Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

Spin-wary Australia face confident Bangladesh

Dhaka, Aug 25 Australia is wary of the threat posed by Bangladesh's spinners ahead of their two-Test series starting on Sunday in Dhaka, batsman Glenn Maxwell said.The Australians have not won a...

Aug 25, 2017 9:12 PM | Newsscroll

Starc reveals bowler he admires the most

Melbourne [Australia], August 25 : Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, who is currently nursing a foot injury, has nominated South Africa's Dale Steyn as the rival bowler he admires...

Aug 24, 2017 3:42 PM | Newsscroll

We need to finish Asia Cup as winners: Manpreet Singh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 25 : Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh has insisted that they will aim to finish at the top at the Hero Asia Cup 2017 which begins in Dhaka...

Aug 24, 2017 2:39 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh Police kills one Neo-JMB man

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 25 : One operative member from the banned militant outfit Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was killed in an encounter by the Bangladeshi police on Friday. ...

Aug 24, 2017 2:07 PM | Newsscroll

HI announces 35-member Indian men's core group

Bengaluru, Aug 25 A 35-member core group, which includes as many as 13 players from last year's Junior World Cup winning team, will be put to test in the national coaching camp, commencing here from...

Aug 25, 2017 12:43 PM | Newsscroll

US warns its citizens of 'continuing threats' in Bangladesh  

By Lalit K Jha            Washington, Aug 25 The United States has warned its citizens of 'continuing threats' from terrorist groups in Bangladesh and the risk of travelling to this...

Aug 25, 2017 11:02 AM | Newsscroll

Shakib seeks clean Test sweep against Australia

Dhaka, Aug 24 All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said today he wants no less than a clean sweep for Bangladesh when the Test minnows face a strong Australian side in their first series in more than a...

Aug 24, 2017 10:10 PM | Newsscroll

B'desh HC orders seizure of Canadian firm's assets

By Anisur RahmanDhaka, Aug 24 Bangladesh's High Court today scrapped two deals signed by a Canadian oil company with two state-run entities during former premier Khaleda Zia's regime and ordered...

Aug 24, 2017 5:33 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh police declare world-heritage forest "pirate free"

Dhaka, Aug 24 Bangladesh police declared today that rampant piracy in the Sundarbans was a thing of the past, crediting a gun buyback scheme for reducing crime and tiger poaching in the vast...

Aug 24, 2017 4:07 PM | Newsscroll