The minister told a conference in Dhaka on Saturday that 495 nationals of different countries are now in Bangladesh jails. Among the foreign prisoners, 57 have been convicted in different cases, Kamal said. But their home countries are not showing any interest to receive them. The minister was speaking as the chief guest at a regional conference titled "Combating Trafficking: Repatriation of Victims of Trafficking" organized by the National Human Rights Commission at a Dhaka hotel on Saturday. “Almost 80% of the people who are trafficked through maritime routes are Rohingya refugees,” the minister said.
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KL Rahul and Hardik PandyaThe duo missed five one-day internationals each as part of a provisional ban, which was later lifted, and have been included in India's 15-member squad for the May 30-July 14 World CupIndia all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul have been each ordered to pay 2m rupees (about $29,000) towards charity within a month for their comments about women in a television chat-show, a board (BCCI) ombudsman has ruled. Indian cricket administrators recalled Pandya and Rahul from a tour of Australia and charged them with misconduct and indiscipline after remarks condemned on social media as sexist, racist and misogynist. The duo missed five one-day internationals each as part of a provisional ban, which was later lifted, and have been included in India's 15-member squad for the May 30-July 14 World Cup. In his order, BCCI ombudsman Justice DK Jain said he took into account the CoA's view that due to the five matches the players missed due to the provisional ban, they lost out on earnings of about 3 million rupees. India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul have been fined for "sexist, disrespectful and racist" comments made on a television chat show: https://t.co/zwPAZiJQm5 pic.twitter.com/kfAPR2oH3C — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 20, 2019The talk-show went viral, prompting outrage on social media with some users demanding a life ban, while others called for the cricketers' lucrative contracts for the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be torn up.
April 20, 2019 14:26 UTC
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The latest arrestee, Iftekhar Uddin Rana, 21, is one of the suspected plotters of the fatal arson attack on Nusrat, Additional Superintendent of Police Md Moin Uddin told bdnews24.com. The law enforcers arrested Rana in Rangamati town’s T&T Residential Area early on Saturday morning, the Police Bureau of Investigation official said. Rana from Charganesh in Feni’s Sonagazi fled after the attack on Nusrat on Apr 6. Assailants tricked her onto the rooftop when the Alim candidate went to the madrasa on that day to sit for exams. PBI’s Moinuddin said Rana was sent to Feni earlier on Saturday and would be produced in the court on Sunday.
April 20, 2019 14:03 UTC
Hand fans of SolmaidTraditional hand fans made from palm leaves are rare in Bangladesh now. Photo: Mahmud Zaman OviYasin has been making hand fans for 60 years but decided to stop next year as the demand has dropped. Photo: Mahmud Zaman OviYasin, 90, is making hand fans for six decades. Photo: Mahmud Zaman OviYasin, 90, is making hand fans for six decades. Photo: Mahmud Zaman OviVery few families at Solmaid in Dhaka’s Bhatara are engaged in making hand fans now.
April 20, 2019 13:52 UTC
But his departure early this month spurred demonstrators to seek further changes, notably the resignation of three senior Bouteflika allies. Activists chalked up a second victory Tuesday as one of the three, constitutional council chief Tayeb Belaiz, followed Bouteflika to the exit. But Friday's crowds were pushing for still more as they clogged streets for several kilometres in the heart of the capital. Despite Bensalah calling a presidential election on July 4, Algerian demonstrations are demanding a broader overhaul of the political system. Marginalised opposition parties - which have been sidelined by the mainly grassroots protest movement - have been invited for talks on Monday.
The victory, coming three days after Spurs eliminated City from the Champions League, puts the pressure back on title rivals Liverpool who are at Cardiff City on Sunday and trail by a point with each side having played 34 games. Manchester City move a point clear of Liverpool at the top with their 10th straight Premier League win! It was the first goal in the Premier League for the 18-year-old midfielder, making his second start in the competition. No repeat of Wednesday's euphoria as Tottenham lose 1-0 at Manchester City … but they have the #UCL semi-finals to look forward to. 👌 pic.twitter.com/Kn3B7fXRPC — UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) April 20, 2019Son Heung-min twice threatened the City goal but both times City keeper Ederson was out quickly to nullify the danger.
