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Bangladesh landslides death toll continues to rise amid heavy rains

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Bangladesh landslides death toll continues to rise amid heavy rains

- Dhaka: At least five people have died in fresh landslides in Bangladesh, raising the death toll to 163 from heavy rains that have been lashing the country for a week. Three children died in the district of Khagrachhari and another woman and her daughter died in Moulvibazar, officials confirmed. Khagrachhari's police superintendent, Ali Ahmed Khan, said two children were buried in a mudslide that hit the room of their house in Ramgar town on Saturday night

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Fresh landslides kill 5 in Bangladesh

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Fresh landslides kill 5 in Bangladesh

- At least five persons were killed today in separate incidents of landslides triggered by heavy rains in Bangladesh. The landslides occured in the wee hours in Khagrachhari and Moulvibazar districts. A 14-year-old boy and his 10-year-old younger brother were among the dead in Khagrachhar, Dhaka Tribune reported. “The incident took place due to the torrential rain early today. The death toll might increase,” a police official was quoted as saying by daily

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Agar replaces O’Keefe for Bangladesh tour

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Agar replaces O’Keefe for Bangladesh tour

- Ashton Agar will replace Stephen O’Keefe as Nathan Lyon’s partner in Australia’s spin bowling attack for its security-delayed two-Test tour of Bangladesh, which pacer Mitchell Starc will miss because of injury. Australia had been scheduled to travel to Dhaka and Chittagong for two Tests in October 2015, but the trip was postponed after national cricket authorities received security warnings from the Australian government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Australia announce team for Bangladesh tour, excludes Mitchell Starc, Steve O'Keefe

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Australia announce team for Bangladesh tour, excludes Mitchell Starc, Steve O'Keefe

- James Pattinson, Hilton Cartwright join the squad. Australia have rested paceman Mitchell Starc and dropped left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe for the upcoming two-test series in Bangladesh, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Starc featured in Australia's failed Champions Trophy campaign but scans revealed the left-arm paceman has not fully recovered from the foot fracture that cut short his India tour earlier this year

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Australia rest Starc, drop O'Keefe for Bangladesh tour

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Australia rest Starc, drop O'Keefe for Bangladesh tour

- MELBOURNE: Australia have rested paceman Mitchell Starc and dropped left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe for the upcoming two-test series in Bangladesh, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Starc featured in Australia's failed Champions Trophy campaign but scans revealed the left-arm paceman has not fully recovered from the foot fracture that cut short his India tour earlier this year. "Mitchell was due to go for follow-up scans after the Champions Trophy, as part of his recovery plan," physiotherapist David Beakely said after CA named a 13-member squad

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Places: Australia |  Bangladesh |  Singapore |  Victoria |  Melbourne | 

Australia rest Starc for Bangladesh tour

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Australia rest Starc for Bangladesh tour

- Sydney - Australia have rested paceman Mitchell Starc and dropped left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe for the upcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Starc featured in Australia's failed Champions Trophy campaign but scans revealed the left-arm paceman has not fully recovered from the foot fracture that cut short his India tour earlier this year. "Mitchell was due to go for follow-up scans after the Champions Trophy, as part of his recovery plan," physiotherapist David Beakely said after CA named a 13-member squad

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Singapore Red Cross contributes US$100,000 to Bangladesh, Myanmar cyclone relief

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Singapore Red Cross contributes US$100,000 to Bangladesh, Myanmar cyclone relief

- SINGAPORE: The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has contributed US$100,000 (S$138,407) for those affected by Cyclone Mora in Bangladesh and Myanmar, it said in a media release on Friday (Jun 16). The humanitarian organisation said it has contributed US$50,000 to the Bangladesh Red Cross to provide aid such as food, shelter, water and sanitation for 50,000 victims of the cyclones. Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on May 26 and has affected 3

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Sharma century sees India into Champions Trophy final with Pakistan

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Sharma century sees India into Champions Trophy final with Pakistan

- Rohit Sharma's unbeaten century sealed India's place in a Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan after the title-holders thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday. Bangladesh's total of 264 for seven never looked like being enough and was duly made to look inadequate by India's powerful top-order. Sharma and fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan (46) put on 87 before Sharma (123 not out) and India captain Virat Kohli (96 not out) completed the job with nearly 10 overs to spare

