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Khaleda’s bail depends on court: Quader

Dhak – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the court will decide whether BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia would be freed on bail or not for receiving treatment abroad. “How can the government push for her bail? Won’t it be disrespect for the court?” he said while talking to journalists at the Bangladesh Secretariat. He said BNP MP ... Read More »

PM leaves for Delhi Thursday morning

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave here for New Delhi on Thursday morning on a four-day official visit to India to join the World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit and hold meetings with top Indian leaders. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage will depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport ... Read More »

Youth ODI series: 2nd game of Bangladesh U-19 rescheduled

Dhaka – Persistent rain on Wednesday forced the organisers to reschedule the 2nd youth ODI of the five-match series between Bangladesh and New Zealand U-19. The match will now be played on Thursday at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln. Bangladesh are leading the series 1-0 after winning the first match by six wickets on Sunday at the same venue. Pacer Shoriful Islam ... Read More »

Indian Women’s Cricket team reaches Chattogram on Wednesday

Dhaka  – Indian Women’s A Cricket team reached Chattogram Wednesday afternoon to play a three match one-day series against their Bangladesh counterpart beginning on Friday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in the port city. The 2nd string Indian Women’s Cricket team arrived Dhaka Wednesday morning at 9:am and left the capital for Chattogram by a Bangladesh Biman flight at ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Bhutan in 2nd match on Thursday

Dhaka – Inspired by a 4-1 victory in the first match, Bangladesh National Football team will play their 2nd FIFA International Friendly match against Bhutan on Thursday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The match will be played ahead of their Joint Qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 against Qatar and India in ... Read More »

NoFel SC emerge surprise champions beating Saif SC 1-0

Dhaka – NoFel Sporting Club, which relegated from the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football recently, emerged surprise champions in the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament beating their superior rivals Saif Sporting Club by 1-0 goal in the final  at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur on Wednesday. Senior Vice President of Bangladesh Football Federation Abdus ... Read More »

Common ground

by Hans Dembowski In politics, there are two different ways to refer to religion. One is to pretend to be exerting God’s will; the other is to spell out the ethics of one’s faith. Read More »

Disabled peoples’ orgs rally around Bangladesh Secretariat

Dhaka, Oct 01 – 200 disabled persons’ organizational network, National Alliance of Disabled People’s Organizations (NADPO) staged a rally around the Bangladesh Secretariat and moved through roadside from North-East corner of the National Press Club and ended at the same place where disabled leaders demonstrated and distributed leaflets among the people on Tuesday 11 AM. Read More »

What matters at the end is ingenuity

Sudhirendar Sharma Bad news holds currency, subsuming whatever little good that lies littered around. That has been the way of life, lately. Had I not read hugely popular Factfulness by noted statistician Hans Rosling who stressed that one must strive to get the good things out in the public, it wouldn’t have occurred to me to revisit the momentous weeks ... Read More »

Raids against stockpiling of onion begins

Dhaka, Oct 01 – The governmenton Tuesday started carrying out drives against stopping stockpilings of onion in the wholesale markets at different places in the country including Khatunganj in Chattagram and Shaympur in Dhaka to control price of onions in the retail markets. Read More »