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    7 Bangladeshis critically injured by speeding car in Kuala Lumpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on September 09, 2018

    At least seven Bangladeshi workers were seriously injured after being hit by a speeding car while they were queuing to board a bus in Malaysian...

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    Chomsky, Arundhati, others reiterate demand of Shahidul Alam’s release

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on September 08, 2018

    Five internationally celebrated intellectuals, including American writer and philosopher Noam Chomsky, Indian writer Arundhati Roy, once again urged the...

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    Undocumented Bangladeshis being held, trafficked

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on September 08, 2018

    A substantial number of undocumented Bangladeshi workers have been arrested in Malaysia in the nationwide crackdowns launched by the Malaysian immigration department On September 1...

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    Bangladesh alert to Brahmaputra’s likely swell-up

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 07, 2018

    Bangladesh is alert about the release of excess water by China which may cause floods in the downstream of the Brahmaputra River casting a possible...

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    Bernicat discusses UNGA, Rohingya, political issues with FS

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2018

    Outgoing US ambassador Marcia Bernicat on Wednesday held a meeting with foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque where they discussed political and Rohingya issues with special...

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    Dhaka journalists rally against sentencing Myanmar journalists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:06pm on September 04, 2018

    Journalists in Dhaka on Tuesday condemned the sentencing of two Reuters journalists, Thet Oo Maung (Wa Lone) and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven-year imprisonment through...

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    2 member of the staff in Bdesh’s Riyadh mission suspended

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on September 03, 2018

    Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh suspended two members of its staff following media reports over the torture of a Bangladeshi housemaid....

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    Slump in India rupee, others may hit Bangladesh export

    Aminul Islam and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:14am on September 02, 2018

    A rapid depreciation of emerging market currencies, including Indian rupee, will hit Bangladesh’s export competitiveness and may cause rise in payments for cheap imports, economists...

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    PM returns home from Nepal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:52pm on August 31, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Friday afternoon from Kathmandu warping up her two-day official visit to Nepal to attend the 4th summit of...

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    Dhaka for solar power grid among BIMSTEC nations

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    Bangladesh on Friday proposed introduction of solar power grid in the BIMSTEC countries and BIMSTEC Cruise on their sea routes. ‘Prime minister Sheikh Hasina made...