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    Palestinian president Abbas in city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:26pm on February 01, 2017

    A red carpet was rolled out as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of his...

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    Palestinian president due Wednesday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on February 01, 2017

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will arrive in Dhaka today on a three-day official visit to advance the ‘special relations’ with Bangladesh...

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    Rakhine Commission meets fraction of civil society

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:13am on January 31, 2017

    Visiting Myanmar’s advisory commission on Rakhine State, also kwon as Rakhine Commission, on Tuesday met with a team of civil society members at...

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    ADB threatens to pull out of funding

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:24am on January 30, 2017

    The Asian Development Bank has threatened to pull out of funding in a project of supplying 500 million litres of treated water from the river...

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    India hints at change in Tipaimukh project: Anisul

    Mohiuddin Alamgir   | Updated at 12:05am on January 30, 2017

    Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud told the Jatiya Sangsad on Sunday that India had informed Bangladesh that they might change the shape of Tipaimukh...

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    India further eases visa process for Bangladeshi travellers

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:14pm on January 29, 2017

    India has further eased the visa process for Bangladeshi travellers by extending the scheme for walk-in tourist visas with confirmed journey tickets to...

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    Pak envoy called in to foreign office

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:02pm on January 25, 2017

    The foreign ministry on Wednesday summoned the Pakistani high commissioner in Dhaka, Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui, and asked him to ensure proper security of Bangladesh’s diplomats and...

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    Malaysia likely to hire over five lakh workers in 2017: Shahriar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:56pm on January 24, 2017

    The state minister for foreign affairs, Shahriar Alam, on Tuesday said that Malaysia might recruit five to seven lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers in 2017 as...

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    Bangladesh gets Indian nod to import power from Nepal: Nasrul

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:44pm on January 21, 2017

    Bangladesh has received consent from India to import power from Nepal using Indian territory, said state minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid on Saturday...

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    PM returns home from Switzerland

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:45am on January 21, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Saturday wrapping up her five-day official visit to Switzerland to attend the 47th Annual Meeting of the World...