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List of passengers aboard US-Bangla flight


MNA Exclusive Desk: The US-Bangla Airlines flight which crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal was carrying 67 passengers – 32 from Bangladesh, 33 from Nepal and one each from China and the Maldives, according to sources at the airlines. They were: Mr Zhang Ming (CHN) Mrs Rizana Abdulla (MDV) Mr Ahmed Foysal(BGD) Ms Shahreen Ahmed(BGD) Mr Eakub Ali (BGD) Mr Alifuzzaman (BGD) Mrs Almun Nahar Annie (BGD) Miss Bilkis Ara (BGD) Mrs Sila Bajgain (NPL) Mrs Begum Hurun Nahar Bilquis Banu (BGD) Ms Algina Baral (NPL) Ms Charu Baral (NPL) Mrs Mst Akhtara Begum (BGD) Mr Md Shahin Bepari ...

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Maldives declares state of emergency


MNA International Desk: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a state of emergency, ordered security forces into the supreme court and arrested a former president, in moves the opposition called a ‘purge’ in the Indian Ocean island nation. Maldives police also arrested Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge on Tuesday, dramatically escalating the legal battle with the archipelago’s top court. Police said in a Twitter message they had arrested Saeed and Supreme Court Judge Ali Hameed ‘for an ongoing investigation’. They gave no details about the allegations or charges against the two judges. The president has ...

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SAFF U-18: Bangladesh thrash Maldives


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh maintained the all-win record in the five-nation SAFF U-18 Championship beating the Maldives by 2-0 goals in their 2nd match at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on Wednesday. Jafar Iqbal, who scored twice in their 4-3 victory over India in the opening match, also scored one goal against Bhutan in the 45th minute of the match after Saikat Mahmud opened the account in the very 9th minute, reported news agency. With the day’s feat, Bangladesh team dominated the South Asian Youth meet securing full six points from straight two matches with better goal difference scoring ...

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Summer escapes for the Eid holiday


MNA Lifestyle Desk: Are you planning on a summer escapes for the Eid Holiday? Prepare yourself for an Eid-Ul-Fitr to remember in the Indian Ocean where luxury islands in the Maldives and the Seychelles are wooing travelers with free nights in paradise, film festivals and fun-filled adventures for families. The Maldives with the Coco Those planning an escape to the ever-enticing Maldives for next month’s Eid-ul-Fitr can indulge in an extra night at no additional cost while staying at Coco Bodu Hithi or Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Maldives, with both resorts offering a special package allowing guests another gratis night ...

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