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Bangladesh beat Netherlands by 10 wickets in warm-up match

Dhaka – Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team, now in Scotland to play the qualifying round of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, defeated the Netherlands Women’s Cricket team by 10 wickets in an warm-up match at Arbroath in Scotland on Thursday. With the day’s feat, the morale of the touring Bangladesh team is now very high as they maintained the all-win ... Read More »

Bangladesh HC strips Narail judge of judicial powers

Dhaka – The High Court on Thursday directed the Law Ministry to keep Narail Session’s Judge Sheikh Abdul Ahad away from conducting criminal cases for one year for exempting the prime accused in a murder case. It also asked the ministry to take necessary steps to present the matter before the General Administration (GA) Committee of the Supreme Court. The ... Read More »

4 BD nationals, among 19 convicted for 2014 Burdwan blasts

Dhaka – A special NIA court has convicted 19 people, including four Bangladeshi citizens, in the 2014 Burdwan blast case, officials said on Wednesday, reports India Today. All of them confessed to their crimes before the court, they said.Two people were killed on October 2, 2014, in the busy Khagragarh locality of West Bengal’s Burdwan district when an improvised explosive ... Read More »

Dhaka asks district administrators: Keep families with you

Dhaka – The government is going to take action against those deputy commissioners (DCs) whose spouses and children are not living with them at district headquarters, said LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam on Thursday. “A move is underway to prepare a list of such DCs. The government will soon take action,” he said while addressing a progamme marking the launching ... Read More »

‘China to play ‘more constructive role’ on Rohingya crisis’

Dhaka – Newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming on Thursday said China will play “more constructive role” in resolving the Rohingya crisis. He made the remarks while talking to reporters after his maiden meeting with Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen at his office. They discussed a number of “important issues”, including ways to find a sustainable solution to ... Read More »

Dhaka for Yangon to remove trust deficit thru proper action

Dhaka – Bangladesh on Thursday urged Myanmar to take “decisive actions with demonstrable political will” to reasonably address the core concerns of Rohingyas to create a conducive environment for their return. Bangladesh also reminded Myanmar that it needs to be done in line with the spirit and provisions of the bilateral instruments on repatriation and the recommendations of the Advisory ... Read More »

Stalker arrested after victim commits suicide

A stalker was arrested Tuesday after a girl of Class IX committed suicide due to his relentless harassment. Fahima, the victim, committed suicide by tying a scarf around her neck and hanging herself after failing to bear dishonor due to sexual harassment by troublemaker Sujjol at Jogoti area of sadar upazila in the morning. The deceased Fahima Khatun was the ... Read More »

প্রচার মাধ্যমে জাতীয় কবি নজরুল উপেক্ষিত -মুসলিম লীগ

আমাদের যুদ্ধে, সংগ্রামে ও বিশ্বাসী জীবনাচারে কাজী নজরুল ইসলামের কবিতা-গান নিরবচ্ছিন্ন প্রেরণা ও চেতনার উৎস। ব্রিটিশ শাসিত বাংলার শোষিত ও নির্যাতিত মুসলিম জনগোষ্ঠীর স্বাধিকার আন্দোলনে আজাদ পত্রিকা ও মোহামেডান স্পোর্টিং ক্লাবের মতই আব্বাসউদ্দিনের কণ্ঠে গাওয়া নজরুল রচিত গানগুলো বৃহত্তর জনগোষ্ঠীকে ঐক্যবদ্ধ করা সহ মানসিক শক্তি যুগিয়ে তাদের কণ্ঠে সাফল্যের বীরমাল্য তুলে দিয়েছিল। Read More »

Japan will help double Africa’s rice output by 2030: PM Abe

By Nafissatou Diouf Yokohama, Japan, Aug 28 2019 – The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the announcement at the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) symposium held on Wednesday during TICAD7. Read More »