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  • India held by Bangladesh in U-23 AFC match marred by power blackout 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    Dhaka: India and Bangladesh finished with a goalless draw in a power blackout-marred Group E exchange of the Under-23 AFC Championship at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. India threatened the Bangladesh citadel time and again in the first session, but the script was reversed after the lemon break as Bangladesh...
  • Bangladesh: Another blogger hacked to death in Dhaka Yesterday

    Dhaka: A 27-year-old Bangladeshi blogger was on Monday hacked to death by three machete-wielding suspected Islamists, a month after a prominent American writer was killed in a similar manner. Washiqur Rahman Mishu was stabbed to death in broad day light in Tejgaon Industrial area of Dhaka by three assailants with two...
  • Water level in Sunderbans rising at an 'alarming' rate of 3-8 mm per year 2 days ago

    Bali Island (Sunderbans): The water level in the Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, is rising at an "alarming" level, endangering the habitation, a World Bank report has suggested. The report stated that the sea level could witness an estimated 3 to 8 mm rise per year and mainly attributed...
  • TWTW: India, Bangladesh fans spar over 'biased' umpiring 2 days ago

    Hundreds of Bangladesh cricket supporters burnt an effigy of Pakistani cricket umpire Aleem Dar and marched in the capital Dhaka after the country was knocked out of the World Cup. They shouted slogans against the umpires and the International Cricket Council after Bangladesh's best ever World Cup came to an...
  • Pakistan, Bangladesh fans dial BCCI, sing 'mauka mauka' to mock India's World Cup exit 3 days ago

    Following India's semi-final exit from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, fans from Pakistan and Bangladesh reportedly called the Borad of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters in Mumbai to make fun of the team's loss by singing lines of a popular TV commercial. According to a report in The...
  • World Cup: Bangladeshi fans continue their protest over Rohit Sharma no-ball 4 days ago

    A day ahead of the big final between Australia and New Zealand, the Bangladeshi fans are still furious after a controversial decision by umpire Aleem Dar ruled Rohit Sharma not out in the quarter-final clash between India and Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi fans refuse to accept the defeat and have taken extraordinary...
  • World Cup: After controversy, ICC removes the Rohit Sharma no-ball from its website 4 days ago

    In an extraordinary twist to Rohit Sharma's no ball controversy, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has removed the record of no-ball from its hawk eye and ball by ball trajectory from their official website. ICC website has a ball by ball trajectory view for every World Cup match. On the website...
  • বাংলাদেশের স্বাধীনতা দিবস ২০১৫: Google doodles Bangladesh Independence Day 2015 6 days ago

    A Royal Bengal Tiger looks up from a Mangrove swamp framed within a crimson sun in the 2015 Bangladesh National Day Google doodle. March 26 is commemorated as the Independence Day of Bangladesh to celebrate the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971. The declaration was made by Bangladesh's 'Father of...
  • TWTW: Indian fan travels to Australia to watch World Cup March 23, 2015

    As India entered the quarter-final in the World Cup, a cricket fan travelled to Australia to watch the match. India beat Bangladesh to enter the semi-final. ...
  • TWTW: India beat Bangladesh to reach World Cup semis March 23, 2015

    Former cricketer Kris Srikkanth analyses India's victory over Bangladesh in World Cup 2015 ...
  • 'Bangladesh will reply to injustice by winning next World Cup' March 22, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Sports Minister Biren Sikder on Sunday said his country will win the next cricket World Cup. He blamed 'umpiring bias' for the exit of the Tigers from the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup at the hands of India on Thursday, reports bdnews24.com. He made the remark at a college...
  • World Cup 2015: ICC president Mustafa Kamal rules out resignation March 22, 2015

    Dhaka: International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal has dismissed "rumours" that he was resigning his post. Kamal had termed the umpiring in Bangladesh's quarter-final match against India as "poor" and threatened to step down after the match on March 19, reports bdnews24.com. "It seems the ICC has become the Indian Cricket...
  • Nonsense to reduce teams for 2019 World Cup: Aminul Islam March 22, 2015

    Former Bangladesh captain also said his country must play India, England, Australia and other big teams on a regular basis to have a better platform. ...
  • World Cup: Rohit Sharma at his subliminal best is a sight for the gods March 22, 2015

    Sydney: Martin Crowe has called him a beautiful player. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said his was a talent wasted at No. 6 in the one-day international set-up. But no one in Indian cricket has polarised opinion more than Rohit Sharma. When Rohit is at his subliminal best, sliding back in his...
  • Bangladesh were made to lose World Cup quarterfinal to India: Sheikh Hasina March 21, 2015

