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Tigers eye to end World Cup on positive note

Dhaka – The dream of reaching semifinals came to an end after loss to India by 28 runs, but Tigers’ World Cup did not finish yet as they are set to face Pakistan at Lord’s, London on Friday. Tigers are eyeing to win this game to end the World Cup on a positive note. The match will kick off at ... Read More »

West Indies opt to bat first against Afghanistan

Dhaka – West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first against Afghanistan in their last match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Headingley in Leeds on Thursday. Chris Gayle is likely to play his final World Cup game today. The veteran batsman is just 18 runs away from going past Caribbean legend Brian Lara ... Read More »

Women’s Handball: Viqarunnisa Noon SC outplay Jamalpur SA 39-19

Dhaka – Viqarunnisa Noon Sports Club crushed Jamalpur Sports Academy by 39-19 goals in the Cute Women’s Handball League at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Thursday. They led the first half by 21-8 goals. Earlier in the day’s first match, RN Sports Home beat Quantum Foundation by 28-13 goals after dominating the first half ... Read More »

Prof Abu Sayeed chief guest at Fobana Convention, NY

Prof. Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Chairman of the Bishwa Shahitto Kendro, has consented to be the chief guest at the Fobana Convention being held in New York from August 30 to 01 September next. The 33rd Convention of the Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America (FOBANA) is going to be held from August 30 to September 1 in New York. ... Read More »

Fahmida Nabi to lead artistes in 33rd FOBANA Convention

Bangladeshi artistes led by Fahmida Nabi to participate 33rd FOBANA Convention The 33rd Convention of the Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America (FOBANA) is going to be held from August 30 to September 1 in New York. There will be at least eight scheduled events in the convention. The three-day program will be held at a newly-built postmodern indoor ... Read More »

German-BD bid to develop Small and Medium Enterprise sector

Monowara Begum Moni Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Germany has organized with its Dhaka, Bangladesh, Branch an education program for Small and Medium Enterprise SME, on 1. July 2019 in Stuttgart. Mr Habiullah Mahmud Additional Secretary of Ministry of Industries who was invited to the programme stressed that Bangladesh is now a Role Model for many other countries in case of Development. ... Read More »

Has India abandoned Palestine?

By Askiah Adam India has recently voted in support of Israel at the United Nations (UN) for the first time in its post-independence history. At the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on June 6, she voted with Israel to deny a Palestinian non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Shahed, an observer status. To many, this may appear innocuous. Israel has persuaded ... Read More »

Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’

Tehran, Jul 4 (AP/UNB) — Iran’s president warned that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount that we want” beginning on Sunday, putting further pressure on European nations to save its faltering nuclear deal and offer a way around intense U.S. sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani’s threat, combined with Iran surpassing the stockpile limits of the 2015 atomic ... Read More »

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by photo glitch

Dhaka, July 3 (UNB) Some Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users cannot upload photos, videos and files. A spokesman for Facebook, which owns all three apps, told BBC News: “We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.” Together, the social networks have billions of users worldwide, reports BBC. In March, Facebook and Instagram suffered their longest period ... Read More »

Pabna court verdict against BNP men ‘dictated’ one: Fakhrul

Dhaka, July 3 (UNB) – BNP on Wednesday said a ‘dictated and ‘cruel’ verdict’ was given by a Pabna court sentencing nine of its activists to death and jailing 25 others for life on a ‘fabricated’ charge of attacking a train carrying then opposition leader Sheikh Hasina in 1994. In a statement, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said ... Read More »

Hacked by miscreants mother-daughter in health complex

Chandpur, July 3 (UNB) – Police Super Jihadul Kabir visited Faridganj Health Complex to see the condition of the mother and daughter who were hacked by miscreants four days back over a spurned marriage proposal. The incident took place on Sunday night at village Poshchim Poa under number 14 Faridganj South Union of the upazila. A local lout, Wasim, 23, ... Read More »

Warm reception to Hasina at the Great Hall of People

Beijing, Jul 4 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was accorded a red carpet reception as she reached the Great Hall of the People to have bilateral meeting with her Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in Beijing on Thursday morning. On her arrival at the premises of the Great Hall of the People, the Prime Minister was received by Chinese Prime ... Read More »

