World  /  Published 11.11.19

Rohingya a threat: Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the over 10 lakh Rohingya who fled from Myanmar to her country in the wake of “persecution” are a “threat to the security” of the entire ...
By PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 31.12.19

Bangladesh shuts mobile services on border

Muslim-majority Bangladesh has ordered telecom operators to shut down services along the border with India, citing security concerns over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law wh...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 12.11.19

16 killed in Bangla train collision

Rescuers in Bangladesh were struggling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 16 people and injured more than 40, officials said.A ...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Sports  /  Published 29.10.19

Blow to face of Bangla cricket

These are trying times for Bangladesh cricket. Close on the heels of the players’ strike comes the news of Shakib-al Hasan’s suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) from all cricket ...
By Utpal Shuvro in

World  /  Published 29.03.19

Dhaka high-rise lacked proper fire exits

A high-rise commercial building in the Bangladeshi capital where a blaze this week killed at least 25 people lacked proper fire exits, government officials said, prompting a senior minister to describ...
By Reuters and PTI in Dhaka

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Hasina coming only for cricket

It is far more than a game, this cricket. Cricket chronicler Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus’s sage remark sums up the mood in Dhaka hours before the first pink ball is bowled at the Eden Gardens ...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.09.19

‘World-class’ Chhetri worries Bangladesh

Sunil Chhetri. That’s the name working overtime on the minds of Bangladesh national team coach Jamie Day and his assistant Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaisar. Bangladesh play India in a World Cup qualifie...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.11.18

Cops shoot Bangladesh terror outfit head

Bangladesh police on Tuesday killed the chief of a homegrown banned militant outfit blamed for several deadly attacks on foreigners, bloggers, rights activists and the 2016 Dhaka cafe siege that kille...
By TT Bureau in Dhaka

World  /  Published 01.01.20

Bangladesh reverses border mobile ban

Bangladesh has reversed its decision of shutting down mobile networks along the country’s over 4,000km borders with India, two days after asking telecom operators to block the services citing “sec...
By PTI in Dhaka

World  /  Published 10.11.19

Bulbul claims 8 lives in Bangladesh

 At least eight persons were killed and 15 others injured as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the low-lying areas of Bangladesh on Sunday, bringing in its wake torrential rain coupled with howling gal...
By PTI in Dhaka


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