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Maharashtra: Family set couple on fire over inter-caste marriage; father on run after daughter dies

Fire kills at least 45 in Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least 45 people have been killed and scores injured in a fire that ripped through a building in Bangladesh’ Dhaka on Wednesday night, said local media the Daily Star. The fire broke out around 10:00 p.m. at a chemical warehouse in old Dhaka. The flames then quickly spread to[Read More…]

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Bangladesh blocks 2,000 sites in online crackdown

Dhaka:  Bangladesh has blocked nearly 2,000 pornography and gambling websites in an online crackdown ordered by the country’s High Court. “On Monday, 55 more pornographic websites were blocked,” said an official of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. A day earlier, he said, 176 gambling sites were blocked, reports Xinhua news agency.[Read More…]

Vietnam offers support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN

Vietnam offers support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN

Rome: United Nations World Food Programme in Bangladesh said it welcomed a new contribution of $50,000 from Vietnam to support operations in Coxs Bazar – home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar. “We are very grateful to Vietnam for stepping up to assist people living in Cox’s[Read More…]

Bangladesh's newly-elected MPs sworn in, opposition skips ceremony

Bangladesh’s newly-elected MPs sworn in, opposition skips ceremony

Dhaka, The newly-elected members of Bangladesh’s Parliament took the oath of office on Thursday amid an opposition boycott following the country’s 11th parliamentary election. Bangladesh’s Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury swore in the lawmakers, including Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a ceremony in the Oath Room of the Parliament Complex[Read More…]

Bowlers were exceptional, there's some learning for batsmen: Rohit Sharma

We played good cricket throughout the tournament: Rohit Sharma

Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final, stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament. In an unpredictable affair in the finals, the lower and middle order batsmen helped India[Read More…]

India favourites vs Bangladesh in Asia Cup final

India favourites vs Bangladesh in Asia Cup final

Dubai: Defending champions India are the favourites to lift the Asia Cup trophy for the record seventh time when they face a confident Bangladesh in the final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. For India, the last-ball draw against Afghanistan in their final Super Four encounter on[Read More…]

Bangladesh upset Pakistan to enter Asia Cup final

Bangladesh upset Pakistan to enter Asia Cup final

Abu Dhabi: Bangladesh pulled off an upset, defeating Pakistan by 37 runs in the Super Four match to enter the final of the Asia Cup here on Wednesday. In the summit clash, Bangladesh will face India. Defending 239, Bangladesh bowled tight line with left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman leading the pack[Read More…]

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the country’s services to cater to the health, nutrition and family planning needs of the Rohingya refugee population. The agreement was signed by Kazi Shofiqul Azam, Senior Secretary of Bangladesh’s Economic Relations[Read More…]

India lose to Bangladesh in women’s Asia Cup final

Kuala Lumpur: Six-time record defending champions India suffered a three-wicket defeat against Bangladesh in the final of the Women’s Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Kinrara Academy Oval here on Sunday. After India scored 112/9, thanks to Harmanpreet Singh’s 56, Bangladesh managed to get over the line in the final[Read More…]

Over 800,000 Rohingya in B'desh in 'most acute' situation: UN

Over 100 Rohingya killed fleeing Myanmar in two months: UN

More than 100 Rohingya refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat capsizes as they fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh, according to a UN official. Stephane Dujarric, the chief UN spokesman, on Friday said that the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has received reports of some 30 improvised rafts, carrying more than[Read More…]

Myanmar confirms return of 58 Rohingyas from Bangladesh

UN immunizes Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations and the Bangladeshi government are stepping up efforts to immunize Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters, as the number of suspected measles cases is on the rise, said the UN on Friday. Measles, a childhood killer disease which can be particularly dangerous among unimmunised[Read More…]

31 stranded Rohingyas: India-Bangladesh to hold meeting

Nearly 604,000 Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh: UN

The total number of Rohingya refugees that have arrived Bangladesh from Myanmar since August 25 has reached 604,000, a UN spokesman said here on Wednesday. “Refugees have sought shelter in Bangladesh since the outbreak of violence in Myanmar on August 25,” UN deputy spokesman, Farhan Haq said on Wednesday. More[Read More…]

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