• Heightened security here to stay

    Heightened security measures around high-profile sporting events could become the norm, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's respected security advisor Reg Dickason.

  • Farbrace backs Morgan return as Eng captain

    Eoin Morgan will return as captain of England's limited overs side in India next year despite skipping the ongoing tour of Bangladesh over safety fears, according to assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

  • Stokes aiming for the summit after series win

    Ben Stokes says England want to be the best in the world after a hugely satisfying 2-1 series triumph in Bangladesh.

  • Security drill performed at Mirpur

    Security agencies performed a drill at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur in the morning today ahead of the ODI series between Bangladesh and England, set to begin tomorrow.

  • Roy looking to maintain Eng momentum in BD

    Jason Roy is striving for perfection as he looks to continue England's recent momentum in the one-day arena.

  • Bangladesh

    Crossing the line

    Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.

  • Eng ready to focus on cricket after security issues: Strauss

    Director of Cricket for ECB, Andrew Strauss believes England are ready to move on from the controversies that have plagued the build-up to their tour of Bangladesh.

  • Moeen Ali

    We are very wary of Bangladesh: Moeen Ali

    England allrounder Moeen Ali is feeling no pressure despite knowing how he performs may have a significant impact on his team’s fortunes in Bangladesh and India this winter.

  • Eng to name squads sans Hales, Morgan

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will name their squads for England's Test and ODI tour of Bangladesh on October

  • Strauss planning to maximise limited-overs success

    England are planning to announce an updated central contracts policy at the end of this month, to make sure they are best-placed to challenge for two world tournaments on home soil.

  • I feel safe and confident: Walsh

    Bowling coach of Bangladesh, Courtney Walsh says he is not happy that England ODI captain Eoin Morgan and batsman Alex Hales have pulled out of the tour.

  • Morgan shares his Bangladesh worries

    Eoin Morgan says two previous security scares in the sub-continent made him wary of ever again jeopardising his personal safety, as he outlines why he remains deeply concerned about touring Bangladesh.

  • Cricket: ECB security delegation arrives

    England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB's) security delegation arrived today at Bangladesh to hold a string of meetings with local security agencies.

  • Japan pull out

    Japan pull out of the upcoming Under-18 Asia Cup citing security reasons, confirm a Bangladesh Hockey Federation official.

  • Chinese athletes robbed in Rio

    Chinese internet users accuse the Rio Olympics of being unsafe and inferior to Beijing's 2008.

  • 'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

    A sharp increase in police killings has cast "a shadow of death" over Rio de Janeiro as it prepares to host the Olympic Games, Amnesty International claim in a report.

  • More security for foreign coaches

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is preparing to provide its foreign coaches decent security cover upon their arrival in the aftermath of the recent attack in Gulshan.

  • Work together to fight IS globally: Bernicat

    US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat has emphasised on working together globally to fight terrorist group Islamic State “instead of trying to find out whether it has any presence in Bangladesh or not”.

  • No foreign help needed to protect minority: Minister

    Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu says Bangladesh does not need assistance of any foreign country or government to protect the minority community.

  • Security issues to be corrected

    Security failures highlighted at this weekend's French cup final need to be urgently sorted out before the start of Euro 2016 in three weeks' time, an official in charge of security at France's national football stadium says on Monday.

  • Death designer Nizami hanged for war crimes

    Leader of a ruthless militia that massacred innocent unarmed civilians during 1971, Motiur Rahman Nizami has been hanged for crimes committed against humanity during the Liberation War.

  • Security beefed up at Dhaka jail

    Security in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been kept, was strengthened this afternoon.

  • It is collective security that we want

    The undue preoccupation of the administration in trying to disprove the presence of IS in the country is noticeable. One feels that the home ministry is taking the word 'presence' too literally. We cannot overlook the fact that there are a number of Islamic militant groups in the country, and at least 12 of those have been outlawed by the government.

  • US reaffirms shelter for bloggers, secular activists

    The United States has reaffirmed shelter for Bangladeshi bloggers and secular activists in view of the attacks and killings on the group in the South-Asian country. A spokesperson says US' Homeland Security will consider visa requests for bloggers and secular activists on "humanitarian parole".

  • UK’s Redline gets security job at Dhaka airport

    British company Redline has been given the job for screening at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at Tk 73.98 crore for two years.

  • UK firm asks for Tk 58cr for 6 months

    British company Redline Assured Security has demanded Tk 58 crore for overall security management at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for six months while negotiation with another British company, Restrata, was going on yesterday.

  • Efforts on to get UK cargo ban lifted

    Bangladesh has launched hectic efforts at home and abroad for the withdrawal of UK's ban on all direct cargo flights from Dhaka to London.

  • Ehsanul Gani Chy made new Caab chairman

    Air Vice-Marshal Ehsanul Gani Chowdhury has been made the chairman of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (Caab).

  • Cybercriminals stole billions last year

    Leading international software security group Kaspersky in its recent reports on worldwide cyber crime has placed Bangladesh in the world's number one position in both mobile malware attacks and offline attacks and 19th position on online attack target.

  • Pakistan to play World T20

    Pakistan will take part in the World Twenty20 after receiving security assurances from the Indian government.