Sunday, 15 December 2019

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladesh film about girl surfer faces calls to be banned

DHAKA: Supreme Court lawyer Huzzatul Islam issued a legal notice to the filmmakers and filed a petition in the High Court demanding authorities revoke the censor certificate of film “No Dorai” in Bangladesh where it is unusual for women to swim in public. The film’s producer, Mahboob Rahman, said the ...

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Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death in cafe attack

DHAKA: A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed more than 20 people, mostly foreigners. Judge Mojibur Rahman found the men from the Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh group guilty of various ...

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Bangladesh need more top level Tests, says Mominul

KOLKATA: Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque said that playing more Tests against top sides was the only way forward after they suffered a crushing loss to India in a day-night Test. The tourists went down by an innings and 46 runs in Kolkata to be whitewashed in the two-match series. The ...

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Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide charge

DHAKA: Myanmar’s government vowed to defend the country from allegations of genocide at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). In a statement on its official Facebook page, Myanmar’s State Counsellor’s Office said State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will lead a delegation to the court next month. “The State Counsellor, ...

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Bangladesh flies in onion supplies as price hits record high

DHAKA: Bangladesh is urgently importing onions by air as the price of the essential ingredient in local dishes soared to record highs, an official said on Sunday, with even the prime minister chopping the bulb from her menu. The price of onions — a sensitive subject in South Asia where ...

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Kohli praises India after emphatic win over Bangladesh

KOLKATA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli praised “clinical” India after their pacemen helped crush Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test. Mohammed Shami claimed four wickets and returned match figures of 7-58 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 213 in the final session in ...

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At least 16 dead as two trains collide in Bangladesh

DHAKA: At least 16 people were killed and 58 others injured when two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh early Tuesday. Three coaches were sent tumbling off the tracks at Mondolbhag station in the town of Kasba when a Dhaka-bound intercity train and a locomotive bound for Chittagong collided. “At least ...

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Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh snatch first T20 win over India

DELHI: Mushfiqur Rahim’s perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur’s late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a ...

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Shakib episode will affect team performance, Bangladesh coach

DHAKA: Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo expects the recent ban on Shakib Al Hasan to affect the team’s performance against India in the upcoming T20 and Test series but is hopeful that his players will step up to the challenge against the formidable hosts. Bangladesh’ build-up to the three-match T20 and ...

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Shakib Al Hasan handed two-year ban for all formats

DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption code. The ICC said Shakib, a prolific run-scorer and the top all-rounder in the ICC’s ...

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