October 03, 2022
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  • Free, fair elections everyone’s duty

    Ambassador Haas Diplomatic Correspondent: US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas yesterdaysaid free and fair elections simply cannot take place in an environment with political violence, noting that ensuring free and fair elections is everyone’s responsibility.“If any one of them fails to fulfill their responsibility or if any one of them…

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  • Malaysia to hire 10,000 Bangladeshis thru’ govt agency

    Syndicate to blame for slow hiring process Industry Desk: Malaysia has started a new process to hire 10,000 Bangladeshi workers immediately through Bangladesh Overseas Employment and Services Limited (BOESL) to meet the existing labour shortage in the country.“The ministry of human resource Malaysia is implementing a one-off project for the…

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  • PM attends Biden’s reception

    Industry Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined a reception here hosted by US President Joe Biden.The US president along with his wife hosted the event this evening at the American Museum of Natural History in honour of heads of the state and heads of the government who came to New…

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  • India to return PK Halder to BD by March

    Industry Desk: India will return money launderer Prashanta Kumar Halder, also known as PK Halder, former director of NRB Global Bank, and his 5 associates by March next year.An Enforcement Directorate (ED) confidential source confirmed the information yesterday while the accused were produced before the CBI Special Court of the…

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  • Hasina’s India visit signaled deepening of Dhaka-Delhi ties

    Indian media report Industry Desk: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent four-day India visit drew huge media attention of the neighbouring country as the Indian newspapers called the visit as a “successful one” which “signaled deepening of India-Bangladesh relationship”.Indian newspapers, news agencies, online portals published in Hindi, English and many…

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  • Shelling continues residents of border leaving their homes

    Bandarban Correspondent: A mortar shell fired from Myanmar on Friday (September 16) fell on the border of Konarpara area of Ghumdhum union of Naikxyongchari upazila in Bandarban. It exploded, killing one person and injuring six others. Since this incident, panic has increased among the residents of the border area. In…

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  • BD is our biggest trade partner: Modi

    Industry Desk: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has said that Bangladesh is our biggest development and trade partner.The Indian Prime Minister came up with the remark while addressing a joint-press conference with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of bilateral talks in New Delhi yesterday.Narendra Modi said trade…

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  • Security tightened along Myanmar border

    Bandarban Correspondent: Law enforcement agencies have further strengthened security measures along Bangladesh-Myanmar border at Naikhongchhari point as locals reported firing from helicopters from the Myanmar side yesterday, says an official.For last few days tension has been growing along the Myanmar border with Bangladesh which has also spread among locals at…

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  • Deal signed to set up waste-to-energy project

    Diplomatic Correspondent: An agreement was signed yesterday between the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) and Chinese firm U&D to develop the country’s second waste-based power plant.The power plant will generate 6 MW of electricity from garbage of Narayanganj city and adjoining areas.Welcoming the deal, LGRD…

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  • UN lauds Bangladesh’s role in countering terrorism

    Diplomatic Correspondent: UN Under-Secretary-General for Counterterrorism Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has appreciated the good practices of Bangladesh to counter-terrorism and prevent violent extremism.Voronkov invited Bangladesh to share their story of success in the upcoming high-level meeting of the heads of counter-terrorism institutions of the Member States scheduled to take place in…

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