AMINUL ISLAM

  • Aminul Islam relives his journey from World Cup to Test Arena January 14, 2015

    Since its independence in 1971, Bangladesh wanted to play in the World Cup. Bangladesh competed in the 1979, 1982, 1990 and 1994 ICC Trophies and not only improved every time, but got closer to qualification to the pinnacle event. My ODI debut was in 1988 and I played in the ICC...
  • Kolkata: Police transfers officials in antirape activist's death case January 8, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Police has transferred Assistant Commissioner Debasish Baidya, incharge of Karaya police station, and the OC Prasenjit Bhattacharya. The two have been penalised on charges of misleading the Lalbazar police headquarters over Aminul Islam's death. Aminul had set himself on fire on December 3, 2012 after being allegedly harassed...
  • Kolkata: Antirape activist dies of burn injuries January 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Battling injuries for nearly a month, the 36yearold social activist Mir Aminul Islam passed away in Kolkata on January 1. It took Kolkata police Aminul's suicide attempt on December 3 to finally snap into action and arrest Sehazada Bux, who is accused of raping a minor girl and for...