10 Dec 2013
Chittagong (Bangladesh): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants West Indies Under-19 team to reconsider its decision to pull out of the current tour.
02 Jan 2014
Dhaka: The violence in Bangladesh was political in nature, a daily said on Thursday, rueing that ‘women, children and even minority communities also fell victim’.
21 Mar 2016
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull threatened today to hold early general elections in July unless the upper house agrees to pass deadlocked legislation to overhaul unions.
09 Nov 2015
Nay Pyi Taw: The new chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), U Htay Oo, has been defeated in the general elections, the party said today.
07 Nov 2013
Dhaka: In a major blow to the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami ahead of polls in Bangladesh, the Election Commission on Thursday said the party cannot participate in the general election in line with a court order.
06 Jan 2015
Dhaka: A police siege around main opposition leader Khaleda Zia's office here continued for the third day on Tuesday, even as her party enforced a non-stop nationwide blockade on the first anniversary of the controversial polls.
11 Sep 2016
Dhaka: A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 24 people and injured more than two dozen others on Saturday, spread into the storage area of the building through the night, according to emergency officials.
26 Jan 2015
Athens: With 25 percent of the ballots counted in the general elections in Greece, the leftist Syriza coalition party, led by Alexis Tsipras, has won garnering 36.5 percent of the vote, the country's Interior Ministry said in its first official vote tally.
26 Dec 2013
Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will on Thursday start her campaign for the January 5 general elections, a media report said on Wednesday.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: General Elections held in April-May was the most discussed topic on Facebook in India in 2014, the social media giant said in its year review.