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Whatever we have done, it was within the rules: Harmanpreet on Charlie Dean run-out
Sylhet (Bangladesh), Sep 30 (IANS) In India's 3-0 ODI series sweep over England at Lord's, the run-out of Charlie Dean at the non-striker's end by off-spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma to win the match by 16 runs kickstarted a never-ending debate on social media.
2022-09-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim retires from T20I cricket
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) Veteran Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim on Sunday announced his retirement from T20I cricket, saying he was doing so to prolong his Test and One-day International career and also looking at possibilities to play in the various franchise T20 leagues across the world.
2022-09-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Capitals pacer Mustafizur to clear the air on not playing Test cricket
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' left-arm pace bowler, Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman, has said that he will soon speak to his country's cricket board bosses and clear the air regarding not playing red-ball cricket for the country, adding that he is doing so to prolong his international career.
2022-04-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Bangladesh star cricketer Mosharraf Hossain passes away after battling cancer
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Former Bangladesh all-rounder Mosharraf Hossain, who played five ODIs and scored prolifically in first-class cricket while also taking wickets aplenty with his left-arm spin, passed away following a three-year battle with brain cancer. He was 40.
2022-04-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Eight Afghanistan cricketers test positive for COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Report
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Eight cricketers in the Afghanistan squad, currently touring Bangladesh for three ODIs and two T20Is, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, eight days before the scheduled start of the series on February 23.
2022-02-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Omicron driving spike in new Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is driving a huge spike in fresh infections in Bangladesh, a senior official has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
B'desh marks Mass Uprising Day
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday commemorated the Mass Uprising Day which marks the climax of the movement of the people of the then East Pakistan for autonomy in 1969 that eventually led to the Independence War and emergence of the country in 1971.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
3 cyber criminals allegedly paid by Pak spread online propaganda against B'desh
Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) Three cyber criminals, who have sided with war-crime convicts and alleged to have been paid by Pakistan, are obstructing the development of Bangladesh and tarnishing the country's image and also of India's by spreading propaganda on social media platforms, a top intelligence official said.
2022-01-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
B'desh brightened its image by curbing terrorism: Hasina
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that the image of the nation has brightened by its success in curbing terrorism and militancy.
2022-01-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Politics
B'deshi actress's husband confesses to her murder
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) The husband of Bangladeshi actress Raima Islam Shimu, whose dismembered body was found on the outskirts of Dhaka, has confessed to murdering her, a top police official said here.
2022-01-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh ruling party proposes enactment of new law to form EC
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) Awami League (AL), the Bangladesh's ruling party, has called for taking necessary steps to ensure that the voters at all levels, including the minorities, can cast their votes in elections without any hindrance.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
Missing Bangladeshi actress found dead
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) Bangladeshi actress Raima Islam Shimu, who was reported missing a few days ago, was found dead in the outskirts of Dhaka, police said.
2022-01-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rohingya leader murder: B'desh arrests ARSA leader's brother
Dhaka, Jan 17 (IANS) Police in Bangladesh have arrested the brother of banned Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) leader Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, whose outfit was involved in killing of community human rights activist at a refugee camp in Cox Bazar last September, officials said.
2022-01-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
B'desh Covid testing sites see influx of patients
Dhaka, Jan 17 (IANS) In the wake of an ongoing Covid-19 resurgence, private and public testing facilities in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka are now witnessing an unprecedented influx of patients.
2022-01-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Hasina urges unvaccinated people to get inoculated
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged unvaccinated people to get inoculated soon in order to protect themselves against the ongoing Covid-19 resurgence triggered by the Omicron variant.
2022-01-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bangladesh 'devaluing' taka to boost exports, remittances
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) With the exchange rate of the taka depreciating 25 per cent in the last 13 years against the US dollar, and falling to an unprecedented 86 takas against the dollar at the start of the week, Bangladesh's central bank is looking to adopt a policy of devaluation to boost exports and remittances.
2022-01-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ottis Gibson quits as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach
Dhaka, Jan 13 (IANS) Ottis Gibson has decided not to renew his contract as fast-bowling coach of Bangladesh cricket team.
2022-01-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh declares marine protected area spanning 1,743 sq km
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) The government of Bangladesh has declared a new marine protected area (MPA) spanning 1,743 square kilometers (672 square miles) around Saint Martin's Island, a region which represents 1.5 per cent of the country's exclusive economic zone.
2022-01-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife
Bangladesh eyes $80 bn exports by 2024
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has formulated a new export policy with a target to facilitate receipts of $80 billion annually by 2024.
2022-01-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Alleged killer of BNP leader attacked at Chattogram rally, stage collapses
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) Leaders and members of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) attacked party leader Sarwar Jamal Nizam, who was allegedly involved in the killing of BNP leader and businessman Jamaluddin Chowdhury in 2003, during a rally in Chattogram. No one has been arrested in the incident so far.
2022-01-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
B'desh issues new anti-Covid measures
Dhaka, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid a fresh surge in Covid-19 cases, Bangladesh has issued new restrictive measures which will come into effect from Thursday onwards.
2022-01-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Hasina pays tributes on 50th anniversary of Bangabandhu's Homecoming Day
Dhaka, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid tributes on the 50th anniversary of Homecoming Day, which marks Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's return to the country in 1972 after spending months in a Pakistan jail.
2022-01-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh govt urged to create separate ministry for minorities
Dhaka, Jan 8 (IANS) Different religious and ethnic leaders have demanded the Bangladesh government to create a separate ministry and national commission for the country's minority communities.
2022-01-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
I am happy Bangladesh beat New Zealand without me: Shakib Al Hasan
Dhaka, Jan 8 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is happy with Bangladesh beating New Zealand in the first Test at Mount Maunganui without him. Al Hasan, who withdrew from the two-match tour to spend time with his family, said the eight-wicket victory proved that Bangladesh wasn't dependent on senior players to be the architects of the win.
