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 Kusal Mendis drives Sri Lanka to T20 series sweep against Bangladesh

Kusal Mendis drives Sri Lanka to T20 series sweep against Bangladesh

Opener Kusal Mendis hit a blazing half-century as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 75 runs in the second Twenty20 to complete a 2-0 series sweep on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Eight militants including woman blow themselves with grenade in north Bangladesh

As many as eight militants have blown themselves up with a grenade north of the Bangladeshi capital rather than surrender to officers who had cornered them in their hideout, police said on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Salute to the man who cut off his own leg during 1971 war

Salute to the man who cut off his own leg during 1971 war

Major General Ian Cardozo was injured in the battle of Sylhet in Bangladesh in the 1971 war with Pakistan when he stepped on a landmine.

Dec 16, 2015, 20:08 PM IST
Bangladesh lynching: Victim's father accuses police of allowing perpetrator to flee

Bangladesh lynching: Victim's father accuses police of allowing perpetrator to flee

 The father of the teenage boy, who was beaten to death by a group of men in Bangladesh, has claimed that a police official in the north-eastern city of Sylhet took a bribe and helped one of the accused flee the country.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Bangladesh blogger killings: Kolkata residents demand justice

 Around 500 Kolkata residents, including bloggers and authors, have urged neighbouring Bangladesh to ensure protection of right to freedom of expression following the brutal killing of three of its bloggers in three months.

May 19, 2015, 13:52 PM IST
Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A masked gang wielding machetes hacked a secular blogger to death Tuesday in northeastern Bangladesh in the third such deadly attack since the start of the year, police said.

May 12, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Twenty20 World Cup 2014: Ireland vs Netherlands – Live Score

Live updates from the 12th match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between Ireland and the Netherlands being played at Sylhet Stadium, Sylhet.

Mar 21, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

World Twenty20: UAE vs Zimbabwe – As it happened...

Live updates from the 11th match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between Afghanistan vs Nepal being played at Sylhet Stadium, Sylhet.

Mar 21, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

Chigumbura keeps Zimbabwe in hunt for Super-10 berth

Elton Chigumbura struck a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe notched up a five-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates in a qualifying match to keep themselves in the hunt for a place in the ICC World Twenty20 Championships here Friday.

Mar 21, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

UAE exits World T20 after 21-run defeat by Ireland

Debutants United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been sent crashing out of the World Twenty20 tournament on Wednesday following a 21-run defeat by Ireland, who won the Group B match in Sylhet by the Duckworth-Lewis method

Mar 20, 2014, 10:33 AM IST

World Twenty20: Netherlands vs Zimbabwe – As it happened...

Live updates from the seventh match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between the Netherlands and Zimbabwe being played at Sylhet Stadium, Sylhet.

Mar 19, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

Earthquake jolts northeast India, Bangladesh

An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked parts of northeast India and Bangladesh on Saturday, an official said in Agartala.

Mar 02, 2013, 09:12 AM IST