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1971, A War Hero Remembers

War Hero Major General Ian Cardozo (retd)was wounded in the battle of Sylhet in Bangladesh in the 1971 war with Pakistan. He lost his leg in a landmine blast, but conquered his disability and......

The mysterious Bangladesh blasts

There were three timed explosions of very low intensity at the railway stations of Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong in Bangladesh early in the morning of May 1, 2007. The first explosion took place at......

ULFA runs 7 hotels in Bangladesh: BSF

The United Liberation Front of Asom runs seven hotels of international standards in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet in Bangladesh and operates three bank accounts in that country, the Border Security......

'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......

2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger Niloy Neel murder case

Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of a secular blogger who was brutally hacked to death in Dhaka in the......

Bangladesh finds new oil reserves in Sylhet

Bangladesh has discovered new 'commercially viable' oil reserves in Sylhet, the northern region of the country, following a three dimensional seismic survey in five gas fields in the region last......

Modiji, not just Teesta, talk of transit, transhipment, please!

Although India is projecting Modi’s forthcoming visit as an effort to focus on trade and mutual cooperation, issue of transit corridor is likely to top his agenda. After reaping huge social,......

Column: India's appalling environment laws

The Lafarge mining case has highlighted how clearance procedures at all levels are compromised, writes Latha Jishnu.David Copperfield, described by Forbes as the most successful magician in......

GMG plans daily flights to Kolkata

Bangladesh's GMG Airlines plans to introduce daily flights to Kolkata, airline officials said on Tuesday. Daily flights would be introduced from Thursday. Currently, it flies twice a week to......

Netherlands beat Ireland in stunning run-chase to make Super-10

Record 30 sixes as the Netherlands chase down 190-run target in just 13.5 overs. The Netherlands qualified for the World Twenty20 main draw following a dramatic six-wicket victory over......

Chigumbura keeps Zimbabwe in race for WT20 Super-10 berth

Elton Chigumbura scored a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe beat the United Arab Emirates by five wickets in a qualifying match to stay in the hunt for a place in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet,......

Ireland prevail over UAE in rain-affected match

Ireland bolstered their chances of making it to the Super-10 after a disciplined bowling effort helped them post a 21-run win over United Arab Emirates under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a......

Zimbabwe beat Netherlands, stay in hunt for main draw

Zimbabwe kept themselves in contention for a spot in the main draw of the ICC World Twenty20 Championships, beating Netherlands by five wickets in a Group B qualifying match in Sylhet on Wednesday.......

ICC World Twenty20 schedule

Bangladesh will square off against Afghanistan in the opening match of the ICC World T20 in Mirpur on March 16, while former champions India and Pakistan go head-to-head in the first match of the......
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Relevance of Mahatma to peace, sustainable development highlighted at UN

He recalled that a 14-year-old he wept as he went around Sylhet conveying the news of Gandhi's assassination and the condolence meeting for him.... ...
Barisal Division 527/9 v Sylhet Division 363/7 *

National Cricket League, Tier 2: Barisal Division v Sylhet Division at Khulna, Oct 3-6, 2015 Barisal Division Sylhet Division Sylhet Division trail... ...
Moni Begum from Kulaura attends UNGA session

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Dhaka, Sept. 29 -- Moni Begum from Bangladesh will be... ...
Bangladesh tea workers fret over development plan

Bangladeshi tea workers are mostly indigenous people from India who migrated during British rule. They are among the most deprived and marginalized... ...
Planning A Road Trip ? Here Are 7 Lesser Known Asian Highways That You Can Begin With

After the opening of the Myawaddy-Thinggan Nyenaung-Kawkareik section of the Asian Highway Network that connects India and Thailand via Myanmar ,... ...

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