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    World ignoring poor’s rights despite disproportionate abuses: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:28am on October 17, 2017

    The world’s poor are at disproportionate risk of torture, arrest, early death and domestic violence, but their civil and political rights are being airbrushed out...

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    Govt urged to reduce prices of rice, other essentials

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on October 17, 2017

    Speakers at a discussion in Dhaka on Monday urged the government to take immediate steps for bringing down the prices of essentials including rice, flour,...

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    Recording of depositions begins

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on October 17, 2017

    A court in Dhaka on Monday started recording depositions of witnesses against five accused, including Shafat Ahmed, in a case filed for raping two private...

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    Red Cross hospital opens in Cox’s Bazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on October 17, 2017

    A fully-equipped field hospital was opened on Monday to provide vital healthcare to thousands of people from Myanmar living in dire conditions in Cox’s Bazar...

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    Cabinet clears surcharge management policy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on October 17, 2017

    Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of ‘Health Development Surcharge Management Policy-2017’, aiming to control tobacco use, prevent non-communicable diseases as well as create mass...

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    5-point proposal could help resolve Rohingya crisis: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the ongoing Rohingya problem could be solved through her five-point proposal placed at the UN General Assembly on...

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    IOM DG Swing in city

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Director general of International Organisation for Migration William Lacy Swing arrived in the capital on Sunday afternoon to see Rohingya situations on the ground...

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    Dhaka-Beijing to cement ties: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang said the relations between Bangladesh and China reached such a height which will help expedite development efforts benefiting people...

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    Japan provides $750,000 aid for Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    To strengthen the emergency WASH and child protection response for the new influx of Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar, the government of Japan provided emergency grant...

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    Rohingya crisis may emerge as security issue: FS

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:17am on October 15, 2017

    Foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque on Saturday said the Rohingya crisis might become a security issue in the region and Bangladesh is now in offensive...

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