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  • Cops find 11 bodies in Delhi home

    Police in the Indian capital says they found 11 bodies in a village home in mysterious circumstances, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof.

  • New Delhi

    Emergency in New Delhi as smog thickens

    The Indian capital declares a pollution emergency and banns the entry of trucks and construction activity as a toxic smog hung over the city for a third day and air quality worsens by the hour.

  • New Delhi

    Doctors warn of health emergency as smog blankets New Delhi

    A public health emergency has been declared in New Delhi as a choking blanket of smog descended on the world's most polluted capital city.

  • New Delhi air pollution

    Delhi chokes on toxic haze despite Diwali fireworks ban

    New Delhi is shrouded in a thick toxic haze after a night of frenzied Diwali fireworks send the air quality plummeting despite a ban on sale of fireworks aimed at thwarting a repeat of an 'airpocalypse'.

  • Modi-Hasina

    India pledges $4.5b for Bangladesh projects

    India has declared to provide assistance of US$ 4.5 billion for implementation of top priority projects in Bangladesh. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement at a joint press conference with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi.

  • Modi breaks protocol for Hasina

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets aside protocol in a significant gesture to personally receive his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina after she reaches New Delhi on a four-day state visit to India.

  • Female shooters finish last

    The three Bangladeshi female shooters finished in the last three positions of the 50m rifle 3 positions qualification event of the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi yesterday.

  • BD shooters lag behind in Delhi

    Bangladeshi shooters endured another frustrating day in the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Sunday as none of them got even close to qualifying marks for the final rounds of their respective events.

  • Smog may force U-17 football World Cup out of Delhi

    FIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said.

  • Bangladesh beat Aussies

    The Bangladesh blind cricket team secured a massive result as they defeated their Australian counterparts by nine runs in the 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the Blind in New Delhi yesterday.

  • BD notch up second win

    Bangladesh eased to a 59-run win over Nepal in their third match of the 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the Blind in New Delhi yesterday.

  • Morgan calls for DRS in T20s after Root howler

    Eoin Morgan has called for cricket's Decision Review System (DRS) to be used in Twenty20 internationals after a final over umpiring error cost England victory in the second match of their series against India.

  • From CR7 to Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a special gift, a Portugal football team jersey personally signed by one of the world's greatest sporting icons and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Rampaging Ind look to increase Cook's woes

    A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper.

  • Woakes suffers hairline fracture

    Chris Woakes has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture sustained while batting in the third Test in Mohali.

  • Patel's eight-year India Test exile ended

    India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha is ruled out of the third Test against England, prompting the selectors to recall Parthiv Patel after eight years in the wilderness.

  • New dad Cook's runs ease pain of being away

    England skipper Alastair Cook says scoring his ninth Test century in Asia during the drawn first Test against India makes the struggle of being away from his newborn baby "worthwhile".

  • India to facilitate making of ‘mega movie’ on Bangabandhu

    India accepts a proposal to facilitate the making of a “mega movie” on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by Bangladesh on his birth centenary in 2020.

  • 30-day remand sought for Aslam in sedition, 2 other cases

    Law enforcers seek a 30-day remand for interrogating BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury in three separate cases including a sedition one. The sedition case has been filed allegedly for hatching a conspiracy with Israel's Likud Party and its intelligence agency Mossad to oust the government.

  • West Bengal Assembly elections

    Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

    For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

  • Aslam on 7-day remand

    A Dhaka court places BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury on a seven-day remand over alleged plot with Israel to topple Bangladesh government.

  • Together, against all terrorism

    Amid the spate of attacks and killings in Bangladesh, Dhaka and New Delhi yesterday announced that they would work

  • 80% of world’s city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

    Over 80 percent of the world’s city dwellers breathe poor quality air, with Dhaka being the third most polluted, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warns.

  • Jaishankar due today to convey Delhi's support

    Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar arrives in Dhaka this afternoon to convey New Delhi's full support to

  • Govt to bring back 20 from India

    The Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi has recently taken steps to bring back 20 Bangladeshis, who have been languishing in different prisons and shelter homes of Indian southern state of Kerala.

  • Teesta, security on agenda

    The much-delayed Teesta river water-sharing deal, security, transit and killing of Bangladeshis on the border are expected to be high on the agenda as the foreign secretaries of Bangladesh and India meet in New Delhi today.

  • Indian Gen Krishna Rao passes away

    Former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971, died in New Delhi

  • ’71 war hero Jacob laid to rest

    Bangladesh Liberation War hero Lt Gen (retd) JFR Jacob, who died in India yesterday, is buried in New Delhi amidst an outpour of grief and emotions.

  • Indo-Pak combo clicks for Afghans

    Inzamam-ul-Haq and Manoj Prabhakar's appointments as the head coach and bowling coach of Afghanistan seemed to have hit off already with great results on the field.

  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi given bail in graft case

    A court grants bail to opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul in a case involving the alleged misappropriation of party funds that has become a political flashpoint with the ruling party.