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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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for COVID-19

20 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for COVID-19

Former captain of Bangladesh cricket team Mashrafe Mortaza, on Saturday, tested positive for coronavirus.

How successful are the 'Avengers' stars in non-MCU films?

19 Jun 2019

How successful are the 'Avengers' stars in non-MCU films?

Marvel is such a huge brand that being in a single MCU movie can catapult anyone toward unprecedented stardom.

Retired soldier was declared foreigner on basis of 'fake investigation'

04 Jun 2019

Retired soldier was declared foreigner on basis of 'fake investigation'

Mohammad Sanaulla, a retired soldier who served in the Indian Army for 30 years, was last week declared a "foreigner".

'Thor' and 'Sardaar Khan' together in 'Endgame' directors' next production!

24 May 2019

'Thor' and 'Sardaar Khan' together in 'Endgame' directors' next production!

Dhaka is an upcoming film scripted by Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame), starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor) in the lead role.

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

24 Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight going to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong in Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong reportedly after a hijacking attempt.

Dhaka: Massive fire rips through chemical warehouses, kills 69

21 Feb 2019

Dhaka: Massive fire rips through chemical warehouses, kills 69

At least 69 people were killed yesterday night as a massive fire ripped through several buildings also used as chemical and plastic warehouses in an old part of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report

28 Jan 2019

Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report

The US-Bangla Airline crash that took place in March last year and killed 51 people was the result of a smoking incident, investigations have revealed.

Bangladesh: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

29 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Former-PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven-years prison in corruption-case

A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and three others to seven years of imprisonment in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

13 Mar 2018

Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

Nepalese investigators have retrieved the black box of the Bangladeshi plane that crashed in Kathmandu on Monday killing 49 people.

Indian government 'pro-actively' considering two separate time zones

20 Jul 2017

Indian government 'pro-actively' considering two separate time zones

The government is "pro-actively" considering having two time zones, said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar.

India lifts U-18 Hockey Asia Cup

30 Sep 2016

India lifts U-18 Hockey Asia Cup

India defeated Bangladesh 5-4 to lift the U-18 Hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka.

India beats Pakistan to reach finals in U-18 Asia Cup

29 Sep 2016

India beats Pakistan to reach finals in U-18 Asia Cup

India beats arch rivals Pakistan 3-1 in the second semi-final match in the under-18 Asia Cup hockey.

India defeats Oman 11-0 in U-18 Asia Cup hockey

26 Sep 2016

India defeats Oman 11-0 in U-18 Asia Cup hockey

India thrashed Oman in their second match in the under 18 Asia Cup hockey.