Bangladesh

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Queen Elizabeth’s death – why the mixed reactions?

The longest-serving monarch of the British Empire, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed away at the age of 96, putting an end to a reign that lasted seven decades.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Bangladesh eye winning start in SAFF U-17 Championship

Bangladesh will eye a winning start to the SAFF U-17 Championship when they take on hosts Sri Lanka at the Racecourse International Stadium in Colombo today.

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Battered Tigers return home

The Bangladesh contingent returned to the country today following their disappointing Asia Cup campaign in the UAE.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Expectations at an all-time low for Bangladesh in Asia Cup… unless

The pressure is on the Bangladesh National Team to make this year's Asia Cup a memorable one.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Shikho making its mark on Forbes list

With promising startups, founded by some of the brightest minds of the generation, Bangladesh has been on a rocket ship to gain its own recognition on international startup platforms. With its state-of-the-art technology and foresight, the Bangladeshi edtech startup has found its place on the “Forbes Asia 100 to watch 2022” list.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Reducing fuel prices by Tk 5 won't ease people’s suffering

The amount by which the government has reduced the prices is so meagre – and so thoroughly insufficient to address the corresponding increase in the cost of living – that we can’t help but ask: Why even bother?

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

A three-fold predicament

Bangladesh went to the UAE for the Asia Cup following a lot of chaos and drama and with a number of unresolved issues.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Grandstand finish for youth volleyball team 

Bangladesh youth volleyball team produced their ever-best result in the Asian Men’s U-20 Volleyball Championship with a fifth-place finish following a nerve-wracking 3-2 sets win over four-time champions China at Isa Sports City Hall in Riffa, Bahrain on Sunday night.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Bangladesh easier opponent than Afghanistan, says Sri Lanka captain

After suffering a crushing eight-wicket defeat against Afghanistan in the opening match of the Asia Cup on Saturday, Sri Lanka’s chances of making it through to the Super 4 stage is hanging by a thread. They have one game left, against Bangladesh on September 1. With a poor run rate after one match, Sri Lanka must hope they beat Bangladesh and beat them handsomely to stand a chance to progress.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Is Dhaka 400 or 1500 years old?

Dhaka is the capital that is ever-growing within its confines, with its colours, chaos and hustle. It has always been a bit difficult to trace the origin of this madness of a city, and the exact time it came to be.