Red Cross and Red Crescent teams are helping people stay safe in Bangladesh and India as a major cyclone threatens millions of people and devastating COVID-19 surges continue in both countries.
Dhaka sends 2nd consignment of medical assistance to Delhi
Bangladesh has sent the second consignment of medical supplies for the Covid-affected people in India.
India returnee tests Covid-19 positive in N’ganj qurantaine
An India returnee tested positive for Coronavirus in Tarabo area of Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj on Wednesday.
New Zealand cricketer Seifert positive for coronavirus in India
WELLINGTON – New Zealand batsman Tim Seifert was forced to stay in India after testing positive for the coronavirus as his fellow Kiwi cricketers fled the Covid-19 crisis in India for the Maldives, officials said Saturday.
Shakib tests Covid-19 negative after coming from India
DHAKA—Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became negative in the first Covid-19 test after coming from India.
Hosting IPL not a mistake, insists India cricket chief
NEW DELHI – India’s cricket chief Sourav Ganguly has defended the attempt to hold the Indian Premier League during the country’s coronavirus emergency, insisting it was not a mistake.
IPL’s foreign cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India
SYDNEY – Cricket authorities in Australia and New Zealand rushed to evacuate star players from Covid-hit India on Wednesday, after the lucrative Indian Premier League was abandoned.
India’s IPL cricket suspended over coronavirus
NEW DELHI – The Indian Premier League, the world’s richest Twenty20 cricket tournament, was suspended on Tuesday and its players sent home as India battles a massive surge in coronavirus cases.
105 Bangladeshis return from India through Benapole
Another batch of 105 Bangladeshis returned home from India through the Benapole checkpost on Friday morning.
Police protect empty stadium as IPL arrives in India’s virus-hit capital
NEW DELHI – Chennai Super Kings beat bottom side Sunrisers Hyderabad to go top of the IPL on Wednesday as the big-money tournament staged its first game in India’s coronavirus stricken capital.
Bangladesh offers emergency medical supplies to India
Amid the rapidly deteriorating Corona situation in India, the government of Bangladesh has offered to dispatch on emergency basis medicines and medical equipment for the people of India who are fighting the pandemic.
Shutting border with India: Experts call it prudent decision
Experts have highly appreciated the government for its move to shut the border with India for the next 14 days as they think that the border control is now crucial to block the highly infectious virus variants that have emerged in the neighbouring country.
Mumbai squeeze past Kolkata to ignite IPL title defence
CHENNAI, India – Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians put their Indian Premier League title defence back on track on Tuesday by beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs. Mumbai, who lost their opener last week, defended a modest total of 152…
England win toss, bowl in second ODI against India
PUNE, India – England’s stand-in-skipper Jos Buttler won the toss and elected to bowl in their must-win second one-day international against India on Friday. The tourists, who trail the three-match series 1-0, have been forced to make changes after injuries…
India needs to play leading role in building vibrant S Asia: PM Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said India, being the largest country in the region, needs to play a pioneering role in building a stable and politically and economically vibrant South Asia.
India honours Bangabandhu with Gandhi Peace Prize
Dhaka, Mar 22: The Government of India on Monday conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize 2020 on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Match-winner Kohli to stay as T20 opener after India success
AHMEDABAD, India – Skipper Virat Kohli said he will continue to open the batting in Twenty20 cricket after his unbeaten 80 set up India’s series-clinching win over England. Kohli was promoted up the order to partner Rohit Sharma for the…
England must take India humiliation ‘on the chin’, says Root
AHMEDABAD, India – England must take their Test mauling by India “on the chin” and not just blame the conditions, according to captain Joe Root. Root also staunchly defended the rotation policy that has seen mass team changes between the…
India crush England inside three days to clinch Test series 3-1
AHMEDABAD, India – Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel took five wickets each on Saturday as India crushed England inside three days of the fourth Test to seal their series 3-1. Ashwin bowled Dan Lawrence for 50 as England were…
India dismiss England for 205 in final Test
AHMEDABAD, India – India bowled out England for 205 as spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin shared seven wickets between them on day one of the fourth and final Test on Thursday. Ben Stokes top-scored with 55 and returning batsman…
India Glacier Disaster: How much climate change responsible?
on February 7 the glacier-fed Rishi Ganga river started rising. Two hours later, swollen with rock debris and snowmelt, its waters rose 53 feet — the height equivalent of a five-storey building.
India beat England by 317 runs to level Test series at 1-1
CHENNAI, India – India beat England by 317 runs in the second Test inside four days to level the series at 1-1 on Tuesday. Left-arm spinner Axar Patel claimed a five-wicket haul on his Test debut as England were all…
India offers Covid vaccine for Bangladesh army
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami on Monday said India has offered Covid-19 vaccine shots for Bangladesh Army.
‘Miracle’ at the Gabba as record-breaking India stun Australia
BRISBANE, Australia – India pulled off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane’s Gabba ground since 1988 and clinch the four-Test series 2-1 on Tuesday. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant starred with a…
India all out for 336, trail Australia by 33
BRISBANE, Australia – India were all out for 336 late on the third day of the fourth Test at the Gabba on Sunday, 33 runs behind Australia’s first innings total of 369. The Indians were led by unlikely batting heroes…
India skipper Kohli announces birth of daughter
NEW DELHI – Indian cricket superstar Virat Kohli, who pulled out of a Test series in Australia to attend the birth of his first child, said Monday his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma had delivered a girl. The captain, who…
Illusion of a makeover
Sudhirendar Sharma That the populist image-building force has developed into an instrument of coercion isn’t the concern of the large majority. Francis Fukuyama had professed that the post-war evolution of mankind will spur the ideological universalization of liberal democracy. In…
India cricketers test negative after bubble ‘breach’
SYDNEY – India’s team and support staff all tested negative to Covid-19 after five players apparently breached their bio-security bubble, officials said Monday, as capacity at the Sydney Cricket Ground was slashed over coronavirus concerns. The quintet — Rohit Sharma,…
Jamal Bhuyan leaves for India to join Kolkata Mohammedan
DHAKA – Ending all speculations, Bangladesh national football team captain Jamal Bhuyan left for India this afternoon to join the I-League team Kolkata Mohammedan, said a Bangladesh Football Federation press release today. Jamal Bhuyan was infected with coronavirus shortly after…
India slump to lowest ever score as Australia clinch first Test
ADELAIDE, Australi – A devastated India crashed to their lowest ever score of 36 on Saturday as Australia ran riot to win the opening Test in Adelaide by eight wickets after Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins produced a bowling masterclass.…