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Gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill’s birthplace

London  (AP/UNB) — Thieves have stolen a unique solid gold toilet worth up to 1 million pounds ($1.25 million) from the birthplace of British wartime leader Winston Churchill. The toilet, the work of Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim Palace, west of London, after previously being shown at the Guggenheim Museum in ... Read More »

BCL president Shovon, gen secy Rabbani axed

Dhaka – Amid various controversies, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani have been removed from their respective posts. While briefing reporters after Saturday’s Awami League Central Working Committee (ALCWC) meeting at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence Ganobhaban, party general secretary Obaidul Quader said they have been asked to step down. He, ... Read More »

Pacer Rony included in Tigers’ squad for Afghanistan match

Dhaka – Left-arm pacer Abu Hider Rony has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the Afghanistan match of the Tri-nation T20 series to be played on Sunday at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. The Tigers made a good start in the series beating Zimbabwe by three wickets in the opening match at the same venue on Friday. Apart from ... Read More »

Najibullah propels Afghanistan to 197 against Zimbabwe

Dhaka— Riding on an explosive fifty by Najibullah Zardan, high flying Afghanistan posted a massive 197 for 5 against Zimbabwe in their first match of the Tri-Nation T20 Series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. Despite some slow batting during the middle, Afghanistan ended on 197 for five featuring 107 runs off in just 41 balls ... Read More »

Sheikh Jamal DC crush Rahmatgonj MFS by 5-0 goals

Dhaka – Sheikh Jamal DC crushed Rahmatgonj MFS by 5-0 goals in their first match of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. Badhon scored twice in the 13 and 65th minutes while Rabbi, Milon and Jihan scored one goal each in the 21st, 55th and 83rd minute respectively for Sheikh Jamal DC. Miraj Hawladar ... Read More »

Shana wins gold medal in recurve men’s singles

Dhaka – Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Ruman Shana clinched the first-ever gold medal in ther ecurve men’s singles of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) beating Shi Zhenqi of China by 7-3 set points in the final at Clark City of the Philippines on Friday. This is the 3rdindividual international gold medal for meritorious archer Ruman Shana, who earlier ... Read More »

U-18 Football: Saif SC play 1-1 draw against NoFeL SC in opener

Dhaka – Saif Sporting Club played 1-1 draw against NoFeL Sporting Club in the opening match of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament 2018-19 at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday. Saniyat scored for Saif SC converting a penalty in the 31st minute while Mejbah leveled the margin for NoFeL SC in the 49th minute. Senior Vice-President of Bangladesh Football Federation ... Read More »

Zimbabwe post 144 for 5 against Bangladesh

Dhaka — Zimbabwe posted 144 for five against Bangladesh in the opening match of the Tri-Nation T20 Series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur with captain Shakib Al Hasan conceded an expensive 30 runs in the his last over, which is his most expensive over in T20Is. The match was reduced to 18-over aside due to rain.Ryan Burl hit ... Read More »

BD girls are well prepared ahead of AFC U-16 Women’s Champs

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football team are well-prepared ahead of their campaign in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women’s Championship against hosts Thailand on Sunday (Sept 15) at Chonburi Stadium. Bangladeshi girls remained unbeaten playing three practice matches against two Thai clubs ahead of the meet. Bangladesh beat Muangthong U-17 Girls Academy team twice, first by 1-0 and other by ... Read More »

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 »

Practice match: BCB XI concede 7-wkt defeat to Zimbabweans

Dhaka – BCB Eleven suffered a frustrating seven-wicket defeat to touring Zimbabwean team in a practice match at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday, ahead of their Tri-Nation T20 series involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. The Tigers will play Zimbabwe in the opening match of the Tri-Nation series on Friday (Sept 13) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket ... Read More »

Ruman Shana reaches recurve men’s singles final

Dhaka, Sept 11  –Bangladeshi celebrated archer Mohammad Rumon Shana advanced to the recurve men’s singles final of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament beating Ta La of China by 6-4 set points in the semifinal in the Clark city of Philippines on Wednesday. Ruman Shana will play final against Shi Zhengi of China on Friday (Sept 13) at 12:25 pm ... Read More »

