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Salma tops T20 rankings

Whenever one hears the news of a Bangladeshi being No. 1 in ICC rankings, the name that would instantly pop into his or her mind is Shakib al Hasan. Another name might soon appear, as national women’s team captain Salma Khatun became the number one all rounder in T20 cricket for women as well as […]

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KOLKATA: India’s tea exports to neighbouring Bangladesh plunged 90% in the first six months of this fiscal after Dhaka raised the customs duty on tea imports. Experts say the sharp fall came at a time when exporters were struggling with reduced offtake because of political tensions between Ukraine and Russia, turmoil in West Asia and […]

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By SYED ZAIN AL-MAHMOOD DHAKA, Bangladesh—Bangladeshi prosecutors filed sedition charges against an opposition leader and the owner of a local television channel on Monday as nationwide clashes between the government’s supporters and its political foes stretched into a second week, taking a toll on the country’s economy. The unrest started Jan. 5, when the police […]

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DHAKA: Justice S K Sinha was on Monday appointed chief justice of Bangladesh to become the first Hindu to hold the highest judicial post in the Muslim-majority country. Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, the most senior judge of the country’s supreme court, was appointed the chief justice of Bangladesh on Monday. President Abdul Hamid has “signed […]

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