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    Christian Aid, Dalit, Ujjawala sign MoU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on December 16, 2019

    Christian Aid, an international humanitarian and development agency and Dalit, a local NGO, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Ujjwala Limited, a social enterprise...

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    China offers help in Gao murder probe

    Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 12:52am on December 16, 2019

    Chinese embassy officials in Dhaka met the Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner and his officials on Sunday afternoon at the commissioner’s office. Officials said that the...

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    Foreign minister hopes India will follow procedures

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on December 16, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday hoped that India would follow standard operating procedures on sending people to Bangladesh. ‘There is a standard procedure...

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    German univ re-establishes ‘Bangladesh Chair’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on December 15, 2019

    The ‘Bangladesh Chair’ named as ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Professional Fellowship’ has been reinstated at the Heidelberg University of Germany after about 18 years. Bangladesh...

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    PM seeks Johnson’s help to end Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on December 15, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated British prime minister Boris Johnson on the impressive victory of his Conservative Party in the United Kingdom national elections and...

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    Thousands in crisis, amnesty ends Dec 31

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:01am on December 15, 2019

    Thousands of undocumented Bangladeshi workers are facing multiple problems in Malaysia as the amnesty for them ends on December 31. Many of them might be...

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    UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution ‘Culture of Peace’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:01am on December 14, 2019

    The United Nations General Assembly, like every year, has unanimously adopted Bangladesh’s flagship resolution on the ‘Culture of Peace’. The permanent representative of Bangladesh to...

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    Switzerland celebrates friendship with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:31am on December 14, 2019

    The Embassy of Switzerland has celebrated the longstanding friendship between Switzerland and Bangladesh through a function titled ‘Swiss Night’ with food, friends and music together....

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    Navy chief returns home from India

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:20am on December 14, 2019

    The chief of naval staff Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury returned home on Thursday after wrapping up his official visit to India. During the visit, the Navy chief...

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    India suspends Bangladeshis’ entry thru Tamabil

    Staff Correspondent . Dhaka, Sylhet | Updated at 12:11am on December 14, 2019

    Indian immigration authorities on Friday suspended allowing Bangladeshis’ entry into their country through Tamabil Land Port in Goainghat of Sylhet, following curfew was imposed in...