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Border killing: B'desh summons Indian envoy

Bangladesh on Sunday summoned the Indian high commissioner in Dhaka to lodge a protest against the killing of a 15-year old girl, allegedly by Border Security Force personnel, ahead of a crucial......

'Torture in Delhi was worse than Dhaka'

For 28-year-old Tariq Ahmad Dar, life will never be the same again. Just as this Kashmiri was on the threshold of stardom in the world of modeling, Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion arrested him......

Italian priest shot in latest attack on foreigners in Bangladesh

An elderly Italian priest was shot at on Wednesday by unidentified motorbike-borne assailants in Bangladesh, wounding him in the neck and skull, in the latest in a series of attacks on......

Chetia deportation: Bangladesh waits for India to return favour

Bangladesh handing over to India top ULFA leader Anup Chetia was a reflection of close bilateral ties particularly in security areas, the country's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said in......

Bangladesh deports UFLA leader Anup Chetia to India

Top United Liberation Front of Assam leader Anup Chetia, a fugitive for over two decades, was today handed over to India by Bangladesh, a significant development that comes close on the heels of......

India battles big pharma over cough syrup abuse, reducing supplies

Cipla stopped making the product last year; Abbott Laboratories and Pfizer have had to reduce batch sizes by up to half. Indian regulators are privately pressuring major drug firms to better police......

2nd innings: Yuvraj Singh bats for startups

Yuvraj Singh has set aside Rs 50 crore (Rs 500 million) to fund startups. Dhruv Munjal finds out how the cricketer  became an angel investorIn early April last year, Yuvraj Singh strode out to......

Modi's Bangla agenda: Connectivity, security to be key focus

Enhancing rail, road and water connectivity, boosting economic engagement and expanding security cooperation are likely to be major focus areas during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day maiden......

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......

PIX: Looking at Malaika Arora Khan's glamorous life!

Happy birthday, Malaika! Malaika Arora Khan leads an envious lifestyle. With the amount of hard work she’s put in, it’s easy to see why.  Model, VJ, actress, dancer, producer,......

10 sportsmen called to the Elysian fields early

New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu died, aged 40, in Wellington on Wednesday. Lomu, who scored 37 tries in 63 matches for New Zealand between 1994 and 2002, had been diagnosed with a rare......

PHOTOS, World Cup qualifiers: Brazil crush Peru; Romania hold Italy

IMAGE: Brazil's Douglas Costa (left) celebrates a goal against Peru during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Salvador on Tuesday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters An inspired......

India-South Africa T20s: What's the score?

India and South Africa kick-off preparations for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 with a three-match series, the first of which will be played in Dharamsala on Friday. Since their first meeting in 2006,......

Australia rope in Sridharan Sriram to impart spin lessions

Australia have employed former India all-rounder Sridharan Sriram as a coaching consultant to help with their troubles playing spin bowling in the leadup to their tour of Bangladesh. A left-hand......

Fekete, Bancroft get Test call-up for Bangla tour as Aus look to rebuild

IMAGE: Andrew Fekete appeals. Photograph: Robert Prezioso/Getty Images Tasmania fast bowler Andrew Fekete and Western Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft are in sight of a Test debut after......
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Refreshing return to common roots

A winter morning on the lawns of a foreign mission in Kolkata was just the right setting for a splurge of artistic ideas. Painters generally prefer... ...
1971 War Crimes coming full Circle

Paper No. 6041 Dated 27-Nov-2015 Bhaskar Roy The wheels of justice grind slowly, but they grind extremely small. On November... ...
Ghani assigns delegation to investigate alleged support by govt to ISIS

The delegation include, Nasrullah Stanikzai, head of the advisory delegation in judiciary and legal affairs; Abdul Fatah Azizi, deputy military... ...
China overhauls military as India drags feet; to boost its army control over LAC

While India continues to drag its feet in setting up joint structures to give its armed forces a better punch from limited budgetary resources, the... ...
India says no decision taken on Pakistan-India cricket series

Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Friday New Delhi has not yet made a decision on the Pakistan-India cricket... ...

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