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  • India plans to deport 40,000 Rohingyas

    India is planning to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims who it says are living in the country illegally.

  • First consignment of Indian rice arrives

    The first consignment of rice that the government purchased from India has arrived at the Mongla Port and would begin to be unloaded tonight.

  • First batch of Indian rice arrives at Mongla

    The first consignment of rice imported from India by the Bangladesh government in an attempt to stabilise the market of the prime staple has arrived at the Mongla.

  • ‘Ansarullah militant’ held in India

    A Bangladeshi national, who is suspected to be a member of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), is detained in Muzaffarnagar district of India’s Uttar Pradesh.

  • Emergency should never be forgotten

    Strange, in the process of selecting who should be the next President of India, the nation has forgotten the emergency which was imposed some forty-two years ago.

  • Stage set for ultimate grudge match

    An India-Pakistan match was once considered the mother of all battles on a cricketing plain, but for the last few years the rivalry has

  • Dhawan leads India's run riot

    Shikhar Dhawan leads the India charge with a blistering 125 as the holders pile up 321 for six against Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy on Thursday.

  • Kohli, Yuvraj make Pak pay

    India captain Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh made Pakistan pay for fluffing catches with quickfire fifties as the holders launched their Champions Trophy title-defence with a rain-affected 124 run thrashing of their arch-rivals at Edgbaston yesterday.

  • Indian government rejects Pakistan series

    India rule out any cricket series against Pakistan until "cross-border terrorism" stops.


    Former India captain Kapil Dev said he hoped the row over the ICC's revenue sharing, which almost led to an Indian boycott of the Champions Trophy, would not affect performances on the field.

  • New Pak skipper faces CT acid test

    New captain Sarfraz Ahmed will face his stiffest test yet when he leads unfancied Pakistan in the Champion's Trophy -- starting with a highly-charged clash against India.

  • India's longest bridge opens

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens the country’s longest bridge in Assam at the first of many events to celebrate the third anniversary of his government, reports NDTV.

  • BCCI raises concerns after Manchester attack

    The Indian cricket board has sent a security officer to England amid concerns over team safety in the Champions Trophy following the Manchester bomb attack.

  • India says no Commonwealth shambles at U17 football WC

    India promise that this year's U17 football World Cup will avoid the errors of New Delhi's 2010 Commonwealth Games, which were notorious for shoddy facilities and corruption.

  • Karthik recalled for CT

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has earned a recall to India's one-day international squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy, replacing injured Manish Pandey, the country's cricket board said.

  • India women Sharma, Raut set record 320-run stand

    India's Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut smashed centuries against Ireland and combined in a stand of 320 runs to record the highest partnership in a women's one-day international on Monday.

  • Wall collapse kills 22 at India wedding

    A building wall collapses onto guests at a wedding in western India, killing at least 22 people, police say.

  • Yuvraj eyes good show

    Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh is hopeful that he can make a "meaningful contribution" in India's Champions Trophy title defence during the June 1-18 marquee event in England.

  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

    India will participate in next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said after a special general meeting on Sunday.

  • Wrestlers denied Indian training

    A host of Bangladeshi wrestlers' hopes of participating in a year-long training camp in India was thrown into doubt after the wrestlers were not granted Indian visas, said officials of the Bangladesh Wrestling Federation (BWF) yesterday.

  • South Asia Satellite launched into orbit

    India successfully launches the South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota of Andhra Pradesh.

  • South Asian Satellite to be launched May 5: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces that the South Asian Satellite will be launched on May 5 to help address the region’s economic and developmental priorities.

  • Gambhir sponsoring education of children of 25 CRPF personnel

    Former Indian cricket team captain Gautam Gambhir on Friday announced that his organisation will sponsor the education of the children of the 25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel killed in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma on Monday.

  • India bans social media in Kashmir for a month

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir announce a month-long ban on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube.

  • Paul faces 4-year drugs ban

    Indian goalkeeping great Subrata Paul said he was "speechless" on Wednesday after he failed a drugs test and was warned he could face a four-year ban.

  • Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: India SC

    India Supreme Court says it cannot pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned.

  • Srini barred from going to ICC meet

    Former BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week as he has been held guilty of conflict of interest, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

  • ‘India govt positive on Teesta water sharing’

    Indian government has a positive stance on Teesta river water sharing with Bangladesh and it will take the right decision on it considering all aspects, says Water Resources and River Development Minister of the country Uma Bharti.

  • South Asian Satellite to be launched May 5

    Indian Space Research Organisation plans to launch on May 5 the 'South Asia Satellite' that will benefit all the countries in South Asian region, except Pakistan which is not a part of the project.

  • The Dalai Lama factor in Sino-Indian relations

    Relations between India and China haven't been particularly warm in recent months.