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    FM says Teesta accord likely this time

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:47am on May 25, 2019

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that signing of the agreement on Teesta River water sharing with India is likely during the second tenure...

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    India says Hasina’s call to Modi ‘reflection of extraordinarily cordial ties’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 01:35am on May 25, 2019

    India has termed prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s telephone call to greet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his victory in the Lok Sabha Elections- 2019...

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    India, China apathetic to asking Myanmar to ensure rights

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:58am on May 25, 2019

    India and China are indifferent to Bangladesh’s request to use their influence on Myanmar to create conditions conducive to repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingyas to...

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    Kazakhstan to set up Grameen Kazakhstan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:41pm on May 24, 2019

    Kazakhstan was ready to set up ‘Grameen Kazakhstan’ following the model of ‘Grameen America’ as a joint venture with Yunus Centre, minister of presidential affairs...

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    Bangladeshi’s diary spotlights Singapore migrant struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 01:39am on May 24, 2019

    Toiling for long hours for meagre salaries and living in crowded dormitories, migrant construction workers have helped build modern-day Singapore but remain all but invisible...

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    Experts expect no major change in Indo-Bangla relations

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on May 24, 2019

    Experts on foreign relations believe that there would be hardly any major change in India’s relations with Bangladesh as the Bharatiya Janata Party is set...

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    Hasina greets Modi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:22pm on May 23, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday called Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and extended heartiest congratulations to him on his party’s landslide victory in the...

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    Bangladesh to welcome new Indian govt: FM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:09pm on May 23, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh would welcome the new Indian government, no matter whoever comes to power, as Bangladesh maintains good...

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    Mujib bust to be placed in Ankara

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on May 23, 2019

    A bust of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be placed in Ankara, foreign ministry press release said.The decision to place a bust of...

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    Canada announces $100mn for those affected by Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:17pm on May 22, 2019

    Canada on Wednesday announced around $100 million in humanitarian and development initiatives to help those seriously affected by Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh...