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    Dhaka, Riyadh for bolstering defence cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Visiting commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces Lieutenant General Admiral Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily on Monday met prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence...

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    Government seeks security report on Pakistan

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:53am on September 02, 2019

    Bangladesh has started assessing security situation in Pakistan keeping in consideration of potential of a tour of a Bangladesh women’s cricket team to the country....

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    IORA to discuss ways for Indian Ocean belt’s smart growth

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:35am on September 02, 2019

    Member states of Indian Ocean Rim Association will hold the third IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference here on September 4-5 to promote smart, sustainable and...

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    UN allocates $5m to assist female-headed households hit by floods

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:13am on September 01, 2019

    Central Emergency Response Fund of the United nations has allocated US$ 5 million to complement the government’s response to the people in need following the...

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    Local govt to be involved in safe migration campaigns

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    The government has taken a move to involve local government institutions and elected representatives and field level personnel of different departments with mass awareness campaigns...

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    BGB tightens vigilance along Sylhet border

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet  | Updated at 11:25pm on August 31, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh increased vigilance at the bordering areas in Bangladesh’s Sylhet division after some 19.7 lakh people were excluded from the final list of...

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    Dhaka should be watchful on NRC: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on August 31, 2019

    The Bangladesh government would have to remain closely watchful on the developments, and the steps the Indian authorities would take, following the exclusion of nearly...

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    No concern for Bangladesh over NRC, says FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:17pm on August 31, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday ruled out any concern for Bangladesh amid the exclusion of nearly 2 million people from the final citizenship...

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    Malaysia to engage in Rakhine on Rohingya return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on August 30, 2019

    Malaysia would engage in facilitating repatriation of the Rohingyas in Rakhine of Myanmar through ASEAN humanitarian assistance mechanism, Malaysian acting high commissioner Amir Farid Bin...

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    South Korea interested to invest in shipping

    United News of Bangladesh . Seoul | Updated at 11:45pm on August 30, 2019

    South Korea has expressed their interest to invest in the development of Bangladesh’s shipping sector, especially in the establishment of Chittagong Port’s Bay-terminal and...