Alia may sing for own music video

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt, who has crooned a few songs in her movies, may soon release and feature in her own music video. Pinkvilla and Mumbai Mirror claimed that Alia may sing a song and feature in the music video, which will be released on her recently announced YouTube channel. Announcing her channel, Alia had said in a video, “I ... Read More »

Reasons, impact of Gestational diabetes on newborn

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance of various degrees that is first detected during pregnancy.It means you have high blood sugar levels, but those levels were normal before you were pregnant. Approximately 7 per cent of all pregnancies are complicated by GDM, resulting in more than 200,000 cases annually. Generally in this stage, during pregnancy, the placenta ... Read More »

Bhangabanga to be staged today at Shilpakala Academy

Culture DeskOne of the leading theatre troupes of the country Aranyak Natyadal is going to stage its much-acclaimed historical production ‘Bhangabanga’ today at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Segunbagicha in the city. The play Bhangabanga, written by actor cum dramatist Mamunur Rashid and directed by Faiz Zahir, revolves the story of the tragic-comedy Bhangabanga based in a village ... Read More »

RU teacher develops low-cost water filter

RU Correspondent A low-cost technology of purifying water has been invented for checking arsenic contamination. Professor Monzur Hossain of Department of Botany, a teacher of Rajshahi University has developed a low-cost technology of purifying water. “Step has been taken to install the technology in the arsenic-prone area,” said Professor Monzur Hossain of Department of Botany. Prof Hossain conducted the research ... Read More »

Oscar Winner Malek sought reassurances over Bond film role

Oscar winner US actor Rami Malek has revealed he thought twice before signing up to play the lead villain in the latest long-awaited James Bond film opposite Daniel Craig. The actor, who won the Oscar this year for his performance as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody”, said he feared his Egyptian ancestry could lead to the part being a caricature ... Read More »

Auto DraftTon-up Bairstow stars as England book World Cup semi-final

CHESTER-LE-STREET, United Kingdom, (BSS/AFP) – Jonny Bairstow’s second successive hundred laid the foundation for England’s 119-run thrashing of New Zealand that saw the tournament hosts secure their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup on Wednesday. It is the first time England have reached this stage since 1992, when they made the last of their three losing appearances in ... Read More »

Creating social legitimacy in the EU

by Christian Schweiger In our ‘Europe2025’ series, Christian Schweiger argues the EU will only survive long-term if it builds its future agenda on broad public support through open dialogue and innovative consultation. Throughout the past decade the European Union has been swept by a growing tide of Euroscepticism, which emerged in the wake of the triple banking, economic and sovereign-debt ... Read More »

Aggrieved Chhatra Dal leaders apologise for BNP office siege

Dhaka, July 3 – The aggrieved leaders of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal including those were expelled from the organization yesterday sought apology for the past incidents including locking up at BNP central office and accepted the decision of the party. The agitating student leaders sought apology at an urgent press conference at the ground floor of the party headquarters at Naya ... Read More »

নবাব সিরাজ-উ-দ্দৌলা স্বাধীনতা ও সার্বভৌমত্বের প্রতীক -বিএমএল

পলাশীর প্রান্তরে ষড়যন্ত্রকারী-মোনাফেকদের বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা দুইশত বছর দেশের স্বাধীনতা সূর্য অস্তমিত করে দিয়েছিল। দেশ-জাতির স্বাধীনতা ও সার্বভৌমত্ব ব্রিটিশ বেনিয়াদের হাতে লুণ্ঠিত হতে চলেছে বুঝতে পেরেই নবাব সিরাজ-উ-দ্দৌলা জীবন দিয়ে তা প্রতিহতের চেষ্টা চালিয়েছিলেন। নবাব সিরাজ-উ-দ্দৌলা আজো তার সাহসী ঐতিহাসিক ভূমিকার জন্য ইতিহাস ও মানুষের হৃদয়ে বেঁচে আছেন। তিনি ছিলেন উপমহাদেশের স্বাধীনতা ও সার্বভৌমত্বের প্রতীক। আজ ০৩ জুলাই বেলা তিনটায় বাংলার শেষ ... Read More »

HC seeks Tribunal’s statement on running case defying order

Dhaka, July 3 – After expressing dissatisfaction, a High Court bench yesterday asked the judge of Dhaka’s metropolitan special tribunal-2 to submit written statement for running the trial proceedings of a criminal case defying its stay order on the case proceedings. However, the HC bench comprising Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Riaz Uddin Khan exempted the lower court ... Read More »