Waqar Younis faces ouster if Pakistan return winless from Bangladesh: Reports
Waqar Younis faces ouster if Pakistan return winless from Bangladesh: Reports

Pakistan's head coach Waqar is likely to face the axe if the national cricket team fails to win the Test series against Bangladesh.

Bangladesh opposition boycotts mayoral elections, calls them rigged

Dhaka: Bangladesh`s main opposition party on Tuesday boycotted three mayoral elections over accusations of massive rigging, fanning fears of further unrest in the South Asian nation.

Boat carrying 900 tonnes of coal sinks in Bangladesh

All 12 crew members of a boat had a lucky escape when a vessel carrying 900 tonnes of coal sank in Bangladesh on Friday after hitting a buoy.

Bangladesh mourns anniversary of garment factory disaster

Survivors and relatives of victims of a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh are marching to mark the second anniversary of the disaster which killed more than 1,100 people.

Bangladesh opposition fury over attack on Zia convoy

Bangladesh's opposition accused pro-government supporters on Tuesday of trying to kill their leader Khaleda Zia after her car was shot at and stoned by a mob while campaigning in Dhaka's mayoral elections.

Seven injured in accidental firing at Bangladesh rally

At least seven persons, including a police officer, were injured on Saturday when the shotgun of the bodyguard of a ruling Awami League leader accidentally went off during a party rally in central Bangladesh.

Bangladesh incurred $2 bn loss due to BNP protests

 Bangladesh has incurred a loss of more than USD 2 billion in the first three months this year due to the political turmoil triggered by anti-government protests, a World Bank report on Sunday said.

Bangla war crimes convict buried, party calls for protests
Bangla war crimes convict buried, party calls for protests

Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman was on Sunday buried at his ancestral home after his overnight execution for committing war crimes and mass killing during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war against Pakistan even as his supporters called for nationwide protests.

25 killed in bus accident in Bangladesh

At least 25 people were killed and 23 others injured on Thursday when a packed bus veered off the road and rammed into a tree in central Bangladesh.

37 killed in Bangladesh storms

At least 37 people were killed when powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend and left a trail of devastation in the northwest, officials said on Monday.

At least 35 killed in Bangladesh storms

Powerful storms swept Bangladesh at the weekend leaving a trail of devastation in the country`s northwest and killing at least 35 people, officials said Monday.

Top Bangladesh Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution

Bangladesh`s highest court Monday rejected a final appeal by an Islamist leader to overturn his death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, clearing the last legal hurdle to his execution.

Severe storm hits Bangladesh, 22 killed

At least 22 people were killed and hundred others injured after a severe tropical storm ripped through Dhaka and northwestern region in Bangladesh overnight, leaving a trail of destruction in several areas.

Severe storm kills 24, injures more than 50 in Bangladesh

A severe storm sweeping across Bangladesh killed at least 24 people and injured dozens more, mostly in Bogra district in the northern part of the country, police and officials said on Sunday.

Bangladesh opposition leader leaves office for first time in three months

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia left her office for the first time in three months Sunday in a sign of easing tensions after deadly protests plunged the country into a political crisis.

Khaleda Zia may attend Sunday's graft cases hearing

Bangladesh ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, who faces an arrest warrant, may attend the hearings of graft cases against her on Sunday, an official said on Saturday.

Five killed in boat capsize in Bangladesh

Five persons, including a child, were killed and at least 10 others missing in an overnight boat capsize in central Bangladesh when a sand-laden cargo vessel collided with the passenger boat carrying over 70 people.

Training aircraft catches fire in Bangladesh, one dead

 A Bangladeshi woman trainee pilot was killed and her trainer injured on Wednesday when their aircraft caught fire on a runway here.

India held by Bangla in U-23 match marred by power blackout
India held by Bangla in U-23 match marred by power blackout

Indian football team was held to a goal-less draw by Bangladesh in its last group match of the AFC Under-23 Championship Qualifying round, which was marred by 40 minutes of power blackout during halftime here.

PCB security security delegation leaves for Dhaka
PCB security security delegation leaves for Dhaka

A high-level security delegation of the Pakistan Cricket Board left for Dhaka on Monday to review security arrangements for the impending tour by Pakistan to Bangladesh.