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In India’s citizenship test, a spelling error can ruin a family

Riyazul Islam says he had to produce family documents going back to 1951 to prove he was an Indian and not an illegal Bangladeshi immigrant. But a draft list of citizens released in July excluded him and his mother, among a total of about 4 million people left off

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Ashraful eyes Bangladesh comeback as ban ends

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful said Monday that has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended. “I am feeling really nice as I was waiting for this day for the last five years. (I told myself) when August 13, 2018 came I would be available…

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India doubles import tax on textile products, may hit China

India doubled the import tax on more than 300 textile products to 20 percent on Tuesday as the world’s biggest producer of cotton tries to curb rising imports from China. It was the second tax hike on textiles in as many months after an increase on other products including fiber and apparels last month. The…

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Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Bangladesh withstood a withering assault from Andre Russell to complete a series-clinching 19-run victory on the DLS Method over the West Indies in the rain-affected deciding final fixture of their three-match T20 International Series on Sunday

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Bangladesh is considering capital punishment for traffic accident deaths

Bangladesh’s cabinet is considering capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, after tens of thousands of students protested for the ninth day over the deaths of two teenagers killed by a speeding bus in Dhaka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who faces an election due by the end of the year, has…

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Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiraled into violence

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Students in Dhaka want road safety and aren’t afraid to protest for it

Students in Dhaka have taken to the streets, protesting against reckless drivers and demanding justice after the death of two students in a road accident. The movement spread across the Bangladesh’s capital, with youths from schools, colleges and universities joining in, reported the Dhaka Tribune. Following the death of two students on Dhaka’s Airport Road…

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Tamim takes Bangladesh to ODI series win over Windies

Bangladesh defeated West Indies by 18 runs to win the third one-day international at Basseterre and seal the three-match series 2-1.

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Bangladesh beat West Indies by 48 runs in first ODI

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.

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India vows justice as many Muslims fear being left off citizen list

India said on Sunday people whose names are missing from a list of citizens to be issued by a border state this month will not be detained, amid concerns that Muslims will be targeted under the guise of detecting illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. “We will ensure that every individual gets justice and is treated in…

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Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

Because Myanmar censors all communications in and out of the jails, the letters are limited to family news

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Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Jason Holder’s performance with the ball helped West Indies win the Test series against Bangladesh.

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Five teenage footballers drown in Bangladesh

Five teenage footballers drowned in a Bangladesh river after playing an exhibition match against supporters of Argentina and Brazil.

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Ireland, Bangladesh qualify for Women’s World T20 2018

Ireland and Bangladesh have qualified for the Women’s World Twenty20 2018. The tournament will be played from November 9th to November 26th, 2018 in West Indies. The two sides secured their place in the tournament after winning the semi-finals. Ireland beat Papua New Guinea while Bangladesh beat Scotland in their respective match. The International Cricket…

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Pakistan’s Physical Disability team beat Bangladesh to extend unbeaten streak

The Pakistan Physical Disability team won their second successive game in the tri-series at Worcestershire as they beat Bangladesh by 45 runs on Monday. Pakistan, batting first, scored 181 runs in their overs. Bangladesh were bowled out for 135 runs in 18.3 overs. Pakistan Physical Disability team won their second match of tri-series against Bangladesh…

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World Bank to provide up to $480 million to aid Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The World Bank said on Thursday it would provide up to $480 million in grant-based support to Bangladesh to address the needs of Rohingya refugees including health, education, water, sanitation and social protection. The World Bank’s board approved a $50 million grant to add to an existing health-sector support project in Bangladesh, the first in…

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Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and showed a 50-percent increase from the 42.7 million uprooted…

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Bangladesh announce cash rewards for team after Asia Cup win

Bangladesh showered its women cricketers with cash rewards Tuesday for their upset triumph over India in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament. The women’s team defeated six-times champions India by three wickets in Sunday’s final in Kuala Lumpur to claim their maiden title. Bangladesh became the first side ever to beat India in the group phase…

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Pakistan team return home after Women’s Asia Cup

Pakistan women’s cricket team returned to the country after taking part in the Asia T20 Cup in Malaysia. The team landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday morning. Pakistan began their bid for Women’s T20 Asia Cup with a win over Thailand but lost to Bangladesh. They defeated Sri Lanka and Malaysia. They…

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Bangladesh beat India to claim maiden Women’s T20 Asia Cup title

Bangladesh beat India by three wickets to clinch their maiden Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup title.  Electing to field, Bangladesh restricted India to 112/9. Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur was the top scorer with 56 runs from 42 balls with seven boundaries to her name. Mithali Raj and Veda Krishnamurthy chipped in with 11 runs each. Khadija Tul…

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Bangladesh beat Malaysia to qualify for Women’s T20 Asia Cup final

Bangladesh qualified for the Women’s T20 Asia Cup final after defeating Malaysia by 70 runs on Saturday. They will play India on Sunday. Electing to bat, they scored 130/4 in their 20 overs with Shamima Sultana scoring 43 runs from 54 balls and Ayasha Rahman contributing 31 runs from 27 deliveries. Fahima Khatun chipped in…

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