Everything you need to know about Hasan Bazar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hasan Bazar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): Pakistan may face an international travel ban, including a possible ban on Hajj travel by Saudi Arabia, due to its failure to control a measles outbreak.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Rescuers on Friday evening worked miracles when they pulled alive a woman garment worker named Reshmi from piles of rubble of the collapsed eight-story building 17 days after the country's worst industrial disaster at Savar on the outskirts of capital Dhaka.
Johannesburg, May 9 (ANI): Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim will reportedly step down from his post after playing two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe this weekend.
Dubai, May 6 (ANI): Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after pleading guilty to a Level 2 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during Zimbabwe's victory in the second One-day International at Bulawayo on Sunday.
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) Bangladesh?s Shakib Al Hasan has been fined 75 percent of his match fee after pleading guilty to a Level 2 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during Zimbabwe?s victory in the second One-day International (ODI) at Bulawayo Sunday.
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will be represented by Health Minister Ahmad Hasan at the 46th annual body meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), currently underway at Greater Noida, officials said Friday.
Dhaka, May 2 (IANS) The death toll from last week's building collapse on the outskirts of Dhaka climbed to 435 with the recovery of about a dozen bodies Thursday as rescuers continued to search for the missing.
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan's government should take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of candidates and political activists at risk of attack from the Taliban and other militants, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
Beijing, Apr. 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Syrian Prime Minister Wael al- Halqi has escaped unharmed from a blast that targeted his convoy in Damascus earlier on Monday and killed at least eight people, pro-government al-Ekhbaria TV reported.
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Nearly 100 hours into the collapse of an eight-storey Bangladesh building left about 400 dead, authorities Sunday decided to deploy heavy machinery to expedite the vast rescue operation.
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) More than 84 hours after the horrendous tragedy, Bangladeshi rescuers Saturday pulled 29 more people alive from beneath the rubble of the collapsed building that has left 352 people dead so far.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled 'A Leaf Turns Yellow : The Sufis of Awadh' edited by Muzaffar Ali at a function here today.
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case", including the case of David Headley, a key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, where potential terrorists have survived the American security scrutiny, according to a key US lawmaker.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Support of the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party would be crucial for the Congress-led UPA during the remainder of budget session of parliament as the government's failure to get the finance bill passed will imply its lose of majority and result in early elections, say analysts and political observers.
Dhaka, April 7 (ANI): Inspired by the unique painted rickshaws, which pack the streets of the Bangladesh cities, the logo for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 was unveiled on a star-studded evening in Dhaka last night.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Driven by the ambition of being the prime ministerial nominee in case a Third Front comes to the fore after the 2014 general elections, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is pitching to play the big game with his lofty on-again, off-again expressions of support designed to keep the ruling UPA coalition on the edge.
Karachi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Pakistani government should hold the country's former president Pervez Musharraf accountable for human rights violations when he returns to Pakistan, Human Rights Watch has said.
Ghaziabad, March 11 (IANS) A woman was sold for Rs.50,000 by three men and a woman here, police said Monday.
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan should take legal action against Islamists and those responsible for threats and violence against minorities and other groups, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
Islamabad, Mar. 10 (ANI): International NGO, Human Rights Watch, has said that the Pakistan government should immediately take legal action against Islamist militant groups and others responsible for threats and violence against minorities and other vulnerable groups.
Islamabad, Mar. 9 (ANI): The chief of Jamaat-e Islami (JI), Syed Munawar Hasan has appealed to the world community to take immediate notice of terrorism and ongoing human rights violation in Bangladesh.
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Around 200 people participated in a 'Save Sharmila Week' that began here in support of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila Chanu to mark International Women's Day.
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Amid the Shahbag protests and the clashes, political tensions have palpably increased in Bangladesh with elections due later this year. The two rival political factions of the feuding begums seem equally poised and it is difficult to hazard a guess as to who will win, since historically no ruling party has won a second successive term.
Sydney, Mar 7 (ANI): Captain Michael Clarke is the solitary Australian batsman in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) top 30 Test batsmen list, as many as cricket minnows Bangladesh.
