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    Myanmar envoy meets FM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05pm on February 25, 2018

    Newly appointed Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka Lwin Oo Sunday met foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali and discussed various issues...

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    UNICEF for helping Rohingya children facing cyclone season, violence

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New York | Updated at 12:05am on February 25, 2018

    Urgent efforts were needed to help more than 720,000 Rohingya children who were threatened either by the approaching cyclone season in Bangladesh or by ongoing...

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    India skips US-sponsored military exercise in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:40pm on February 24, 2018

    Indian troops skipped an American-sponsored multinational exercise on United Nations Peace Operations set to begin at Rajendrapur Cantonment in Gazipur from Monday, the officials said...

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    ADB president to visit Bangladesh Feb 27-28

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:58pm on February 23, 2018

    Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao will visit Bangladesh on February 27-28...

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    ADB approves $360m loan for railway development

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:40am on February 21, 2018

    The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank has approved loans totaling $360 million to buy modern rolling stock and support reform in Bangladesh...

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    UNESCO reiterates commitment to defend, promote languages

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:15am on February 21, 2018

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has marked the 19th International Mother Language Day with the reiteration of its commitment to defend and...

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    Rohingyas at zero line decline to return to Myanmar

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury with Mohammad Nurul Islam . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 02:20am on February 21, 2018

    Forcibly displaced Rohingyas living along the no-man’s-land with Bangladesh on Tuesday refused to go back inside Myanmar unless the authorities gave them guarantees that they...

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    UK introduces ODMV service for visa seekers

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on February 20, 2018

    People wishing to apply for an UK visa in Dhaka will be able to use the On Demand Mobile Visa (ODMV) service to submit their...

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    Send women abroad with decent jobs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    Women workers on return home said Monday each of them had to spend a lot of money to get foreign jobs belying the government’s much...

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    Thai flight delayed as cop sneaks into plane

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    A police official was briefly detained after he boarded a Bangkok-bound aircraft without any documents at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early Sunday...