Bangladesh News

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Bangladesh upgrades its top military brass
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) In a significant strategic development, Bangladesh has upgraded its military top brass and will have its first four-star general.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:05:46 PM

National poet's birth anniversary celebrated
Bangladesh Friday celebrated the 108th birth anniversary of its national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. Popularly called the 'Bidrohi Kobi', or rebel poet, Islam was also a musician, a revolutionary and a philosopher whose most popular works are in Bengali.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:04:31 PM

Free entry for school students
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has allowed local school students free entry into the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium for the five-day match. The only condition is that they should be in school uniform and must carry their identity cards.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:03:58 PM

Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium makes Test debut (DIARY)
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium was decked up with flowers and balloons Friday, when it became Bangladesh's sixth, and the world's 95th, Test venue.

Friday, May 25, 2007 1:02:07 PM

Ishant becomes 255th Indian to play Test cricket
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) With his debut, teenaged medium pacer Ishant Sharma Friday became the 255th Indian to play Test cricket Friday.

Friday, May 25, 2007 12:12:32 PM

Curbs on Khaleda on Zia's death anniversary
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Bangladesh will next week officially observe the death anniversary of one of its heroes, slain President Ziaur Rahman. But his widow, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia, can take only up to 20 people to pray at his grave.

Friday, May 25, 2007 10:45:06 AM

Bangladesh win toss, ask India to bat in second Test
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Bangladesh won the toss and asked India to bat in the second and final cricket Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Friday.

Friday, May 25, 2007 9:49:12 AM

Heavy evening rain casts doubts on Dhaka Test
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) It rained here heavily Thursday evening to put a question mark over timely start to the second India-Bangladesh Test Friday, though the curator was hopeful that the stadium's excellent drainage system would flush rainwater out quickly.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 6:43:27 PM

Delhi pacer Sharma may make Test debut: Dravid (LEAD)
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) India will either play three spinners or rookie pacer Ishant Sharma will make his debut in the second Test match against Bangladesh starting here Friday, Indian skipper Rahul Dravid said Thursday, adding there will be no change in opening combination of the team.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:14:34 PM

Bangladesh must win more matches: Whatmore
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) On the eve of the second India-Bangladesh Test, the home side's outgoing coach Dave Whatmore said Thursday that the team need to win more matches to become a force to reckon with.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:05:16 PM

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