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NDC commandant honoured by USI of India

Dhaka, Aug 25 – The Commandant of National Defense College (NDC), Bangladesh Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled has been awarded a fellowship from the United Service Institution (USI) of India in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the study and practice of Military Leadership. Read More »

16 teen-age gang-men given 1-year each in correction centre

Dhaka, Aug 25 – A mobile court in a drive, arrested 17 members of a teenage gang from Dhaka’s Rayer Bazar area. The mobile court, led by Executive Magistrate Mohammad Sarwar Alam, sent 16 gang members to one-year imprisonment to Tongi Kishore Unnayan Kendra (juvenile correction centre) they are between 14 and 17 years’ old while a 25-year-old person was ... Read More »

Al Amin’s five leads BD earn massive 7-1 goals

Dhaka – Five goals by forward Md Al Amin Rahman enabled two-time champions Bangladesh to pile up massive 7-1 goals victory over Sri Lanka in their second match of the five-nation SAFF Under-15 Championship at the Kalyani Stadium in Nadia District of West Bengal on Sunday. The other two goals were added by midfielder Md Rakibul Islam and forward Al ... Read More »

Experience will be key against Afghanistan, reckons Miraz

Dhaka — Bangladesh all-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz on Sunday reckoned that experience will be the key factor for Bangladesh against their one-off Test against Afghanistan beginning on September 5 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Recognizing Afghanistan’s satisfactory performances in ODIs and T20Is, Miraz said “I think, we’ll be ahead of them in the lone Test as we ... Read More »

Sk Kamal Int’l Club Cup Football from Oct 19

Dhaka – The eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament’2019 under the auspices of Chattogram Abahani Ltd will be held at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on October 19-30. The schedule for the 3rd edition of the tournament was finalised at a joint meeting of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and Chattogram Abahani at the BFF House in the ... Read More »

Protect BD migrant workers from middlemen: PM

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to be mindful so that the people who have gone abroad to attract good luck do not end up being cheated by middlemen. “We’ve to give a special attention so that no one is cheated by middlemen. We’ve the responsibility to look after their security and welfare because ... Read More »

Rohingyas stage big rally, demand citizenship right

Cox’s Bazar  – Thousands of Rohingyas staged a huge rally in Ukhiya on Sunday demanding that the international community step up pressure on Myanmar to meet their five-point demand, including repatriation, citizenship and trial in the international court of those involved in killing and persecution. The Rohingyas, holding placards and banners, started gathering at extension-4 of Kutupalong Camp in Ukhiya ... Read More »

Daily ‘polypill’ reduces heart disease, stroke

A cheap, once-a-day pill combining aspirin with drugs that lower blood pressure and cholesterol cuts the risk of major heart failure and stroke by a third, researchers yesterday. In clinical trials, the so-called “polypill” was especially effective among people with no history of cardiovascular disease, reducing the number of severe events by 40 percent, they reported in The Lancet, a ... Read More »

NASA investigating first crime committed in space

US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported today. Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife’s private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Times said. The astronaut’s spouse Summer Worden filed a ... Read More »

Bangladesh’s first bike stunt reality show begins

Culture Desk According to a press release, the reality show, which is meant to thrill and give adrenaline rush to its viewers, will showcase Wheelie, Stoppie, Burn Out, Circle, Human Compass and many other stunts known to the motorcycle community Bangladesh’s first bike stunt reality show, titled Pulsar StuntMania, began its telecast on Friday. The episodes will air only on ... Read More »

Burning Amazon Rainforest: Crime Against Humanity – C40 Chair

Paris, France (23 August 2019) — Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, issued the following statement today: “The lungs of our shared planet are on fire. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important common goods of humanity, and it is being burnt because of the irresponsible behaviour of a small number of international politicians ... Read More »

World’s first Floating Nuke Plant sets sail to supply power

World’s first and so far the only floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) Akademik Lomonosov set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk on August 23, 2019 for its final destination of Pevek, Chukotka, in Russia's far east region. Upon completion of 4,700 km of journey to Pevek, the floating nuclear power unit will supply clean heat and electricity in the ... Read More »

The 2019 Mr World is Jack Heslewood from England

Mr World England, Jack Heslewood, from Bishop Stortford has tonight won the coveted title of Mr World 2019 to become the ‘World’s most desirable man’. Presented by Philippine actress, model, television presenter and former Miss World Megan Young and TV personality Mikael Daez, the grand finale was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, one of Asia’s largest indoor arenas. Read More »

‘আগরতলা বিমান বন্দরের জন্য জমি দিলে সাব’ভৌমত্ব বিপন্ন হবে’

২৪ আগষ্ট,২০১৯, শনবিার সকালে জাতীয় প্রসেক্লাবরে সামনে “আগরতলা বিমান বন্দররে জন্য বাংলাদশেরে জমির আবদার কৃত ভারতীয় প্রস্তাবে সম্মত না হবার দাবতিে ” অনুষ্ঠিত মানববন্ধনে নতেৃবৃন্দ বলনে, ” ভারত আগরতলা বিমান বন্দরের জন্য জমির আবদার করে প্রস্তাব দিয়েছে। Read More »