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BCB starts meeting franchisees to set rules for next BPL

Dhaka —The Bangladesh Crickest Board (BCB) started meetings with the franchise-based Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 teams at the board office in Mirpur on Monday to chalk out a new agreement for a new circle of the event. The BPL governing council conducted meetings with Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Titans and Rajshahi Kings on the first day today (Monday). “We have ... Read More »

IBBL organizes RDS Conference at Cox’s Bazar

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited Cox’s Bazar and Ramu Branches organized a biannual conference of its Rural Development Scheme (RDS) at a local auditorium of Cox’s Bazar on 16 August 2019. Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman of the Bank addressed the conference as chief guest. Presided over by Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank, the ... Read More »

BNP against providing land to India for Agartala airport

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB) – BNP on Monday said there is no reason for Bangladesh to provide its land to India in Brahmanbaria to expand Agartala airport. “There’ve been media reports about it (India’s desire to use Bangladeshi land in Brahmanbaria). We’re closely observing the matter,” said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. He further said, “Bangladesh government hasn’t ... Read More »

3 dengue patients die, 6733 remain in hospitals on Monday

Dhaka, Aug 19 – Three more people died of dengue in Khulna, Mymensingh and Faridpur districts on Monday, showing an uptrend in casualties by the mosquito-borne disease in the country. However, the number of patients taking admission to hospitals with dengue infections has marked a fall. Those died today in the three districts were identified as Mizanur Raham, 40, son ... Read More »

Madrid loses, Arsenal gains as playmaker Ceballos shines

New York, Aug 19 (AP/UNB) – As he bewildered two Burnley midfielders with a center-field pirouette, delivered a stream of dangerous set-pieces and generally controlled play, it was easy to see why there was so much hype around Dani Ceballos this time last year. The playmaker was about to be an early-season regular for Real Madrid — at the time ... Read More »

Four suspected militants of ‘Allahr Dal’ held in city

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB)- Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-3) arrested four suspected members of a militant group named ‘Allar Dal’ from Hatirjheel area in the city Sunday night. The arrestees are Ibrahim Ahmed Hero, 64 and Md Shafiqul Islam Suruj, 38 of Pabna, Abdul Aziz, 50 of Gaibandha and Md Rashidul Islam, 28 of Kurigram. On secret information, the ... Read More »

24 dead in Himachal, 3 in Punjab: Heavy rain lashes N India

Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB) – At least 24 people were killed in Himachal Pradesh and three people died in Punjab in rain-related incidents on Sunday as the two states received rainfall over ten times more than normal, officials said, reports The Indian Express. Recording its wettest day this monsoon, Punjab received rainfall 1,300 per cent above normal on Sunday and ... Read More »

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

Madrid, Aug 18 (AP/UNB) — Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday rejected the United States’ latest request not to release a seized Iranian supertanker, clearing the way for the vessel to set sail after being detained last month for allegedly attempting to breach European Union sanctions on Syria. The ship was expected to leave Sunday night, according to a statement on ... Read More »

Six BD girls rescued from child marriage in Sirajganj Dist

Sirajgonj, 18th August (UNB) – A total of six schoolgirls have been saved from the disaster of child marriage in the space of just two days in Sirajganj, thanks to the prompt action of the local administration. According to the sources, the mobile court which was led by Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate Anisur Rahman, foiled the marriage preparations ... Read More »

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

Kabul, Aug 18 (AP/UNB) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — and Afghanistan grieved again. The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for ... Read More »

Gun attack, mine blast in Hills kill one injure 3 Army men

Rangamati, Aug 18 (UNB) – An army member was killed in a gun attack by terrorists in Rajasthali upazila here on Sunday morning. The victim was identified as Nasim, 19, a sepoy, said an ISPR release. It said terrorists opened fire on a patrol team of Bangladesh Army at Poaitukhum, some 4 kms off Rajasthali Army Camp of Rangamati Region, ... Read More »

