Free Press Journal
  • We didn’t disappoint anyone else but ourselves: Constantine  

    Dhaka : Indian football team lacked consistency and disappointed itself by going down in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Suzuki Cup final against Maldives, said chief coach Stephen Constantine. Seven-times champions India lost 1-2 to Maldives in the final on Saturday.

  • Football: Confident India take on Maldives in SAFF Cup

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  • We need to rectify our  mistakes: Constantine

    Dhaka : Indian football team’s chief coach Stephen Constantine Thursday said that although he was happy with the 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in the SAFF Cup opener, he expects a better performance in the coming matches.

  • India kicks off SAFF Cup campaign against Sri Lanka in Dhaka today

    Dhaka : Defending champions India will start as overwhelming favourites against Sri Lanka in the opening encounter of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Nepal plane crash: Captain’s emotional breakdown caused the crash, say investigators

    Kathmandu/Dhaka: The pilot of the US-Bangla plane that crashed in Nepal in March had cried and suffered an emotional breakdown during the flight, killing 51 people, according to a report by Nepal’s investigators. The Dhaka to Kathmandu US-Bangla Airlines flight, with 67 passengers and four crew members on board, caught fire after it careened off the runway and ploughed into a football ground near the Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport on March 12.

  • Khaleda Zia gets bail in two cases

    Dhaka: A Bangladesh court on Tuesday granted bail to former Prime Minister and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia in connection with the cases filed over undermining the national flag and observing a fake birthday on August 15.

  • Jet Airways offers discounts on domestic, international flights

    New Delhi: Airline major Jet Airways on Wednesday announced discounts up to 25 per cent on select domestic routes and up to 30 per cent on its international flights. The offer is available on tickets booked during June 26-30 and would be applicable for travel from July 11, the airline said in a statement. “Jet Airways is offering guests discounts up to 30 per cent on their international travel using the airline’s vast network,

  • Bangladesh: 12 killed in a massive landslides

    Dhaka: Torrential overnight rains triggered a series of massive landslides on Tuesday in Rangamati and Cox’s Bazar, killing at least 12. Eleven people were killed, several others were reported missing and many houses were damaged after the landslides hit five Rangamati villages in Naniarchar, reported Daily Star Bangladesh. In another incident, a landslide buried a person alive in Cox Bazar’s Moheshkhali Upazila.

  • Bangladesh’s Mustafizur ruled out of Afghan T20s

    Dhaka : Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman today withdrew from next month’s Twenty20 series against Afghanistan in India because of an injured foot.

  • Bangladesh retain coach Walsh for Afghan series

    Dhaka : Bangladesh have retained interim coach Courtney Walsh to oversee the national side in next month’s Twenty20 international series against Afghanistan, the cricket board said on Sunday.

  • Bengaluru qualifies for playoff semis

    Dhaka : Benguluru FC produced a professional performance to blank Abahani Dhaka 4-0 before outside help from Aizawl FC ensured their qualification for the Inter-Zonal semi-finals of the AFC Cup.

  • IndiGo, Air Deccan planes avert mid-air mishap over Dhaka

    Mumbai: A mid-air mishap was averted in the Dhaka airspace after an automatically generated warning alerted the pilots of IndiGo and Air Deccan planes, which came dangerously close to each other, allegedly breaching the mandatory separation limit, sources said. The incident, which took place on May 2 in the Bangladesh airspace, happened when IndiGo’s Agartala-bound flight 6E892 from Kolkata and Air Deccan’s flight DN 602, which was on its way to Kolkata