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Access to the Chittagong port will cut down the distance by almost half, Bipab Deb, chief minister of Tripura had earlier stated.(Bloomberg (Representative Image))

Landmark movement of goods between Bengal to north-east India via Bangladesh flagged off

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 10:04 PM IST
This will greatly benefit India’s north eastern states by cutting transportation time and cost through land routes to the north east.
People gather near badly damages coaches after two speeding trains collided, east of the capital, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Nov.12, 2019.(AP)
People gather near badly damages coaches after two speeding trains collided, east of the capital, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Nov.12, 2019.(AP)

At least 15 dead, 58 injured as two trains collide in eastern Bangladesh

Dhaka | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 08:55 PM IST
Three coaches were sent tumbling off the tracks at Mondolbhag station in the town of Kasba when a Dhaka-bound intercity train and a locomotive bound for Chittagong collided.
The Dalai Lama speaks at a Tibetan temple in McLeod Ganj.(Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times)
The Dalai Lama speaks at a Tibetan temple in McLeod Ganj.(Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times)

Review: Tibet With My Eyes Closed by Madhu Gurung

Hindustan Times | By Thubten Samphel
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:03 PM IST
A fresh look at the experience of Tibetan refugees in India
Rashid Khan celebrates during the Test match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh.(Twitter)
Rashid Khan celebrates during the Test match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh.(Twitter)

Rashid Khan leads Afghanistan to historic win against Bangladesh

Chattogram | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 08:59 AM IST
Rashid Khan followed up his first innings fifer with a six-wicket haul as Afghanistan made short work of the Bangladesh tail to record a historic win.
A file photo of the Afghanistan cricket team.(Twitter)
A file photo of the Afghanistan cricket team.(Twitter)

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Spinners help visitors inch closer to famous win

Chittagong | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 08:58 PM IST
Bangladesh reached 136-6 in their second innings before rain forced stumps on the fourth day of the one-off Test against Afghanistan in Chittagong on Sunday.
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan One-off Test Day 4 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened(AP)
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan One-off Test Day 4 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened(AP)

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan One-off Test Day 4 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 05:02 PM IST
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Catch all the highlights of fourth day of only Test between the two teams through our live commentary.
Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan(Twitter)
Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan(Twitter)

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Rashid Khan scripts history, becomes fastest to massive feat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Rashid Khan, who is also the youngest skipper in the history of Test cricket, beat Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to the feat.
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Only Test Day 2 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened(ICC/ Twitter)
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Only Test Day 2 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened(ICC/ Twitter)

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Only Test Day 2 in Chittagong, Highlights: As it happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 05:07 PM IST
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Catch all the highlights of the one-off Test between the two teams through our commentary.
Rahmat Shah(ICC Twitter)
Rahmat Shah(ICC Twitter)

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Rahmat Shah scores century for Afghanistan, joins elite list Test club

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 05:09 PM IST
Rahmat came into the middle in the 13th over after the dismissal of opener Ihsanullah. He went on to put on a 120-run stand with former skipper Asghar Afghan.
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan(AP)
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan(AP)

Rashid Khan ‘excited’ to lead Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Chittagong | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Leg-spinner Rashid was named skipper for all three formats after their dire World Cup campaign in England and Wales when they lost all nine matches and were dogged by several controversies.
Das, hailing from Narayanpur in South 24 Parganas district’s Kakdwip, was the master of the trawler FB Nayan-I. He had set sail for the deep sea along with 14 fishermen on July 4.(Deepayan Sinha/Twitter)
Das, hailing from Narayanpur in South 24 Parganas district’s Kakdwip, was the master of the trawler FB Nayan-I. He had set sail for the deep sea along with 14 fishermen on July 4.(Deepayan Sinha/Twitter)

