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Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

28 May 2021

Bengaluru rape: 2 accused shot by police during escape attempt

Two of the six accused arrested in the alleged gang-rape and assault of a woman in Bengaluru were shot in the leg today, after they purportedly tried to escape from the crime scene, NDTV reported.

COVID-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India

29 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India

Bangladesh on Thursday said it stands in solidarity with its close neighbor India at this "critical moment" and offered to send emergency medicines and medical equipment supplies to combat the surge in coronavirus cases.

Bangladesh: Ferry collides with cargo vessel, capsizes; 27 dead

05 Apr 2021

Bangladesh: Ferry collides with cargo vessel, capsizes; 27 dead

At least 27 people died after a small launch (motorboat) capsized after colliding with a cargo vessel in Bangladesh's Shitalakkhya River, officials said on Monday.

Bangladesh imposes seven-day lockdown after record COVID-19 surge

03 Apr 2021

Bangladesh imposes seven-day lockdown after record COVID-19 surge

The Bangladesh Government on Saturday decided to impose a week-long nationwide lockdown from Monday as COVID-19 cases and deaths surged across the country.

Bangladesh teen arrested for mocking Modi, Sheikh Hasina in video

02 Apr 2021

Bangladesh teen arrested for mocking Modi, Sheikh Hasina in video

A teenager in Bangladesh was held for making a music video mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

Fire kills three in market near Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

02 Apr 2021

Fire kills three in market near Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

A fire on Friday destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three people, police and witnesses said.

Next 25 years crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi

26 Mar 2021

Next 25 years crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday participated in the National Day program of Bangladesh in Dhaka in what was his first international trip since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

30 Jan 2021

Beating Retreat ceremony featured new rendition marking 1971 war victory

Republic Day celebrations culminated on Friday with the Beating Retreat ceremony that featured 26 soulful band performances, including the special composition Swarnim Vijay to commemorate 50 years of India's victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan.

Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

25 Jan 2021

Bangladesh receives first COVID-19 vaccine consignment from India

Bangladesh on Monday received the first consignment of the five million doses of Covishield vaccines from India under a procurement agreement, four days after New Delhi gifted two million doses of the vaccine to Dhaka.

Bangladesh beat West Indies in first ODI: Records broken

20 Jan 2021

Bangladesh beat West Indies in first ODI: Records broken

Bangladesh beat West Indies in the first ODI on Wednesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorbike unveiled in Bangladesh

30 Dec 2020

2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorbike unveiled in Bangladesh

TVS Motor Company has unveiled the 2021 Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle In Bangladesh.

Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

03 Dec 2020

Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

Cyclone Amphan, which battered West Bengal and parts of Bangladesh, could be the costliest tropical cyclone to be recorded in the North Indian Ocean, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional report on the State of Global Climate.

Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

28 Oct 2020

Bangladesh team ready to welcome Shakib Al Hasan

The one-year ban imposed on star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to end on Thursday.

New Zealand set to enjoy a long season at home

29 Sep 2020

New Zealand set to enjoy a long season at home

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

30 Aug 2020

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

One of Bangladesh's largest drugmakers, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, has announced that it will invest in the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the development of a coronavirus vaccine.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

09 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Sri Lanka for their scheduled three-match Test series in July after senior players expressed reservations against travelling.

Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

19 May 2020

Rahul Dravid backed me ahead of Test debut: Mayank Agarwal

Indian opener Mayank Agarwal highlighted the impact of Rahul Dravid's priceless advice on his international career.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

#ThisDayThatYear: Jason Gillespie scripts history with unbeaten 201

19 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Jason Gillespie scripts history with unbeaten 201

14 years ago on this day, former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie stunned the world by scoring a double century against Bangladesh in Chattogram.

Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'

18 Apr 2020

Targeting China, India revises FDI Policy to curb 'opportunistic acquisitions'

The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

09 Apr 2020

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday said it was postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

BCB keen on roping in Bangar as Test batting consultant

18 Mar 2020

BCB keen on roping in Bangar as Test batting consultant

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) hopes to avail the services of Sanjay Bangar as the national team's batting consultant specifically for red-ball cricket.