117 dengue patients admitted to Gaibandha Modern Hospital

A total of 117 dengue patients were admitted to Gaibandha Modern Hospital (GMH) till today and of them, 101 patients were released from the hospital after treatment. Now, some 15 patients are undergoing treatment in GMH and one in Fulchhari Upazila Health Complex. This was disclosed by civil surgeon (CS) Dr. ABM Abu Hanif in a monthly meeting of district ... Read More »

Australia branded leading ’emissions exporter’

Australia is the world’s third-largest emissions exporter, with more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide shipped abroad each year in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, a think tank study showed today. The left-leaning Australian Institute reported that Australia’s energy exports rank behind only oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia in terms of emissions potential. “Australia makes ... Read More »

Hrithik Roshan tops list of 5 most handsome men

Hrithik Roshan is an actor who is known for his charismatic personality and greek godesque good looks. The actor carries a certain aura around him and fans just cannot stop drooling whenever they see him on the big screen. Hrithik has been maintaining his streak of being voted as one of the ‘Most Handsome Men in The World’ and this ... Read More »

Tahmina releases semi-classical song

Culture Desk Tahmina Afrin has released her new original song for Eid music fans. Released on the YouTube channel of G-Series, the song is titled ‘Megh Kanna’. Ever since its release it has garnered appreciations online, much to the amazement of Tahmina. Megh Kanna, in terms of genre, belongs to the Indian semi-classical family. A music practitioner from her childhood, ... Read More »

Three Bangladeshi films to screen at Global Cinema Festival Siliguri

Culture Desk There will also be more representation from Bangladesh in other capacities. Arifin Shuvoo stars alongside Rituparna Sengupta in the Indian Bangla film Ahaa Re (2019), which is one of the opening films at this festival. International Fashion Designer Bibi Russell will showcase her collection at the Empower Fashion for Films fashion show there. The Film Federation of India, ... Read More »

Dengue lesson for Dhakaites: Don’t take health threat lightly

Mostafa Kamal Majumder A tiny kid of two years carried in the lap was telling his father, ‘I will not be given this’ as another child was screaming as a paramedic at a reputed private hospital was piercing a needle to collect blood to test for dengue. The pathological laboratory at the hospital in Mirpur 11 Section was working overtime ... Read More »

মুসলমান নির্যাতিত হলে আইএবি সবার আগে এগিয়ে আসে -চরমোনাই পীর

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মদ রেজাউল করীম বলেছেন, দেশের বর্তমান পরিস্থিতি বেশি ভাল নয়। দেশ ক্রমেই গভীর সঙ্কটে নিপতিত হচ্ছে। গুম খুন ধর্ষণ স্বাভাবিক হয়ে গেছে, দুর্নীতি দুঃশাসনে জনগণ অতিষ্ঠ, সর্বত্র লুটপাট চলছে, ব্যাংক, শেয়ার বাজার, হলমার্ক, সর্বশেষ চামড়া পর্যন্ত ছাড় দেয়নি এ লুটেরা। দেশ নিয়ে চলছে গভীর ষড়যন্ত্র, দেশের বাইরে গিয়ে দেশের বিরুদ্ধে মিথ্যা অভিযোগ দিচ্ছে। Read More »

বঙ্গবন্ধু স্মরণে খেলাঘরের সাহিত্য বাসর অনুষ্ঠিত

১৭ আগষ্ট ২০১৯ – জাতীয় শোক দিবস উপলক্ষ্যে জাতির জনক বঙ্গবন্ধু শেষ মুজিবুর রহমান স্মরণে খেলাঘরের বিশেষ সাহিত্য বাসর অনুষ্ঠিত হয়েছে। ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের আরসি মজুমদার সেমিনার হলে ১৭ আগষ্ট, শনিবার বিকাল ৪টায় শিশুদের পরিবেশনার মধ্য দিয়ে অনুষ্ঠানের যাত্রা শুরু হয়। আয়োজনে বঙ্গবন্ধুকে কেন্দ্র ক রে স্বরচিত কবিতা পাঠ, আবৃত্তি, স্মৃতি চারণ ও শিশুরা সংগীত পরিবেশন করে। খেলাঘর কেন্দ্রী কমিটির সম্পাদক ... Read More »