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  • Rain washes out first day's play

    Persistent rain forced the abandonment of the first day's play of the first cricket Test between New Zealand and Pakistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Thursday.

  • NZ-Pak first Test from today

    Pakistan and New Zealand both claimed the high ground on the eve of Thursday's first Test in Christchurch, with the Black Caps drawing inspiration from Brendon McCullum's classic farewell innings.

  • Pak Test to go ahead after N.Zealand quake

    The first Test between New Zealand and Pakistan is set to go ahead in Christchurch this week, despite a massive earthquake which killed at least two people and caused major infrastructure damage.

  • Earthquake jolts Bangladesh

    A tremor jolts Dhaka and other parts of the country.

  • Challenging the earth shattering implications

    A research study was recently shared across print and electronic media, which predicted that a 9.0 magnitude mega earthquake will hit the central eastern part of Bangladesh, especially in and around Dhaka city.

  • Minister's earthquake prediction

    It is with bemusement that we note our Minister for Relief and Disaster Management giving such categorical assurance that Bangladesh will not experience a massive earthquake in the magnitude of 8 or 9 on the Richter scale.

  • Earthquake disaster management

    It is indeed unsettling to note that when it comes to earthquake of a high magnitude, our disaster management preparedness is almost nonexistent.

  • Earthquake preparedness

    As Bangladesh is one of the riskiest countries for earthquake, we should be aware of how to stay safe during an earthquake.

  • Sylhet city earthquake-prone

    Sylhet city sits in close proximity of the Dauki fault line making it susceptible to widespread damage should a major quake occur.

  • Another 6.1 tremor felt in Ecuador

    A fresh tremor rattles Ecuador overnight, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people on Saturday. There was no immediate report of further damage.

  • Ecuador quake death toll hits 413

    At least 413 people are now known to have died in the earthquake that struck Ecuador, the country's government says.

  • Bangladesh’s condolence for Ecuador quake

    Bangladesh has expressed deep shock at the tragic loss many lives and injury of hundreds of people in the devastating earthquake in Ecuador.

  • ‘Further tremors expected’ in Japan

    Nearly 250,000 people have been told to leave their homes amid fears of further quakes in Japan, an aid agency says.

  • Ecuador quake toll at 272, 'certain to rise'

    At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

  • PM offers condolences after Japan quake

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the casualties and destruction following the earthquakes at Kumamoto and southern Japan.

  • Ecuador earthquake: Death toll rises to 233

    A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake has killed at least 77 people in Ecuador, Vice-President Jorge Glas says.A state of emergency is declared in six provinces and the National Guard is mobilised.

  • Sylhet nursing instt shut as crack found at hostel

    Female students of the nursing institute attached to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College start vacating their hostel two days after the authorities shut the institute due to cracks that developed on the building following an earthquake.

  • Casualties of earthquake

    It is with a heavy heart that we offer our sincerest condolences to the families of those who have lost their dear ones during a devastating earthquake in southwestern Japan.

  • CDA to examine building designs

    The Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) has completed a primary inspection and identified nine buildings in different areas of the

  • earthquake, Japan

    Japan city struck by new earthquake

    A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. The magnitude-7.1 quake at a depth of 10km (6 miles) hit at 01:25 on Saturday (16:25 GMT on Friday). A second - smaller - quake hit later. A tsunami warning was issued, but has now been lifted.

  • Baby rescued from rubble after Japan earthquake

    An eight-month-old baby has been rescued from a flattened house with no visible injuries after an earthquake in Japan.

  • 3 tilted Ctg buildings ‘dangerous’

    Chittagong Development Authority identifies three of nine buildings, which tilted during yesterday’s earthquake, as “dangerous”.

  • Earthquake: 50 hurt, 4 buildings tilt in Ctg

    50 people are injured while rushing out of RMG factories in EPZ and Oxygen areas and four buildings tilted in Chittagong after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar.

  • Mild tremors jolt Bangladesh

    Mild tremors were felt in Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh this afternoon – as result of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake in India’s Lakhipur.

  • Japan marks fifth tsunami anniversary

    Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.

  • Powerful quake rattles Indonesia, tsunami alert

    A 7.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of western Indonesia, USGS reports, no immediate reports of damage.

  • Nepal Everest: Climber permits to be extended after quake

    The authorities in Nepal are to extend for free permits for foreigners prevented from climbing Mount Everest by last year's earthquakes.

  • New Zealand cliffs collapse in Christchurch earthquake

    Cliffs have collapsed in New Zealand during an earthquake in the city of Christchurch on the South Island.

  • Eight-year-old rescued in Taiwan quake

    An eight-year-old girl is pulled alive from the rubble of a building in Taiwan more than 60 hours after it is destroyed by an earthquake.

  • Taiwan investigates quake-hit building

    An investigation has been launched into the construction of a Taiwanese apartment complex toppled by Saturday's earthquake.