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    Kazakhstan to set up Grameen Kazakhstan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:41pm on May 24, 2019

    Kazakhstan was ready to set up ‘Grameen Kazakhstan’ following the model of ‘Grameen America’ as a joint venture with Yunus Centre, minister of presidential affairs...

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    Bangladeshi’s diary spotlights Singapore migrant struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:39am on May 24, 2019

    Toiling for long hours for meagre salaries and living in crowded dormitories, migrant construction workers have helped build modern-day Singapore but remain all but invisible...

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    Experts expect no major change in Indo-Bangla relations

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on May 24, 2019

    Experts on foreign relations believe that there would be hardly any major change in India’s relations with Bangladesh as the Bharatiya Janata Party is set...

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    Hasina greets Modi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:22pm on May 23, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and extended heartiest congratulations to him on his party’s landslide victory in the...

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    Bangladesh to welcome new Indian govt: FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:09pm on May 23, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh would welcome the new Indian government, no matter whoever comes to power, as Bangladesh maintains good...

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    Mujib bust to be placed in Ankara

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 23, 2019

    A bust of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be placed in Ankara, foreign ministry press release said.The decision to place a bust of...

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    Canada announces $100mn for those affected by Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:17pm on May 22, 2019

    Canada on Wednesday announced around $100 million in humanitarian and development initiatives to help those seriously affected by Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh...

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    12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers to be honoured posthumously

    | Updated at 02:32pm on May 22, 2019

    Twelve deceased peacekeepers from Bangladesh will be honoured

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    Bangladesh didn’t stop visa for Pakistanis: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:37pm on May 21, 2019

    Bangladesh did not stop issuing visas to Pakistan nationals, foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Tuesday. ‘We haven’t stopped issuing visa,’ he said at...

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    Bangladesh stops issuing visas to Pakistanis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:39am on May 21, 2019

    Amid the escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, the Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad, in an apparent protest, has stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis,...