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Lt Gen Jacob, 1971 Indo-Pak war hero, passes away

Lt Gen J F R Jacob (retd), who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away on Wednesday morning after prolonged illness. He was 92. Born in 1923,......

Pakistan recalls female diplomat in Bangladesh amid 'terror link' row

Pakistan on Wednesday recalled a woman diplomat posted in Dhaka amid an uproar over her suspected links to Islamist terrorists, nearly a year after Bangladesh expelled another Pakistani......

Italian aid worker killed in Bangladesh; IS claims responsibility

An Italian aid worker has been shot dead in a high security diplomatic area in Dhaka, the first attack in Bangladesh claimed by the dreaded Islamic State terror group that has prompted many......

'Bangladesh can't lose its spirit at the altar of mad fanaticism'

For the family and supporters of blogger Avijit Roy, who was hacked to death in Dhaka in February, it is a time to reflect on where Bangladesh is heading, says Indrani Roy. 'Avijit used to love......

Pak senate passes resolution, condemns Modi's remarks

Escalating the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Dhaka and that of other leaders, Pakistan's Senate today unanimously passed a resolution, condemning the ‘provocative and......

India's push to save its cows starves Bangladesh of beef

The $600 million-a-year trade has flourished over the past four decades and is considered legal by Dhaka. Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under......

Trial run of Kolkata-Agartala bus service via Dhaka on June 1

A trial run of the Kolkata-Agartala direct bus service via Dhaka will be held on June 1, Tripura transport minister Manik Dey said on Friday. "A bus will start from Kolkata on June 1, stay in......

Modi to charm Dhaka with visa on arrival, $2-bn line of credit and Tagore poetry

Bangladesh, along with India, had identified 15 projects to promote connectivity among South Asian neighbours   Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to use the smattering of Bengali he had......

Why Bangladesh telcos deal better with dropped calls

Santanu Ganguly, a businessman from Kolkata, visits Bangladesh every three months. In October, when he landed at Dhaka airport Ganguly was surprised by a Grameenphone advertisement offering......

Premature crowing over Dhaka's textile sector problems

Despite the recent Western criticism on Bangladesh’s labour standards, India has a long way to go before it overtakes the neighbour in global exports. There is a lot of recent cheer in......

'It's great to have Harbhajan's vision and ideas back into the team'

Virat Kohli (centre), India's Test team captain, and Harbhajan Singh (left) during a practice session in Dhaka. Photograph: Ashikur Rahman/Reuters India Test captain Virat Kohli says senior......

Leie shines on debut, South Africa clinch T20 series in Dhaka

Eddie Leie made a memorable international debut as he and his spin partner Aaron Phangsio bowled South Africa to a series-clinching 31-run victory in the second and final Twenty20 match against......

South Africa apologizes for using drone camera in Bangladesh

South Africa's cricket team apologised to the Bangladesh military for using a drone at a practice session in Dhaka and breaching national security ahead of the start of their tour. Bangladesh......

India look to maintain stranglehold over Bangladesh in ODIs

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lands in Dhaka for three-match series India ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (centre), (clockwise from right to left) Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Dhawal......

Rejuvenated India start favourites against Bangladesh

India's new Test captain Virat Kohli (centre) and bowler Harbhajan Singh (left) during a practice session in Dhaka. Photograph: Ashikur Rahman/Reuters Virat Kohli's proactive and aggressive......
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Steamer runs aground on Kirtanakhola shoal

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Barisal, Feb. 7 -- A steamer ran aground with more than... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Steamer-runs-aground-on-Kirtanakhola-shoal/11360204
Woman dies as city bldg catches fire

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Dhaka, Feb. 7 -- An elderly woman died from panic as a... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Woman-dies-as-city-bldg-catches-fire/11360208
Photo Feature / Vociferous fans set World Cup alight

Flags, jerseys, face paints and a stuffed tiger - it was a vibrant day out for the fans who turned up in large numbers at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium... ...

http://www.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/77785/vociferous-fans-set-under-19-world-cup-alight-in-dhaka
Among bunch of boys, Rishabh Pant becomes a badaaadmi

Abhi Dilli bohot dur hai, remarked Tarak Sinha. It was a week before the start of the Under-19 World Cup, and the veteran coach was answering a... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/among-bunch-boys-rishabh-pant-020900437.html
Manohar says no change for now

Calcutta: Shashank Manohar, chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), and president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, has... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160207/jsp/sports/story_67963.jsp

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