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  • City drowns in record rain

    A feeling of dread grips Masud Rana whenever he sees black clouds in Dhaka sky these days. The reason is obvious. A little rain means the same old story of misery, and it's hard to find a city dweller who doesn't share his fright. Streets, lanes and by-lanes get submerged, public transports thin out and traffic stands still even after a moderate rainfall.

  • Rain downs Dhaka, threatens landslide in hilly regions

    Torrential rainfall of monsoon continued for the fourth consecutive day today and battered Bangladesh, including Dhaka city, throwing life out of gear.

  • Rain brings miseries to city life

    Intermittent showers since this morning disrupted the normal life in capital Dhaka and most parts of the country.

  • One killed in Cox's Bazar landslide

    A man in Cox's Bazar's Moheshkhali was killed in a landslide yesterday, while people of Rangamati and Bandarban are living in fear of

  • Heavy rains throw city life out of gear

    Yesterday, it was the same old story of inexpressible misery that the city dwellers endure when city traffic system collapses after rain.

  • Rain and sufferings to continue for a while

    Bangladesh is expected to get rainfall influenced by monsoon in the coming few days, further increasing the sufferings of people.

  • Rain may continue this week

    Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to continue at most places over the country with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places this week as monsoon is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay.

  • De Kock, de Villiers clinch opener for South Africa

    A polished Quinton de Kock half century lays the foundation for South Africa's four-wicket win over New Zealand in a tense finish to a rain-shortened opening one-day international in Hamilton

  • Second NZ-Aus ODI washed out

    Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday.

  • Pak strike twice before rain halts Test

    New Zealand reach 77-2 against Pakistan before rain forces day one of the second and final Test to be abandoned after just 21 overs in Hamilton.

  • Rain-marred BPL set for restart

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday confirmed that all the matches of the Bangladesh Premier League would in fact be replayed by announcing the new itinerary of the competition.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • Wet outfield prohibits play on first day

    The first day of the 2-day tour match between England XI and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong is abandoned due to wet outfield.

  • Brazil go top of South American group

    Brazil go to the top of the South American World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Venezuela in a match played in torrential rain and halted for almost half an hour when the floodlights failed in Merida.

  • ECB declines BCB's request for a reserve day

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) rejected a request from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to add a reserve day to the ongoing ODI series. The request was made yesterday ahead of the third and final ODI between the two teams, set to take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

  • Third day washed out in Trinidad

    Inadequate ground drainage and maintenance systems resulted in the abandonment of the third day without a ball being bowled in the

  • Rain forces draw at Lord's

    Rain ensure England and Sri Lanka draw the third Test at Lord's on Monday, a result that saw England win the three-match series 2-0.

  • Rains halt Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Ctg for 10hrs

    Rail communication of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remained suspended for 10 hours as overnight downpour damaged rail tracks in Srimangal upazila of Moulvibazar.

  • First washout in 16 yrs

    The French Open suffers its first complete washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain.

  • Many feared buried by mudslides in Sri Lanka

    A massive landslide triggered by torrential rains buried homes in three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing and feared buried under the mud and debris, the Sri Lankan Red Cross says.

  • Rain respite amid sweltering heat

    A much needed rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm swept most parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, after weeks of sweltering heat. The good news is, more rain is yet to come.

  • 15 killed in Arunachal landslide

    At least 15 labourers are killed as a massive landslide triggered due to incessant rain hit a labour camp in Tawang district of northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Rain likely in Dhaka today

    Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places in Dhaka today, the met office says.

  • Upbeat Tigers hope rain stays away

    As it stands at the moment, Bangladesh will go through to the Super 10s of the ICC World Twenty20 by virtue of a better net run-rate if their final qualifying game against Oman at Dharamsala is a washout today. And if we go by the weather forecast, there is a strong possibility of that after two abandoned games on Friday due to heavy rain.

  • Tamim shines in washout

    Bangladesh's abandoned ICC World Twenty20 qualifier against Ireland at Dharamsala last night will be remembered for one fine knock

  • [WATCH] Monkeys rejoice after untimely shower

    Having a hard day at work? Here is a group of jumping monkeys to lighten your day!

  • Rain on the cards, gloomy sky to persist today

    Rain or thunder showers, accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind, are likely to occur throughout the country.

  • Cold wave likely from Saturday

    Jodi Borshe Magher Shes, Dhonnyo Rajar Punya Desh -- If it rains at the end of Magh (10th month of the Bengali calendar), the kingdom would prosper, said ancient wise soothsayer and astrologer Khona in a popular verse.

  • Rain cools down Dhaka

    Dhaka cools down in a wave of rain around noon today – a respite for city dwellers from the heat that has been persisting for the last few days.

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