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    bKash agent shot, Tk 5 lakh looted in Mirpur

    Miscreants shoot a bKash agent and loot Tk 5 lakh from him in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

  • 3 Dhaka cops indicted over custodial death of youth

    A Dhaka Court has framed charges against five persons, including three former cops of Pallabi Police Station, over death of Jonny in police custody in February 2014. The court has set May 16 to start trial proceedings.

  • Woman ‘attempts suicide by setting fire’ in Mirpur

    A woman today attempted suicide by setting herlsef on fire after pouring kerosene in Pallabi area of Mirpur this afternoon, law enforcers say.

  • Protests in Mirpur over a girl's death

    Locals and family members of a deceased teen house help yesterday laid siege to Kafrul Police Station and NAM Garden Officers' Quarters at Mirpur demanding arrest of the people who “raped and killed the girl”.

  • Domestic help’s death sparks demo in Dhaka

    Locals demonstrate in Dhaka’s Mirpur and Kafrul area for four hours alleging the murder of a teenage domestic help after rape.

  • Nation turns green on social media

    Scores of users on social media platforms are expressing their solidarity with Bangladesh national cricket team, in hope of achieving a historic victory against India at the Asia Cup final.

  • Preparing for the prize fight

    Bangladesh cricket fans can hardly wait for today's auspicious occasion when the Tigers start their Asia Cup T20 final against India at their beloved cricket ground in Mirpur. As usual there is a wide range of issues, from daily sufferings to major political topics, to discuss but apparently all those have taken a back seat as the country's sports-loving people have been gripped by cricket fever.

  • Ticket seekers clash with cops at Mirpur

    Ticket seekers clash with cops at Mirpur-10 and vandalise some vehicles over tickets for Asia Cup final between Bangladesh and India tomorrow.

  • Tigers keep cards close to chest

    "Ha! Tickets? I doubt whether even I'll be able to get in or not!" a leading cricketer spoke into his phone yesterday, one would assume jokingly, after being asked to provide tickets for tomorrow's Asia Cup T20 final while he was relaxing after training at the Mirpur Indoor.

  • Waqar Younis

    Waqar laments Pakistan's 'sad story' exit

    Amid the joyous tumult at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, there were a few quiet voices searching for answers.

  • Asia Cup: BAN, PAK seek to clear path to final

    Both Bangladesh and Pakistan will look for a win against each other to clear their path to the finals of Asia Cup 2016.

  • Tigers take on Lanka today

    Bangladesh, with one win from two Asia Cup T20 games, will take on Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur at 7:30pm today. Sri Lanka

  • Plenty to gain

    When Bangladesh takes on UAE in their second Asia Cup T20 match this evening at Mirpur, nothing but a comprehensive win would be expected from the Tigers. The question is whether Bangladesh are clear favourites against the ICC Associate Member country in the T20 format. The defeat against India in the opener is not the reason behind that question; it is not as if all is lost following the 45-run loss.

  • 2 'Shibir' men held with 55 bombs in Dhaka

    Police detain two alleged Shibir men, and recover 55 crude bombs and bomb making materials from their rented flat at Mirpur in Dhaka. They are Dhaka College unit Shibir leaders, a police official claims.

  • Najibullah, Nabi keep Afghanistan alive

    Afghanistan stays in the hunt for the main draw of the Asia Cup beating Hong Kong by 66 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.

  • ‘Feelings matter more than flowers’

    After the three-hour practice session was completed at Mirpur, Mashrafe Mortaza met the press, and ‘February 21’ dominated the topics of questions for him on Sunday.

  • Carty crowns WI champions

    West Indies lift the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 after they vanquish favourites India by five wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.

  • Five errant cops should face music

    A police probe report into the recent murder of a tea vendor in the city's Mirpur recommended departmental action

  • WI to meet Tigers in semis

    West Indies secure the last semi-final spot of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 when they defeat Pakistan by five wickets in the quarter-final match at Fatullah.

  • Sri Lanka leap to semis

    Sri Lanka advance to the semis of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 after they easily defeat England by six wickets at Mirpur stadium today.

  • City College students’ agitation halts traffic on Mirpur Road

    Transport movement on Mirpur Road is disrupted as HSC examinees of City College blocked a road in front of its campus in Dhaka demanding a change in their examination venue.

  • Cops’ outrageous behaviour needs to stop now: NHRC chief

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says a man has to sacrifice his life because of “outrageous and illegal” activities of police.

  • 4 cops closed over death of tea vendor

    Four policemen are closed in connection with the burning of a tea vendor to death in Mirpur of Dhaka.

  • Tea seller burnt in stove fire dies

    The tea seller of Dhaka’s Mirpur area who suffered burns after being pushed by a police source died while undergoing treatments this afternoon.

  • Businessman’s bullet-hit body found in Mirpur

    Police recover a bullet-hit body of a businessman at Mirpur in Dhaka.

  • 2 burnt in boiler blast in Mirpur

    Two workers of a dying factory in Mirpur area in the capital sustain severe burn injuries when a boiler exploded.

  • Shakib's new source of energy

    It seemed like Shakib Al Hasan was not standing on the green grass of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, but as if he was off in America, cuddling his two-month child in his arms, when he was speaking about his little bundle of joy.

  • 'Criminal' killed in ‘gunfight’ with Dhaka Rab

    A youth is killed in what law enforcers said gunfight at Rupnagar in Dhaka’s Mirpur area.

  • Dhaka Zoo: Forced friendships and quick deaths

    The most striking example of how poorly the zoo is now being managed is seeing a sheep giving company to a lonely rhino. You can also see a deer as a companion to a lonely Bhutanese cow. In short the zoo looks like a place where all animals are kept to die quickly.

  • Mirpur ‘JMB den’: 3 suspects on 4-day fresh remand

    A Dhaka court places three suspected members of banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a four-day fresh remand in a case filed under Anti-Terrorism Act.

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