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    JL leader held for beating villager for avoiding open space Eid prayer

    Our correspondent. Bogura | Updated at 07:57pm on May 25, 2020

    The police arrested a Juba League leader for beating a villager and threatening others of Chhota Derhar village under Nandigram in Bogura for not saying...

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    Modi phones Hasina, extends Eid greetings

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:20pm on May 25, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi called his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina over phone on Monday and greeted her on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr...

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    8 Rohingyas among 36 new Covid-19 patients in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh. Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:39pm on May 23, 2020

    A total of 36 people, including eight Rohingyas, were diagnosed with coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar on Friday. With the latest ones, the number of covid-19...

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    BGMEA warns British firm of action if deal broken

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on May 23, 2020

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has threatened British retail company Edinburgh Woollen Mill that it would restrict the company’s business in Bangladesh for...

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    Hasina calls Mamata, enquires losses caused by Amphan  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15pm on May 22, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday phoned West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and enquired about the damages caused by cyclone Amphan. ‘The prime minister...

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    ASEAN criticised for inaction in Rohingya crisis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on May 22, 2020

    International rights experts criticised the ASEAN for its failure to take action for resolving the crisis created by the forced displacement of the minority Rohingya...

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    PM terms COVID-19 as silver lining to environment

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:53pm on May 21, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that although COVID-19 pandemic had severely affected economy along with the health issues, it is also showing some...

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    Australia to arrange 3rd special flight from Dhaka in next month

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:58am on May 21, 2020

    Australian High Commission in Bangladesh said that they needed to re-schedule the special flight, initially scheduled for May 28, and were currently working with the...

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    European Union allocates 334m euro for Bangladesh to fight COVID-19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on May 21, 2020

    The European Union has decided to provide more 334 million euro (around Tk 31 billion) to Bangladesh for helping the country in its fight against...

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    IOM assists returning migrants impacted by COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on May 21, 2020

    International Organisation for Migration provided immediate and mid to long-term assistance to the vulnerable migrants who were returning from the European Union countries. IOM has...