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News Bangladesh: Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods

Published on: Monday 27 July 2020
Nearly one-third of Bangladesh affected by monsoon floods
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/one-third-bangladesh-affected-monsoon-floods-200728111539284.html

After losing their homes and livelihoods, hundreds of thousands in Bangladesh wait for help amid rising floodwaters.

News Bangladesh: Cricket Buzz: Bangladesh's Kazi gets 2-year ban for doping violation

Published on: Sunday 26 July 2020
Cricket Buzz: Bangladesh's Kazi gets 2-year ban for doping violation
News source: https://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/cricket-buzz-bangladesh-kazi-gets-2-year-ban-for-doping-violation/20200727.htm

Cricket Buzz: Bangladesh's Kazi gets 2-year ban for doping violation. Young Bangladesh pacer Kazi Anik Islam has been handed a two-year ban by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for failing a dope test in 2018. Kazi, who was Bangladesh's leading wicket-taker in the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, tested positive for Methamphetamine, a prohibited substance, during a National Cricket League game in the same year. The 21-year-old admitted to the offence.

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh London mission bins report on issuing health certificate

Published on: Friday 24 July 2020
Bangladesh London mission bins report on issuing health certificate
News source: https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/foreign-affairs/2020/07/25/bangladesh-london-mission-bins-report-on-issuing-health-certificate

Bangladesh High Commission in London, UK has described as “incorrect” some media reports that said the mission issued “health certificate” regarding Covid-19 to Bangladesh bound passengers. No such ...

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Published on: Tuesday 21 July 2020
Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-faces-further-flood-crisis-monsoon-hit-south-155429060.html

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh regulator orders telcos to stop providing free access to social media

Published on: Tuesday 21 July 2020
Bangladesh regulator orders telcos to stop providing free access to social media
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/bangladesh-regulator-orders-telcos-stop-215100776.html

Bangladesh's regulator has ordered telecom operators and other internet providers in the nation to stop providing free access to social media services, becoming the latest market in Asia to take a partial stand against zero-rating deals. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, the local

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results

Published on: Wednesday 15 July 2020
Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/bangladesh-arrests-hospital-owner-fake-coronavirus-results-200716033249660.html

Mohammad Shahed, accused of issuing thousands of fake COVID-19 certificates, arrested after a nine-day manhunt.

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh, Nepal warn of rising rivers as monsoon toll rises

Published on: Sunday 19 July 2020
Bangladesh, Nepal warn of rising rivers as monsoon toll rises
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-nepal-warn-rising-rivers-monsoon-toll-rises-135719545.html

The death toll from heavy monsoon rains across South Asia has climbed to nearly 200, officials said Sunday, as Bangladesh and Nepal warned that rising waters would bring further flooding. Officials in Bangladesh said at least 67 people had died and another 2.6 million had been affected by swollen rivers

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh coronavirus patients shun government hospitals

Published on: Sunday 12 July 2020
Bangladesh coronavirus patients shun government hospitals
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/bangladesh-coronavirus-patients-shun-government-hospitals-200713054913016.html

Thousands of beds for coronavirus patients in Bangladesh are lying empty despite the country struggling with a rising caseload as people are too scared to enter hospitals, officials and sufferers say.

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

Published on: Thursday 09 July 2020
Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-says-rohingya-refugees-cant-leave-island-112522348.html

Hundreds of Rohingya refugees on a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal will not be allowed to leave unless they agree to return home, Bangladesh authorities said Thursday. The 306 Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar were put on Bhashan Char island in April after being taken off two boats trying to traffic

News Bangladesh: Virus outbreak in Rohingya camps 'contained': Bangladesh

Published on: Monday 06 July 2020
Virus outbreak in Rohingya camps 'contained': Bangladesh
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/virus-outbreak-rohingya-camps-contained-bangladesh-101230749.html

A coronavirus outbreak among Rohingya refugees has been "successfully contained", Bangladesh officials have said after fears that the disease spread rapidly in overcrowded camps. Nearly one million Rohingya live in squalid camps in southeastern Bangladesh, after fleeing a 2017 military crackdown

News Bangladesh: Torrential rain produces severe flooding in India, strands over 200,000 in Bangladesh

Published on: Tuesday 30 June 2020
Torrential rain produces severe flooding in India, strands over 200,000 in Bangladesh
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/06/30/Torrential-rain-produces-severe-flooding-in-India-strands-over-200000-in-Bangladesh/2341593563075/

As June winds down, the Southwest monsoon is in full force across India, and rainfall totals are climbing to staggering levels as rising floodwaters leave thousands stranded.

News Bangladesh: At Least 32 Dead as Boat Capsizes in Bangladesh

Published on: Monday 29 June 2020
At Least 32 Dead as Boat Capsizes in Bangladesh
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/29/world/asia/bangladesh-ferry-capsize.html

Search efforts were continuing after a passenger ship was struck by a ferry near a busy port in Dhaka, the capital.

News Bangladesh: Bangladesh men fined for Messi birthday party during pandemic lockdown

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Bangladesh men fined for Messi birthday party during pandemic lockdown
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-men-fined-messi-birthday-party-during-pandemic-111005077.html

Fifteen Bangladeshi men have been fined for celebrating the birthday of Argentine football star Lionel Messi in breach of a coronavirus lockdown. Magistrates accompanied by troops raided a cafe in the Indian border town of Damurhuda on Wednesday as the men, aged between 17 and 32, drank coffee and ate

News Bangladesh: High Street To PPE: Bangladesh Garment Makers Turn Virus Gloom Into Boom

Published on: Thursday 25 June 2020
High Street To PPE: Bangladesh Garment Makers Turn Virus Gloom Into Boom
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/high-street-ppe-bangladesh-garment-makers-turn-virus-gloom-boom-3001040

"At least I can feed my family and parents." Bangladesh over the past two decades became the world's second-largest ready-made garment exporter after China, making clothes for the likes of Primark and ...

News Bangladesh: 4 Rohingya men killed in gunfight with Bangladesh police

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
4 Rohingya men killed in gunfight with Bangladesh police
News source: https://apnews.com/74ea62ad0e7fd3e70798e7d2558baaf6

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Four suspected members of a Rohingya group allegedly involved in kidnapping for ransom were killed in a gunfight with Bangladeshi police near the sprawling refugee camps...

News Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza: Ex-Bangladesh captain in coronavirus positive test

Published on: Saturday 20 June 2020
Mashrafe Mortaza: Ex-Bangladesh captain in coronavirus positive test
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/53119793

Bangladesh fast bowler, former captain and member of parliament Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for coronavirus, along with two other players.

News Bangladesh: 'My life became a disaster movie': the Bangladesh garment factory on the brink

Published on: Saturday 20 June 2020
'My life became a disaster movie': the Bangladesh garment factory on the brink
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jun/21/my-life-became-a-disaster-movie-the-bangladesh-garment-factory-on-the-brink

One factory owner tells how coronavirus cancellations by UK brands have seen him struggle to pay wages ...

News Bangladesh: Virus fears fuel bicycle sales in congested Bangladesh cities

Published on: Thursday 18 June 2020
Virus fears fuel bicycle sales in congested Bangladesh cities
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/virus-fears-fuel-bicycle-sales-congested-bangladesh-cities-032637529.html

Dhaka commuters hitting the streets again after a months-long lockdown are opting for bikes to maintain social distancing -- and discovering that pedal power is a way to beat the city's notorious traffic. Bangladesh lifted restrictions on movement at the end of May to revive its stuttering economy