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Bangladesh marks World Tourism Day with various events

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 6:55pm

DHAKA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh on Tuesday marked World Tourism Day with various events including a colorful rally in capital Dhaka.

"Rethinking Tourism" is the theme for World Tourism Day 2022.

Bangladeshi President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the occasion. World Tourism Day was observed in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country.

On Tuesday mornin

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 27

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 6:18pm

JAKARTA -- Landslides struck a traditional gold mine in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province, killing six miners and leaving three others missing, a rescuer said on Tuesday.

Six miners escaped the disaster, which took place before midnight on Monday in the mine located in the province's Kotabaru district, said Amri Zuna Kurniawan, head of the operational unit of the provincial search and rescue office.

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Abu Dhabi T10 franchises assemble explosive squads ahead of Season 6

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:55pm
Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 27 (ANI): The eight franchises have put their best foot forward, assembling strong and competitive squads, packed with exciting talent from all over the world, ahead of the sixth season of the Abu Dhabi T10 which tees off at the magnificent Zayed Cricket Stadium on 23rd November, with its final being played across UAE's National Day weekend on 4th December. Cricket's most exciting format has add
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ICC Women's Rankings: Harmanpreet climbs to 5th position after England tour, other Indians advance following series win

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:18pm
Dubai [UAE], September 27 (ANI): Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has climbed up four spots to reach the fifth position in the latest ICC Women's ODI Players Rankings after a match-winning 143 off 111 deliveries against England in the second ODI at Canterbury. She leads a bunch of Indian players who have made rapid gains in the rankings after some excellent performances that helped complete a 3-0 sweep over England in thei
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Roundup: BRI a research focus of Bangladesh university

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 11:55am

DHAKA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's Daffodil International University (DIU), a recognized 20-year-old private university based in Dhaka, is working to promote research on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

The Daffodil International University Belt and Road Research Center (DIUBRRC) was established in May, and with academic research, international exchange, and talent training, it is regarded by some as th

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Bangladesh wants to mark March 25 as International Genocide Day

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 8:18am
Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 27 (ANI): Describing the horrors of the 1971 genocide by the Pakistani military, Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that Bangladesh is working to get recognition of March 25 as International Genocide Day by all the countries in the world. "The Genocide of Bangladesh committed in 1971 by the Pakistani military is one of the most heinous crimes in human history ... we do not kn
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Bangladesh: Female rivals at Women College clash, injuring at least 12

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 5:32am

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Conflicts between supporters of Eden College's Chhatra League unit president Tamanna Jasmine Riva and a group of rival BCL leaders have injured at least 12 to 15 female students.

When the BCL president and general secretary held a press conference about allegations made by their rival group earlier in the day, the two groups clashed at the college on Sunday evening.

Riva and Razia Sultan

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51 people confirmed dead after boat capsizes in northern Bangladesh

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 3:05am

DHAKA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least 51 people have died after a boat capsized in a northern Bangladesh district on Sunday, a senior police officer said Monday.

SM Sirajul Huda, superintendent of Panchagarh District Police, told Xinhua that 26 more bodies were retrieved from the Karatoya river in Bangladesh's northern Panchagarh district, 468 km away from the capital Dhaka, on Monday.

According to the off

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Death toll in Bangladesh boat capsize rises to 50

Bangladesh Sun - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 1:37am
Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 27 (ANI): The death toll of Sunday's deadly boat capsize in Panchagarh has reached fifty as 26 more bodies were discovered on Sunday. The Daily Star reported quoting the additional deputy commissioner, Dipankar Roy confirmed the death toll from the control room at Mareya Union Parishad. Among the victims, there were 25 women and 13 children most of whom were going to the Bodeshwari Temple to
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Leading Indian professionals excited to tee it up at inaugural Grant Thornton Invitational

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 9:37pm
Gurugram (Haryana)[India], September 26 (ANI): Leading Indian professional golfers are excited to tee it up at the inaugural Kapil Dev-Grant Thornton Invitational, a tournament announced by Indian cricket legend and PGTI Board Member Kapil Dev and Grant Thornton Bharat last week. The tournament slated to be played from 27 - 30 September 2022 will be the first-ever full-field PGTI event to be played at the Gary Player Cour
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Death Toll from Boat Capsize in Bangladesh Rises to 40

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 8:06pm

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Rescue workers recovered 15 more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 40 with scores still missing, police said.