    Dhaka: Wading into the controversy over umpiring decisions in Bangladesh's World Cup quarterfinal loss to India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said everyone has seen how the Mashrafe Mortaza-led side was "made to lose". During a function organised by Bangladeshi expatriates in Melbourne for the national team, Prime Minister Hasina called...
  • Kings of Cricket: New Zealand enter semis after win over West Indies March 21, 2015

    Chasing 394, WI were all out for 250 runs in 30.3 overs as NZ reached the semis of a World Cup for the seventh time. Martin Guptill scored 237 and Trent Boult picked up 4 wickets. ...
  • Google Translate to get 400,000 new Bangla words March 21, 2015

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh government will add 400,000 new Bangla/Bengali words to Google Translate on its Independence Day on March 26 in a bid to enrich the language on the Internet, media reported on Friday. "To put Bangla on top of everything, we're going to create history on the Independence Day," said...
  • ICC President threatens to quit alleging foul play in India-Bangladesh QF March 20, 2015

    ICC President Mustafa Kamal has threatened to quit his post questioning the umpiring decisions in the second quarter-final of the Cricket World Cup....
  • ICC backs umpires after cries of foul play in Bangladesh's defeat March 20, 2015

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson today issued the following statement following comments about the match officials in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final between Bangladesh and India in Melbourne on Thursday. "The ICC has noted Mr Mustafa Kamal's comments, which are very unfortunate but made in...
  • World Cup: ICC President threatens to quit alleging foul play in India-Bangladesh QF March 20, 2015

    ICC President Mustafa Kamal has threatened to quit his post alleging foul play in the second quarterfinal of the ongoing World Cup between India and Bangladesh that the defending champions and involved a controversial no-ball decision, which gave a life-line to centurion Rohit Sharma. "From what I have seen, the umpiring...
  • Images: How fans celebrated India's entry into World Cup semis March 20, 2015

    From Ghaziabad to Amritsar to Melbourne, Indians were in a state of frenzy after beating Bangladesh in the quarter-final on Thursday. Fans dancing to the beats of dhol on the streets of Bhopal. (Getty Images) Fireworks set off in the neighbourhoods of Amritsar. (Getty Images) India skipper MS Dhoni's hometown fans in Ranchi...
  • World Cup: Bangladesh Cricket Board to take up Rohit 'no-ball' with ICC March 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Outraged by the umpiring in Bangladesh's World Cup quarter-final loss to India, the country's Cricket Board is all set to lodge a protest in the ICC and has got the backing of the governing body's President AHM Mustafa Kamal, who said the on-field officiating was "very poor". Bangladesh were handed...
  • World Cup: India were deserving winners against Bangladesh, says Rohan Gavaskar March 20, 2015

    Umpiring errors went against Bangladesh in quarter-final, but India had enough in the tank to beat Bangladesh anyway, says Rohan Gavaskar. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Fans celebrate India's win on streets of Melbourne March 20, 2015

    Indian fans were dancing and enjoying on the streets outside Melbourne Cricket Ground after one-sided victory over Bangladesh on Thursday. ...
  • Watch: India enter semis after beating Bangladesh, ICC World Cup, Day 31 highlights March 20, 2015

    Rohit Sharma slammed a brilliant 126-ball 137 and Umesh Yadav took a four-for to help India thrash Bangladesh by a convincing margin of 109 runs and book their place in the semis of the cricket World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Time for real Virat Kohli to stand up in semi-final March 20, 2015

    A realistic approach to the game did the trick for the Indian team. They understood very early on in the innings that this Bangladesh attack was not a pushover and that it was a much improved bowling unit. The adjustments to the scoring pattern were made accordingly, which is always...
  • Breaking Toons: India beat Bangladesh to reach World Cup semis March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma slammed a brilliant 126-ball 137 and Umesh Yadav took a four-for to help India thrash Bangladesh by a convincing margin of 109 runs and book their place in the semis of the cricket World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Winning is a habit and India have it, says Chris Harris March 19, 2015

    Legendary New Zealand allrounder Harris praised Rohit Sharma's effortless ton that led India to a 109-run win over Bangladesh and helped them sail into WC semis. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • World Cup: Can nobody stop the Dhoni juggernaut for the second time? March 19, 2015

    Rohit Sharma slammed a brilliant 126-ball 137 and Umesh Yadav took a four-for to help India thrash Bangladesh by a 109 runs. ...