    Terming the United States state department’s report on the human rights situation in Bangladesh as ‘one-sided and faulty’, Bangladesh information minister Hasan Mahmud has called...

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    Bangladesh-Oman discuss manpower issues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on March 20, 2019

    Technical committees on recruiting workers from Bangladesh to Oman hold a meeting at Probashi Kalyan Bhaban in Dhaka on Tuesday and they discussed the overall...

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    Bhutanese PM to visit Bangladesh in April

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:10pm on March 19, 2019

    Bhutanese prime minister Lotay Tshering is expected to visit Bangladesh next month at the invitation of prime minister Sheikh Hasina to increase cooperation on trade,...

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    Dhaka issues travel alert for Bangladeshis in Australia

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:01pm on March 19, 2019

    The government has issued a travel advisory on Tuesday for Bangladesh nationals living in and travelling to Australia asking them to exercise caution in public...

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    Rohingya lost generations struggle to study in Bangladesh camps

    Reuters . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:18am on March 19, 2019

    Sixteen-year-old Kefayat Ullah walked to his school in southern Bangladesh in late January, as he had done most days for the previous six years, to...

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    Bangladesh rejects US report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:35am on March 19, 2019

    Bangladesh rejected the US state department’s 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices saying many things about Bangladesh mentioned in the report were ‘by and...

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    One more Bangladeshi still missing, travel alert for Bangladeshis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on March 19, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Monday that one Bangladeshi was still missing since the terror attacks on two mosques at Christchurch in New...

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