Damascus, March 5 (Xinhua-ANI): The Syrian troops are fighting " ferocious battles" with armed groups in the northeastern city of al-Raqqa after thousands of rebels poured into the city the previous day, pro-government al-Watan daily said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) A 21-year old woman was molested in public and her clothes torn by a motorcyclist here in broad daylight, police said Friday. The attacker has been arrested.
Islamabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): Top Pakistani politicians have extended full backing to the efforts to initiate dialogue with the Taliban.
Ankara, Feb 20 (IANS) Sixteen lifters from Turkish Under-23 national weightlifting team tested positive for doping.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) As the West reels under financial crisis, Kuwait and other Gulf nations have urged India to play an active and important role in transforming the Asian continent into an Asian Union.
Islamabad, Feb. 12 (ANI): A meeting of Pakistani and Afghan clerics, which was convened to finalise the date and agenda of an upcoming conference scheduled for next month in Kabul, was disrupted after a key participant walked away in a huff.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Former prime minister Charan Singh, father of union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh who continues to influence the politics of western Uttar Pradesh, was a man confident of his leadership qualities, his biographer has said.
Lahore, Feb. 7 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal has said the chief, Nawaz Sharif, would not mediate or act as a guarantor for talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
Lahore, Feb. 4 (ANI): The Pakistani politicians whom the Taliban consider trustworthy, have deferred their response on their latest proposal of seeking guarantees from them as a pre-condition to hold talks with the government.
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has failed to act against abuses by security and intelligence agencies, which allowed extremists to attack religious minorities, Human Rights Watch said Friday.
Islamabad, Feb.1 (ANI): Pakistan's government has failed to act against abuses by the security and intelligence agencies, which continued to allow extremist groups to attack religious minorities, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2013.
New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said that an academic work on Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi is always of interest and relevance to the specialist and the generalist amongst the reading public.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Sending back Pakistan sportspersons and banning literary persons from taking part in functions in India is "senseless" and "self-defeating", the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) said Thursday.
Islamabad, Jan. 21 (ANI): Bangladesh's controversial war crimes court has sentenced a top Islamic televangelist to death by hanging for genocide and other atrocities during the country's 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) After sports, theatre has become the next victim of the tensions between India and Pakistan. Two of the most talked about productions - both by Pakistani troupes - at the NSD's annual theatre fest have been cancelled due to "concerns about the artistes' security".
Lahore, Jan. 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must link the Bangladesh team tour with the Pakistan players' participation in the Bangladesh Premier League to be held in April, the Bangladesh Cricket Board has reportedly said.
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) India is likely to begin construction of the world's largest solar telescope on the foothills of the Himalayas in Ladakh to understand the fundamental processes taking place on the Sun by year-end, a senior official said Saturday.
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) Businessman, alleged money launderer and tax evader Hasan Ali Khan was sent to 14 days' judicial custody Friday by a Bihar court after he was presented before court in connection with a passport issued to him on a fake address here, police said.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Urban street protests, which shook the government and brought issues like corruption and crimes against women to the centre stage of public consciousness, represent a new kind of politics driven by an assertive middle class and 24x7 TV news but have many a flip side, experts feel.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The crossover between literature, performance, classicism and its modern interpretations will be on showcase at the 15th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the National School of Drama's (NSD) annual theatre festival here Jan 5-20.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) India is at the crossroads of a major contradiction in the character of its development - at one end there is growing modernity and at the other end moral regression like the revival of communalism, khap panchayats and repression, a veteran left leader contended Tuesday while speaking on the "state of the nation" at the 24th Safdar Hashmi Memorial Congregation here
Dubai, Dec.29 (ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has reached a career-best 900-points the Reliance ICC player rankings for Test batsmen after his side's innings and 201 run win against Sri Lanka in Melbourne on Friday which guaranteed Australia an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Islamabad, Dec 21(ANI): Around 150 foreigners went under the hammer for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) auction on Thursday despite a pay row, and local star Shakib Al Hasan along with Pakistani duo of Imran Nazir and Shahid Afridi emerged as the biggest gainers.
Dubai, Dec 18 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has reclaimed the top spot in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen while no Indian figures in the top-20 of the list.