Bangladesh's new ODI skipper Tamim reveals his plans: Details here

15 Mar 2020

Bangladesh's new ODI skipper Tamim reveals his plans: Details here

Bangladesh's new ODI captain Tamim Iqbal feels it is impossible to reach the level of his predecessor Mashrafe Mortaza.

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

25 Feb 2020

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday urged Mushfiqur Rahim to reconsider his decision for the Pakistan tour next month.

Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

10 Feb 2020

Under-19 World Cup 2020: NewsBytes XI

The Bangladesh cricket team scripted history after winning their maiden Under-19 World Cup title.

Bangladesh beat India, lift ICC U-19 World Cup title

09 Feb 2020

Bangladesh beat India, lift ICC U-19 World Cup title

The Bangladesh cricket team overcame India to win the ICC U-19 World Cup title on Sunday.

1st Test, Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Records scripted by Babar Azam

08 Feb 2020

1st Test, Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Records scripted by Babar Azam

Pakistan took the impetus in the first Test match against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi.

ICC U-19 World Cup final: Players to watch out for

07 Feb 2020

ICC U-19 World Cup final: Players to watch out for

India will lock horns against neighbors Bangladesh in the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Sunday.

Mushfiqur Rahim to become Bangladesh's highest-paid cricketer: Details here

05 Feb 2020

Mushfiqur Rahim to become Bangladesh's highest-paid cricketer: Details here

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim, is in line to become the highest-paid cricketer for Bangladesh.

Mustafizur Rahman dropped from Test squad vs Pakistan: Details here

02 Feb 2020

Mustafizur Rahman dropped from Test squad vs Pakistan: Details here

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been dropped from the squad for the upcoming opening Test against Pakistan, starting Friday, in Rawalpindi.

2nd T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

25 Jan 2020

2nd T20I, Pakistan beat Bangladesh: List of records broken

The Pakistan cricket team beat Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second T20I on Saturday in Lahore.

Ottis Gibson roped in as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach

22 Jan 2020

Ottis Gibson roped in as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach

Bangladesh have roped in former Windies great Ottis Gibson as their fast-bowling coach.

Bangladesh coaching staff members withdraw from Pakistan tour

18 Jan 2020

Bangladesh coaching staff members withdraw from Pakistan tour

The Bangladesh tour of Pakistan has continued to hit roadblocks with five members of the visiting coaching staff have withdrawn themselves.

#ChampionsInBlue: Bowlers to watch out for in U-19 World Cup

17 Jan 2020

#ChampionsInBlue: Bowlers to watch out for in U-19 World Cup

The 13th edition of the ICC U-19 World Cup is scheduled to take place in South Africa from January 17 to February 9.

BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

29 Dec 2019

BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP boss, Mayawati, has suspended a party MLA from Madhya Pradesh after the latter allegedly supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Cricket: A look at the best moments this year

29 Dec 2019

Cricket: A look at the best moments this year

The year 2019 in cricket had a packed schedule that included some major international tournaments.

Samson shows his worth after fine knock in Ranji Trophy

27 Dec 2019

Samson shows his worth after fine knock in Ranji Trophy

Sanju Samson has been warming the bench for India in T20Is of late.

No Pakistani should be included in Asia XI: BCCI

26 Dec 2019

No Pakistani should be included in Asia XI: BCCI

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will be celebrating the birth centenary of 'Bongobondhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh, by hosting two T20 matches in March.

West Bengal minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury denied visa by Bangladesh

26 Dec 2019

West Bengal minister Siddiqullah Chowdhury denied visa by Bangladesh

Bangladesh has denied a visa to a minister of Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal, but the reasons behind this development are not yet clear.

CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed

21 Dec 2019

CAA-stir: Prashant Kishor questions Congress' absenteeism, gets slammed

On Saturday, JD(U) leader and poll-strategist Prashant Kishor asked Congress why isn't it on the streets protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).