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India defeated Bangladesh by 45 runs in Asia Cup opener

Mirpur, Feb 25: India defeated Bangladesh by 45 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup here on Wednesday. India posted 166 for six and then restricted Bangladesh to 121 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Sabbir Rahman, hitting two boundaries and equal number of sixes, remained the top scorer for the side with his 44. The rest ...

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Bangladesh to join Saudi initiative to establish a centre against terrorism and extremism

Dhaka, Dec 16 : Bangladesh government on Tuesday announced it will join Saudi-led initiative to establish a Centre against terrorism and extremism in Riyadh. “King Salman bin Abdulaziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques has taken an initiative to establish a Centre in Riyadh to coordinate efforts against terrorism and extremism. Foreign Minister ...

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Congress-AIUDF secretly plan to make Assam an extended part of Bangladesh: Amit Shah

Guwahati, Nov 27: BJP national president Amit Shah on Friday said that Congress and All India United Democratic front (AIUDF) have secret plan to make Assam an extended part of Bangladesh. Addressing a party workers’ rally in Dibrugarh of Upper Assam, Shah said that, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is talking to AIUDF chief Badaruddin Ajmal in closed door for ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Bangladesh mosque attack: SITE

Dhaka/ Washington, Nov 27 : Militant group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on a Shi’ite mosque in Bangladesh’s Bogra district, US-based SITE Intelligence group said. “The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the November 26, 2015 attack on a Shi’ite mosque in Bangladesh’s Bogra district,” SITE said. The attack occurred on Thursday. Two people have been detained in ...

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Bangladesh executes two opposition leaders for war crimes

Dhaka, Nov 22 : Bangladesh on Sunday hanged BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid for the crimes committed by them against humanity during 1971. According to reports, they were executed at 12:55am on Sunday. The petitions for presidential clemency of both the opposition leaders were on Saturday turned down by country’s President Abdul ...

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L&T bags Rs. 1,700 cr. International EPC Order for 400 MW Gas based power plant in Bangladesh

Mumbai, Sept 16: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday said it has received an order valued at around ` 1700 Crores from Marubeni Corporation, Japan, for setting up the Bibiyana III 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). BPDB awarded the EPC contract for setting up the 400 MW gas based power plant project ...

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Centre gives exemptions to minority community nationals from Bangladesh, Pakistan

New Delhi, Sept 8 : The Central Government has decided, on humanitarian considerations, to exempt Bangladeshi and Pakistani nationals belonging to minority communities who have entered into India on or before Dec 31, 2014 from the relevant provisions of rules and order made under the Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 and the Foreigners Act, 1946, in respect of their ...

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BCCI announces Bangladesh ‘A’ tour of India

Mumbai, Sept 5 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have confirmed the schedule for Bangladesh ‘A’ tour of India, 2015. The tour will begin with three One-day matches against India ‘A’ followed by a three-day game against Ranji Trophy 2014-15 champions Karnataka. The Bangladesh ‘A’ team will conclude the tour with ...

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23 killed in Bangladesh stampede

Dhaka, July 10: At least 23 people were killed in a stampede during the distribution of zakat (donation for the poor ahead of Eid) in Mymensingh town in Bangladesh on Friday, media reports said. Several people were injured in the mishap. Eight people, including the zakat donor Md Shamim, were held in this connection, police official Abdur Rashid told The ...

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UN agency rushes food relief to thousands of flood-affected people in Bangladesh

New York, July 10: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up relief efforts aimed at reaching tens of thousands of Bangladeshis stranded by a spate of flash floods which struck the South Asian country last week. According to a WFP press release issued earlier this morning, the UN agency is now targeting over 150,000 people in the ...

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