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  • 1 killed in Mirpur gas cylinder blast

    A balloon vendor was killed and around seven to ten students were injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a school premises in Dhaka’s Mirpur area this morning.

  • Mirpur waterlogging suffer

    Mirpur residents suffer due to Metro Rail construction, waterlogging

    For Mirpur residents, hardship while commuting has become an everyday affair.

  • Bus runs student over at Mirpur, road blocked in rage

    Agitated students takes to the street and blocks a road in Dhaka’s Mirpur after a bus ran over a student in yet another glaring example of the city’s unruly transport sector.

  • Rs 52 lakh fake Indian notes seized, 8 held

    Eight persons are arrested on charges of money counterfeiting and a big stash of fake currency is seized from a house in Dhaka’s South Monirpur area in Mirpur.

  • Newborn baby girl’s body found inside carton in Dhaka

    Body of a newborn baby girl is found inside an abandoned carton near a kitchen market in Shah Ali area of Dhaka's Mirpur.

  • Missing man’s body recovered from Mirpur manhole

    Divers recover a man’s body from a manhole at Chalantika intersection in Mirpur-6 a day after he went missing there while cleaning the water line

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    3 held for ‘raping’ garment worker in Dhaka

    Police have arrested three youths in connection with “raping” a garment worker in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

  • No gas in Mirpur for 4-hr today

    Gas supply across a vast area of Mirpur will remain off from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm today due to relocation of gas pipelines to facilitate construction of Mass Rapid Transit Development under the Dhaka Metro Rail Project.

  • Bangladesh win volleyball title

    Hosts Bangladesh clinched the title of Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's Central Zone International Volleyball Championship with a straight 3-0 sets win over favourites Kyrgyzstan at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • Seminal triumph bears valuable lessons

    Is it the right time to look at the bigger picture, beyond Bangladesh's historic 108-run victory in the second Test against England in Mirpur on Sunday?

  • Let the salute remain a mystery

    “I don't know. Let some things remain a secret,” chuckled Shakib Al Hasan when asked why he celebrated Ben Stokes's wicket with a salute. That is all he said and then paused for the next question of the interview.

  • New day, renewed determination

    “Dosto (friend), I have to run… I will talk to you later; will give you a call… please pray for me.”

  • Rain threat not major

    Ahead of Bangladesh's second and final Test against England today, an aspect which dampened the spirits of fans anticipating another closely-fought encounter was the incessant rainfall throughout yesterday.

  • Watch Buttler boiling, Tamim bumping

    During the second ODI of the 3-match series between Bangladesh and England on October 9, there were moments that compelled some cricketers to regret their behaviour on the field.

  • England keep Tigers down to 238

    On a wicket that seem a bit more difficult to bat on than the first match, Bangladesh, in the second ODI against England in Mirpur are restricted to 238 for 8.

  • Tigers beat England by 34 runs

    Bangladesh level the 3-match ODI series after they come out in front by 34 runs against England at Mirpur under the lights.

  • England snatch victory from the jaws of defeat

    England manage to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat when they bowl out Bangladesh for 288 and come out in front by 21 runs in the first game of the 3-match ODI series at Mirpur stadium.

  • ‘Bangladesh may be favourites’

    England skipper Jos Buttler says that he won’t mind if the visitors are considered as the underdogs in the three-match ODI series which is set to begin tomorrow at Mirpur.

  • Talks about WC will create unwanted pressure: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that the national team is not concerned about all the talks going around regarding the World Cup qualification and that they are merely focused on the three ODIs that they will be playing against England from tomorrow onwards.

  • Security drill performed at Mirpur

    Security agencies performed a drill at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur in the morning today ahead of the ODI series between Bangladesh and England, set to begin tomorrow.

  • Bangladesh

    Crossing the line

    Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.

  • Mashrafe fan freed

    Police last night released the youth who had entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan on Saturday.

  • ‘Decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one’

    England assistant coach Paul Farbrace had no doubt that the decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one.

  • Cops interrogating pitch-invader

    The individual, who entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan, is being quizzed by police.

  • ‘Bangladesh have the confidence and belief to win’

    Even though Afghanistan outplayed Bangladesh to level the 3-match ODI series, Tigers captain Mashrafe Mortaza does not want to dwell in the collective failure and allow any negativity to affect his team’s approach for the final game on Saturday at Mirpur Stadium.

  • 100th ODI win beckons Bangladesh

    If Tigers go on to win the second game of the 3-match ODI series against Afghanistan on September 28, Mashrafe and his boys will create history by notching up the 100th win in ODI matches for Bangladesh.

  • Afghanistan

    Afghan ODIs to start at 2:30pm

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have confirmed that the three ODIs between Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be day-night

  • Fans play with Shakib

    Forty eight lucky winners of Huawei's “Play with Shakib” offer play cricket with all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan at the Mirpur indoor stadium.

  • 'Didn't need a major change in my action'

    Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.