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Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar visit

Pope Francis visits Myanmar next week, a delicate trip for the world’s most senior Christian to a majority Buddhist country accused by Washington of the “ethnic cleansing” of Muslim Rohingya people. He will also visit Bangladesh to where more than 600,000 people have fled from what Amnesty International called “crimes ...

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Bangladesh to deport five Indians for betting on cricket

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league. The men were detained Saturday at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium during the one-day Bangladesh Premier League match, police said. They were caught ...

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BPL: Hasan Ali rips Dhaka Dynamites batting line-up apart

MIRPUR: Pakistan pacer and world number one one-day international (ODI) bowler Hasan Ali has announced his arrival in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with a bang by claiming a five-for. Hasan Ali, who was just playing his second BPL game, struck on the very first ball of the match for ...

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Bangladesh tackles illegal cricket betting with stadium raids

DHAKA: Bangladesh has launched a series of police raids to crack down on illegal betting in cricket stadiums that has gripped the country’s main Twenty20 competition, tournament officials said. Some 77 people have been thrown out of two cricket grounds in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet in the past ...

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Asian pizza delivery man blinded following acid attack in London

LONDON: Asian pizza delivery guy is fighting for his life and maybe blinded after being attacked by acid in London on Thursday evening. Muhammed Nawshad Kamal, 32, was working in a town in east London on Thursday when he faced the attack. The police have arrested a 14-year-old on suspicion ...

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11 jailed for assassination attempt on Bangladesh PM

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi court on Sunday sentenced 11 people to 20 years imprisonment for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 28 years ago at her family residence. The Dhaka court also handed down life imprisonment to the accused for blasting bombs on the same day in 1989 at the ...

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Pakistan, Bangladesh at high risk of cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON: Microsoft’s most recent Security Intelligence Report (SIR) shows Bangladesh and Pakistan to be most at risk of malicious software attacks. The bi-annual global report from the first quarter of 2017 reveals the most vulnerable nations prone to cyber-attacks. The in-depth study gives insights into the global threat landscape, with ...

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Bangladesh Chief Justice accused of corruption as he departs country

Bangladesh first Hindu Chief Justice reportedly forced to go on leave amid row with govt Bangladesh’s chief justice has been accused of serious crimes including corruption by the country’s government, it emerged Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation. The accusations against ...

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Bangladeshi acid victims appear on ramp in London

LONDON: A group of Bangladeshi acid attack victims took to the stage at a London fashion show in an awe inspiring act of defiance against violence towards women. The eight volunteers, who have all been subjected to violence or attacks themselves, stepped onto the catwalk at the Survivors’ Runway in a “moment ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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