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

Shakib Al Hasan is Bangladesh's new Test captain

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been named the new Test captain of Bangladesh with the upcoming Sri Lanka tour being his first assignment in the new role.

Dec 10, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Bangladesh to compensate Hindu families whose houses were set on fire: Sushma Swaraj

30 houses of Hindus in Rangpur districts Thakurpara village, about 300 km from Dhaka, were torched on November 10.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj opens India's new chancery complex in Dhaka

Sushma Swaraj inaugurated 15 development projects of Bangladesh being funded by India.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Hockey Asia Cup: We defended well in crunch moments, says India coach Sjoerd Marijne

Conceding last-minute goals has been the bane of Indian hockey but recently-appointed coach Sjoerd Marijne says the team improvised its defensive tactics quite well in its triumph over Malaysia in the Asia Cup final.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

India beat Malaysia 2-1, lift first Hockey Asia Cup title in 10 years

India last won the title in 2007 in Chennai. India are now tied with Pakistan as the second most successful team in the tournament, behind South Korea. The Koreans have won it four times.

Oct 22, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

India vs Malaysia, Hockey Asia Cup 2017 Final: Live streaming, TV listing, time, date, venue, squads

Two join top scorers in the tournament will be seen in action today. Harmanpreet Singh and Faizal Saari are with seven goals each.

Oct 22, 2017, 08:46 AM IST

India vs Pakistan, Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India eye fourth win over Pakistan this year and a place in the final

India will attempt their fourth win over Pakistan this year when the two traditional rivals meet in their last match of the Super-4s stage at men's hockey Asia Cup 2017 here on Saturday 5 pm IST.

Oct 21, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017 Super 4s: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

A draw is enough for India in their last Super 4 match against Pakistan to book a spot in the final; but for Pakistan, a win and a favourable result from the South Korea-Malaysia match is required.

Oct 20, 2017, 19:01 PM IST