Man survives in sea for 5 days by holding onto a bamboo pole

Kolkata | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2019 11:00 AM IST
In a virtual epic struggle against the forces of nature, Das survived solely on ‘water when it rained’ from July 6 -- when his trawler was drowned in the sea during a strorm -- to July 10, when he was finally rescued by the crew of the ship MV Jawad.
In another demand, Sonowal asked PM Modi to help expedite the construction of the Asian Trilateral Highway from Thailand’s Mae Sot to Manipur’s Moreh via Myanmar. (Photo: PMO India)
In another demand, Sonowal asked PM Modi to help expedite the construction of the Asian Trilateral Highway from Thailand’s Mae Sot to Manipur’s Moreh via Myanmar. (Photo: PMO India)

In Sarbananda Sonowal wish list for PM Modi, a hard push on plans for 2 Bangladesh ports

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 10:01 PM IST
The Northeastern states have been asking the Centre to expedite talks with Dhaka as it will bring down transportation costs drastically
The man who attempted to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai from(AP)
The man who attempted to hijack a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai from(AP)

Failed hijacker was on Bangladesh’s anti-terror agency watchlist

Bloomberg | By Arun Devnath
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Bangladesh’s anti-terrorism agency identified the lone suspect in the hijack as Polash Ahmed, Rapid Action Battalion spokesman Mufti Mahmud Khan said by phone. His fingerprints matched the agency’s crime database.
Bangladesh’s state-run Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight is seen after it made an emergency landing at the airport in Chittagong, Bangladesh on February 24.(AP Photo)
Bangladesh’s state-run Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight is seen after it made an emergency landing at the airport in Chittagong, Bangladesh on February 24.(AP Photo)

Would-be Bangladeshi plane hijacker was carrying toy gun: Police

Dhaka | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 01:08 PM IST
The Boeing 737-800 had made an emergency landing in the southern port of Chittagong where commandos stormed the plane and shot the would-be hijacker.
The passenger, who had said he had a personal issue with his wife and told the pilot he wanted to speak to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,(AP)
The passenger, who had said he had a personal issue with his wife and told the pilot he wanted to speak to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,(AP)

Dubai-bound plane hijacker had issues with wife, wanted to speak to Bangladesh PM: Officials

Dhaka | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 10:31 AM IST
The man’s threat to blow up the plane, which was on its way to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong, led its pilots to make an emergency landing.
Bangladesh players celebrate after winning their first match in Test cricket.(Getty Image)
Bangladesh players celebrate after winning their first match in Test cricket.(Getty Image)

10th January 2005: A first for Bangladesh in the longest format

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2019 04:12 PM IST
It took Bangladesh 35 matches and four years (since their Test debut) to win their first match.
A volcanic lava type inflammable liquid has been reportedly profiting out of the ground in Tripura’s Jalifa village and has triggered panic among the local residents of the area.(ANI/Twitter)
A volcanic lava type inflammable liquid has been reportedly profiting out of the ground in Tripura’s Jalifa village and has triggered panic among the local residents of the area.(ANI/Twitter)

Lava-like eruption creates panic in Tripura’s Jalifa village, third such incidents this year

Agartala (Tripura) | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2018 11:17 AM IST
It has gradually become a matter of concern for the Tripura state government, in North East India, which is highly vulnerable to earthquakes as it lies in seismic zone V.
Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis (R) celebrates reaching his century (100 runs) with teammate Angelo Mathews during day four of the first Test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.(AFP)
Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis (R) celebrates reaching his century (100 runs) with teammate Angelo Mathews during day four of the first Test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.(AFP)

Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews defy New Zealand with epic stand to give Sri Lanka hope

Wellington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 01:20 PM IST
Kusal Mendis was 116 not out at stumps on day four and Angelo Mathews 117, with their record-breaking unbroken 246-run partnership setting a Sri Lankan record against New Zealand.
Mehidy Hasan (L) celebrates with teammate Shakib Al Hasan (R) after the dismissal of Shimron Hetmyer.(AFP)
Mehidy Hasan (L) celebrates with teammate Shakib Al Hasan (R) after the dismissal of Shimron Hetmyer.(AFP)

Bangladesh spinners create history, achieve unique record against West Indies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 08:26 AM IST
Bangladesh created a unique record as this was the first time ever that 40 out of 40 wickets were taken by spinners in a 2-Test series.
File picture of Mushfiqur Rahim(AFP)
File picture of Mushfiqur Rahim(AFP)

