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Turkish foundation opens water well for Rohingya

Turkish foundation opens water well for Rohingya

By Meryem Goktas, Ankara: Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) has opened a water well at the Kutupalong refugee camp for Rohingya in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district on Monday. In a statement, the foundation said the water well, which functions with solar ...

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International watercolor festival held in Bangladesh

International watercolor festival held in Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah, Dhaka, Bangladesh: An international watercolor festival was launched at the Shilpakala Academy in capital Dhaka on Tuesday that saw participation from more than 475 artists from 47 different countries. The International Watercolor Society of Bangladesh (IWS Bangladesh) ...

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Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya continue: UN

Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya continue: UN

Nay Pyi Taw : The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar is continuing in Rakhine state, from where at least 700,000 people have fled to Bangladesh since August 2017, the UN said Tuesday. The UN and human ...

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Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

Dhaka : A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country’s main opposition leader, Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges. Amid heightened security across Bangladesh, the special judge’s court convicted the Bangladesh Nationalist ...

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800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

800,000 fewer Bangladeshi migrants in India: UN

By Arul Louis, United Nations : The number of Bangladeshis living in India has come down by 800,000 since 2000 and now stands at 3.1 million, a UN report said. In 2000, there were 3.9 million migrants from Bangladesh living ...

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RInfra wins Rs 5,000 cr EPC contracts in Bangladesh

RInfra wins Rs 5,000 cr EPC contracts in Bangladesh

Mumbai : Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Wednesday announced it has won two major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts in Bangladesh valued at Rs 5,000 crore through an international competitive bidding. The first EPC contract is for setting up the ...

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Qatar to sign LNG deal with Bangladesh

Qatar to sign LNG deal with Bangladesh

Doha : Qatar will sign a 15-year agreement with Bangladesh to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) starting from 2018. According to the agreement, which will be signed on September 25, Qatar’s RasGas will provide to Bangladesh an annual of 1.8 ...

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