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh set India target of 265 in semifinal clash

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh set India target of 265 in semifinal clash

- Part time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav's 'golden arm' provided decisive twin blows, helping defending champions India restrict Bangladesh to 264 for seven in the second semifinal of the Champions Trophy here today. Jadhav s 2/22 in six overs brought India back in the game as he took the crucial wickets of Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) with his fastish off-breaks

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India Vs Bangladesh Live Cricket Score, ICC Champions Trophy: India Peg Bangladesh Back, Restrict Them To 264/7

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India Vs Bangladesh Live Cricket Score, ICC Champions Trophy: India Peg Bangladesh Back, Restrict Them To 264/7

- In the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India restricted Bangladesh to 264 for seven in 50 overs at Edgbaston on Thursday. Starting their innings, Bangladesh lost Soumya Sarkar in the very first over for a duck, courtesy of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Sabbir Rahman for a while looked threatening but was sent back to the pavilion by Bhuvneshwar again. It was Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) who steadied the Bangladesh ship and put up a solid base after the loss of two quick wickets

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Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

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Bangladesh steps up search for landslide victims

- CHITTAGONG: Emergency workers in Bangladesh on Thursday (Jun 15) stepped up the search for victims of the country's worst ever landslides, with mounting claims that the disaster was made worse by unchecked development. Rescuers found two more bodies, including that of a woman apparently washed away, taking the death toll from floods and landslides across southeast Bangladesh to 154. "We think she was washed away by strong currents during Tuesday's landslides," local fire chief Didarul Alam told AFP

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ICC Champions Trophy | India v/s Bangladesh: Live streaming and where to watch semi-final in India

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ICC Champions Trophy | India v/s Bangladesh: Live streaming and where to watch semi-final in India

- ICC Champions Trophy | India v/s Bangladesh: Live streaming and where to watch semi-final in India - Confident India to take on charged-up Bangladesh in the second semi-final. Here's how you can watch the live action.

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Landslide, floods kill 156 in Bangladesh, India; toll could rise

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Landslide, floods kill 156 in Bangladesh, India; toll could rise

- DHAKA/GUWAHATI, India - Heavy rains have triggered a series of landslides and floods in Bangladesh and neighbouring northeast India, killing at least 156 people over two days, and officials warned on Wednesday the toll could rise. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The latest casualties come weeks after Cyclone Mora killed at least seven people and damaged tens of thousands of homes

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Landslides, flooding kill 147 people in Bangladesh

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Landslides, flooding kill 147 people in Bangladesh

- At least 147 people were killed in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and flooded swaths of land over the past two days, officials said on Wednesday. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The latest casualties come weeks after Cyclone Mora killed at least seven people and damaged tens of thousands of homes in the country’s southeast

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Bangladesh says arrest of envoy in New York is a treaty violation

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Bangladesh says arrest of envoy in New York is a treaty violation

- DHAKA: Bangladesh said on Wednesday the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York on charges of labour trafficking and assault appeared to be a violation of an international treaty on the treatment of diplomats. Mohammad Shahedul Islam, the deputy consul general of Bangladesh Consulate General in New York was indicted on Monday on charges of labour trafficking and assault for forcing his domestic helper to work without pay through threats and intimidation

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134 after heavy rain

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134 after heavy rain

- DHAKA: At least 134 people were killed in Bangladesh when a series landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes, officials said on Wednesday. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The landslides hit three hilly districts in the southeast early on Tuesday, killing 98 people in Rangamati, 30 in Chittagong and six in Bandarban, said Reaz Ahmed, head of the department of disaster management

