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Pakistan expresses grief over cyclone devastation in Bangladesh, India

05 May, 2020 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government and people of Pakistan are saddened over the deaths and widespread devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh and India. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Foreign Office spokesperson said: “We extend sympathies and condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones and pray for speedy … Read More

Cyclone, Amphan, estimated, $13 billion, India, Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India, may rise in Banglade...

05 May, 2020 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone that tore through India’s eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said. Neighbouring Bangladesh, which also fell in Cyclone Amphan’s path on Wednesday, initially said it had suffered a loss of 11 billion … Read More

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Cyclone kills at least 82 in India and Bangladesh, flooding lowlands

05 May, 2020 9:27 am 9:27 am

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – The most powerful cyclone to strike eastern India and Bangladesh in over a decade killed at least 82 people, officials said, as rescue teams scoured devastated coastal villages on Thursday, hampered by torn down power lines and widespread flooding. Mass evacuations before Cyclone Amphan made landfall undoubtedly saved countless lives, but the … Read More

Heavy rains in India and Bangladesh as super cyclone bears down

05 May, 2020 12:49 pm 12:49 pm

DHAKA/KOLKATA (Reuters) – Heavy rains and winds lashed two eastern Indian states and parts of Bangladesh hours before a powerful cyclone made landfall on Wednesday, with rescue teams evacuating millions of villagers to higher ground in an operation complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. Bangladesh’s disaster management officials said they were working on a war footing … Read More

Bangladesh, shuts down, villages, tens of thousands, cleric, funeral

Bangladesh shuts down villages after tens of thousands attend cleric’...

04 April, 2020 6:19 pm 6:19 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh has tightened a clampdown on seven villages after tens of thousands attended the funeral of a popular local cleric in spite of a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus, officials said on Monday. The massive gathering in Brahmanbaria district, about 60 km east of the capital Dhaka, has … Read More


Bangladesh garment workers pack streets to demand wages during coronavirus ...

04 April, 2020 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers poured onto the streets of Bangladesh’s port city of Chittagong on Saturday, flouting social distancing rules to demand work and wages during the coronavirus shutdown. Bangladesh, the world’s second-largest apparel producer after China, is set to lose about $6 billion of export revenues this fiscal year as retailers and … Read More

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WB forecasts worst economic slump in South Asia including Pakistan

04 April, 2020 3:39 pm 3:39 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank (WB) said on Sunday Pakistan, India Afghanistan, Bangladesh and other South Asian countries are likely to record their worst growth performance in four decades this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. The South Asian region, comprising eight countries, is likely to show economic growth of 1.8% to 2.8% this … Read More


Australia to tour Bangladesh for two Tests in June

03 March, 2020 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Australia will tour Bangladesh for a two-match Test series in June ahead of their limited overs tour in England, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday. The first Test will be played from June 11 in Chattogram while the second Test will be played from June 19 in Dhaka, with 120 points … Read More

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Attacks being held against Christians, other minorities in India: FM

03 March, 2020 8:02 pm 8:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the attacks are being held against Christians and other minorities in India as well. Speaking to the journalists in Multan, has urged the world community to take notice of gross human and religious rights’ violations of minorities, especially Muslims, in India. He … Read More

Pakistan, inflict, massive, defeat, Bangladesh, 1st Test

Pakistan inflict massive defeat on Bangladesh in 1st Test

02 February, 2020 12:02 pm 12:02 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Monday. After the massive victory, Pakistan are currently placed fourth in the World Test Championship table. They are just six points adrift of third-placed England. Resuming on 126-6 after conceding a first-innings lead … Read More

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Naseem Shah sets world new record with hat-trick against Bangladesh

02 February, 2020 6:40 pm 6:40 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan’s 16-year-old pace sensation Naseem Shah has set world new record to claim a Test hat-trick on Sunday at the age of 16 years and 359 days. He becomes the youngest cricketer to ever take a Test hat-trick when he dismissed Bangladesh batsmen Najmul Hossain, Taijul Islam and Mahmudullah off consecutive … Read More

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Naseem breaks hat trick record as Bangladesh face defeat

02 February, 2020 5:20 pm 5:20 pm

RAWALPINDI (AFP) – Teenage paceman Naseem Shah became the youngest player to record a Test hat trick as Pakistan closed in on victory against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Just when Bangladesh seemed to have fought their way back into the match at 124-2 minutes before the close on the third day, Naseem destroyed them … Read More

Babar, Shan, tons, Pakistan, big lead, Bangladesh, 1st Test

Shan, Babar tons give Pakistan big lead against Bangladesh in 1st Test

02 February, 2020 6:09 pm 6:09 pm

RAWALPINDI – Centuries for Shan Masood and Babar Azam, and a fifty for Asad Shafiq set Pakistan up for a strong lead on day two of the first Test against Bangladesh. While Masood fell right after reaching three figures, ending a third-wicket stand at 112, Babar kept going. He added another unbroken 137 for the … Read More

Afridi, Abbas, Haris, Pakistan, edge, Bangladesh, 1st Test

Afridi, Abbas & Haris give Pakistan edge over Bangladesh in 1st Test

02 February, 2020 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

RAWALPINDI – Bangladesh lost their openers in the first two overs of the day and never fully recovered as their batsmen failed to build on starts, bundled out for 233 in their first innings of the first Test in Rawalpindi. Shaheen Shah Afridi had debutant Saif Hassan edging behind off the third ball for a … Read More

Pakistan, win, toss, elect, bowl, Bangladesh

Pakistan win toss, elect to bowl against Bangladesh

02 February, 2020 9:52 am 9:52 am

RAWALPINDI – Bangladesh are at long last playing a Test match in Pakistan, but after a string of unfavourable results, can they reverse it against a powerful Pakistan side still riding the high of a return to their true home? After much uncertainty, Bangladesh is finally playing a Test match at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, their … Read More