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Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

Tri-National T20 Series: Bangladesh to play Zimbabwe Friday

Dhaka – After a long break of eight months, the white-ball cricket is finally set to take place in Bangladesh with the Tri-nation T20I series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. The event will kick off with the match between hosts Bangladesh and touring Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday at 6:30pm. Private television channel GTV will ... Read More »

U-18 Football: Saif SC to play NoFeL SC in opener on Friday

Dhaka – Saif Sporting Club will play NoFeL Sporting Club in the opening match of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament 2018-19 at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday. The match will kick off 4:30 pm. Senior Vice-President of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Abdus Salam Murshedy MP will inaugurate the event as chief guest. Twelve teams of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) clubs ... Read More »

2 die of dengue; 750 new patients hospitalised in 24 hours

Two persons reportedly died of dengue in Chattogram and Barishal as the government said 750 new patients were hospitalised in 24 hours till Thursday morning. The victims were identified as Doume Ching Marma, 27, and Suraiya, 14. Doume Ching was admitted to Ruma Upazila Health Complex on September 10 with fever and was later diagnosed with dengue, said Bandarban Civil ... Read More »

Forced marriage to rapist: Pabna OC withdrawn, SI suspended

The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station was withdrawn and a sub-inspector was suspended for allegedly forcing a gang-rape victim to marry one of her rapists at the police station. Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, superintendent of Pabna police, said the punitive action was taken against OC Obaidul Haq and SI Ekramul Haq. According to reports, the victim, a housewife, had an ... Read More »

‘Peace Be Upon You, Davos’

17 poets and 55 poems, these are the numbers of this verse, in short, strongly desired by the Malaysian poet Rokiah Hashim. The title already contains the ultimate essence: peace and harmony as languages proper to poetry, as an open hand to welcome differences and to change the world. Read More »

Managing cultural diversity—liberal values at a premium

by Anita Inder Singh on 12th September 2019 If Vladimir Putin thinks liberalism is obsolete when it comes to managing cultural diversity, democratic western-European leaders should not be echoing him. Greece is one of the latest member states of the European Union to be framing measures to tackle a fresh wave of human arrivals. And the handling of such newcomers—whether ... Read More »

The world and the UN must reduce population growth

by Frank Götmark, Robin Maynard Gothenburg/London – On September 24-25, world leaders will gather at the United Nations in New York to review progress toward the UN’s 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs, which aim “to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all,” are commendable, and summarize the kind of world many of ... Read More »

Warning of the brief kind

Sudhirendar Sharma Sultry weather made me realize that soaking dress in sweat alone should suffice, why either of the hapless inner wears face the same ordeal. It occurred to me later that I was being water wise, letting one apparel less into the washing machine. Sharing my newfound wisdom with friends revealed that there were handful of others who were ... Read More »

Trend Micro finds IoT hot topic in cybercriminal underground

Global underground analysis reveals monetization of IoT attacks is increasing Hong Kong, China – Media OutReach – 12 September 2019 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released new research detailing a fast-growing market for IoT attacks. Cybercriminals from around the world are actively discussing how to compromise connected devices, and how ... Read More »