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    PM off to Germany

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Dhaka | Updated at 09:55am on February 14, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Bangladesh on Thursday morning for Germany in her maiden overseas tour in the third consecutive term in office which would...

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    Bangladesh wants other nations to act on Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:17pm on February 13, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said Bangladesh has given shelter to huge Rohingyas on humanitarian ground by opening its border and now it...

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    Pak acting high commissioner summoned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:51pm on February 12, 2019

    The government on Tuesday summoned Pakistan chargé d’affaires in Dhaka Shah Faisal Kakar and protested against derogatory statements published on a website of the country.Kakar...

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    22 more Rohingyas rescued before being trafficked to Malaysia

    Our Correspondent . Cox's Bazar | Updated at 05:53pm on February 11, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh on Sunday night detained 22 more Rohingya refugees preparing for illegal boat journey to Malaysia at Shahparir Dwip of Teknaf. There were...

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    Indian air chief in capital 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:06am on February 11, 2019

    Chief of Indian air force Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa arrived in Dhaka on Sunday evening on a five-day visit at the invitation of...

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    Define ‘people’ first to ensure political, economic, cultural rights: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2019

    Local and foreign rights experts on Sunday stressed the need for setting a standard for the human rights at the national level to ensure political,...

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    DSCC, Kolkata corp deal over waste management

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:46am on February 10, 2019

    The Dhaka South City Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kolkata Municipal Corporation to exchange the best practices of the two cities This...

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    FM hopeful of resolving common river water-sharing issues with India

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:13am on February 10, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday expressed the hope that Bangladesh and India would gradually resolve the water-sharing issues of all common rivers, including...

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    Bangladesh wants ‘safe haven’ for Rohingyas in Rakhine

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 04:19pm on February 09, 2019

    Bangladesh wants a ‘safe haven’ for the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals in Rakhine state by ensuring their safe, secured and dignified repatriation under the monitoring...

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    Empowered women driving Bangladesh’s dev journey: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:06am on February 09, 2019

    Bangladesh ambassador to the Netherlands Sheikh Mohammed Belal said that women in Bangladesh were driving its development journey in a bigger way as Bangladesh’s economic...