Bangladesh seek resurgence against inconsistent Sri Lanka

Bangladesh seek resurgence against inconsistent Sri Lanka

BRISTOL: Smarting from consecutive defeats, Bangladesh will look to get their World Cup campaign back on track when they take on an inconsistent Sri Lanka here Tuesday. Bangladesh made a perfect start to their World Cup campaign, posting their highest one-day international score of 330-6 during the 21-run win over South Africa. However, the Tigers […]

Bangladesh uses EVMs for first time in general election

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday deployed electronic voting machines for the first time in a general election, though only on a limited scale, a move which received mixed responses from the voters amid reports of glitches in some booths. Out of the 299 parliamentary constituencies that went to polls, six saw the use of electronic voting […]

Bangladesh intensifies nationwide security ahead of Dec 30 polls

Bangladesh intensifies nationwide security ahead of Dec 30 polls

Dhaka: Campaigning ended on Friday for Bangladesh’s December 30 general election as army troops patrolled the streets along with paramilitary forces and police with intensified nationwide security 48 hours before voting. “I expect the law enforcement agencies to ensure security so the people cast vote freely to their desired candidates and return home safely,” Chief […]

Bangladesh Army warns of propaganda against military ahead of general elections

Bangladesh Army warns of propaganda against military ahead of general elections

Dhaka: Bangladesh Army on Monday said certain quarters were propagating a false campaign against the military through social media ahead of the December 30 general elections to tarnish its image and cautioned the citizens to remain vigilant. The army in a statement also advised all concerned to visit the official website of the Bangladesh Army […]

Imran Khan pledges citizenship to Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees

Imran Khan pledges citizenship to Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees

Karachi: Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged to implement existing Pakistani laws that would grant citizenship to all Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees who were born on Pakistani soil, a major departure from previous policy. Pakistan is home to more than 1.39 million registered Afghan refugees, according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), many […]

‘Bangladesh may extend cooperation to new Pak govt’

DHAKA: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Dhaka could extend its cooperation to Pakistan’s new government under Premier Imran Khan’s leadership for their mutual welfare. “Imran Khan came to power after making massive struggle. We will extend cooperation to him if he seeks it from us,” she said. Hasina added, “We will do it […]

India, Bangladesh border forces to hold high-level talks in New Delhi

India, Bangladesh border forces to hold high-level talks in New Delhi

New Delhi: India will take up issues like BSF personnel being attacked by Bangladeshi’s and those related to cross-border smuggling during a high-level meeting of the border guarding forces of the two countries beginning here on Monday, a senior official said on Sunday. As per an official, India and Bangladesh will share updates about movement […]

10 sentenced to death for attempting to assassinate Hasina

10 sentenced to death for attempting to assassinate Hasina

Dhaka: Ten HuJI militants were sentenced to death while nine terrorists of the banned outfit jailed for 20 years each by a Bangladeshi court today over a failed attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by detonating bombs at one of her rallies in 2000. The convicts had hatched the plot to kill Hasina, who […]

Bangladesh landslides toll reaches 137

Bangladesh landslides toll reaches 137

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Wednesday launched a fresh rescue campaign as the death toll due to landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains climbed to 137 with the majority of them reported in a remote hill district close to the Indian border. Southeastern hilly districts of Chittagong, Bandarban and Rangamati are the worst affected districts, officials said, […]

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

BIRMINGHAM: Professionalism will be pitted against passion when defending champions India square off with Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, here today. On paper, India are overwhelming favourites against the next door neighbours but in a game of glorious uncertainties, it will be foolhardy to count Bangladesh out of equation. Especially […]