Lifters eye more glory in SA meet

Bangladesh weightlifting team’s impressive show in the just-concluded Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Pune, India gave the players a confidence boost for making a bigger impact in the forthcoming South Asian Games. The three-member Bangladesh weightlifting team, who won six medals including a gold, three silver and two

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Simanta clinches gold in C’wealth Weightlifting

Mabia Akhter Simanta clinched one gold and two silver medals for Bangladesh on Wednesday in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, now being held in Indian city of Pune.
Simanta, who lifted 176kg in 63-kg weight category, became only third Bangladeshi to claim an international gold after Mollah Sabira and Sahriar Sultana Suchi.

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Two Bangladeshi sisters sold to Pune pimps rescued

Two sisters from Bangladesh, who had been forced into prostitution in the Indian city of Pune, were rescued by Pune Police in a special operation, following a specific request to the Indian government by Dhaka, The Times of India reported on Sunday. The sisters, both minors, belonging to well-off families, were abducted by pimps in Bangladesh and sold off in

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