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Bangladesh's Jaladash community of fisherfolk dwindles under onslaught of climate change, state apathy
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Bangladesh's Jaladash community of fisherfolk dwindles under onslaught of climate change, state apathy

Almost no member of the Jaladash community owns any land, so farming or aquaculture are not options open to them. They use the same fishing nets that their ancestors did.

Bangladesh train mishap: Toll rises to 16, over 50 injured in Kasba train collusion; Sheikh Hasina stresses need for railway officials to stay alert
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Bangladesh train mishap: Toll rises to 16, over 50 injured in Kasba train collusion; Sheikh Hasina stresses need for railway officials to stay alert

According to the Daily Star, Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina 'expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives and injuries to many passengers' and 'expressed sympathy to the bereaved families and prayed for the salvation of the departed souls'.

Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit
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Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit

Authorities in Bangladesh put more than 50,000 volunteers on standby and readied about 5000 shelters as a strong cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the low-lying nation's vast southwestern and southern coast on Saturday evening

Oil spill in Bangladesh's Karnaphuli River a threat to critically endangered Ganges dolphins
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Oil spill in Bangladesh's Karnaphuli River a threat to critically endangered Ganges dolphins

The oil spill in southeast Bangladesh is the latest in a series of environmental disasters affecting river based ecosystems in the country, showcasing how inadequate the environmental safeguards are

Bangladesh Cricket Board sacks two first-class coaches for not playing leg-spinners in National Cricket League
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Bangladesh Cricket Board sacks two first-class coaches for not playing leg-spinners in National Cricket League

Bangladesh have upped in the ante in their quest for a quality leg-spin bowler, with two domestic first-class coaches sacked for not fielding one in the National Cricket League.

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: 'Excited' Rashid Khan faces tough challenge on captaincy debut
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: 'Excited' Rashid Khan faces tough challenge on captaincy debut

Afghanistan's spin prodigy Rashid Khan faces a tough challenge as he captains his side for the first time against Bangladesh in only his war-torn country's third Test starting Thursday.

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Head coach Russell Domingo confident of hosts beating Rashid Khan and Co in one-off Test
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Head coach Russell Domingo confident of hosts beating Rashid Khan and Co in one-off Test

Bangladesh's new head coach Russell Domingo on Tuesday backed his charges to beat Afghanistan in the one-off Test starting on Thursday, provided they could build enough pressure on the opposition.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s appointment as leader of Congress in Lok Sabha is sign of things to come
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s appointment as leader of Congress in Lok Sabha is sign of things to come

The anointment of Chowdhury is an indication on how the Gandhis may choose a person to lead the Congress, in case a sulking Rahul Gandhi refuses to take up the mantle again.

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Hosts fail to build on first innings advantage as Windies spinners lead fightback on second Day
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Bangladesh vs West Indies: Hosts fail to build on first innings advantage as Windies spinners lead fightback on second Day

Bangladesh were unable to cash in on the advantage, slumping to 55 for five in their second innings at stumps on the second day for a lead of just 133 runs.

Ayub Bachchu, popular Bangladeshi singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 56 after heart failure
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Ayub Bachchu, popular Bangladeshi singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 56 after heart failure

Ayub Bachchu had undergone a heart valve surgery in 2009 and continued to suffer from heart tissue damage and health complications

Fazle Rabbi, Mohammad Saifuddin included in Bangladesh's ODI squad as cover for injured Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal
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Fazle Rabbi, Mohammad Saifuddin included in Bangladesh's ODI squad as cover for injured Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal

Rabbi, 30, has never played for the full international side but has been rewarded for strong performances in Bangladesh A's tour of Ireland this year. Saifuddin last played for the national side in January.

Bangladesh student protests puts Sheikh Hasina govt on defensive, stirs opposition party's hopes of revival before general election
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Bangladesh student protests puts Sheikh Hasina govt on defensive, stirs opposition party's hopes of revival before general election

Sheikh Hasina's Awami League has taken a hit in the run-up to an election she was widely expected to win, after heavy-handed policing of demonstrations and a wave of arrests fuelled accusations that free speech is increasingly being curtailed.

Students' protest in Bangladesh nears end after series of violent events sees several journalists injured
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Students' protest in Bangladesh nears end after series of violent events sees several journalists injured

The students' non-violent movement in Bangladesh that erupted on 29 July following the death of two students in a road accident in Dhaka seems to have come to an end after a series of violent incidents

Bangladesh women's cricket player Najrin Khan Mukta in police custody for possessing 14,000 meth pills
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Bangladesh women's cricket player Najrin Khan Mukta in police custody for possessing 14,000 meth pills

A Bangladeshi court on Monday sent a female cricketer to two-days’ police custody after she was arrested with 14,000 pills of popular drug ya ba, as methamphetamine is widely known in Asia, a senior police officer said.

Bangladesh Cricket Board vows to improve conditions of pitches after ICC rebuke
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Bangladesh Cricket Board vows to improve conditions of pitches after ICC rebuke

The ICC penalised the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka for its sub par pitch a week after rebuking Bangladesh's other top venue in Chittagong for its shoddy ground.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' captain Mahmudullah confident of Dhaka pitch producing a result
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' captain Mahmudullah confident of Dhaka pitch producing a result

Acting Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah said on Wednesday his team was confident of getting its first-ever Test series win over Sri Lanka after eking out a dogged draw in the opener

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Chittagong pitch for opening Test rated 'below average' by ICC, receives one demerit point
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Chittagong pitch for opening Test rated 'below average' by ICC, receives one demerit point

Five centuries and six half-centuries were scored in the match which saw Bangladesh posting 513 and 307 for five, and Sri Lanka amassing a colossal 713 for nine declared in their only innings.

Highlights, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Day 1, 1st Test at Chittagong: Full Cricket Score
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Highlights, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Day 1, 1st Test at Chittagong: Full Cricket Score

Catch the live score and updates from the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

India extends relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: History, humanitarian operation and three-way diplomacy
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India extends relief to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: History, humanitarian operation and three-way diplomacy

By offering solace and humanitarian relief to Rohingya refugees, India earned points in Bangladesh while maintaining its strategic interests in Myanmar.

Ashes 2017: Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell aims to make playing XI against England with tweak in batting technique
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Ashes 2017: Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell aims to make playing XI against England with tweak in batting technique

"I had a very one-day technique where I was able to work the ball sidewards with my hands," said Maxwell.