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Akmal suspended for violating PCB’s anti-corruption code

Islamabad  (AP/UNB) — The Pakistan Cricket Board has suspended batsman Umar Akmal under its anti-corruption code hours before the start of its premier domestic Twenty20 event in Karachi on Thursday. The PCB did not reveal the exact nature of Akmal’s offense, but said in a statement that “the batsman cannot take part in any cricket-related activity pending the investigation being ... Read More »

High jumper suspended for doping 1 month after worlds

Monaco (AP/UNB) — The Athletics Integrity Unit says Belarusian high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a diuretic that helps hide the use of other drugs. The 23-year-old Nabokau competed at the world track championships in Doha, Qatar, last month. He cleared 2.26 meters in the qualifying round and was eliminated on a count back. ... Read More »

Forced marriage to rapist: Pabna OC withdrawn, SI suspended

The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station was withdrawn and a sub-inspector was suspended for allegedly forcing a gang-rape victim to marry one of her rapists at the police station. Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, superintendent of Pabna police, said the punitive action was taken against OC Obaidul Haq and SI Ekramul Haq. According to reports, the victim, a housewife, had an ... Read More »

BAU deputy librarian suspended

Mymensingh, Aug 01 – A Deputy librarian of the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) Emdadul Haque has been suspended temporarily on the charges of misbehaviour with a colleague. The suspension notice came on Wednesday signed by register (acting). Read More »

Zimbabwe suspended from international cricket

London, Jul 18 (AP/UNB) — Zimbabwe was suspended from international cricket on Thursday because of government interference. The International Cricket Council said it was also freezing all funding to the southern African country, which is a test-playing nation and full member of the ICC. The ban will be in place until at least October, when the ICC will meet again ... Read More »

UK arms sales to Saudis suspended after court ruling

The court holds the government failed to consider violations in Yemen London – The Court of Appeal in London ruled on June 20, 2019, that the United Kingdom government’s refusal to consider Saudi Arabia’s laws-of-war violations in Yemen before licensing arms sales was unlawful, Human Rights Watch said today. The landmark decision requires the UK government to reconsider its decision ... Read More »

ACC director handling DIG Mizanur’s case suspended

Dhaka, Jun 10 – Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) temporarily suspended its director Khandaker Enamul Basir on allegations of leaking information in violation of the rules. According to a report broadcast on private TV channel ATN News yesterday (June 9), ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir accepted a bribe of Tk 40 lakh ahead of a search conducted against DIG Mizanur Rahman, who ... Read More »

Biman pilot travels to Doha sans passport: Cop suspended

Dhaka, June 8 – An immigration police officer at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport has been suspended over the travel of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines pilot to Qatar without his passport. On June 5, Captain Fazal Mahmud reached Doha Hamad International Airport in Qatar operating an aircraft from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here without any passport. Contacted, Additional Superintendent of Police ... Read More »

RU BCL leader suspended for assaulting journalist

Rajshahi, Feb 05 – A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League Rajshahi University (RU) unit was suspended for a month yesterday (Monday) for assaulting a campus reporter in last year. The suspended leader is Sabrun Zamil Sushmoy, is the organizing secretary of the RU unit. The victim was, Ali Younus Hridoy, a final-year student of mass communication and journalism, and RU ... Read More »

17 Jahangirnagar University students suspended

Savar (Dhaka), Jan 30 – The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) suspended 17 students on separate charges of sexual harassment, taking drugs, and assault. The decision was taken at the January 18 syndicate meeting, said Acting Registrar Rahima Kaniz. An official notification, published on January 29, said 11 microbiology students were found guilty of sexual harassment. They had published screenshots ... Read More »

Flights suspended at Gatwick airport

Flights have been suspended at Gatwick airport following sightings of drones being flown close to the airfield. The problems began at about 21:00 GMT on Wednesday and the runway was closed all night, grounding outbound flights and forcing inbound planes to be diverted. Read More »