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    UN concerned over state torture

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on August 10, 2019

    The United Nations Committee Against Torture in a statement on Friday expressed deep concern over the consistent reports of enforced disappearance, torture, arbitrary arrests and...

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    India seeks 52 acre Bangladesh land for Agartala airport runway

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on August 10, 2019

    India has sought 52 acres of land from Bangladesh to expand the runway of Maharaja Bir Bikram airport in Agartala.

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    Left-wing parties concerned over Kashmir situation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:14pm on August 08, 2019

    Different left-wing political parties have expressed concern over the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh, Socialist...

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    Modi praises Hasina’s stance against extremism

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 07:45pm on August 08, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday highly praised her counterpart Sheikh Hasina’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy against any sorts of terrorism and religious extremism and...

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    Home ministers agree mutual assistance between Bangladesh, India police

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on August 08, 2019

    The seventh round of home minister-level meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday agreed to facilitate mutual assistance between police forces of Bangladesh and India to...

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    Bangladesh blocks Myanmar’s IORA entry

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:07am on August 08, 2019

    Bangladesh has blocked an attempt of Myanmar to become a member of 22-member Indian Ocean Rim Association in a recent meeting of the organisation in...

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    PM returns home today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:51am on August 08, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will return home from London today wrapping up her official visit to the United Kingdom. ‘The prime minister will depart London...

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    Dhaka, Delhi secy-level talks on water issues today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on August 08, 2019

    Bangladesh and India will hold secretary-level talks here on Thursday to discuss water-related issues between the two countries. Indian water resources secretary...

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    KSA to ban expats from hospitality jobs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on August 07, 2019

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia plans to reserve certain hospitality jobs for its own citizens by the end of the year, banning the recruitment of...

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    Bangladesh, India home minister-level talks today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 01:04am on August 07, 2019

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan arrived here on Tuesday evening on a three-day official visit to attend the 7th round of home minister level talks scheduled...