Bangladeshi commits suicide after India's cricket defeat

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:34

Dhaka, June 19 (IANS) An Indian cricket fan from Jamalpur in Bangladesh has committed suicide after his favourite teams crushing defeat to Pakistan in the 2017 Champions Trophy, a media report said.


Landslide deaths in Bangladesh climb to 163

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:22

Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) At least five people died on Sunday in fresh landslides in Bangladesh, raising the deaths to 163 as heavy monsoon rains have lashed the country for a week.


Mental strength will be key against India: Ex-Bangladesh skipper

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:26

Birmingham, June 13, Former captain Gazi Ashraf feels more than training on the pitch, it is the mental prepardness that is key for Bangladesh ahead of their crunch ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against arch-rivals India here on Thursday.


Champions Trophy 2017: Shakib, Mahmadullah keep Bangladesh alive

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:08

Cardiff, June 10, Bangladesh rode on a record partnership by centurions Shakib Al-Hasan and Mahmadullah to defeat New Zealand by five wickets in their Group A match at the Champions Trophy cricket tournament here on Friday.


India, Bangladesh must tackle transboundary floods together

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:50

"We were in a festive mood just after the celebrations for the Bengali new year. All preparations were made to harvest our crops but the sudden heavy rainfall and flash flood destroyed everything," says Shafikul Islam, a farmer from Tahirpur Sadar in Sunamganj district, north-eastern Bangladesh. "The flood from Meghalaya (in India) submerged our farmlands, breaking the embankments. We lost everything."


Bangladesh PM arrives, Modi welcomes her

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 12:50

New Delhi, April 7, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived here on Friday on a four-day visit, and was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the airport.


Tripura set to supply extra 60 MW to Bangladesh

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 12:10

Agartala, April 6, Tripura is ready to supply an additional 60 MW of power to Bangladesh. The transmission is likely to start during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's four-day visit to India, a Minister said here on Thursday.


Two get death term for Bangladeshi blogger's death

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 16:44

Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) The High Court here on Sunday confirmed the death sentence for two persons and different terms in jail for six others for killing Bangladeshi blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider.