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Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days to save fish

Added: 20.05.2019 12:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

The government says the 65-day ban during the breeding season will boost dwindling fish stocks.

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| Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh after killing 15 in India

Added: 19.05.2019 17:22 | 18 views | 0 comments


More than two million people in at-risk areas in two countries were moved into shelters
The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 15 people in the eastern state of Odisha, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday, where more than a million people have been moved to safety.
After hitting land, Cyclone Fani lost some of its power and was downgraded to a deep depression by the India Meteorological Department.

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| Weatherwatch: cyclones strike in unexpected places

Added: 18.05.2019 17:22 | 10 views | 0 comments


Warming seas may be a factor in why some regions are experiencing tropical cyclones for the first time
Cyclone Fani has battered areas of north-east India and Bangladesh, a region notorious for catastrophic storms. But tropical cyclones have also appeared in unexpected areas, including extremely powerful Cyclone Kenneth, which recently struck the north of Mozambique, a region previously unknown for these storms. That came shortly after powerful Cyclone Idai tore through central Mozambique and neighbouring countries.
In March, Tropical Storm Ibai appeared in the South Atlantic, where tropical storms are very rare. That same month, two powerful tropical cyclones hit Australia within 48 hours, another unusual occurrence.

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Bangladesh police kill two suspected Rohingya traffickers in clash

Added: 15.05.2019 9:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official said on Wednesday.

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| Cyclone Fani: at least eight dead in India’s biggest storm in decades

Added: 14.05.2019 17:28 | 30 views | 0 comments


One million people evacuated as 170km/h winds make landfall in eastern Odisha state
Cyclone Fari barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India, passing through hundreds of densely populated, low-lying communities along the Bay of Bengal, one of the most vulnerable regions to flooding in the world.
Major roads in the capital of eastern India’s Odisha state were scattered with trees and power lines, and the roof was torn off the city’s main railway station, after on Friday it was hit by the most severe storm on the Indian subcontinent in two decades.

The sound and the fury : here's what the landfall at Puri by actually looked like..
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FANI impact in Puri

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Bangladesh police 'rescue' dozens of Rohingya being trafficked to Malaysia

Added: 14.05.2019 8:16 | 20 views | 0 comments

Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Shannon nears senior call with 90-run knock

Added: 14.10.2017 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

James Shannon threw his hat in the ring for promotion to the senior team with a fine innings of 90 in Sylhet yesterday as well as giving the Ireland Wolves the sniff of a chance of pulling off what would be a remarkable victory against Bangladesh A.

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World Cup places up for grabs as Balbirnie leads Irish Wolves

Added: 11.10.2017 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Andy Balbirnie will lead Ireland Wolves in a four-day unofficial Test against Bangladesh 'A' in Sylhet today at the start of a six-match tour that will see a mixture of experienced and younger players vying for inclusion in the squad for next year's World Cup qualifiers.

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