Dubai, Dec 11 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels continued to make rapid movement in the ICC T20 International player rankings, reaching sixth spot in the latest list released Tuesday.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): The negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time, according to a new study.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Both ONGC and Sporting Clube de Goa will aim to resurrect themselves when they meet in the 10th round of the I-League at the Ambedkar Stadium here Saturday.
Karachi, Dec. 6 (ANI): Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president General Arif Hassan has urged sports authorities in the country to clean up their act and get serious following the ban handed out to India by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Johannesburg, Dec. 5 (ANI): The recently released ICC Test Player Rankings has indicated a rise in the positions of South African players.
Aligarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University Thursday suspended three students for allegedly trying to harass women students, beating up staff and firing gun shots in the campus earlier this week.
Dubai/Adelaide, Nov.26 (ANI): Australian cricketer and captain Michael Clarke has regained the number-one ranking in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after producing a spectacular performance in the second cricket Test between Australia and South Africa which ended in a thrilling draw in Adelaide on Monday.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) Bangladesh all?rounder Shakib Al Hasan will miss the first two One?Day Internationals (ODI) of the five?match series against West Indies with a shin injury.
Lahore, Nov. 22 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch has asked the Pakistani government to reinstate its moratorium on the death penalty following the recent execution of a former soldier.
New Delhi/New York, Nov.21 (ANI): Following the hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the surviving Pakistan-origin terrorist involved in the November 26-29, 2008 terror mayhem in Mumbai, in Pune's Yerawada Jail on Wednesday morning, the New York based Human Rights Watch (HRW), has called on the Indian Government to join the rising ranks of nations that have taken the decision to remove the death penalty from their legal frameworks.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 20 (IANS/CMC) Despite their convincing victory in the opening Test, West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes his side can still improve further, as they face Bangladesh in the second Test starting Wednesday.
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul could be in line for his international debut as the West Indies face Bangladesh in the opening Test of the two-match series starting in Mirpur here Tuesday.
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Thursday announced its 14-man squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies, scheduled to start Tuesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here.
Karachi, Nov. 2 (ANI): Bangladesh has provisionally committed to a tour of Pakistan at the end of this year, depending on security arrangements and the results of discussions with the government, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan has said.
London, Nov.1 (ANI): A James Bond fan is getting married 3,000 ft above St Paul's Cathedral in London in a lavish 007-themed wedding aboard a jet that was used in the movie 'Goldfinger.'
Islamabad, Oct. 25 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reportedly agreed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for three one-day internationals and two Twenty20s in December this year.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Fasih Mahmood, a member of terror group Indian Mujahideen and a suspect in bomb blasts in Bangalore and Delhi, was Monday arrested here by Delhi Police soon after his deportation from Saudi Arabia. Home Secretary R.K. Singh described the development as a "very important catch".
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Fasih Mahmood, a member of terror group Indian Mujahideen and suspected to have been involved in a conspiracy to set off bomb blasts in Bangalore and Delhi, was Monday arrested by Delhi Police soon after his deportation from Saudi Arabia. Home Secretary R.K. Singh described the arrest as a "very important catch".
Islamabad, Oct 22(ANI): Imran Nazir played an explosive knock of 53, which included four fours and five sixes to help Pakistan Stars XI team beat World International XI by 6 wickets in their second exhibition Twenty20 match at National Stadium here on Sunday.
New York, Oct. 19 (ANI): The Pakistani government must take immediate steps to protect students, teachers, schools, and rights defenders at risk of attack, Human Rights Watch said today. Armed groups including the Taliban, al Qaeda, and their affiliates should cease attacks that target children, educational personnel, and schools.
Islamabad, Oct 18(ANI): The name of the World XI has been changed to International XI by the organisers for the two Twenty20 matches to be played in Pakistan following objection from the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladeshi president's son Nazmul Hasan Papon has been made the new chief of that South Asian country's cricket authority.
Karachi, Oct 16 (ANI): Former Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Zahid has urged his country's cricket administrators to revive the art of fast bowling in Pakistan, as the team is relying too much on spin.
Lucknow, Oct.14 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government has stopped the recruitment of contractual staff under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in all districts of the state with the immediate effect.
