Dhaka: News

02 Feb 2023

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Hansal Mehta's 'Faraaz'

Director Hansal Mehta, who is known for his hard-hitting movies like Shahid and Omerta, is coming back with the film Faraaz, which is said to be based on a real-life terrorist attack.

21 Nov 2022

Zakir Naik

#NewsBytesExplainer: Who's Zakir Naik—man who triggered FIFA World Cup row?

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has become a bone of contention for many.

26 Sep 2022

Durga Puja

5 traditional Bengali sarees to wear on Durga Puja

Durga Puja is all about good food, reunion with friends and family, and pandal hopping while flaunting your new stylish outfits.

08 Aug 2022


Bangladesh: Protests erupt after 52% fuel price hike amid slowdown

Protests erupted across Bangladesh following a sharp increase in fuel prices amid the country's economic slowdown.

16 Oct 2021


2 Hindu men killed in Bangladesh violence; toll reaches 6

Two Hindu men have been killed in Bangladesh, police officials said, marking fresh casualties in the ongoing communal violence in the neighboring country.

09 Jul 2021


Bangladesh: 52 killed, 50 others injured in factory fire

At least 52 people were killed and over 50 others injured in a massive fire that broke out at a six-story juice factory outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, according to media reports on Friday.

28 Jun 2021


Explosion kills seven, damages buildings in Dhaka

At least seven people died and dozens were injured in an explosion on Sunday in Bangladesh's capital.

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

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

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'

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

24 May 2019

Manoj Bajpayee

'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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

30 Sep 2016

PR Sreejesh

India lifts U-18 Hockey Asia Cup

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

29 Sep 2016

PR Sreejesh

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.

26 Sep 2016

PR Sreejesh

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.