Dhaka

Breaking news: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

The blaze broke out Wednesday evening in a multi-story residential building with one floor reportedly used to store flammable chemicals.

Feb 21, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

Frank discussion set stage for West Indies turnaround, says Jason Holder

West Indies won the second Test by 10 wickets in Antigua, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series.

Feb 03, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win in Bangladesh polls, opposition cries foul

According to media reports, the ruling Awami League-led coalition won over 260 seats in the 300-member House.

Dec 31, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Chris Hemsworth-starrer 'Dhaka' concludes filming in India

The India shoot of Chris Hemworth-starrer Netflix's feature "Dhaka" is complete.

Nov 29, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

Chris Hemsworth calls traffic in India a 'beautiful chaos'

Hemsworth flew into India last week. 

Nov 05, 2018, 14:25 PM IST

Chris Hemsworth to star in Indian kidnap thriller 'Dhaka'

The film will be shot in India and Thailand in November this year.

Aug 31, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

Pavan Shah to lead India in U-19 Asia Cup in Dhaka

Maharashtra batsman Pavan Shah has replaced Aryan Juyal as the captain of the India U-19 squad for the Asia Cup, starting in Dhaka from September 29.

Aug 28, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Traffic jam delays cricket match in Dhaka, players take rickshaw to stadium

Traffic snarls are commonplace on the busy streets of Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, but it sounds bizarre to a T when a cricket match gets delayed as players get stuck in a traffic jam and are forced to take rickshaws to reach the stadium. 

Mar 21, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Bangladesh stabbing: Attacker saw secular writer as 'enemy of Islam', say police

A 21-year-old man was arrested today in Bangladesh for allegedly stabbing a secular writer multiple times during a university seminar, deeming him an "enemy of Islam", police said.

Mar 04, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka scale Bangladesh's 190, end Sri Lanka's eight-match losing streak

Opener Kusal Mendis scored his maiden half-century in T20 Internationals to lead Sri Lanka's six-wicket rout of Bangladesh in the first of the two matches in Dhaka on Thursday. Mendis smashed 53 off 27 balls while Dasun Shanaka hit an unbeaten 42 as the visitors eased past Bangladesh's record total of 193/5 with 20 balls to spare.

Feb 16, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Hosts sweat over Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim's fitness

Former captain Mushfiqur Rahim and opener Tamim Iqbal have added to Bangladesh's injury woes ahead of their first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Dhaka on Thursday.

Feb 14, 2018, 19:48 PM IST

2nd Test: Akila Dananjaya's five-for gives Sri Lanka 1-0 series win in Bangladesh

Set a target of 339 runs, a collapse-prone Bangladesh were all out for 123 in 29.3 overs in their second innings on the third day.

Feb 10, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

2nd Test: Roshen Silva fifty puts Sri Lanka on top in Bangladesh

Roshen Silva hit an unbeaten half-century to put Sri Lanka in command of the second Test after stretching their lead to 312 against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday.

Feb 09, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

2nd Test: Bangladesh 56-4 at stumps on Day 1 against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh were 56-4 at stumps after bowling out Sri Lanka for 222 runs on the opening day of the second and final Test in Dhaka on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 18:12 PM IST

Bangladesh court jails opposition leader Zia for five years

A court in Bangladesh sentenced opposition leader Khaleda Zia to five years in jail on Thursday after convicting the two-time former premier of embezzling money meant for an orphanage.

Feb 08, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Shakib Al Hasan inspires Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

Chasing 217 for victory, Zimbabwe were bundled out for 125 off 36.3 overs after Shakib took 3/34. He also scored a half-century.

Jan 23, 2018, 21:11 PM IST

Thisara Perera halts Sri Lanka slide with win over Zimbabwe in tri-series

Perera claimed four wickets to lead an inspired Sri Lankan bowling attack that limited Zimbabwe to 198 all out before his unbeaten 39 helped the islanders to chase down the target for a five-wicket win.

Jan 21, 2018, 20:25 PM IST

Tamim Iqbal guides Bangladesh to easy win over Zimbabwe in tri-series opener

Opener Tamim Iqbal struck an unbeaten half-century to guide Bangladesh to an eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the opening match of a tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka on Monday.

Jan 15, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe seek to rebuild in tri-series

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe all have a point to prove when they battle each other in a tri-nation one-day tournament in Dhaka from Monday.

Jan 14, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

Dhaka Police bans rooftop parties on New Year eve

Briefing the media about "extensive security measures" for New Year's Eve on December 31, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Khan has said, "People can celebrate 31st night in their homes, but not on rooftops."

Dec 31, 2017, 13:05 PM IST