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    2nd list of 22,432 Rohingyas given to Myanmar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh has handed over another list of 22,432 forcibly displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar for scrutiny for their return to Rakhine State.Disclosing this, foreign secretary M...

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    B’desh, India to jointly preserve FF graveyards in Tripura

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:34am on November 03, 2018

    Indian and Bangladeshi authorities will jointly preserve the graveyards of Bangladeshi freedom fighters along the bordering areas of Tripura.‘We are collecting the details about the...

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    Netherlands to support B’desh to attain self-sufficiency in nutrition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on November 03, 2018

    The Netherlands assured Bangladesh of extending its support in knowledge sharing and capacity building to attain self-sufficiency in nutrition.Secretary general of the Ministry of Agriculture,...

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    Recipients of top Japanese civilian awards honoured in Tokyo

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on November 03, 2018

    Bangladesh embassy in Tokyo hosted a reception at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of the mission on Friday in honour of two prominent personalities of Japan and...

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    UAE visa amnesty extended by one month until December 1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on November 03, 2018

    United Arab Emirates have decided to extend the visa amnesty by one month allowing undocumented foreign workers to get their status legalised until December 1.UAE’s...

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    US for voluntary return of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on November 03, 2018

    The United States laid emphasis on voluntary return of Rohingyas as Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to begin repatriation of Rohingya refugees in the middle of...

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    Asian MPs urge halt to plan

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:15am on November 03, 2018

    Myanmar is not safe enough for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya in camps in Bangladesh, said Asian parliamentarians on Friday, urging both...

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    Bangladesh needs more reforms to make doing business easier: WB

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:33pm on November 01, 2018

    Although the country has taken some initiatives to make doing business easier, the marginal change in Bangladesh's position in the World Bank group's doing business...

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    Singapore FM visits Rohingya camps Sunday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on November 01, 2018

    Singapore foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan is scheduled to visit forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals staying in makeshift camps in Cox’s Bazar on November 4....

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    Kofi Annan’s advice key to return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    The Myanmar government would require implementing the recommendations of the Kofi Annan commission report for creating a conducive atmosphere for repatriation of forcibly displaced nationals...