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1.5 lakh Bangladeshis face threat of ouster

1.5 lakh Bangladeshis  face threat of ouster
It is bad news for the country, as at least 1,50,000 “undocumented” Bangladeshi expatriates currently staying in 34 countries, including the USA, UK, EU and the Middle East, are facing the threat of ouster. Of them, 93,000 Bangladeshi nationals are likely to come back from EU countries, 50,000 from Saudi Arabia, and the rest from 32 other nations. Over 50,000 Bangladeshis intend to return home from Saudi Arabia. Of them, 45,000 have been able to complete their exit procedures in the Middle Eastern country. To send back the large number of Bangladeshis expatriates, the immigration departments of these countries, including the US department of homeland security, US immigration and customs enforcement, the immigration departments of…

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UN wants to assist in big manner
UN wants to assist in big manner
In the lead up to the 11th parliamentary polls, the United Nations wants to assist in a big manner,…

Hire skilled manpower from Bangladesh

Hire skilled manpower from Bangladesh

President Abdul Hamid yesterday urged New Zealand, Malta and Peru to recruit skilled manpower from Bangladesh, reports UNB. The President came up with the call when newly appointed envoys of the three countries presented their credentials to him at Bangabhaban. Non-resident High Commissioners of New…
Scan every container before clearance: ACC chairman

Scan every container before clearance: ACC chairman

Every container at the Chittagong port must be scanned before being cleared, Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) chairman Iqbal Mahmud has said. “We've received several complaints that containers at the Chittagong port are cleared without being scanned. How can we be sure that arms are not being…
Hajj problems

Hajj problems

There is no end to the plights of Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims. Every year, pilgrims suffer one problem or the other, the most common one being mismanagement by the various hajj agencies as well as our religious affairs ministry. This year also performance of Hajj by many Bangladeshi pilgrims has become…
The Chittagong Hill Tracts issue

The Chittagong Hill Tracts issue

Bangladesh is inhabited by 160+ million people. There are not less than 70 ethnic peoples of whom  near about 99% is the Bengali. As an ethnic entity the Bengalis including those of West Bengal of India form the second largest ethnic people of the world.   Bangla language of the Bengalis,…
Factory remediation
accelerates in July

Factory remediation accelerates in July

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced yesterday that during the month of July, 26 additional Alliance-affiliated factories completed all material components outlined in their Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), bringing the total number of factories to have completed their CAPs to 118, the…
Taliban attack NATO convoy in Afghanistan

Taliban attack NATO convoy in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR: A Taliban suicide bomber Wednesday rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan's restive southern province of Kandahar, causing casualties, officials said, reports AFP. "At around noon a car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in the…
Nargis Poly’s solo exhibition begins at AFD tomorrow

Nargis Poly’s solo exhibition begins at AFD tomorrow

DL desk A solo painting exhibition titled ‘The Skin of a Living Thought’ by artist Nargis Poly is set to begin tomorrow in La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) in the capital’s Dhanmondi area. The inaugural ceremony of the show will be held tomorrow at 6pm on the…
Hathurusingha hopes to whitewash Aussies

Hathurusingha hopes to whitewash Aussies

Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha was hopeful that his side has the resources and ability to whitewash in Australia in the upcoming two-match Test series which is still under threat following the pay dispute between the Cricket Australia and its players. Bangladesh has recently drawn the…
Two sisters hacked to death

Two sisters hacked to death

Police recovered the bodies of two sisters in Jamalpur sadar upazila yesterday morning. The victims were identified as Bhabna Khatun, 14 and her younger sister Nurunnahar Lubna, 10, daughters of Shamim Miah, an expatriate in Malaysia of village Dewlabari in Jamalpur sadar upazila. According to police…
Expats in KSA can get MRPs thru Saudi Post at extra cost

Expats in KSA can get MRPs thru Saudi Post at extra cost

Bangladeshi expatriates living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can now get their machine readable passports (MRP) reissued through the designated branches of Saudi Post, the state owned postal service, in Riyadh. This programme started from Tuesday, which will save time, working hours as well as travel…
When Indira Gandhi was unseated by the judiciary

When Indira Gandhi was unseated by the judiciary

The year was 1975. It was mid-June, and the scene had shifted to the city of Allahabad, more famously known as the place of confluence of the Rivers Ganga and Yamuna. On this occasion, however, the city was to emerge as the place of convergence of at least three pillars of Indian polity — politics,…
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