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Tri-nation series: Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka for biggest one-day win

Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on Sri Lanka to claim their biggest win in one-day cricket on Friday.

Jan 19, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

Bangladesh beat New Zealand to reach sixth spot in ODI rankings, ahead of Sri Lanka and Pakistan

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

May 25, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Know how Taslima Nasreen responded when asked why she puts 'bindi' despite being an atheist

Noted author and columnist Taslima Nasreen is quite skilful in giving the posers on social media the taste of their own medicine. When one of the posers on Twitter questioned her belief on God, she responded with a profound thought.

May 11, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

Jesus was no God's son: Taslima Nasreen on why she doesn't celebrate Christmas

Known for her controversial writings, noted Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen stirred up the hornet's nest when she said that 'Jesus was no God's son'.

Dec 24, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

Dhaka cut off to prevent opposition march

Bangladesh`s capital was cut off from the rest of the country Monday, with transport services into Dhaka halted to thwart the second day of a protest march against next week`s elections.

Dec 31, 2013, 10:31 AM IST