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    Kuwait issues orders to nab 2,900 expatriates for visa forgery

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:40am on November 05, 2018

    The Kuwaiti interior ministry has issued orders to arrest about 2,900 expatriates who were abandoned by three fictitious companies after bringing them to work on...

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    Myanmar must create conducive environment: UNHCR

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:25am on November 05, 2018

    The UN Refugee Agency on Sunday categorically said that the Myanmar government must take full responsibility to create an environment conducive to the sustainable repatriation of...

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    Rohingya teen injured in BGP firing at border

    Agence France-Presse . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:48am on November 05, 2018

    A Rohingya refugee boy was shot and injured on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border as multiple rounds were fired from a Myanmar border security post, an official...

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    Singapore for speedy repatriation of Rohingyas

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on November 05, 2018

    Visiting Singaporean foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Sunday put emphasis on speedy repatriation of the Rohingya people from Bangladesh as he paid a courtesy call...

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    Accountability crucial for Rohingyas’ return voluntarily to Rakhine: Envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:57am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh has said accountability would serve as an important confidence building measure for the Rohingyas' to return voluntarily without which the repatriation would not be...

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    Bangladesh lowest hydropower producing country in Asia: IHA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:04am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh has been ranked the lowest hydropower producing country in Asia, according to the 2018 Hydropower Status Report prepared by International Hydropower Association.According to the...

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    2nd list of 22,432 Rohingyas given to Myanmar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on November 04, 2018

    Bangladesh has handed over another list of 22,432 forcibly displaced Rohingyas to Myanmar for scrutiny for their return to Rakhine State.Disclosing this, foreign secretary M...

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    B’desh, India to jointly preserve FF graveyards in Tripura

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:34am on November 03, 2018

    Indian and Bangladeshi authorities will jointly preserve the graveyards of Bangladeshi freedom fighters along the bordering areas of Tripura.‘We are collecting the details about the...

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    Netherlands to support B’desh to attain self-sufficiency in nutrition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on November 03, 2018

    The Netherlands assured Bangladesh of extending its support in knowledge sharing and capacity building to attain self-sufficiency in nutrition.Secretary general of the Ministry of Agriculture,...

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    Recipients of top Japanese civilian awards honoured in Tokyo

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on November 03, 2018

    Bangladesh embassy in Tokyo hosted a reception at the Bangabandhu Auditorium of the mission on Friday in honour of two prominent personalities of Japan and...