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    BSF reassures BGB to use non-lethal weapon to curb border killing

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25pm on September 19, 2020

    Indian Border Security Force had reiterated its policy of using non-lethal weapons on the Bangladesh-India border...

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    India to allow export of pre-contracted onions to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:57am on September 19, 2020

    India has decided to allow export of some quantity of onions which was handed over to customs on the date imposing ban on onion export...

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    India digs tunnel to boost defences on China frontier

    Agence France-Presse .AtalRohtang Tunnel, India | Updated at 02:10pm on September 18, 2020

    A tunnel nearing completion in the Indian Himalayas will slash by hours the time it takes troops to reach the Chinese border, part of an...

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    Indian ban on onion export a conspiracy: Zafrullah

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on September 17, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury on Thursday said that Indian government was conspiring to destroy Bangladesh economically. He observed it while addressing a human chain...

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    India ‘regrets’ onion decision, says Bangladesh FM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on September 17, 2020

    Several hundred trucks loaded with onion were waiting at three land ports of India until Thursday night to enter into Bangladesh as the Indian authorities...

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    Banks asked to keep minimal margin against onion import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:03pm on September 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked all the scheduled banks to keep charges against the letter of credits for the import of onion at a...

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    COVID-19 infections cross 5m in India

    United News of Bangladesh/AP .New Delhi | Updated at 02:54pm on September 17, 2020

    India’s confirmed COVID-19 infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns...

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    Bangladesh’s score in HCI drops by 2 percentage points

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:31pm on September 17, 2020

    Bangladesh’s performance in World Bank’s Human Capital Index declined in 2020 as its score in the index dropped by 0.02 percentage points to 0.46 points...

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    BGB vents concerns over border killings in DG-level talks

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:40pm on September 17, 2020

    The Border Guard Bangladesh in director general-level talks with the Indian Border Security Force in Dhaka on Thursday again expressed concerns over killings of ‘unarmed’...

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    Dhaka asks New Delhi to maintain commitments on onion

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:58pm on September 16, 2020

    Bangladesh on Wednesday expressed concern over India’s restrictions on onion export and sent a note verbale to the Indian government asking the country to maintain...