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'Isloated' Pakistan pulls out of international meet in Dhaka; 136 nations likely to attend

'Isloated' Pakistan pulls out of international meet in Dhaka; 136 nations likely to attend

The Pakistan delegation is likely to skip the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) scheduled on April 1-5.

Police lay siege to two militant hideouts in Bangladesh

Police on Wednesday cordoned off two suspected militant hideouts in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district.

Neo-JMB chief killed in anti-terror operation in Bangladesh

The chief of the terror group blamed for Bangladesh's worst terror attack at a Dhaka cafe was among the four Islamist militants killed in one of the country's longest anti-terror operations in Sylhet, police said on Tuesday.

Five to hang for killing photojournalist in Bangladesh

A Dhaka court on Tuesday sentenced five persons to death for killing award-winning photojournalist Aftab Ahmed in 2013, a media report said.

As UN looks on, Myanmar Army Chief defends military campaign in Rakhine

Myanmar`s army chief defended a military crackdown in Rakhine State on Monday after the UN pledged to probe claims security forces carried out a campaign of killing and torture against Rohingya Muslims there.

Bangladesh commandos kill two Islamist extremists

Bangladesh commandos kill two Islamist extremists

"Our commandos could effectively engage two of them. We can confirm the two were killed," Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan told reporters in the city of Sylhet.

BSF on high alert after twin blasts in Bangladesh

BSF on high alert after twin blasts in Bangladesh

"Our troopers are on high alert along the India-Bangladesh after a series of blasts in Bangladesh," BSF Inspector General, Meghalaya frontier P.K. Dubey told IANS.

Two dead, 28 injured as commandos storm militants' den in Bangladesh

Two dead, 28 injured as commandos storm militants' den in Bangladesh

"Two civilians are killed and 28 people including two inspectors of bomb disposal unit sustained injuries in the blast," an official said.

India plans major step against terrorism, to seal international boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon

India plans major step against terrorism, to seal international boundaries with Pakistan, Bangladesh soon

The decision has been taken in the wake of an increase in infiltration attempts, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Outgoing UN peacekeeping head praises Indian, South Asian troops

As of February, there were 7,606 Indians serving in the peacekeeping operations, the second largest contingent, after Ethiopia with 8,321.
 

Sachin Tendulkar reveals worst moment of his career and who convinced him not to retire after 2007 World Cup debacle

Sachin Tendulkar reveals worst moment of his career and who convinced him not to retire after 2007 World Cup debacle

India, perennial favourites, bowed out of the tournament finishing third in Group B which also had minnows Bermuda.

Bangladesh to join India's South Asia Satellite initiative

Bangladesh has signed an agreement with India to formally join New Delhi's 'South Asia Satellite' initiative, through which the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch a communication satellite for serving the South Asia region.

Bangladesh add Mehedi Hasan for upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh add Mehedi Hasan for upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka

Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said team management felt an off-spinner would work against Sri Lanka`s left-handed batsmen in the ODI series opener in Dambula on Saturday.

US may accuse North Korea in Bangladesh cyber heist: Report

FBI offices in Los Angeles and New York have been leading an international investigation into the February 2016 incident, in which hackers breached Bangladesh Bank`s systems.

Minor quake jolts northeast India, parts of Bangladesh

A minor earthquake was recorded in India's northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, an official said.

Over 2,000 heavily armed 'jihadis' have entered India, Bangladesh warns India; patrolling increased

Over 2,000 heavily armed 'jihadis' have entered India, Bangladesh warns India; patrolling increased

The government of Bangladesh has warned of an increase in infiltration of militants into India from across its eastern border, raising an alarm for the security and intelligence mechanism.

Hundredth Test: Bangladesh complete century in format with 4-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Hundredth Test: Bangladesh complete century in format with 4-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Tamim was declared the Man of the Match while Shakib was adjudged the Man of the Series.

Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence of HuJI leader, two others

Bangladesh Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence of banned Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami's former leader and two of his accomplices for a grenade attack in 2004 on Britain's then envoy here.

IS claims Friday suicide bombing in Bangladesh elite forces camp

IS claims Friday suicide bombing in Bangladesh elite forces camp

The Islamic State group claimed on Saturday a suicide bomb attack a day earlier on a camp for Bangladesh's elite security forces.