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    Saima gets ‘Int'l Champion Award’ for autism work

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:40pm on July 26, 2017

    Saima Wazed Hossain has been awarded the International Champion Award from Shema Kolainu, a New York-based School and Center for Children with Autism, for her...

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    India removes entry, exit restrictions on Bangladeshi nationals’ visas

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:30pm on July 25, 2017

    The Indian government has removed entry and exit restrictions on visas issued to Bangladesh nationals...

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    Dhaka denounces Al-Aqsa Mosque closure, Friday prayer banning

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:55pm on July 25, 2017

    Bangladesh has denounced the closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the banning of Friday prayer and imposition of other restrictions around Al Haram Al Sharif by...

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    Housemaid Nazma in Saudi jail

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:55am on July 25, 2017

    Nazma, 30, had gone to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to earn her bread as a housemaid but misfortune befell her being sexually abused by...

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    Dhaka concerned

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on July 24, 2017

    The government has asked the Malaysian authorities to stop harassment of Bangladesh nationals, travelling with valid travel documents and visas, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport...

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    $156m Chinese suppliers’ credit agreed

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:18am on July 23, 2017

    Dhaka has agreed with Beijing’s conditions for taking suppliers’ credit worth $156 million for implementing a project that would bring 1,200 unions under internet connectivity...

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    Reliance sets action plan for govt

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:36am on July 23, 2017

    Indian conglomerate Reliance has set a time-bound action plan for the government to expedite signing of unsolicited contracts with it for import of liquefied natural...

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    Adil scolded in custody at KL for sharing his detention info : AHRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on July 22, 2017

    Hong Kong-based rights organisation Asian Human Rights Commission in a statement on Friday said that prominent rights defender Adilur Rahman Khan was scolded in custody...

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    US finds some raids by law enforcement agencies ‘staged’

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on July 21, 2017

    The United States on Wednesday said some of the raids conducted by Bangladesh law enforcement authorities, particularly the Rapid Action Battalion, for containing terrorism were...

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    Adilur detained at KL airport, deported

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    Malaysian immigration authorities on Thursday detained Bangladeshi human rights defender Adilur Rahman Khan at Kuala Lumpur airport for more than 12 hours and deported him...