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Bangladesh virus death toll exceeds 12,000

Sharmin Akter, works as a community facilitator under the LIUPC project of UNDP Bangladesh. Her job focuses on raising awareness about washing hands and remaining clean amid the coronavirus pandemic for the marginalized people. She also shows how to take care of children during such crisis. DHAKA – Bangladesh reported ...

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Bangladesh ‘working step by step’ to host Sri Lanka

File Photo DHAKA (Web Desk) – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have to navigate through a delicate period in the coming two weeks to hold the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI series later this month. Although the board officially announced the dates of the three matches, the country s Covid-19 rules could influence a ...

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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to win Test series

AP Photo PALLEKELE – Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 209 runs in the second Test to clinch the two-match series 1-0 at Pallekele on Monday. Chasing a daunting 437 to win, Bangladesh were dismissed for 227 in the first session of the fifth and final day. The first Test ended ...

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26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Reuters Photo/Mohammad Ponir Hossain DHAKA – At least 26 people were killed when a speedboat packed with passengers collided with a vessel transporting sand on Monday in the latest maritime disaster to hit Bangladesh. Police said the speedboat carrying about three dozen passengers from the town of Mawa rammed into ...

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Thousands protest in Bangladesh after deadly clashes

DHAKA – Thousands of people demonstrated in Bangladesh, a day after clashes between police and hardline Islamist protestors against a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left five dead. The violence, which began Friday at the main mosque in the capital Dhaka, rocked several key districts in the Muslim-majority ...

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Conway, Mitchell guide New Zealand to Bangladesh ODI series sweep

WELLINGTON – Maiden centuries for Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell set up a crushing 164-run win for New Zealand in the third One-day International at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Friday, giving the hosts a series clean sweep. Conway blasted 126 from 110 balls and Mitchell finished on 100 ...

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14 sentenced to death over plot to kill Bangladesh PM

DHAKA – Fourteen ‘jihadists’ were sentenced to death in Bangladesh for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina more than two decades ago, a prosecutor said. The 2000 bomb plot was one of several attempts on Hasina’s life in a wave of violence by Islamic extremists who were angry at her ...

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Sri Lanka revives virus-hit Bangladesh Test tour

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka’s cricket board announced that it will host Bangladesh next month and revive a Test series that was postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The series was originally scheduled to be played during October – November 2020 but was postponed due to Covid-19,” the board ...

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Bangladesh call off Sri Lanka Test series

DHAKA: Bangladesh called off the forthcoming Test series in Sri Lanka because of coronavirus restrictions imposed by the hosts they say make preparing impossible. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) took the decision after Sri Lanka refused to ease stringent quarantine measures – which included players being confined to their rooms ...

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