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Bangladeshi among quizmasters facilitating cheating in UK test

A number of shady organizations are offering means to cheat on a required test for immigrants applying for British citizenship, a BBC investigation revealed. The ‘Life in the UK’ multiple-choice test is aimed at establishing an applicant’s understanding of British laws, traditions, and customs. A BBC undercover investigation found that ...

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Rohingya plight ‘shames us all’: Angelina Jolie

DHAKA: Angelina Jolie was ”humbled” to speak to refugees in Bangladesh. The ‘By The Sea’ star stopped by Kutupalong refugee camp in Teknaf, the southernmost point of mainland Bangladesh, and admitted it was ”deeply upsetting” to meet so many families from the ethnic group Rohingya, who have left the Rakhine ...

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US-Bangla crash: Nepal says pilot had ‘emotional breakdown’

KATMANDU: The plane caught fire after making a dangerous landing attempt in Kathmandu last March The pilot of a plane that crashed in Nepal last March “seemed to have an emotional breakdown”, according to a final report into the disaster. The flight carrying 71 people from Dhaka in Bangladesh caught ...

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Bangladesh refuses to take back its prisoners in Pakistani jails

DHAKA: Bangladesh refused to accept its citizens in Pakistani jails by saying they are not citizens of Bangladesh. 12 Bangladeshi who completed their terms in jail for travelling without legal documents and staying in Pakistan after the expiry of visa are waiting for their country to take them back. However, ...

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Poor selection behind Pakistan team debacle: Kamran Akmal

ISLAMABAD: Test-discard opening batsman Kamran Akmal has said that with such average pace and poor team selection, Pakistan team is bound to suffer more even at the hands of average teams like Bangladesh. Kamran said: “I am surprised that not a single Pakistani bowler is bowling in the range of ...

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Lanka, Bangladesh fail to directly qualify for T20 World Cup

LONDON: Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to feature in the group stage of 16-team tournament to be held in Australia in 2020, said an ICC statement issued. The International Cricket Council confirmed the sides that have qualified directly for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, based on the ...

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Mashrafe registers landslide win in elections

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza has become a member of parliament in the recent elections, becoming the first ever cricketer in history to be a parliamentarian and cricketer simultaneously. As per news wire agency ANI, Bangladesh ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has contested from Narail 2 constituency on an ...

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Hasina heading for landslide win after deadly Bangladesh elections

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appeared headed for a landslide win in a general election Sunday marred by opposition claims of rigged voting as 14 people were killed in clashes between rival supporters. Early results showed Hasina racing into a clear lead, winning each of the first 29 seats ...

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Bangladesh lifts Smith’s Twenty20 tournament ban

DHAKA: Bangladeshi cricket officials on Thursday lifted a ban on former Australian captain Steve Smith playing in the forthcoming Twenty20 Bangladesh Premier League, an official said. The ruling means Smith, currently serving a one-year ban from international cricket over a ball-tampering scandal, is free to play for Comilla Victorians in ...

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