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Tigers mark 100th Test in style

Bangladesh won their 100th Test against Sri Lanka by 4 wickets. They went into the tea break at 156 for 4, requiring a further 35 to complete the chase. Mehedi Miraz and Mushfiqur Rahim were the unbeaten batsmen at the crease. Resuming on 38 for two after lunch, Tamim and Sabbir counter-attacked with several high-percentage […]

Police have received another extension to submit the report into the Bangladesh Bank forex reserve heist. Case investigation officer and Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Additional Superintendent Raihan Uddin requested the extension before the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate AKM Mounuddin Siddique on Sunday. The deadline was then extended to Apr 18. CID has failed to […]

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Determined to resolve the Teesta River water sharing issue, the Indian government is planning to bring together the chief ministers of states bordering Bangladesh to meet Prime MInister Sheikh Hasina to resolve bilateral issues. On top of the list is the Teesta water sharing issue and Delhi wants a direct discussion between Hasina and West […]

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Mufti Abdul Hannan. — UNB file photo The Appellate Division on Sunday rejected the review petition filed by Mufti Abdul Hannan, chief of banned outfit Harkatul-Jihad Al Islami, and its two other leaders against their death sentences for murdering three persons and injuring former UK high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004. The verdict […]

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Five state-owned banks are suffering from a capital shortfall of Tk 15,000 crore or Tk 150 billion, caused by corruption and mismanagement in their operations, records suggest. These banks have sought Tk 4,000 crore in the form of bonds from the government, shows an official paper sent to the finance minister. The five banks were […]

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