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SL haul easy 9-wicket victory

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015

Published Date: March 1, 2015
SL haul easy 9-wicket victory

Sri Lanka today hauled an easy nine-wicket victory against England in the 22nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. While answering to England's 309 runs, the Lankan top-orders -- Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara -- plied their innings to the end by scoring unbeaten 139 and 117 runs...

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Pakistan keep WC hopes alive

Pakistan keep WC hopes alive

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs at the Brisbane today and kept their hopes alive for progressing on to the quarterfinals of the ICC cricket World Cup 2015. Pakistan’s shabby performance through the World Cup finally came to an end today with Mohammad Irfan and Wahab Riaz contributing to the team’s first win in this tournament.

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Youth held with 25 firebombs in Faridpur

Youth held with 25 firebombs in Faridpur

  Rapid Action Battalion detained a youth with 25 petrol bombs in Faridpur town early today. Habibur Rahman alias Suman, 19, was engaged in making and supplying petrol bombs, our correspondent reports quoting Nikhil Adhikary, a sub-inspector of Kotwali Police Station. Acting on a tip-off, Rab-8 team launched a raid at Suman’s house at Habili Gopalpur...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

CCTV pictures have emerged showing three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria. Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, flew from London to Istanbul on 17 February. The images show them waiting at Bayrampasa bus station later...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League have poured into one of Rome's biggest squares for a rally against immigration, the EU and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's government. League leader Matteo Salvini accused Renzi of substituting the country's interests to those of the EU. He also criticised the government's record in dealing with Romanian truck...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
‘Bomb thrower’ hurt in Rajshahi cop firing

‘Bomb thrower’ hurt in Rajshahi cop firing

Police shot an alleged activist of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal for hurling two petrol bombs on buses in Rajshahi city on the first day of the 72-hour nationwide hartal that began today. Meanwhile, at least five buses were torched in Dhaka and Rajshahi after the BNP-led 20-party alliance enforced the shutdown at 6:00am to meet...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Avijit’s body handed over to DMC for research

Avijit’s body handed over to DMC for research

The body of slain writer and blogger Avijit Roy was handed over to Dhaka Medical College (DMC) for medical research after people from all walks of life paid last tributes to him at Dhaka University premises today. Avijit’s father Ajay Roy handed over the body to DMC Principal Dr Ismail Khan and Anatomy Department...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Arson attack on train, 3 hurt in Habiganj

Arson attack on train, 3 hurt in Habiganj

At least three people including a woman and her daughter suffered burn injuries as miscreants firebombed a commuter train at Shahjibazar Railway Station in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj last night. The arson attack took place on the 54th day of the BNP-led 20-party alliance’s countrywide blockade and ahead of the fresh spell of the...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine

Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine

Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana has placed himself in 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards died of Ebola amid a worrying recent surge in new infections in the West African nation. Cases of Ebola, which has killed nearly 10,000 people in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea during a year-long epidemic, have fallen...

Published Date: March 1, 2015
Jihadi John 'felt like dead man walking'

Jihadi John 'felt like dead man walking'

The man identified as extremist "Jihadi John" said he felt like a "dead man walking" after being contacted by UK security services, a newspaper reports. Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British man from west London, made the claims in 2010 in email exchanges with a Mail on Sunday journalist, the paper says. Emwazi said he had...