Colombo, Oct 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jaywardene won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the first semi-final of World Twenty20 cricket at the Premadasa Stadium here Thursday.
Colombo, Oct 4(ANI): The Australian management is still pondering over their possible playing eleven against West Indies in the Twenty20 World Cup semifinal on Friday, and are yet to take a call on whether to stick with youngster Glen Maxwell or recall veteran David Hussey in the team.
Colombo, Oct. 3(ANI): Australian captain George Bailey has conceded his players are still struggling against quality spin bowling attack following their embarrassing defeat to Pakistan in the last match of the Super Eight stage of the Twenty20 World Cup on Monday in Colombo.
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) Pakistan kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the semifinals of the World Twenty20 tournament beating Australia by 32 runs in their final Super Eights tie at the R Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday. The Aussies, however, qualified for the last four on the basis of the net run rate.
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Super Eight tie between Pakistan and Australia at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday:
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) Australian captain George Bailey opted to bowl against Pakistan in their final World Twenty20 Super Eight tie at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday.
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Super Eights match between India and Pakistan at the Premedasa Stadium here Sunday.
Colombo, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat against India in a Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 tournament here Sunday.
London, Sep 30 (IANS) An illegal immigrant has turned an embarrassment for the Pakistan high commission in Britain after running away from his flat before British officials could reach him.
London, Sept. 30 (ANI): An illegal Pakistani immigrant, who was granted a passport by his country's envoy to Britain, has disappeared ahead of a Border Agency raid.
Karachi, Sept. 30 (ANI): Pakistan chief selector Iqbal Qasim has lauded Pakistan's lower-order batting for reclaiming the team's pride with a two-wicket victory over South Africa in the Super-Eight match at the World Twenty20 on Friday.
Colombo, Sep 28 (IANS) South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in their Super Eight match of the World Twenty20 Championship at the R Premadasa Stadium here Friday.
Pallekele, Sep 25 (IANS) The scoreboard of the World Twenty20 match between Pakistan and Bangladesh here Tuesday.
Pallekele, Sep 25 (IANS) Imran Nazir smashed 72 off 36 balls to propel Pakistan to an eight wicket win over Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 tournament here Tuesday and ensure it qualified for the Super Eights.
Pallekele, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by eight wickets here Tuesday to qualify for the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 tournament.
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 25 (IANS) Bangladesh made a competitive 175 for six in 20 overs against Pakistan in their must-win match of the World Twenty20 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 25 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat against former champions Pakistan in their must-win game of the World Twenty20 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Bangladeshi who was trying to procure an Indian passport with forged documents has been arrested here along with a local, police said Friday.
Dhaka, Sept. 16 (ANI): Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib-al-Hasan is relishing his new role at number three from his usual number five from where he tends to finish things off for his side.
Wellington, Sep 15(ANI): New Zealand can have serious problems against the left arm pinners in the Bangladesh team, who along with Pakistan complete the strongest group in the Twenty20 World Cup, according to former Bangladesh coach, Jamie Siddons.
Lahore, Sept. 14 (ANI): The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) top leadership has termed the anti-Islam film made by an Israeli-American as "religious terrorism", and has asked the Pakistan Government to expel the U.S. envoy in retaliation.
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.
Dubai, Sep 6 (ANI): Australia crashed to their second-lowest total of 89 in Twenty20 en route to a seven-wicket thrashing by Pakistan in the opening match of their series last night.
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) As another parliament session nears its end marred by continuous holdups and with little work done, the 15th Lok Sabha will go down as one that has lost over a quarter of its time to disruptions.
Istanbul, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten-man Spartak Moscow progressed to the Champions League football group stage after holding on for a dramatic 1-1 draw against Fenerbahce, earning an aggregate 3-2 win in their playoff.
Karachi, Aug 24 (ANI): Pakistan spinner Abdul Rehman has said he has got over the disappointment of being axed from the squad for the World Twenty20 and now wants to form a potent bowling partnership with Saeed Ajmal in other formats of the game.
Karachi, Aug 23 (ANI): In a major blow to the Ruhuna Royals, Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has withdrawn from the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) to attend to his ailing wife back home.