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    US alarmed as Russia expands rules on ‘foreign agents’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on January 01, 2021

    The United States on Thursday voiced alarm after Russia expanded rules against NGOs and media considered ‘foreign agents,’ accusing Moscow of stifling free expression. ‘Deeply...

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    NGO manager held for Tk 2cr embezzlement

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 02:00am on December 28, 2020

    Police arrested the manager of a local NGO named RAK in connection with a case filed for embezzling Tk two crore after conning 800 members...

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    NGOs need govt support to operate with freedom

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:14pm on December 22, 2020

    The government should act proactively to allow the development organisations to operate with freedom while maintaining accountability and commitment, leading economist Professor Wahid Uddin Mahmud...

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    NGOs get more access to fund as loan release dismal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 09, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed non-government organisations to take funds from up to three banks for disbursement among farmers and low-income groups from the...

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    Black Lives Matter is also a reckoning for foreign aid and international NGOs

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2020

    THE recent wave of citizen-led uprisings in support of the global Black Lives Matter movement has meant that as Black women with over 50 years...

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    Two banks disburse Tk 80cr to 3 NGOs for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on July 14, 2020

    Two banks have disbursed Tk 80 crore to three non-government organisations under the Tk 3,000 crore stimulus package that the government announced for the farmers,...

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    Engage local NGOs to identify affected people, businesses, experts urge govt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on July 08, 2020

    The government should engage the local non-governmental organisations in identifying people and entrepreneurs affected by the coronavirus outbreak and delivering financial assistance to them...

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    Child-friendly COVID-19 responses a need, say 6 INGOs

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on April 09, 2020

    Six international non-government organisations urged the Bangladesh government and other authorities to take steps for scaling up COVID-19 prevention and response measures for children...

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    Slum people in Bangladesh capital in a fix as NGOs suspend health services

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:43am on April 09, 2020

    Non-government organisations engaged in providing the slum-dwelling urban poor with different services, including health services, have suspended their activities during the coronavirus...

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    Bangladesh’s BRAC world’s top NGO again

    United News of Bangladesh  . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on March 07, 2020

    BRAC has been ranked the world’s number one non-governmental organisation of 2020 by NGO Advisor, an independent Geneva-based media organisation. BRAC, a leading development organisation based...