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.
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.
25 Sep 2016
External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj arrived New York to address the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, with all eyes and ears set on her speech on Monday.
06 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer VK Singh said here on Tuesday.
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.
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.
20 Sep 2016
Lucknow: Amar Singh, who survived the recent ‘outsider’ storm in ruling Samajwadi Party, was on Tuesday appointed SP General Secetary by party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.