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BD stance to train its peacekeepers on sexual violence

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Staff Reporter
Bangladesh has said it remains committed to training its peacekeepers on issues relating to sexual and gender-based violence and enhancing the participation of female peacekeepers in contingents.
Bangladesh is also encouraging its force and sector commanders to maintain regular interface with local com-munities and civil society actors, among others.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen said this during an open debate...
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President for efforts to deal cyber attacks

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President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday stressed the need for taking integrated initiatives both at national and international levels to deal with the risk of global cyber attacks.
"Recently, there have been cyber-attacks in about 150 countries, including some developed ones, putting...
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Mouchak portion flyover to be opened before Eid

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LGRD Minister Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain on Wednesday said that the construction work of Mouchak por-tion of much awaited Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover will be ended before the upcoming Eid festival.
"The opening of the full flyover will ease traffic congestions in the busy area,"...
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BNP to join in next polls: Noman

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BNP vice chairman Abdullah Al-Noman on Wednesday said their party will join the next general election forc-ing the government to hold it under an election-time 'supportive' government.
"The government has made many sarcastic comments over the election-time supportive government. I...
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BD can become growth engine for entire sub-region: India .

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Shringla sees immense political will on both sides to grow ties
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Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday said Bangladesh has the potential to become the engine of growth for the entire sub-region.
"Connectivity has been an important focus of our...
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