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Indian consulate in Sylhet ‘within two months’: HC Shringla

Sylhet, Feb 23 (UNB) – The High Commission of India in Bangladesh will set up an office in Sylhet within the next two months, High Commissioner...

ADB President to visit BD Feb 27-28

Dhaka, Feb 23 (UNB) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao will visit Bangladesh on February 27-28.

BD hopes Myanmar will take back Rohingyas as per agreement

Dhaka, Feb 23 (UNB) - Muhammad Faruk Khan, MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism on Friday hoped that Myanmar will take back...

Indian high commission office in Sylhet soon: Envoy

Sylhet, Feb 23 (UNB) – The High Commission of Indian in Bangladesh will set up its office in Sylhet within next two months,...

Dhaka urges int’l community to remain vocal for justice for Rohingyas

FS pitches for international governance of migration

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNB) – Bangladesh has urged the international community to remain vocal for justice for the victims of the atrocities in...

Cyclone, violence threats loom over Rohingya kids in Myanmar, BD

Unicef calls for recognition of their rights, ending violence

Dhaka, Feb 23 (UNB) – Unicef has sought urgent efforts to help more than 720,000 Rohingya children who are threatened either by the approaching cyclone season in...

Amar Ekushey observed in London

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNB) – Bangladesh High Commission in London observed Amar Ekushey February in a befitting manner.

Ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas is consequence of hate: AI

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNB) - The horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar is the ultimate consequence of a society encouraged to hate, scapegoat and...

Evidence collection vital to deal with crimes: US envoy

Contaminated evidence may have dire consequences, she says

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNB) - US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Thursday laid emphasis on meticulous collection of evidence from crime scenes, their careful preservation and keeping those free...

‘Delhi shouldn't misunderstand Dhaka’s position with Beijing’

Serious efforts should be there to resolve Teesta issue: Iqbal Sobhan

Dhaka, Feb 21 (UNB) - Prime Minister's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury on Wednesday said Bangladesh's position with China should not be misunderstood by India and laid emphasis...

 
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UK lifts ban on air cargo flights from Dhaka

BD expects positive response from Australia, EU too

Dhaka, Feb 18 (UNB) - The United Kingdom has withdrawn its ban on direct cargo flights from Dhaka to London following a significant progress made in meeting a number of ...

IOM asked Rohingya kids to draw their dream

Almost all drew homes with families

More than 1,300 children have received psychosocial support from the UN migration agency - IOM in Cox’s Bazar since September 2017.

Myanmar urges BD to provide info on ARSA

Dhaka, Feb 18 (UNB) - Myanmar has urged Bangladesh to investigate and provide information about the list of "terrorists and criminals" belonging to the ARSA, which had been previously sent ...

UN expects fair polls in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb 17 (UNB) - The United Nations has expressed the hope that a favourable climate will be created in Bangladesh to hold a free and fair election. 

Evidence collection vital to deal with crimes: US envoy

Contaminated evidence may have dire consequences, she says

Dhaka, Feb 22 (UNB) - US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Thursday laid emphasis on meticulous collection of evidence from crime scenes, their careful preservation and keeping those free ...

Rohingya: US to continue political, humanitarian support to BD 

Dhaka, Washington discuss bilateral, security issues

Dhaka, Feb 18 (UNB) – The United States has assured Bangladesh of its continued political and humanitarian support in addressing huge man-made Rohingya crisis. 

'EU must reconsider its relationship with Myanmar'

EP delegation calls for enquiry into human rights violations 

Dhaka, Feb 18 (UNB) - The mass exodus of Rohingya people following human rights violations makes it necessary for the European Union (EU) to reassess its relationship with Myanmar, said ...

UK brings visa services at much closer to home

Dhaka, Feb 19 (UNB) - People wishing to apply for a UK visa will now be able to use the On Demand Mobile Visa (ODMV) service which allows applicants who ...

US team visits Rohingya camps in Ukhia

A United States delegation on Saturday visited displaced Rohingyas who have taken shelter in Bangladesh amid persecution by Myanmar security forces in their country.