The player transfer of the Dhaka Premier Division Women’s Cricket was held in Mirpur Saturday BCBWith the participation of 10 Dhaka Premier clubs, the tournament is set to roll on the field Thursday, two days after the conclusion of the men’s version of the competitionThe player transfer of the Dhaka Premier Division Women’s Cricket season 2019 was held Saturday. The Dhaka women’s league was earlier delayed due to insufficient grounds. Players Transfer of Dhaka Premier Division Women's Cricket League 2018-19 held today (April 20) at SBNCS. pic.twitter.com/QOv1Q41CXb — Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) April 20, 2019The grounds in and around Dhaka have been busy hosting first the Dhaka Premier T20 League, followed by the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League. The last time the Bangladesh women’s team had played an international was during the 2018 World T20I in the West Indies.
Yesterday evening’s audience were staunch Stone Free fans who attend all of their concerts. Yesterday evening’s audience were staunch Stone Free fans who attend all of their concerts. After The Beatles’ cover, Stone Free performed “Riders on the Storm” by The Doors, cheered on by the audience once again. Stone Free performed The Beatles’ “And I Love Her,” Eric Clapton’s “Layla,” The Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” and many other classic songs. They also had one guest performer who was handsome hunk Saad on keyboards, who also played with Stone Free in their last tribute to Pink Floyd.
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"This TIB report has no scientific basis,” Khan said, terming the study “unprofessional, concocted and a bid to belittle WASA’s image”. “Dhaka WASA’s water is 100 percent drinkable in World Health Organization standard. This information (TIB report) is totally hypothetical and unrealistic. About 62 percent of the service seekers from the state-run utility company were the victims of irregularities, harassment and corruption, the TIB study found. And all water meters of Dhaka WASA will be automated."
April 20, 2019 13:30 UTC
Prime Minister hints ,but i am predicting that PM's time is up ,people don't need this artificial reshuffle ,its time for PM to go ,his game is over . Shaikh, who served as finance minister from 2010-2013 under the opposition Pakistan People's Party when it was in power, has been appointed as "Adviser on Finance" but will be heading the finance ministry once again. In a speech laden with cricket metaphors, Khan, who led Pakistan's cricket team to World Cup triumph in 1992, said such changes were part of good leadership. The prime minister also has one objective and I have only one objective, to help my people win, to help them rise," he said. "For this, I have the changed the batting order in my team and I will do this again in the future."
April 20, 2019 12:45 UTC
Representational photo BigstockThe principal, his wife, and the madrasa hostel superintendent tried to conceal the rape incidentPolice arrested two people in a case filed over raping an 11-year-old madrasa girl in Rampal upazila in Bagerhat. Oliur Rahman, principal of Shorafpur Keramotia Fazil Madrasa and the rape suspect Ferdous Sheikh, 19, were detained from the upazila’s Foyla area on Friday, reports UNB. According to the case statement, a second-grader madrasa student from Naogaon district was a resident at the dormitory of Shorafpur Keramotia Fazil Madrasa. On the night of April 11, the prime accused Ferdous entered the madrasa and raped the child. Afterwards, the principal, his wife, and the madrasa hostel superintendent tried to conceal the rape incident.
April 20, 2019 12:33 UTC
Sisi's supporters say the changes are necessary to give him more time to complete major development projects and economic reforms. Critics say they concentrate more power in Sisi's hands and return Egypt to an authoritarian model. Sisi came to power after spearheading, as defence minister, the removal of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi as president in 2013. Under Sisi, Egypt has witnessed a crackdown on dissent that rights groups say is unprecedented in its recent history. Lina Khatib, head of Chatham House's Middle East and North Africa Program, said the amendments "pave the way for a power grab" by Sisi.
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The discovery was made on Saturday afternoon based on a statement given by one of Nusrat's classmates Zubair during interrogation, said Feni's PBI Inspection Md Shah Alam, the case's investigating officer. The burqa is one of the three worn by the male assailants during the incident, said Inspector Shah Alam. The PBI has now recovered one of the three burqas worn by the male assailants in the incident." Nusrat was sitting the Alim examination, equivalent of the HSC, at the Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Madrasa in Feni. Nusrat was critically injured in the incident and died during treatment at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Apr 10.
April 20, 2019 12:11 UTC