West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Air fare takes wings on Test eve

The craze surrounding the pink ball India-Bangladesh Test at the Eden Gardens has sent airfares on the Dhaka-Calcutta route soaring.At 6pm on Wednesday, IndiGo was charging more than Rs 18,000 for fly...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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

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 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

Culture  /  Published 02.11.19

Once upon a time in Tangail, a dacoit notorious

There is this friend I have. A very close friend, if you know what I mean. Closer to me than my shadow — that kind of close. In any case, once upon a time, we… sorry, they — the Thikdars — use...
By Bitan Sikdar in

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 24.10.19

16 get death for teen’s murder in Dhaka

 The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death on Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl who refused to withdraw a complaint of sexual harassment aga...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Business  /  Published 04.10.19

Dhaka pitch for trade

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday pitched for higher trade and investments from India, pointing to the huge potential the neighbouring country has and its liberal norms and ease of doi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Bangladesh Hilsa gift for Durga Puja trickles in

Eight trucks carrying 30.5 tonnes of Bangladeshi Hilsa out of 500 tonnes promised by Dhaka arrived in Bengal late on Monday evening after a day-long wait blamed on sluggish Indian customs clearances a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

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


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