New Zealand to host West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Bangladesh in summer season

White said New Zealand Cricket (NZC) is working to implement bio-secure bubble, similar to the one the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is using in their ongoing season, to resume international cricket in the country post the coronavirus-forced hiatus.

COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh reach 263,503 with nearly 3,000 new infections

Senior Health Ministry official Nasima Sultana said in a briefing Tuesday afternoon that “2,996 new COVID-19 positive cases and 33 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours across Bangladesh.”

Bangladesh’s per capita income rises to over 2,000 USD

According to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), per capita income in 2019-2020 fiscal year rose to 2,064 U.S. dollars. The figure stood at 1,909 dollars in the previous 2018-2019 fiscal year (July 2018-June 2019).

Shakib Al Hasan could make international comeback on Sri Lanka tour

FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintShakib Al Hasan is likely to make an immediate return to the Bangladesh team after his suspension deadline ends on October 29, with Sri Lanka the assumed venue of his comeback. Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka is all but confirmed and given how the tour schedule is shaping up, it is more than likely […]

Covid-19: Garment workers lose up to $5.8 bln in wages during coronavirus pandemic

Clean Clothes Campaign said clothing companies had long profited from low wages in countries with lax labour laws. “We are asking brands individually to make a public commitment to avoid a situation in which everyone in a supply chain has responsibility, but in practice nobody assumes responsibility,” said Clean Clothes campaigner Christie Miedema.

New Zealand optimistic of full summer of international cricket

NZC chief David White said he was confident of setting up bio-bubbles, similar to the ones used by England and Wales Cricket Board, to kick start international cricket in the country post the long Covid-19 break. “We are making tremendous progress. I was just on the phone to the West Indies, they’re confirmed, Pakistan is […]

How much air pollution you’re exposed to in traffic depends on if you use air-conditioning or not

In every case, driving with the windows open meant a higher exposure to pollutants for those inside the car. In-car exposure was also higher in most cities when driving during morning peak hours, so one way people can avoid air pollution while commuting, researchers say, is to travel during off-peak hours. In general, commuters who […]

Slovenia Catches 43 Illegal Migrants Being Smuggled Across Europe in One Van

The migrants said they came from Pakistan and Bangladesh. A patrol stopped the van on Sunday in the area of Sezana, near the border with Italy.

U.N. investigator says Facebook has not shared ‘evidence’ of Myanmar crime

(Reuters) – The head of a U.N. investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes”, despite vowing to work with investigators looking into abuses in the country including against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Myanmar’s agricultural exports earn over 3.3 bln USD in first 10 months of FY 2019-20

Rice and broken rice, pulses and beans, and maize are the main items of export in the agricultural sector while fruits and vegetables, sesame, dried tea leaves, sugar and other agricultural products are also exported to other countries.