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From cricket to bus business
Former Bangladesh captain Akram Khan, who led Bangladesh when they won the ICC Trophy to qualify for the 1999 World Cup, has turned a businessman. He now runs a popular luxury bus service called Silkline between Dhaka and Chittagong.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 2:44:16 PM

Mindless sales gimmick distorts Indian flag (DIARY)
Chittagong, May 19 (IANS) In what looks like an outrageous sales gimmick, some vendors near the Test match venue here were seen selling the Indian national flags distorted with the images of a bat, a ball and stumps superimposed on them.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 2:43:32 PM

Decision on India coach next month: Niranjan Shah
Chittagong, May 19 (IANS) A new coach for the Indian cricket team could be appointed early next month when the cricket board's special committee meets in Bangalore, Niranjan Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said here Saturday.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 1:53:47 PM

Bangladesh lacks 'real' secularism, says Indian envoy
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) Bangladesh is 'a secular country but there is no real practice of secularism', the Indian high commissioner here said, adding that its religious ministry does not go with secular values.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 11:40:20 AM

Al Qaeda outfit threatens to blow up Bangladesh bridge
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) An Islamist outfit calling itself Zadid (New) Al Qaeda has threatened to blow up the Hardinge Bridge, a key rail link between the south-western and the northern regions of Bangladesh, prompting tightening of vigil by army and security forces.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 10:45:24 AM

Rains delay start of second day's play
Chittagong, May 19 (IANS) The second day's play in the first India-Bangladesh first Test was delayed by overnight and morning rains here Saturday.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 10:01:26 AM

Speedster Mortaza underplays his first-ball wicket
Chittagong, May 18 (IANS) Bangladesh speedster Mashrafe Mortaza may have taken a wicket off the first ball in the first Test against India here Friday, but he described the pitch as a flat one.

Friday, May 18, 2007 9:24:17 PM

Karthik rues playing wrong shot after his 50
Chittagong, May 18 (IANS) India's Dinesh Karthik rued playing a wrong shot that led to his fall after scoring a half century on the opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh here Friday.

Friday, May 18, 2007 8:08:48 PM

Indian batsmen rule on opening day of Test (NIGHT LEAD)
Chittagong, May 18 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar were within hand shaking distance from centuries as India dominated the truncated opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh, finishing at 295 for three wickets here Friday.

Friday, May 18, 2007 7:53:54 PM

India dominate first day with four half-centuries (EVENING LEAD)
Chittagong, May 18 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Dinesh Karthik hit half-centuries as India scored 295 for three on the opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh here Friday.

Friday, May 18, 2007 6:34:12 PM

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