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Bombs hurled at Bangladesh Secretariat


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Unidentified attackers Sunday hurled two bombs at the Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka, one in front of the home ministry, but no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Indian boy, grandparents freed from Bangladesh jail


April 29th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) In a gesture of goodwill, the Bangladesh authorities Sunday released a five-year-old Indian boy, Ariful Sheikh, who spent nearly a year in a Bangladesh jail ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit India, China, Bangladesh


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to India, China and Bangladesh next month to discuss bilateral relations, the State Department said Thursday.Clinton will visit ... Read more...

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‘If Bangladesh grows, northeast India would develop too’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and other countries in the region should strengthen existing rail, road and water linkages for their prosperity since "if Bangladesh grows, northeast India would ... Read more...

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India to return Bangladesh Air Force cadet to Dhaka


April 26th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, will ... Read more...

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Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail


April 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals ... Read more...

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Should be mayor in Islamabad, like in Delhi: Gilani


April 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The government plans to hold local bodies elections in Islamabad and the capital will then have a mayor like the one in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Pakistan out of sight, Bangladesh look to South Africa


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh have approached South Africa for a series in May after the postponement of a series in Pakistan. Due to its prior commitments, the Bangladesh Cricket ... Read more...

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Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

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NASA to study climate change in Bangladesh


April 13th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 13 (IANS) American space research institute NASA will conduct a study on the weather and climate change in Bangladesh."NASA will conduct the research under its South and Southeast ... Read more...

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IMF to give $1 bn loan to Bangladesh


April 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a loan of around $1 billion for Bangladesh to restore economic stability, an IMF official said Thursday.Eteri Kvintradze, IMF ... Read more...

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Saudi killed in Bangladesh


April 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) A 35-year-old Saudi national was killed Tuesday in an accident in Bangladesh.Kamal Gazi, son of Md. Abdul Motaleb Gazi, went out for a stroll along the ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to visit Dhaka in May


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit this Bangladesh capital in May for the concluding celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.Bangladesh Foreign ... Read more...

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Tendulkar joins Mumbai’s conditioning camp


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Saturday joined the Mumbai Indians conditioning camp at the Wankhede Stadium for the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commencing April ... Read more...

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Election year politics holds up Obama’s envoy to India


March 30th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Election year politics has held up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominee as envoy to India.But South Asia veteran Nancy J. Powell, who was ... Read more...

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Telecom links in all Indian villages by 2014: BSNL


March 25th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has undertaken an ambitious Rs.20,000 crore project to establish telecom links in all villages across India and to take e-governance ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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Why should Sachin Tendulkar retire: Lata Mangeshkar


March 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Lata Mageshkar is jubilant about Sachin Tendulkar scoring his 100th Test ton but is unhappy about suggestions that he retire from the game."Why do we ... Read more...

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Police constable attacked by mob


March 19th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A Delhi police head constable was critically injured when a mob celebrating India's cricket win over Pakistan attacked him with a brick, police said Monday.Brahmanand, ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members congratulate Tendulkar, Kohli


March 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday congratulated cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli for their performance in the Asia Cup tournament.Raising the issue in the zero ... Read more...

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Rohit can be a good finisher: Dhoni


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan in Asia Cup (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) India chased down a stiff target to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the fifth match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan in Asia Cup


March 18th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) India chased down a stiff target to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the fifth match of the ODI at the Shere Bangla National ... Read more...

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It would have been selfish to retire after the World Cup high: Sachin


March 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 17 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, the first and probably the last batsman to get to 100 international hundreds, says it would have been selfish of him to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh dedicates win to late cricketer Manjirul Islam


March 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim dedicated their thrilling five-wicket win over India here Friday to late Manjirul Islam, who died five years ago aged 22."It's a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh played better: Dhoni


March 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that Bangladesh were clearly the better side and his bowlers felt the pressure during the Powerplay as the ... Read more...

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India erupts with joy as Sachin hits 100th ton (Roundup)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Fans of Sachin Tendulkar all around the country were euphoric in their celebrations as the maestro completed his much awaited 100th international century against ... Read more...

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Delhi fans delighted at Sachin’s feat


March 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's fans in Delhi could not help but jump with joy as their cricketing idol finally scored completed the elusive 100th international hundred ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is incomparable (Tribute)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
For years in Australia, they compared any young batsman of some class with Sir Donald Bradman and that became a curse for the young man. In the case of Sachin ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar: A diminutive man and colossal cricketer (Profile)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
A shy, diminutive 16-year-old cricketer with curly locks made his Test debut for India in Karachi on Nov 15, 1989. It was a momentous year in world history with communist ... Read more...

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Cricketing world pays hearty tribute to Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The cricketing world heaped praise on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who completed his 100th international hundred Friday in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh.The ... Read more...

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Tendulkar strikes record 100th international century (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar struck his record 100th international century to guide India to 289 for five in 50 overs against Bangladesh in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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Enjoy the game and chase your dreams, says Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) "Enjoy the game and chase your dreams" was batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's message to budding cricketers after he achieved his 100th international hundred against ... Read more...

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Tendulkar deserves Bharat Ratna: Mamata


March 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Taking a break from government baiting, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday congratulated Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar for his elusive 100th international ton ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of India’s innings against Bangladesh


March 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of India's innings against Bangladesh in the fourth ODI of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... Read more...

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