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  • 4 ‘JMB militants’ arrested in Dohar

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion claim to have arrested four suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from a house in Dohar upazila of Dhaka.

  • Reshuffle again in police administration

    In a latest reshuffle in the police administration, the home ministry has transferred three deputy inspectors general (DIG) of Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna.

  • Mobile tower radiation: Govt asked to obtain expert report on health risk

    The High Court directs the health ministry to obtain a report from the experts of three international organisations about public health risk from radiation emitted from mobile phone towers set up in different areas across the country.

  • Actor Mizu Ahmed passes away

    Actor and producer Mizu Ahmed dies of cardiac arrest in Dhaka. He was 63.

  • Bangladesh beat Hong Kong by 8 wickets

    Bangladesh defeated Hong Kong by 8 wickets during their first match of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017 tournament at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox's Bazar today.

  • Coach hangs on Bangabandhu Gold Cup

    The National Teams Committee (NTC) is seemingly hesitant to confirm the head coach of the national football team as the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) are yet to declare the schedule of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup.


    Bangladesh Police clinched both the men's and women's titles of Walton Independence Cup Handball Tournament at the Shaheed Captain M Masur Ali Handball Stadium yesterday.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    Shun path of militancy, suicide attacks: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges those wasting their lives in suicide attacks to return to the right path.

  • IS claims responsibility for Sylhet blasts

    Islamic State (IS) reportedly claims the responsibility for the bomb blasts near a militant den in Sylhet city's Shibbari that killed at least three people and injured many.

  • Beach v'ball from Mar 29

    The IFIC Bank National Beach Volleyball Championship will be held at the Sugandha Point of Cox's Bazar from March 29 to April 3, informed organisers at a press conference at the National Volleyball Stadium in Paltan yesterday.

  • Team silver for women

    Bangladesh women's team won the silver medal in the compound event of the Asia Cup Archery's World Ranking Tournament in Bangkok yesterday, said a press release from the Bangladesh Archery Federation.

  • Nation observes 'Genocide Day' for first time

    Bangladesh is observing the “Genocide Day” for the first time, marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bangalis on the black night of March 25, 1971.

  • IS claims responsibility for blast near Dhaka airport

    Islamic State claims the responsibility of bomb blast near a police box in front of Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, says SITE Intelligence.

  • Man dies in bomb explosion near Dhaka airport police box

    A man, aged around 30, dies when a bomb attached to his body explodes near a police box in front of Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, police say.

  • Manohar agrees to stay on as ICC chief to help transition

    Shashank Manohar has deferred his resignation as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will continue in the post until administrative reforms of the governing body is complete, the ICC said on Friday.

  • Rana Plaza: April 24 tagged workers’ mourning day

    Bangladesh Garment Workers’ Front labels April 24, the day of the Rana Plaza disaster, as “National Garment Workers’ Mourning Day”.

  • BD female hockey champs exemplify Special Olympics ideal

    The people back home would have to wait to hear the biggest news of their children's lives and that of their families, though it was possible the shrieks and cries from pure joy and utter exhaustion may have traveled all the way from Austria to Bangladesh.

  • 10 killed in Mymensingh road crash

    At least 10 people are killed when a truck carrying them overturns on a road in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh.

  • Bangladesh football team

    Footballers' ages to be re-verified

    The Tournament Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday decided to re-verify the ages of footballers.


    Laser Skating Club clinched the title of Independence Day Roll Ball Championship with a 4-2 win over Search Skating Club at the Sheikh Russel Roller Skating Complex in Paltan yesterday.

  • Historic playground shrinking

    Selim, Sajib, Babu and a few of their friends were playing football in the middle of the Chittagong Outer Stadium, the bustling meadow

  • Shammo Krira beat Star Club

    Shammo Krira O Shangskritik Goshthi defeated Star Club by 261 runs in the opening match of the Thakurgaon Cricket League at the Shaheed Mohammad Ali Stadium on Thursday.

  • Perera out of first two ODIs

    Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh after suffering a hamstring strain while representing the Sri Lanka Board President's XI during Wednesday's practice match against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha confirmed to CricInfo yesterday.

  • Bangladeshi players

    Bangladesh's chance to move to 6th

    Bangladesh's three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka has brought up a few interesting equations which may see them either rise or fall in the ICC ODI Rankings table.

  • 2 judges warned for not following rules in dealing with bail plea

    The High Court cautions two lower court judges for not following relevant rules in dealing with a bail petition in connection with a case filed under Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

  • Send records to CJ for decision on disposal of Ershad’s graft case: HC

    The High Court orders its officials concerned to send all the records of corruption case filed against Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad to the chief justice for decision on disposal of the case.

  • S Asian satellite to be in orbit soon: Indian envoy

    The South Asian Satellite will be launched into the orbit soon, says Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Dhaka.

  • PCB invites Bangladesh for two T20s

    On the back of successfully holding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Bangladesh to play two T20 matches here before their tour to Bangladesh in July-August.

  • Mehedi drafted in Bangladesh ODI Squad

    Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz has been included in the Bangladesh ODI Squad for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. Mehedi will reach Colombo later today.

  • Kusal Perera ruled out of first two ODIs

    Sri Lanka’s Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Bangladesh, after sustaining a hamstring strain during Wednesday's warm-up match in Colombo, Sri Lanka's cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha confirmed.