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BD, Myanmar getting ready for Rohingya repatriation The government has prepared two transit camps at Keruntali and Ghumdhum points in the bordering areas between Bangladesh and Myanmar to start the much-awaited repatriation of Rohingya refugees.Myanmar is also gearing up to take back more than 2,260 Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who fled to Bangladesh during a military crackdown in Rakhine state under ...
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Unresolved issues to be settled during PM’s Oct visit to DelhiBangladesh and India are set to address unresolved issues between the two countries during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina'a proposed visit to India in October.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to visit India in October this year to discuss bilateral issues, regional and international issues, with a greater focus on the issue of sharing waters of ...
HR violations in Rakhine
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High-powered Myanmar team in Dhaka to probe allegationsThe Myanmar government has sent a high-powered team to investigate the allegations of human rights violations in the Rakhine state.Former UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief Kenzo Oshima and former senior official at UNICEF Prof Dr Aung Tun Thet along with two other members arrived in Dhaka on Saturday evening to conduct the ...
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Petrobangla raises gas price to lure IOCs to explore for deposit Petrobangla, the state-owned oil and gas corporation has increased gas price to US$ 7.25 per Mcf plus 2 per cent per year from $6.50 to attract the International Oil Companies (IOCs) to explore country's exclusive economic zone to add fresh gas to its reserve.In the last amendment, an IOC would sell around 50 per cent ...
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BD to import 340 MW more power from Tripura Bangladesh will import another 340 MW of electricity from Indian state of Tripura by mid 2020, authoritative sources said.The Joint Working Committee and the Joint Steering Committee on the power sector will sit in a two-day meeting on September 26-25 to examine the scope and review the ongoing agenda on power sector cooperation between Bangladesh ...
RNPP Project
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N-fuel supply deal with Russia Aug 6Bangladesh will sign a nuclear fuel supply agreement with Russia for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project on August 6."Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and a delegation from Russian state-owned firm TVEL Joint Stock Company will sign the deal on August 6 in Dhaka," Science and Technology Minister Yafes Osman told the Daily Observer on ...
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Myanmar team due today to convince Rohingyas to go back A high-powered delegation from Myanmar arrives in the capital today (Friday) to interact with the Rohingya refugees and try to motivate them to believe that the Myanmar government will ensure their safety and security if they are willing to return to their homes in Rakhine state."The team will visit the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazaar ...
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High-powered Myanmar team due July endA high-powered delegation from Myanmar will arrive in the capital by the end of this month to "motivate" the Rohingya people to go back to their homeland through giving them an understanding that the situation of Rakhaine State is liveable for them. "Myanmar's Foreign Minister will lead the team. They want to come here on ...
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PM to inaugurate envoys’ confce in London July 20Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the envoys' conference in London on July 20 to give necessary directives to all Bangladesh envoys posted in 15 EU countries.The Prime Minister will fly to the UK on July 19, according to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO)."This will be the second conference of this kind. The PM will ...
Sundarban
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PMO to brief media on UNESCO meet update tomorrow The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has 'decided not to keep the Sundarban', the world's largest mangrove forest, on the list of "World Heritage in Danger" for the next one year. The UN agency asked Bangladesh to submit an updated report taken so far to protect the Sundarban to the committee by February 2020.The committee ...
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