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India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virender Sehwag has a go at Bangladesh, Pakistan at same time
India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virender Sehwag has a go at Bangladesh, Pakistan at same time After India beat Bangladesh with ease and comprehensively in the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy on Thursday, Virender Sehwag had a little jibe at both the neighbouring countries ahead of the final on Sunday. In the final, India take on Pakistan at The Oval with a chance to create a milestone to win the most number of Champions Trophy titles   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  Bangladesh |  India |  Pakistan | 
Australia rest Starc for Bangladesh tour
Australia rest Starc for Bangladesh tour Sydney - Australia have rested paceman Mitchell Starc and dropped left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe for the upcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Starc featured in Australia's failed Champions Trophy campaign but scans revealed the left-arm paceman has not fully recovered from the foot fracture that cut short his India tour earlier this year. "Mitchell was due to go for follow-up scans after the Champions Trophy, as part of his recovery plan," physiotherapist David Beakely said after CA named a 13-member squad   Read More ...
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Places: Sydney |  South Wales |  South Africa |  Bangladesh |  S. Asia |  Asia |  Australia |  Australasia |  Oceania | 
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli expresses unhappiness after MS Dhoni concedes five runs, watch video
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli expresses unhappiness after MS Dhoni concedes five runs, watch video India registered a place in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final after defeating Bangladesh by 9 wickets in the second semi-final on Thursday. The Virat Kohli-led team grabbed the victory in a comprehensive manner and the captain himself was pretty charged up and expressive on the field. Kohli unveiled aggressive celebrations on a couple of occasions but also lost his cool once   Read More ...
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India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan’s stroke of genius
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan’s stroke of genius Dhawan aces Taskin pace. Taskin Ahmed can generate some serious heat. But he was taken to the cleaners in his second over by the left-handed opener. It was the eighth over of the Indian innings. The third ball did not give Dhawan much width, but he uses the pace to time the shot into the turf and over the point fielder on its way to the fence   Read More ...
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Agreement signed for development of Chinese industrial zone in Bangladesh
Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) and China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) Thursday signed an agreement of shareholders for development of Chinese economic and industrial zone in southeastern Bangladesh. Under the agreement signed by BEZA Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury and CHEC Vice President Xiong Shengquan, the Chinese company will develop the economic and industrial zone dedicated for Chinese investors at Anwara on the outskirts of Bangladesh's seaport city Chittagong, some 242 km southeast of the capital Dhaka   Read More ...
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Tags: Economy |  Economics | 
Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  S. Asia |  Bangladesh | 
Singapore Red Cross contributes US$100,000 to Bangladesh, Myanmar cyclone relief
Singapore Red Cross contributes US$100,000 to Bangladesh, Myanmar cyclone relief SINGAPORE: The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has contributed US$100,000 (S$138,407) for those affected by Cyclone Mora in Bangladesh and Myanmar, it said in a media release on Friday (Jun 16). The humanitarian organisation said it has contributed US$50,000 to the Bangladesh Red Cross to provide aid such as food, shelter, water and sanitation for 50,000 victims of the cyclones. Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on May 26 and has affected 3   Read More ...
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Tags: Philanthropy |  Red Cross | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  Bangladesh |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Myanmar |  Singapore | 
Sharma century sees India into Champions Trophy final with Pakistan
Sharma century sees India into Champions Trophy final with Pakistan BIRMINGHAM. Rohit Sharma's unbeaten century sealed India's place in a Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan after the title-holders thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday. Bangladesh's total of 264 for seven never looked like being enough and was duly made to look inadequate by India's powerful top-order. Sharma and fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan (46) put on 87 before Sharma (123 not out) and India captain Virat Kohli (96 not out) completed the job with nearly 10 overs to spare   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Bangladesh |  India |  Pakistan | 
Buckingham Palace khaali karo, King Rohit is true royalty: Twitter after India smashes Bangladesh to reach final
Buckingham Palace khaali karo, King Rohit is true royalty: Twitter after India smashes Bangladesh to reach final What a win from the boys. India put on a display of composed and confident batting as they cruised into the final of the Champions Trophy with a nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh on Thursday, setting up a clash with old rivals Pakistan on Sunday. A masterful unbeaten 123 from Rohit Sharma at Edgbaston steered the defending champions to victory with nearly 10 overs to spare after they were set a target of 265 by Bangladesh, playing in their first semi-final of a major tournament   Read More ...
Places: Bangladesh |  India | 
Champions Trophy: Didn't Expect To Beat Bangladesh by 9 Wickets, Says Virat Kohli
Champions Trophy: Didn't Expect To Beat Bangladesh by 9 Wickets, Says Virat Kohli There was no stopping Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli as they stitched an unbeaten 178-run partnership to help India thrash Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy on Thursday at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground. India set up a grand finale against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday, a re-run of their opening match on June 4 which they won by a huge margin   Read More ...
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