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    Rohingya exodus from India to Bangladesh hits 1,300

    Agence France-Presse . Cox's Bazar | Updated at 08:14pm on January 16, 2019

    At least 1,300 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from India since the start of the year, an official said Wednesday, as fears of deportation...

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    Hasina, Merkel summit likely in mid-February

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on January 16, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel in the middle of next month in Germany. The meeting is...

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    No govt intervention for HIV positive returnee migrants

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:41am on January 15, 2019

    The government has no facilities in place to provide any service to increasing number of HIV infected returnee migrants....

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    Initiatives to export surplus electricity in Nepal soon

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17pm on January 14, 2019

    The government will soon initiate a process to export surplus electricity to neighbouring country Nepal in the winter when Bangladesh sees a drop in domestic...

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    OIC to support Bangladesh for its journey towards progress

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:24am on January 12, 2019

    Secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Yousef A Al Othaimeen said that the organisation stood ready to extend all possible support to Bangladesh...

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    London, Dhaka to work together for stronger trade, security cooperation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:21am on January 12, 2019

    The United Kingdom pledged to work together with Bangladesh for bolstering trade, economic and security cooperation....

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    Sheikh Mujib’s homecoming day observed in Washington

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:06am on January 12, 2019

    The Homecoming Day of founder president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was celebrated at Bangladesh embassy in Washington, DC on Thursday in a befitting manner....

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    UN HR expert Lee to visit Rohingya camps soon

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on January 12, 2019

    The United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee will visit Bangladesh soon to see the Rohingya situation in...

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    Govt likely to file case soon

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 01:58am on January 11, 2019

    The government is likely to file a case for the recovery of the money stolen from the Bangladesh Bank’s reserve fund with the Federal Reserve...

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    Bangladesh improves position in World Passport Index

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08pm on January 10, 2019

    Bangladesh has ranked 97th in the updated Henley Passport Index, gaining three notches up from its previous ranking. With visa-free access to 41 countries, Bangladesh...