Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block Thursday, killing at least 19 people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.
Assam and Bihar have been among the worst hit. TV footage showed roads and railway lines in Bihar submerged.
India have been the in-form team in this edition of the World Cup in England and Wales, Bangladesh on the other hand have been a team who have punched above their weight and shown that they have finally realised the need to be consistent at the top level. Despite a loss to England on Sunday, India
Colombo: Avishka Fernando hit a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka eased to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international to seal the three-match series in Colombo on Sunday. Opener Fernando made 82 off 75 balls, helping Sri Lanka reach 242-3 in 44.4 overs after Bangladesh were restricted to 238-8, despite
Die-hard Pakistani fans still hope that their team can produce a miracle and enter World Cup semi-finals, but one toss of a coin is enough to dash their hopes
Taunton: Shakib Al Hasan’s brilliant century inspired Bangladesh’s bid for the second highest successful run chase in World Cup history against the West Indies on Monday. Needing 322 to claim their second win of the tournament, Bangladesh were powering towards victory as they repelled the West Indies’ barrage of bouncers to reach 248-3 after 34 overs at Taunton.
Captain Eoin Morgan said England were ready for any surprises Bangladesh might spring on them during their Cricket World Cup encounter on Saturday.
Sharjah: As the World Cup draws close to knockout stages, Bangladesh have heated up the race for the last-four spots with their never-say-die attitude and gritty performances. The duel for the fourth spot has become more intense as three teams are separated by only two points. Bangladesh have already sent the standings
People in Bangladesh now live longer now compared to decades back and the increase in life expectancy is more in the case of women than men, according to a government study.