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Taijul debut hat-trick seals 5-0 win

 Bangladesh 130 for 5 (Mahmudullah 51*, Chatara 3-44) beat Zimbabwe 128 (Masakadza 52, Taijul 4-11, Shakib 3-30) by five wickets Taijul Islam‘s hat-trick, the first by an ODI debutant, spun Zimbabwe out for 128 and spurred Bangladesh to their second 5-0 series win. The home side won with 25.3 overs and five wickets to spare, […]

India has inched closer to settling a long-simmering border dispute with Bangladesh, possibly signalling a softer line from nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi than when he was in opposition. On Monday, a parliamentary committee urged the government to table a constitutional amendment that would pave the way for a land swap deal that Bangladesh and […]

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Minar Rashid তিরিশ লাখ’ শহীদের মধ্যে সর্বদা গ্রীণ জোনে থাকা এই চাচাদের কেউ নাই প্রতিপক্ষের বিরুদ্ধে আওয়ামী লীগ অনবরত মিথ্যা বলতে পারে কিন্তু নিজের বিরুদ্ধে একটি সত্য কথাও সহ্য করতে পারে না। বাঙালির অনেক দুঃখের মধ্যে সবচেয়ে বড় দুঃখ এটি। আওয়ামী লীগের অবস্থা হয়েছে গ্রামের খ্যাপা পাগলের মতো। এরা বিশ্বব্যাংককে কখনও পায়ে ধরে, কখনও গোলামের […]

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Disputed borders are both a cause and a symptom of tensions between big neighbours in South Asia. When the colonial power, Britain, withdrew from India it left a dangerous legacy of carelessly or arbitrarily drawn borders. Tensions between India and China flare on occasion, especially along India’s far north-eastern border, along the state of Arunachal […]

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Bad politics should no longer prevent Nepal and its neighbours making the most of some amazing geology IT IS a thrill trekking beside the upper Marsyangdi river in northern Nepal. On view are spectacular waterfalls and cliffs, snowy Himalayan peaks, exotic birds and butterflies. But just where tourists and villagers delight in nature, hydropower engineers […]

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Pakistan’s blasphemy laws legitimise intolerance THE killing and incarceration of people on flimsy accusations of insulting Islam has long shamed Pakistan. Hundreds, often members of religious minorities, have been ensnared by blasphemy laws that leave victims with little chance of defending themselves against malicious claims. Cowed judges are unwilling to examine evidence for fear of […]

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Indian newspapers see Prime Minister Narendra Modi as coming out in favour of a controversial land swap with Bangladesh to stem immigration, in a tough speech in the northeastern state of Assam. Under a deal signed by Mr Modi’s predecessor, Manmohan Singh, in 2011, the two countries would simplify their tortuous border, exchanging more than […]

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Shared by Meher Inayat Islamabad: Laila Kiran and Anila Shaheen, students of Asian University for Women, Bangladesh, are the first female cyclists from Gilgit Baltistan to complete 200 kilometers ride during a recently held event in Bangladesh. The two, along with others, traveled from Chittagong city to Cox’s Bazaar during the “Bangladesh Discovery Ride 2014”. Around 84 participants […]

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Three more suspects have been arrested here in connection with the blast in West Bengal’s Burdwan, amid a joint Indo-Bangla operation along the borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). “The three are members of JMB. We are suspecting that they have links with bomb-making (materials) discovered after the […]

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the opening session of 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Kathmandu November 26, 2014. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stepped up his rhetoric against illegal immigration from Bangladesh, vowing to halt the unauthorized flow of citizens from the neighboring country into the northeastern […]

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Bangladesh is planning to source about 5,000 MW of power from regional suppliers like India, Nepal and Butan over the next few years. (PTI) India is in the final stage of concluding a deal with Bangladesh for sale of 100 MW of power from ONGC Tripura Power Company and has started talks for sale of […]

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Minar Rashid মেরিন নামক সোনার হাঁসটিকে যেভাবে জবাই করা হচ্ছে রাষ্ট্রীয় ভাবেই আমরা এক ধরনের প্রতারক চরিত্র ধারণ করে ফেলেছি। এই ডিজিটাল যুগেও এনালগ প্রক্রিয়ায় জাতিসংঘের মহা সচিব বানকি মুনকে দুই বার এবং ব্রিটিশ প্রধান মন্ত্রী ডেভিড ক্যামেরুনকে কম পক্ষে একবার বিক্রি করার চেষ্টা করেছি। তারা যা বলেন নি সেই কথা তাদের নামে চালিয়ে দেওয়ার […]

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