Tag Archives: Bangladeshis

Australia to arrive Dhaka today


MNA Sports Desk: Australia cricket team will arrive in Dhaka on Friday night to play a two-match Test series against the Tigers, reported news agency. Australia and Bangladesh will play the first Test (27-31 August) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Dhaka while the 2nd Test (4-8 September) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. Bangladesh squad (preliminary): Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Mahmudullah Riyad, Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Subhashish Roy, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Rubel Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Sanjamul ...

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Two Bangladeshis killed in Saudi Arabia road crash

Saudi Arabia

MNA National Desk: Two Bangladeshis were killed and another injured in a road accident at the Hayil province of Saudi Arabia on local time Wednesday night. The deceased are Abul Khayer, a resident of Raipur upazila in Lakshmipur, and Dulal Hossain, a resident of Sonaimuri upazila in Noakhali. Identity of the injured could not be known yet. It has been known that Dulal Hossain was travelling from Hayil along with two other passengers, while the accident occurred in Dilhan area of Tabuq at about KSA time 10:45pm and left two dead on the spot. However, the reason behind the accident ...

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2 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia for suspected links to IS


MNA Editorial Desk: Malaysian police said on Monday they had arrested four people, including two Bangladeshis, with suspected links to an Islamic State cell based out of the southern Philippines. Muslim-majority Malaysia has been on high alert since an attack last January by Islamic State-linked militants in Jakarta, the capital of neighbouring Indonesia. The four were arrested in a series of raids between 13-19 January in Kuala Lumpur and Sabar, reports Malaysian English news service New Straits Times. The cell, operating out of the province of Mindanao, was led by a former university lecturer, Mahmud Ahmad, who is known to ...

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No Bangladeshis among New York blast injured

New York

MNA National Desk: There is no Bangladeshis among those injured by the explosion occurred at Chelsea in Manhattan of the USA, said a Bangladesh diplomat in New York quoting preliminary information on Sunday, reported news agency. However, at least 25 people were injured in New York explosion. “25 injuries to civilians confirmed at 133 W 23 St in Chelsea. None appear to be life-threatening at this time,” the Fire Department NY tweeted. “Explosion happened at roughly 8:30pm (0030 GMT Sunday) on 23rd street between 6th and 7th avenues,” in Manhattan, spokesman J. Peter Donald tweeted. “Several injured transported to area ...

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Four Bangladeshis sentenced to imprisonment in Singapore


MNA Editorial Desk: Four Bangladeshi workers, arrested in Singapore, have been to 24 to 60 months of imprisonment for funding terrorism. They were detained for planning terror occurrences in home country. The men had been held in April under the country’s Internal Security Act (ISA). The four are Mizanur Rahman, 31-year-old, Rubel Miah, 26-year-old, Md.Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31-yaer-old, and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29-year-old. Rahman, found to be the chief leader, has been sentenced to five years in jail. Sohel will be behind bars for two years, while Miah and Jabath has been sentenced to two and ...

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Panama Papers exposed 50 Bangladeshis

Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks exposed more than 50 Bangladeshis including the ruling party’s Awami League leader Kazi Zafarullah and his wife Nilufer Zafarullah. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published the searchable database on Monday. The Panama Papers are 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities. The leaked documents were created by Panamanian law firm and corporate service provider Mossack Fonseca; some dated back to the 1970s. “There are legitimate uses for offshore companies and trusts. We do not intend to suggest or imply that any persons, companies ...

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