Shana clinches silver in qualification round

Dhaka – Bangladeshi archer Mohammad Ruman Shana clinched silver in the qualification round of men’s Recurve singles at the ongoing Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3) at the Clark City in Philippines on Tuesday. Shana scored 671 to finish 2nd in the qualifiers among 38 archers and reached the round 16 of eliminators. Among others, Tamimul Islam scored 644 to ... Read More »

BD woman hockey team record first victory in int’l match

Dhaka  – Bangladesh Women’s Juniors Hockey team registered their first win in an international match on Tuesday when they beat Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in Singapore. The teams faced each other in the six-nation Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers. Ritu Khanom opened the score for Bangladesh in the 27th minute scoring from a penalty corner. Tarin Khushi doubled ... Read More »

4 national players included in BCB XI to face Zimbabwe

Dhaka — Bangladesh Under-9 cricket team beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs to register their third win on the row in the ongoing Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The Young Tigers will play Afghanistan in the 2nd semi-final on Thursday (September 12) at Moratuwa.Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first. They amassed a challenging total ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka to register 3rd win

Dhaka — Bangladesh Under-9 cricket team beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs to register their third win on the row in the ongoing Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka on Tuesday. The Young Tigers will play Afghanistan in the 2nd semi-final on Thursday (September 12) at Moratuwa.Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first. They amassed a challenging total ... Read More »

FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan

Dhaka – Bangladesh started their joint Qualification (Round-1) of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 campaign with a 0-1 goal defeat to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The match was played at the Central Republican Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe.Captain Farshad Noor scored the match-winner for Afghanistan in the 27th minute. In their last five meeting against ... Read More »

39th General Meeting of Central Sharia`h Board held

The 39th General Meeting of Central Sharia`h Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh (CSBIB) was held at Islami Bank Tower on 9 September 2019, Monday. Presided over by Sayed Kamaluddin Jafree, Chairman of the Board, Shah Abdul Hannan, Advisor, M Azizul Huq, Chairman of CSBIB Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Pubali Bank, Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman ... Read More »

Chattogram Test: Rashid wins it for Afghanistan

Chattogram – Test babes Afghanistan have created history defeating hosts and experienced Bangladesh by huge 224 runs on the 5th and final day of the rain-interrupted one-off Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan picked up 11 wickets on his debut as the captain to lead the team from the front, and eventually, ... Read More »

Bangladesh beat Muangthong U-17 team 3-1

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football team now in the Thai city of Chonburi beat Muangthong U-17 Girls Academy team by 3-1 goals in their 2nd preparatory match at the TOT FC Stadium on Monday. The team is there to participate in the eight-nation AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2019.Anuching struck twice and Tahura scored one for Bangladesh team in the ... Read More »

Zia wasn’t an illegal president, says BNP

Dhaka – Protesting the Prime Minister’s remark about their party founder, BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday said Ziaur Raman was not an illegal president as he was elected with people’s votes. “The Prime Minister made derogatory remarks about Ziaur Rahman in parliament yesterday (Sunday) without any reason. They say Ziaur Rahman was an illegal president. He was ... Read More »

Sr Div Football: Nawabpur KC, Friends SWO win

Dhaka – Nawabpur Krira Chakra and Friends Social Welfare Organization made a good start in the 13-team TVS Dhaka Metropolis Senior Division Football League 2018-19 by winning their respective matches on Sunday. In the day’s first match, Nawabpur Krira Chakra beat Jatrabari Krira Chakra by 1-0 goal at Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur here. After ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play hosts Singapore on Monday

Dhaka -Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will start their campaign in the AirAsia Women’s Juniors (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers taking on hosts Singapore in their first match at the Sengkang Hockey Stadium in the city-state on Monday. The match will kick-off at 6 pm (BdST).Six Asian countries– Hong Kong, Uzbekistan, Chinese Taipei, Sri Lanka, debutants Bangladesh and hosts Singapore–will participate ... Read More »

Cox’s Bazar pvt university suspends ‘Rohingya girl

Cox’s Bazar – Cox’s Bazar International University has suspended the studentship of a girl following media reports that she belongs to the Rohingya community. Dr Abul Kashem, Vice Chancellor of the university, said the authorities have decided to suspend the studentship of LLB (Hons) student Rahima Akhter alias Rahi Khushi following media reports identifying her as a Rohingya girl. A ... Read More »