Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladeshi Students blockade Dhaka roads after bus deaths

DHAKA : Thousands of school students brought parts of the Bangladesh capital to a near-standstill Wednesday, blockading roads to demand action after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan appealed to the students to end their protests to avoid a repeat of police baton charges ...

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Williams, Russell power West Indies over Bangladesh

BASSETERRE: Kesrick Williams’ career-best bowling figures and a hurricane batting cameo by Andre Russell highlighted an efficient effort by the West Indies in defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the rain-affected opener of the three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Tuesday. After off-spinner Ashley Nurse ...

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Tamim leads Bangladesh to series triumph against West Indies

BASSETERRE: Bangladesh held off a late charge from the West Indies to claim a series-clinching 18-run win in the decisive third and final match of their one-day international duel at Warner Park in St Kitts. After Tamim Iqbal’s second hundred of the series and a quickfire unbeaten half-century by Mahmudullah ...

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Shimron Hetmyer ton sets up Windies win in last-over thriller

GUYANA: A century from Shimron Hetmyer and a fantastic final over from Jason Holder sealed the Windies’ thrilling three-run win that drew them level 1-1 in the one-day internationals against Bangladesh. Hetmyer’s second ODI hundred propped up the Windies total of 271 at Guyana late on Wednesday. Fifties from Tamim ...

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Tamim, Mashrafe, Shakib script Bangladesh win over West Indies

(AFP) PROVIDENCE: A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies in their opening one-day international on Sunday. Man-of-the-Match Tamim blasted an unbeaten 130, the highest by a Bangladeshi ...

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British lawyer for Khaleda Zia refused entry to India

NEW DELHI: A British lawyer assisting Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia in her fight against corruption charges has been refused entry to India where he was scheduled to give a press conference about the case. India’s foreign ministry said Lord Alexander Carlile, a former MP and international lawyer, was denied ...

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Windies leave Bangladesh facing innings defeat

AFP ANTIGUA: Bangladesh were sliding towards a massive innings defeat after the West Indies completely dominated the second day of the first Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday. After Kraigg Brathwaite’s seventh Test hundred anchored the West Indies first innings total of 406 to ...

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Islamic Relief helps survivors of Bangladesh floods

DHAKA: Islamic Relief is helping survivors of the devastating floods in Sylhet, Moulvibazar and Cox’s Bazar. The Country Director for Islamic Relief Bangladesh, Akmal Shareef, says, ‘We have already deployed three members of staff on the ground and another four staff members will be joining this week to help those ...

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Roach on fire as West Indies dismiss Bangladesh on 43

ANTIGUA: Kemar Roach took five wickets as West Indies demolished Bangladesh for 43, their lowest Test total, on the opening morning of the first Test in Antigua on Wednesday. At lunch at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, West Indies had reached nine without loss. Bangladesh s pitiful performance was also ...

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Top Bangladeshi militant dies in police custody

(REUTERS) DHAKA: Bangladeshi police said that a top militant in police custody was killed on Thursday, in the latest in a string of what activists suspect are extra-judicial killings. Abdur Rahman was a regional military chief of a group blamed for a 2016 attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed 22 ...

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