2022-01-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Grandson slams Pak's efforts to kill Bangabandhu in jail
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahmans grandson Sajeeb Wazed Joy has lashed out at the former Pakistani leaders for trying to kill the 'Father of the Nation' while he was a prison in 1971.
2022-01-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh prevents unvaccinated students from attending school
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) As the Covid-19 pandemic situation worsens, the Bangladeshi government has decided not to allow students aged between 12 and 17 without vaccination to return to school.
2022-01-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Hasina again promises to eradicate terrorism to build a secular B'desh for all religions
Dhaka, Jan 7 (IANS) "Anti-liberation forces" at home and abroad are conspiring to stop Bangladesh's progress and trying to confuse the public through social media with "false and fabricated information", Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Friday.
2022-01-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Has B'desh spotted 'gold mine' in Bay of Bengal?
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh has all the opportunities to tap into a potential "gold mine" in the form of huge gas hydrates, and several hundred species of seaweed discovered in the Bay of Bengal, an official said.
2022-01-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
Hasina asks young generation not to associate with terrorism, corruption
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the young generation to not associate themselves with militancy and corruption in order to keep the nation safe from such vices.
2022-01-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Politics
B'desh party urges Prez to exlude anti-Liberation War individuals from EC
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) The Ganatantri Party in Bangladesh has urged President Abdul Hamid that anti-Liberation War individuals and political parties should be disqualified from taking part in the upcoming elections as members of the election commission.
2022-01-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Politics
Bullets, bombs waiting for me, but won't give up working for people: Hasina
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her commitment to work for the people, despite the threat of "bullets and grenades".
2022-01-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh earns nearly $25 from exports in H1 of 2021-22 fiscal
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) Bangladesh's total exports in the first half of the current 2021-22 fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022) reached nearly $25 billion, up 28.41 per cent year on year, according to the latest official data on Tuesday.
2022-01-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh's Covid positivity rate highest in 3 months
Dhaka, Jan 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's Covid-19 positivity rate, or the percentage of people who test positive for the virus, has increased to 2.91 per cent, the highest in nearly three months, according to the country's Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
2022-01-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Plastic bags with beef hung outside 3 temples in B'desh
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) Plastic bags containing raw beef were hung on the doors of three Hindu temples and a house in Gendukuri village in Bangladesh's Hatibandha Upazila.
2022-01-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Chief Justice of B'desh Hasan Foez Siddique sworn in
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) Newly-appointed Chief Justice of Bangladesh Hasan Foez Siddique was sworn in on Friday as the 23rd Chief Justice of the country.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'India has offered B'desh use of inland waterways system up to Varanasi'
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) The High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami has said that India has offered the use of its inland waterways system up to Varanasi, which can help in trade using the India-Nepal connectivity.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Politics
Sheikh Hasina urges biz community to invest in R&D, expand business
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the business community to invest in research and development for determining the product, product demand and quality to expand their businesses both at home and abroad.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
5 killed, 19 injured in B'desh road mishap
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) Four persons were killed on the spot while 20 others were injured after a bus overturned and fell on an auto-rickshaw van on a highway under Ullapara Upazila in Sirajganj district on Friday.
2021-12-31
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hasina makes first visit to Padma Bridge after winning challenge with World Bank
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana, on Friday visited the Padma Bridge for the first time after winning her challenge with the World Bank, where she had vowed that the country would complete the project by itself after its allegations of corruption.
2021-12-31
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
B'desh to administer 40mn doses of Covid vax every month from Jan
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Bangladesh will administer 40 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines every month from January next year, a Minister has said.
2021-12-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Unicef delivers over 100mn Covid vaccines to B'desh
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) The Unicef said on Wednesday that it has delivered over 100 million Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh since June this year.
2021-12-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bangladesh police arrest owner of fire-hit ferry
Dhaka, Dec 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday arrested Hamjalal Sheikh, one of the owners of a ferry that caught fire on Friday.
2021-12-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Female tourist gang raped in B'desh
Dhaka, Dec 25 (IANS) A female tourist has been allegedly gang raped in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district after her husband and son were taken hostage by the perpetrators.
2021-12-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
16 dead in B'desh ferry blaze
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and some 200 others injured on Friday after a fire ripped through a passenger ferry in Bangladesh, according to officials.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
30 killed in B'desh ferry blaze
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) At 30 people were killed and over 200 others injured after a massive blaze ripped through a passenger ferry in Bangladesh, officials said.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
B'desh launch blaze: 40 killed, 72 rescued, several missing (Roundup)
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 40 persons were killed when a packed launch caught fire on the Sugandha river in the southern district of Jhalakathi in Bangladesh early on Friday.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jamie Siddons appointed as Bangladesh batting consultant
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed former national head coach Jamie Siddons as their batting consultant for a period of two years, board president Nazmul Hassan confirmed on Friday.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
38 dead in B'desh ferry fire
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed and 100 others injured when a passenger ferry caught fire in Bangladesh's Jhalokati district on Friday, a senior official said.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Asian Champions Trophy: India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 4-3, end campaign with bronze medal (Ld)
Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dec 22 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team won the bronze medal at the Asian Champions Trophy after beating Pakistan 4-3 in the third-place play-off match here on Wednesday. It was goals by Harmanpreet Singh (2'), Sumit (45'), Varun Kumar (54') and Akashdeep (57') that helped India beat Pakistan in a match that lived up to the billing with some tense moments.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Hockey
SAFF U-19 Women's Championship: India lose 0-1 to Bangladesh in final
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) The Indian football team went down 0-1 to hosts Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket