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Bangladesh cricket team leave a changed New Zealand after mosque shootings

03 March, 2019 6:07 pm 6:07 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s cricket team left New Zealand on Saturday, less than 24 hours after narrowly avoiding being involved in the worst mass shooting in the country, which now had to accept that sporting events were likely to have been changed for ever. A lone gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 … Read More




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Christchurch 3rd Test between Bangladesh, NZ cancelled after terror attack

03 March, 2019 1:02 pm 1:02 pm

WELLINGTON (92 News) – The third Test match between New Zealand (NZ) and Bangladesh scheduled to begin on Saturday has been cancelled after tragic terrorist attack on Christchurch mosque in NZ. It is pertinent to mention here that the Bangladesh cricket team had a narrow escape from a mass shooting at a mosque in Christchurch. … Read More




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Isolating Pakistan diplomatically is India’s policy: FM

03 March, 2019 7:46 pm 7:46 pm

MULTAN (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said on Sunday that India wants to isolate Pakistan diplomatically in every forum. Addressing a ceremony in Multan, FM Qureshi said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that isolating Pakistan diplomatically is their country’s policy. He also termed that Pakistan’s relations in international … Read More




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Pakistan condoles loss of lives in Bangladesh fire incident

02 February, 2019 6:46 pm 6:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Foreign Office on Friday condemned Thursday’s blaze incident in Bangladesh that claimed the lives of at least 70 people. In a tweet, spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said, “Pakistan expresses deep regret on the recent blaze incident in a factory, in #Dhaka which led to tragic loss of lives and injured … Read More




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Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

02 February, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building. Large building fires are relatively common in impoverished Bangladesh, due in part to … Read More




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Bangladesh slum fire kills at least eight

02 February, 2019 12:48 pm 12:48 pm

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) – A fire gutted more than 200 slum houses in the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong on Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 50, police and fire fighters said. A fire official said the fire may have been caused by a short circuit. Bangladesh is an impoverished country where … Read More




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Won’t allow creation of any ‘Bangladesh’ now, says Asif Zardari

02 February, 2019 8:27 pm 8:27 pm

TANDO ADAM (92 News) – PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari has said that they will not allow the creation of any ‘Bangladesh’ now. Addressing a public gathering on Saturday, he said that the PPP cares for the people while the rulers are caring for their castles. Asif Zardari said that he had stated before the elections … Read More




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Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

02 February, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast glaciers make the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region – which is home to the world’s … Read More




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All to play for as Bangladesh, Windies clash in tour finale

12 December, 2018 9:32 am 9:32 am

DUBAI (92 News) – It will be all to play for as Bangladesh and the Windies clash in the final of the three-match Twenty20 International series currently tied at 1-1, which also marks the end of the tour. After being dominated in the first match, Bangladesh came back strong to register a 36-run win in … Read More




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All to play for as Bangladesh, Windies aim for the series

12 December, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

DHAKA (92 News) – With the three-match series tied 1-1, both Bangladesh and the Windies will have everything to play for in the final one-day international in Sylhet on Friday, 14 December. Bangladesh restricted the Windies to 195/9 in the first game and romped home by five wickets but the visitors fought back in the … Read More




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Pakistan lodges protest over burglary at its HC in Dhaka

11 November, 2018 6:53 pm 6:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with Bangladesh over the incident of burglary at Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that unidentified burglars broke into the Consular Section of the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka and stole computers. He said that the matter was immediately … Read More




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Sri Lanka bowlers defend modest target for first win

11 November, 2018 8:53 am 8:53 am

CASTRIES (Web Desk) – Sri Lanka struggled against the Bangladesh bowling attack to post just 97/7 in their 20 overs, but came back strongly through their pacers to complete a 25-run win in Match 11 of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018. Bowling first at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia on … Read More




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Jason Holder ruled out of Bangladesh tour with shoulder injury

11 November, 2018 5:51 pm 5:51 pm

GEORGE TOWN (92 News) – Windies captain Jason Holder has been ruled out of his team’s tour of Bangladesh with a shoulder injury. Opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the team in his absence. Holder is suffering from a “a partial thickness tear of the subscapularis tendon in his shoulder” in his shoulder, and will … Read More




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Bangladesh delays general election by a week to December 30

11 November, 2018 2:09 pm 2:09 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh will defer general elections by a week, to Dec. 30, a top election official said on Monday, partially meeting demands from several opposition parties for more time to prepare. After the poll was set last week for Dec. 23, an opposition alliance that includes the key Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) vowed … Read More




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Mashrafe Mortaza wants in-form players to do more

10 October, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

DHAKA (92 News) – Openers Liton Das and Imrul Kayes made big scores in Bangladesh’s second one-day international against Zimbabwe, but captain Mashrafe Mortaza wants them to do even better. In a chase of 247, Das and Kayes strung together a fine 148-run opening stand to all but decide the fortune of the game, helping … Read More




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