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    PM to meet Singapore premier today

    BSS . Singapore | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is set to hold official talks with Singapore premier Lee Hsien Loong today with officials concerned saying the meeting was expected...

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    Hindu activist held in India for journalist’s murder

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:44am on March 11, 2018

    Indian police arrested a member of a hard-line Hindu group on Friday for the murder of a journalist late last year, officials said...

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    Social menaces to be tackled thru’ sports: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36am on March 11, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday opened the first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games, expressing her hope that the country could effectively counter extremism through games and...

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    28 B’deshis nabbed in KL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on March 11, 2018

    Malaysian Immigration Department arrested 28 Bangladeshis alleged for running illegal homestay business in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, reported Malaysian daily the Star...

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    UNSC reps may visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:37am on March 11, 2018

    The United Nations Security Council is likely to send its representatives to Myanmar and Bangladesh to assess allegations of ethnic cleansing and genocide against minority...

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    28 Bangladeshis held for running illegal homestay business in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:02pm on March 10, 2018

    Malaysian Immigration Department raid saw 28 Bangladesh nationals arrested after they were found to be running an illegal homestay business in the heart of Kuala...

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    President visits memory-bearing Balat village in Meghalaya

    United News of Bangladesh . Shillong | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    President Md Abdul Hamid on Friday visited Balat village in Meghalaya, where he stayed during the 1971 Liberation War, and recollected the memories of those...

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    Demo protests at rape of Tripura girl

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Pahari Chhatra Parishad and Hill Women’s Federation on Friday staged demonstration in Dhaka seeking justice for a Tripura girl, who was reportedly raped by a...

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    0.2pc of Bangladesh border with India ‘crime-free’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Less than one per cent of 4,156-kilometre Bangladesh border with India has been declared ‘crime-free zone’ by border guards of the neighbouring countries....

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    Tripura’s CM-elect phones Hasina, seeks cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Tripura’s chief minister-elect Biplab Kumar Deb phoned prime minister Sheikh Hasina Friday morning and sought Bangladesh’s cooperation for the development of Tripura...