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    Indonesia, Bangladesh begin pre-trade talks

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on January 20, 2018

    Indonesia and Bangladesh have agreed to accelerate talks on the first round of the Indonesia-Bangladesh Preferential Trade Agreement in the first half of 2018, reports...

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    Bangladesh proposes to build hydropower plants in Nepal

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:12am on January 20, 2018

    Energy-starved Bangladesh has proposed to build hydroelectric projects in Nepal to expand its power options after spending $1 billion to build electricity plants in Bhutan,...

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    Cartoonist Chandi Lahiri dies

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:45am on January 19, 2018

    Eminent cartoonist and author Chandi Lahiri died at a hospital in Kolkata on Thursday, his family members said. He was 87...

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    Pak Taliban claims Benazir Bhutto’s assassination

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:50am on January 16, 2018

    The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has broken its silence over the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto and claimed responsibility for the attack in...

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    Mother sues dentist son to repay tuition

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:00am on January 03, 2018

    Taiwan’s top court has ordered a man to pay his mother almost $1 million for raising him and funding his dentistry training, reports BBConline...

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    BSF told to keep close vigil on B’desh border

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:35am on December 31, 2017

    The BSF has been told to keep a close vigil on the 856-km-long India-Bangladesh border in Tripura to prevent entry of unwanted elements into the...

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    Indo-Bangla border to be totally sealed by 2018: Assam CM

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:04am on December 26, 2017

    Chief minister of Indian state Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that the entire stretch of Indo-Bangladesh border will be totally sealed by December 2018...

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    Sri Lanka sees emerging tensions between Buddhists, Muslims

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on December 02, 2017

    Across Asia, religious fundamentalism is posing a growing threat to liberal society. Even Sri Lanka, a country that has only recently emerged from a bloody...

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    Tulip Siddiq apologises

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:36am on December 01, 2017

    The Labour MP Tulip Siddiq has apologised for comments she made to a Channel 4 News producer about having a difficult childbirth, reports The Guardian....

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    Tulip makes ‘threatening’ remark to pregnant journalist

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:05am on November 30, 2017

    A Labour MP warned a reporter to be ‘very careful’ when asked questions before telling a pregnant journalist: ‘Hope you have a great birth, because...