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    Oman deported 18,100 workers last year

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:51pm on April 08, 2019

    The Sultanate of Oman deported over 18,100 undocumented Bangladeshi workers in 2018, says a recent report sent by Bangladesh embassy from Muscat.Bangladesh embassy labour counselor...

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    Turkey keen to set up medicine plants in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:05pm on April 08, 2019

    Turkish deputy minister for health Emine Alp Mese on Monday called on health and family welfare minister Zahid Maleque, expressing his country’s interest to establish...

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    Over 2200 women workers deported from Riyadh in 15 months

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:02am on April 08, 2019

    At least 2,222 Bangladeshi women workers have been deported from Women’s Deportation Centre in Riyadh since January 2018, according to Bangladesh embassy in the Kingdom...

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    UK minister questions Dec 30 polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on April 08, 2019

    Visiting UK state minister Asia and the Pacific Mark Field said on Sunday that the December 30 Bangladesh elections did not meet the standard of...

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    PM seeks Italy’s cooperation in leather sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:54pm on April 07, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday sought cooperation from Italy to develop the leather sector of Bangladesh saying, ‘We need your cooperation in leather sector...

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    Kamal refutes US security alert for Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:21pm on April 07, 2019

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Sunday refuted the US security alert saying Bangladesh does not pose any security risk to anyone.‘Our country is not...

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    Dhaka reaffirms zero tolerance against sexual abuse in peace missions

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:30am on April 07, 2019

    Bangladesh has reiterated its zero tolerance policy against sexual abuse and exploitation in peacekeeping operations....

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    British minister Field talks about impact of DSA with editors

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on April 07, 2019

    Mark Field, visiting British minister of state for Asia and the Pacific, had a breakfast meeting with editors and senior journalists at the residence of...

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    Bangladesh a developing giant on world stage: UK high commissioner

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:04am on April 05, 2019

    Describing Bangladesh as a developing giant on world stage, British high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Thursday said that the UK wanted a stronger political...

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    Govt to resume fishing at on Naf

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 02:08am on April 04, 2019

    The government plans to resume fishing on River Naf in Cox’s Bazar which remained suspended after influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh fleeing military crackdown in...