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    Modi assures India’s cooperation in resolving Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 06:36pm on February 07, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured New Delhi’s cooperation in resolving the longstanding Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh.His assurance came when visiting Bangladesh foreign...

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    Bilateral water treaties lack negotiation mechanisms

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury, back from Kathmandu | Updated at 01:25am on February 07, 2019

    The major river systems in the region including the Ganges and the Brahmaputra flowing through Bangladesh will be adversely affected by the melt of one-third...

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    Algeria offers jobs to 1,000 Bangladeshi apparel workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:21am on February 07, 2019

    Algeria recently offered jobs for 1,000 Bangladeshi apparel workers to the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment.EWOE ministry joint secretary for employment Jahangir Alam...

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    2 Bangladeshi innovators win int’l GIS award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on February 07, 2019

    Bangladeshi innovators Azizul Alam and Sunbeam Rahman won the Geographic Information System Impact Award given out by geospatial solutions company Esri South Asia. The announcement...

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    UNHCR, WB to work together to ease Rohingya burden on Bangladesh: Jolie

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on February 07, 2019

    Noting that it is one of the toughest tasks to feed and manage so many Rohingyas here, visiting UNHCR special envoy and famous Hollywood actress...

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    MPs call for all-party JS panel

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:48am on February 07, 2019

    Four senior members of parliament on Wednesday proposed forming an all-party parliamentary committee to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis and send Myanmar’s displaced...

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    Bangladeshis being killed 20km inside India, says BGB chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on February 07, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh director general major general Md Shafeenul Islam on Wednesday said Bangladeshi people were being killed 20 kilometres inside India and he condemned...

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    Nearly 200 ‘Bangladeshis’ crammed into Indonesia shophouse

    Agence France-Presse . Medan, Indonesia | Updated at 12:35am on February 07, 2019

    Almost 200 men identified by police as Bangladeshi have been found crammed into a shophouse in Indonesia, authorities said Wednesday.Police in the city of Medan...

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    160 Myanmar nationals enter Bangladesh through Bandarban border

    United News of Bangladesh . Bandarban | Updated at 09:07pm on February 06, 2019

    Some 160 Myanmar nationals of 35 families, who were displaced due to fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army in Chin State, have entered...

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    Myanmar border almost sealed off: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on February 06, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Wednesday that the government has ‘almost sealed off’ the border with Myanmar to stop fresh influx of ethnic...