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ICC Champions Trophy: Minnows Bangladesh look to upset hosts England in tourney opener

ICC Champions Trophy: Minnows Bangladesh look to upset hosts England in tourney opener

The Tigers' skipper Mashrafe Mortaza, who recently bid adieu to T20Is, would want to rise from the underdogs' tag to conjure as many upsets as possible to lead the team forward in the tricky tournament. 

Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka

A depression in the Bay of Bengal had intensified into what has been named Cyclone Mora and forecast torrential rains over the next 36 hours.

ICC Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma set to get some time at top against Bangladesh in final warm-up tie

ICC Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma set to get some time at top against Bangladesh in final warm-up tie

For Rohit, it will be back to the opening slot, having batted down the order during the better part of the Indian Premier League. He missed out on the first game as personal commitments led to him joining the squad on Saturday evening.

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

It was then, almost 65 years ago. The rivalry has changed since then. Although not for the fans, who still tear their vocal chords out on terms of patriotism. In terms of cricket, yes indeed. Since the mid 70s India-Pakistan match revolved mostly around fiery Pakistan pacers attacking the classy Indian batting line-up.

Bangladesh lead Pakistan by five points in latest ICC ODI rankings

Bangladesh lead Pakistan by five points in latest ICC ODI rankings

This is the first time Bangladesh have been ranked ahead of three former world champions - Sri Lanka, Pakistan the West Indies.

Bangladesh removes `Greek` statue after Islamists` protests

Bangladesh on Friday removed a controversial statue which religious radicals claim represents an "un-Islamic" Greek goddess from outside the country`s highest court.

Bangladesh jails high-profile Islamist leader

A special court handed down a seven-year sentence against Maolana Saidur Rahman, described by police as the ringleader of Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), amid heavy security in the capital Dhaka.

Banned JMB chief gets jail for seven yrs for heading terror outfit in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi court on Thursday sentenced the chief of the banned JMB group to over seven years in prison for heading the terror outfit linked to a series of attacks, including the one on a popular Dhaka cafe that killed an Indian woman along with 17 other foreigners.

Four militants of banned group arrested in Bangladesh

At least four militants belonging to the banned Neo-JMB outfit were arrested by Bangladesh's anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Thursday.

ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh confident of title chances post five-wicket victory over New Zealand

ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh confident of title chances post five-wicket victory over New Zealand

"The warm-up games will be important, wickets will be different from here but we will learn something from the games against Pakistan and India, so they are two big games," said Mortaza.

Cabinet apprised of MoU between India, Bangladesh on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space

Cabinet apprised of MoU between India, Bangladesh on cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

ICJ ruled twice in India's favour in past cases involving Pakistan - Know more

ICJ ruled twice in India's favour in past cases involving Pakistan - Know more

The court nullified that move due to the New Delhi Declaration signed by the three nations in August the same year.  

Bangladesh 'militants' surrender after Facebook plea

Elite counter-terror troops surrounded a one-storey house in the central district of Narsingdi on Saturday afternoon after a tip-off that Islamist extremists were holed up there.

Bangladesh police raid former PM Khaleda Zia's office

Dozens of police searched BNP chief Zia's office in the upscale Gulshan neighbourhood for two hours early this morning, but later said they did not find "any materials".

Bangladesh hammer Ireland by 8 wickets in 4th ODI of Tri-series

Bangladesh hammer Ireland by 8 wickets in 4th ODI of Tri-series

The series continues on Sunday with Ireland's final game, against the Black Caps.

China to fund Bangladesh for 9th Friendship Bridge

China has been supporting Bangladesh's infrastructure development to help it realise its economic development goals.

Suicide blast kills five suspected militants in Bangladesh

Six persons including five suspected militants and a fire fighter were killed in a suicide bomb blast during a police raid in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district of Bangladesh on Thursday.

Large cache of grenades found in Tripura

Police recovered 127 grenades buried underground in northern Tripura, an official said here on Monday.

Raise voice against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: PRISM

PRISM expressed apprehension that illegal immigrants from Bangladesh in western parts of Mizoram would be granted citizenship if the proposed bill becomes a law. 

Bangladesh no longer safe for Indian insurgents: BSF

Bangladesh is no longer a safe haven for Indian insurgents, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K K Sharma said on Friday.