• 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.

  • ‘JMB den’ raid: 3 militant suspects on 6-day remand

    A Dhaka court place three suspected Islamist militants on a six-day remand in connection with yesterday’s crackdown at an alleged militant den in Dhaka’s Mirpur.

  • 15-hour raid on 'JMB den'

    In a 15-hour crackdown in a militant den on the capital's Mirpur, detectives yesterday seized 16 improvised grenades, other ingredients, including power gel enough to make over 200 bombs and grenades, and a suicide vest, police said. Six youths, aged between 20 and 30, were said to be arrested during the raid at two apartments on the top floor of a six-storey building in Shah Ali area. Two of them are key operatives of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and the four others are suspected militants, detectives said, but did not disclose their identities.

  • Mirpur raid: How explosives were disposed

    Law enforcers disposed at least 16 crude bombs seized from a Mirpur building during an operation to capture militants today.

  • Suicide vest, grenades found at ‘JMB den’, 7 held

    In key raid in Dhaka’s bustling Mirpur suburb, cops bust a militant den and seize huge quantity of improvised grenades, plastic explosives and suicide vest. Seven – 3 of them confirmed as JMB militants – are detained after failed attempt to scare away cops by blasting the grenades.

  • U19 CWC: Tigers to face Proteas in opener

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the schedule of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016, which will be held across eight venues in four Bangladesh cities from 27 January to 14 February 2016.

  • [WATCH NOW] A flavour of forest in Dhaka

    On the outskirts of Mirpur, the National Botanical Garden is a wonderful destination for nature lovers.

  • Rangpur brush aside Dhaka

    Rangpur Riders crush Dhaka Dynamites by 69 runs on the back of a superb bowling effort from Shakib Al Hasan and Thisara Perera in the 7th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur today.

  • We all batted badly: Mash

    After the second and final match of the T20I series, Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha admitted that the Tigers still have 'a long way to go' before they can become consistent in Twenty20 cricket.

  • Zim win on Madziva heroics

    Zimbabwe pulled off an unlikely 3-wicket victory when Neville Madziba smashed 18 runs in the last over bowled by Nasir to level the two-match T20I series against Bangladesh at Mirpur today.

  • Bangladesh outplay Zimbabwe in 1st T20I

    Bangladesh win the first T20I of the 2-match series against Zimbabwe by 4 wickets and register their third victory in four T20I games played versus the African nation.

  • Zimbabwe Bangla-washed again

    Bangladesh won the 3rd match of the series against Zimbabwe by 61 runs to complete a remarkable 2015 in ODI cricket.

  • Bangladesh seek another clean sweep

    Bangladesh seek another clean sweep ahead of the third ODI against Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla national stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.

  • Buoyant Bangladesh aim to wrap up series

    If the trend from last year continues in the second ODI, Bangladesh would win it at a canter, and seal their ninth bilateral series win over Zimbabwe.

  • Shakib to miss rest of Zimbabwe's tour

    Bangladesh cricket team’s ace allrounder Shakib Al Hasan will not be able to take any further part in the ongoing series against Zimbabwe as he is leaving for the USA to be beside his wife Shishir who is expecting the first child of the couple in two weeks' time.

  • Ex-cop Jahid denied HC bail

    The High Court rejects two bail petitions filed by a sacked sub-inspector of Mirpur Police Station, Jahidur Rahman Khan, on charges of killing two persons in police custody.

  • Mashrafe hints at spin-based attack

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza stresses on the importance of starting well in the three-match one-day series against Zimbabwe.

  • Bangladesh look to stretch successful home run

    Bangladesh are keen to end the year on a high winning the Zimbabwe series after their most successful stretch in international cricket.

  • Student’s death: Locals block Kalshi road demanding speed breaker

    Locals block a road in Mirpur of Dhaka for two hours today demanding construction of a speed breaker following a road accident that killed a female student yesterday.

  • Loye pleased with players' progress

    Coach Mal Loye said he was satisfied with the players' efforts during BCB's High Performance training programme.

  • 3 held for ‘attacking custom officials, snatching’

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrest three persons for their alleged involvement with beating up three custom officials and snatching goods from Cargo village at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on August 10.

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