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    Border killing by India's security force deplorable: Bangladesh FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on October 19, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday described the killing along the border by Indian Border Security Force as ‘small incidents’ and said that the...

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    Bangladesh under pressure not to relocate Rohingyas in island: FM

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 06:41pm on October 18, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday said there is a pressure on the government by the international NGOs, including UNHCR, against Bhasan Char relocation...

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    Modi invited to March 26 prog

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:17pm on October 18, 2020

    Bangladesh has invited Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to visit Bangladesh on March 26 in person to jointly celebrate the Independence Day of Bangladesh. ‘We’ve...

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    Bangladesh seeks Philippines’ help to recover stolen money 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 18, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday hoped that the Philippines government would help Bangladesh recover remaining $66million stolen money of Bangladesh Bank. Momen expressed...

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    Bangladesh, India to resume flight operation from Oct 28

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:24am on October 18, 2020

    Bangladesh is going to resume its air connectivity with India from October 28 under ‘air bubble’ arrangement, after nearly eight months of flight suspension for...

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    Bangladesh, others request India for vaccine trials: Modi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:16am on October 18, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there were requests from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Qatar and Bhutan for clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine. Three vaccines...

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    7 more Chinese light attack aircraft brought to Chattogram base

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on October 16, 2020

    Bangladesh Air Force on Thursday received seven Karakorum-8 light attack aircrafts after they arrived at Chattogram Air Force base from China under a government-to-government agreement....

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    India seeks cut in charges for its airlines

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:42am on October 16, 2020

    India on Thursday urged Bangladesh to reduce both aeronautical and non-aeronautical charges for its airlines during their operations to and from Bangladesh, when resumed, to...

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    Malaysia again assures Bangladesh of labour market reopening

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on October 16, 2020

    Malaysian human resources minister M Saravanan on Thursday at a virtual meeting with expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister Imran Ahmed again assured him of...

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    Italy withdraws flight embargo on residence permit holders

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on October 15, 2020

    Italy has withdrawn restrictions on airlines on carrying Bangladeshi passengers who have valid Italian residence permits, said foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Thursday. ‘Flight...