Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan

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    Many prefer jails due to torture, excessive work

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:39am on June 20, 2017

    In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, many Bangladeshi housemaids run to police stations and prefer jails than employers’ homes where excessive work and torture exhaust...

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    Consumers hard hit by rice price hike

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:17pm on June 15, 2017

    Consumers, especially the poor and low-income groups, are badly affected by abnormal price hike of rice over few months across the country...

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    Govt has no plans to regulate recruitment brokers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:25am on June 12, 2017

    The government has no ‘immediate plans’ to regulate brokers involved with recruitment of male and female workers from the remote rural areas for overseas jobs,...

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    No Bangladeshis in Qatar in trouble: officials

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:43am on June 08, 2017

    Bangladeshi workers in Qatar, which is currently facing diplomatic crisis with neighbouring countries, are not in trouble, according to officials in Dhaka and Doha...

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    Allocation, subsidy for agriculture slashed in real terms

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:52am on June 02, 2017

    The allocation for agriculture has been slashed in the budget proposals for the coming fiscal to Tk 13,600 crore from the outgoing fiscal’s Tk13,675 crore...

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    Govt to construct buildings for 9 Bangladesh schools in KSA

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:52am on May 30, 2017

    The government has decided to shift nine Bangladesh schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from rented houses to their own accommodations in different cities....

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    Probashi Kalyan Bank renders no service to migrants

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:38am on May 26, 2017

    Probashi Kalyan Bank is unable to receive migrant workers’ remittance for which it was established in 2011. As PKB is still a specialized bank and...

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    118 Bangladeshi female workers killed in Jordan in 5 yrs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:49am on May 23, 2017

    At least 77 Bangladeshi housemaids and 41 other female workers were killed in Jordan in last five years, according to the Bangladesh embassy in Amman....

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    Govt readies software to get Bangladeshi diaspora enlisted

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:08am on May 17, 2017

    The Wage Earners Welfare Board has installed a software to get the Bangladeshi diaspora across the world registered online in its database, senior officials said..

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    Aus acreage target increased to cover production shortfall

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:04am on May 15, 2017

    Rain fed aus acreage target has been increased to 11.25 lakh hectares from 10.25 lakh hectares to cover the production shortfall of the boro crop...