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Hosts eye rare Test series win

Dhaka | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2018 05:45 PM IST
Bangladesh’s chances, however, got a blow when wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim hurt his finger during a training session on Wednesday.
Bangladeshi cricketers celebrate their win at the end of the third day of the first Test cricket on match between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.(AFP)
Bangladeshi cricketers celebrate their win at the end of the third day of the first Test cricket on match between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.(AFP)

Taijul Islam bowls Bangladesh to win against Windies in first Test

Chittagong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 03:12 PM IST
Chasing a target of 204 runs in Chittagong, West Indies stuttered from the start and were all out for 139 on the stroke of tea on the third day, suffering their first defeat in Bangladesh in seven Tests.
Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after the dismissal of the West Indies cricketer Shai Hope.(AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after the dismissal of the West Indies cricketer Shai Hope.(AFP/Getty Images)

Shakib Al Hasan breaks Ian Botham’s record as Bangladesh crush Windies in Chittagong

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 02:24 PM IST
Shakib also became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to take 200 wickets in Test cricket.
West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel reacts after the dismissal of Bangladesh cricketer Mominul Haque during the first day of the first Test cricket match.(AFP)
West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel reacts after the dismissal of Bangladesh cricketer Mominul Haque during the first day of the first Test cricket match.(AFP)

West Indies’ Shannon Gabriel banned for second Bangladesh Test

Chittagong | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 09:50 AM IST
Shannon Gabriel was handed two demerit points after he was found guilty of shoulder barging Bangladesh’s Imrul Kayes during the opening day of the first Test between the two teams in Chittagong on Thursday.
Bangladesh won the first Test by 64 runs in Chittagong.(AFP)
Bangladesh won the first Test by 64 runs in Chittagong.(AFP)

Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st Test Day 3 highlights: BAN win by 64 runs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 02:22 PM IST
Catch all the action of the third day as it happened of the first Test between Bangladesh and West Indies in Chittagong through our blog. Bangladesh won the first Test by 64 runs in Chittagong and took a 1-0 lead in the series.
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Shannon Gabriel banned for second Test

Chittagong | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Shannon Gabriel was handed two demerit points after he was found guilty of shoulder barging Bangladesh’s Imrul Kayes during the opening day of the first Test.
West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Mahmudullah during the first day of the first Test cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies.(AFP)
West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Mahmudullah during the first day of the first Test cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies.(AFP)

Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st Test Day 2 Highlights: As It Happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Catch all the highlights of the second day of the first Test between Bangladesh and West Indies in Chittagong.
Bangladesh vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 1 in Chittagong, Highlights: As It Happened(AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladesh vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 1 in Chittagong, Highlights: As It Happened(AFP/Getty Images)

Bangladesh vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 1 in Chittagong, Highlights: As It Happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 04:33 PM IST
Catch all the highlights of the opening day’s play in the first Test between Bangladesh and West Indies.
Bangladesh player Shakib Al Hasan bowls during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match against Afghanistan.(AFP)
Bangladesh player Shakib Al Hasan bowls during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match against Afghanistan.(AFP)

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan doubtful for first West Indies Test

Chittagong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 06:04 PM IST
Shakib Al Hasan missed the recent Test series against Zimbabwe because of surgery on an injured finger in September.
Shadman Islam of Bangladesh with the man of the match award after the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2014 Plate Final match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on February 27, 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.(Getty Images)
Shadman Islam of Bangladesh with the man of the match award after the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2014 Plate Final match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on February 27, 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.(Getty Images)

Bangladesh call up uncapped opener for West Indies Test

Dhaka | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 07:22 PM IST
Shadman Islam was rewarded for a strong showing with the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a two-day match against the visitors that ended in a draw in Chittagong on Monday.
File image of Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan in action during a training session.(AFP)
File image of Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan in action during a training session.(AFP)

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Shakib Al Hasan named in 13-member squad

Dhaka | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 04:24 PM IST
Shakib missed the recent home series against Zimbabwe but Bangladesh chief selector Minhjaul Abedin said the all-rounder recovered from the injury sooner than expected.
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