The small boat packed primarily with women and children on their way to a popular temple flipped over on Sunday in the Karotoa River as onlookers screamed in horror from the shore.

The incident in a remote n

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UN: Urgent Action Needed to Restore Peace and Democracy in Myanmar

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 8:06pm

Geneva - Myanmar's human rights situation has been on a downward spiral since the military junta mounted a coup February 1, 2021. A new report finds military attacks in ethnic regions have increased, with civilians and civilian infrastructure targeted.

The U.N. human rights office reports as many as 30,000 residential buildings, schools, other civilian infrastructure, and even whole villages have been burnt to th

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 26

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 6:18pm

YANGON -- A total of 55 Myanmar students were awarded Monday the China-Myanmar friendship awards in recognition of their outstanding academic performance.

Addressing the ceremony held at the National University of Arts and Culture, Yangon, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Chen Hai said that it is the first batch of China-Myanmar friendship outstanding awards to Myanmar's students majoring arts and culture. (Myanmar

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Asia Cup stars Hasaranga, Gurbaz to compete in Int'l League T20

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 4:55pm
Dubai [UAE], September 26 (ANI): The recently-concluded Asia Cup, which was played between India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh witnessed a number of star performers, who will now dazzle the crowd in the inaugural season of the International League T20. Cricket fans across the world can look forward to the live telecast of this exciting cricket league on various platforms of Zee. Sri Lanka's s
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32 Dead, 60 Still Missing After Overcrowded Bangladesh Boat Capsizes

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:36pm

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Rescue workers recovered seven more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 32 with scores still missing, police said.

The small boat packed primarily with women and children on their way to a popular temple flipped over on Sunday in a river as onlookers screamed in horror from the shore.

The incident in a remote northern

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India get rankings boost following T20I series triumph over Australia

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:27pm
New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): India's narrow series triumph over Australia has been rewarded with Rohit Sharma's side extending their lead at the top of the ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings. Half-centuries to Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli helped India clinch a final over thriller in the third and series-deciding match against Australia in Hyderabad on Sunday and that result helped them put further ground on their
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32 Dead, 60 Missing After Overcrowded Bangladesh Boat Capsizes

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 11:06am

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Rescue workers recovered seven more bodies on Monday after a boat carrying religious pilgrims capsized in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 32 with scores still missing, police said.

The small boat packed primarily with women and children on their way to a popular temple flipped over on Sunday in a river as onlookers screamed in horror from the shore.

The incident in a remote northern

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Large number of illegal Bangladeshis arrested in neighboring Indian state

Bangladesh Sun - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 2:37am

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian state of Tripura has decided to form a special investigation team (SIT) of local police to look into the alleged infiltration from Bangladesh.

On Friday and Saturday, 27 "Bangladesh nationals" were apprehended in the Rajnagar and Ramnagar areas on the outskirts of Agartala, the state capital in northeastern India.

Twenty Bangladeshi nationals were reportedly detained in West

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23 Dead after Boat Sinks in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Sun - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 8:06pm

Dhaka - At least 23 people were killed and several dozen more were missing on Sunday after a boat capsized in a river in Bangladesh, police said.

'We have recovered 23 bodies. Firefighters and divers are searching for more bodies,' local police official Shafiqul Islam told AFP.

The boat was packed with up to 50 Hindu pilgrims, police said.

They were travelling to a centuries-old temple when the vessel

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20 Bangladesh immigrants arrested, will be deported: CM Pramod Sawant

Bangladesh Sun - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 7:27pm
Panaji (Goa) [India], September 25 (ANI): More than 20 illegal Bangladesh immigrants have been arrested in Goa and will be deported to Bangladesh, said Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday. CM Sawant told ANI, "20-plus Bangladesh people have been arrested in Goa so far. Search for more will be carried out in other remote villages. They all will be deported to Bangladesh."CM Sawant said that the Home Ministry had bee
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