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Women's Asia Cup: Malaysia skipper Winifred Duraisingam wins toss, opts to bowl against India

Sylhet [Bangladesh], October 3 (ANI): Malaysia skipper Winifred Duraisingam won the toss and opted to field first against India in ...

PM Modi's diplomacy led to US granting India special waiver for vaccine raw materials: Jaishankar

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], October 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention led to the US granting India a special exemption ...

That's IT: Jaishankar says India expert in IT, Pakistan in 'international terrorism'

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], October 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan, said that ...

Bangladesh Muktijoddha Mancha submits memorandum to Xi, demands end to Uyghur atrocities

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 1 (ANI): Bangladesh Muktijoddha Mancha handed a memorandum to the envoy in the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka ...

China's 73rd National Day: Protest erupts in Bangladesh against Chinese oppression of Uyghur Muslims

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 1 (ANI): As the Chinese government is celebrating its 73rd 'National Day', protests erupted in Bangladesh against ...

Bumrah not yet officially ruled out of T20 World Cup: Rahul Dravid

Guwahati (Assam)[India], October 1 (ANI): Just like BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Indian head coach Rahul Dravid is not ready to ...

Women's Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka wins toss, opts to field first against India

Sylhet [Bangladesh], October 1 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Chamari Athapaththu won the toss and opted to field against India in ...

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"Bumrah is not out of T20 World Cup yet," says Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly is not ...

India to undergo preparatory camp in Australia ahead of WC

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): The Indian cricket team is expected to fly to Australia on October 6 ahead ...

It's just a matter of time: Harmanpreet backs Shafali to turn her form around during Asia Cup

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 30 (ANI): India opener Shafali Verma received solid backing from skipper Harmanpreet Kaur ahead of the T20 ...

Winners of ICC T20 Men's World Cup to get USD 1.6 million

Dubai [UAE], September 30 (ANI): The prize money for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's T20 World Cup 2022 has ...

Whatever we have done is within the rules: Harmanpreet Kaur on Charlotte Dean's dismissal

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 30 (ANI): It's been a week since Indian women's team's all-rounder Deepti Sharma's dismissal of Charlotte Dean ...

NCPCR chairman: Priests spreading superstition, misleading children for conversion

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairman Priyank Kanoongo on Thursday ...

India thrashes Pakistan and Bangladesh to qualify for 14th World Esports Championships in CS:GO

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): India's CS: GO team produced spirited performances in the South Asian Regional Qualifiers of ...

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari welcomes ban on PFI; thanks Amit Shah, govt

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 29 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari on Thursday welcomed the ban on ...

Rohingya Seek Reparations from Facebook for Role in Massacre

With roosters crowing in the background as he speaks from the crowded refugee camp in Bangladesh that's been his home ...

Ban on PFI: Twitter account of Popular Front of India withheld in India

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): The official Twitter account of Popular Front of India (PFI) has been withheld in ...

Chinese language top choice for Bangladeshi students in top university

© Provided by Xinhua "If I know Chinese, It is definitely very useful for my future," said Sumona, a student ...

After PFI ban, Delhi Police on high alert

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): After the Centre's ban on the Popular Front of India (PFI) for five years, ...

All India Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz welcomes ban on PFI

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The All India Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz lauded the ban on the Popular Front of ...

Centre directs States, UTs to exercise powers of UAPA against PFI, its affiliates

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): In another setback following the declaration of the Popular Front of India (PFI) as ...

UP CM Yogi terms PFI ban 'commendable'; Deputy CMs Brajesh Pathak, Maurya welcome decision

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday welcomed the ban imposed on ...

Cabinet approves India-Bangladesh MoU on withdrawal of water from Kushiyara river

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday has given its ex-post ...

Maharashtra: BJP leaders Kirit Somaiya, Nitesh Rane thank PM Modi for imposing ban on PFI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP leaders Kirit Somaiya and Nitesh Rane on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra ...

Muslim organisations support PFI ban

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): After the central government banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its affiliates ...

Madhya Pradesh Police detains 30 people over PFI links

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 28 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Police have detained 30 people from 8 districts of the ...

Ban on PFI: AIMIM's Owaisi says 'draconian' action cannot be supported

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday condemned the five-year ban on ...

Ban on PFI: Strong message to all anti-national groups, says Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 28 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that by banning the Popular Front of India ...

Right to information not always equal

Many South Asian countries have made progress in adopting right to information laws. But ensuring everyone benefits is proving more ...

India outlaws Muslim political party PFI over alleged terrorist ties

India has banned the Muslim political organisation the Popular Front of India (PFI) along with eight of its affiliates over ...

Bangladeshi central bank hikes repo rate to tame inflation

DHAKA, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- The central bank of Bangladesh has hiked the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) ...

Death toll from boat sinking in Bangladesh rises to 69

DHAKA, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Some 69 bodies had been recovered, while three passengers were still missing after a jampacked ...

Over 9,000 cases of dengue reported in Bangladesh in September

DHAKA, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Over 9,000 fresh cases of dengue fever were reported in Bangladesh so far this month, ...

GLOBALink | BRI a research focus at Bangladesh university

DHAKA, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's Daffodil International University (DIU), a recognized 20-year-old private university based in Dhaka, is working ...

Fujairah Ruler receives UAE Ambassador to Bangladesh

FUJAIRAH, 21st September, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, ...

Major regional changes, IPAMS and our media

I almost missed the 46th Indo-Pacific Armies Management Seminar (IPAMS) - 2022 co-hosted by Bangladesh Army and US Army Pacific ...

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Stocks in Asia quiet, but Japan's Nikkei 225 advances 279 points

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Stocks in Asia on Monday were mostly lower, following substantial falls on Wall Street on Friday. ...

Lyft taxi service puts hold on hiring due to US recession

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Ride-hailing firm Lyft said it is freezing all U.S. hiring through the end of the year, in ...

Ford to spend $700 million in Kentucky truck plant, add 500 jobs

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. has announced that it will invest $700 million in its Kentucky plant, which will assemble ...

German politicians agree on need for $194 billion energy shield

BERLIN, Germany: As Germany grapples with surging gas and electricity costs caused largely by a collapse in Russian gas supplies ...

After Covid, US struggles to process Indian visa applications

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is working to reduce the backlog in visa applications ...

US 50 states agree to standardized connections at EV charging stations

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved the electric vehicle charging station plans in all 50 American states, ...

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