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Eyes moist, Sheikh Hasina vividly recounted the fast-paced events of 1975 when she left Bangladesh to join her nuclear scientist husband in Germany.
Published on Sep 04, 2022 10:26 AM IST
Chasing a target of 184, Sri Lanka won with an anti-climax reserved for the final over when of-spinner Mahedi Hasan overstepped while bowling the third delivery bringing down curtains on the game.
Published on Sep 01, 2022 11:52 PM IST
With Chris Silverwood by his side, the team analyst was seen sending coded messages to the Sri Lankan players. The codes read “2D” and “D5”.
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 11:47 PM IST
The first do-or-die encounter of the Asia Cup is between two teams who suffered defeats against Afghanistan. Both have to battle it out for a place in Super Four stage of the tournament.
Published on Sep 01, 2022 07:41 PM IST
Government offices and banks will cut their work days to seven hours from the previous eight hours, but private offices will be allowed to set their own schedules. Supply disruptions caused by the Ukraine war have led to soaring world prices for energy and food.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 07:04 PM IST
The two when inquired admitted that they are working in a private firm for the past one-year without any visa. The Bangladesh nationals passports were seized by the police.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 06:02 PM IST
Jubilant celebrations were held across the country to mark this year's janmashtami festivities. People gathered in great numbers to take part in religious events.
Published on Aug 20, 2022 05:12 PM IST
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina said everyone irrespective of their religions will enjoy equal rights in the Muslim majority nation.
Updated on Aug 19, 2022 08:03 PM IST
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the comment to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Bachelet arrived on Sunday and visited Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar district near the border with Myanmar.
Published on Aug 17, 2022 10:36 PM IST
The BCB made the announcement after weeks of uncertainty as Shakib was told by the Board to choose between playing for Bangladesh or keeping his endorsement with a "betting company" Betwinner News.
Published on Aug 13, 2022 07:48 PM IST
Bangladesh’s finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal also said Sri Lanka’s crisis highlighted that China had not been rigorous enough in deciding which projects to support.
Published on Aug 09, 2022 11:04 PM IST
The proposal involves asking factories to choose different days off instead of all of them remaining closed only on Friday, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid said in an interview.
Published on Aug 08, 2022 08:52 AM IST
Bangladesh has strong relations with China, which is a major trade partner mostly for raw materials. But maintaining close ties with Beijing is challenging for Bangladesh.
Published on Aug 07, 2022 05:45 PM IST
A Bangladesh social media star named 'Hero' Alom was called in by the police and made to apologise for his out of tune singing.
Published on Aug 07, 2022 05:19 PM IST
Angry protesters were seen surrounding fuel stations and vandalising them in Bangladesh as they demanded a rollback of the unprecedented hike in fuel prices.
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 01:03 PM IST
One of his numbers, "Arabian Song", in which he appears in traditional Arab clothing on a sand dune with camels superimposed in the background, has garnered 17 million views.
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 10:58 PM IST
Muharram 2022: Here’s when Shia and Sunni Muslims in India, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Oman, Bangladesh, Iran, Canada, UK, USA, Australia and other countries will mark the day of Ashura or the tenth day of Muharram this year
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:59 AM IST
Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa force-multiplied into efforts of political leadership by requesting US for early disbursement of IMF loan while WB waits for policy framework in Colombo before sanctioning any further relief. Dhaka has sought USD 4.5 billion loan from IMF.
Published on Jul 30, 2022 09:14 AM IST
Muharram 2022: Here's all you need to know about the Al Hijri date, history, significance and rituals performed by Shia and Sunni Muslims at the onset of the Islamic New Year
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:57 AM IST
Known for its big garment-exporting industry, Bangladesh has sought the funds for its balance of payment and budgetary needs, as well as for efforts to deal with climate change, the Daily Star reported, citing documents it had seen.
Published on Jul 26, 2022 08:58 PM IST
Owaisi said 'sanghis' routinely attack Muslim cattle traders and state governments ban beef/buff but the government wants to help big traders make money.
Published on Jul 22, 2022 06:17 AM IST
Reports indicate as tension mounted over the post after Jum’a prayers on Friday, a group of Muslims demonstrated outside their home in the afternoon. They attacked the homes later.
Published on Jul 17, 2022 01:07 PM IST
The article has been authored by Rezaul H Laskar, Hindustan Times. The writer was part of a group of Indian journalists that visited Bangladesh at the invitation of the Bangladesh government.
Published on Jun 24, 2022 03:09 PM IST
India and Bangladesh on Sunday agreed to deepen cooperation in the management of common rivers and water resources, food security, sustainable trade, climate change, renewable energy and cybersecurity.
Updated on Jun 20, 2022 06:52 AM IST
Relentless downpours over the past week have inundated vast stretches of the country’s northeast with troops deployed to evacuate households cut off from neighbouring communities.
Published on Jun 19, 2022 04:11 AM IST
Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in low-lying Bangladesh, but experts say climate change is increasing their frequency, ferocity and unpredictability.
Published on Jun 18, 2022 12:31 PM IST
Bangladesh's progress in economic growth is running counter to rising Islamic radicalisation in the country, which will turn out to be a long term threat to the People’s Republic and has the potential to destabilize north-east part of India.
Published on Jun 17, 2022 12:35 PM IST
Drone footage showed smoke and rows of burnt-out containers from the fire that began late on Saturday, triggering blasts and blazes at Sitakunda, 40 km (25 miles) from the southeastern port city of Chittagong.
Published on Jun 07, 2022 10:55 AM IST
The fire that also injured more than 200 broke out at the shipping container facility on Saturday night at Sitakunda, 40 km (25 miles) from the port city of Chittagong, triggering a huge blast and multiple container explosions, officials said.
Published on Jun 05, 2022 11:02 PM IST
On Saturday night, the fire broke out at BM Container Depot in the Kadamrasul area in Sitakunda Upazila in Chittagong.
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 10:49 PM IST