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Daily Archives: September 13, 2019

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 »

16000 CCTV cameras on 6000 km of Dhaka’s roads planned

Dhaka, Sept 12 (UNB) – Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Thursday said Dhaka and other important cities will be brought under the ‘Safe City Project’ soon to make those free from crimes. “Some 14,000-16,000 modern and high-tech CCTV cameras will be installed along 6,000 kilometres of road in Dhaka to identify criminals with their photos from their national identity (NID) ... Read More »

বাংলাদেশে কেন ছাত্রদের আস্থা হারাচ্ছে ছাত্র রাজনীতি?

পারমিতা হিম – বিবিসি বাংলা আটাশ বছর পরে অনুষ্ঠিত ডাকসু নির্বাচন শিক্ষার্থীদের মাঝে বেশ আশার সঞ্চার করেছিলো। তবে নির্বাচনের ছয় মাস পরে শিক্ষার্থীরা বলছেন তাদের প্রত্যাশা পূরণে ব্যর্থ হচ্ছে ছাত্র সংগঠনগুলো। তাদের অভিযোগ, ছাত্রদের স্বার্থ সংশ্লিষ্ট বিষয় নিয়ে সোচ্চার নয় ছাত্র সংগঠনগুলো। বিশেষ করে হল সিট নিয়ে ক্ষমতাসীন দলের ছাত্র সংগঠনের রাজনীতি নিয়ে বেশ ক্ষুব্ধ এ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের শিক্ষার্থীরা। Read More »

Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances

Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city’s hospitals, medics warn. Special lanes for emergency vehicles are not enforced, the infrastructure is outdated, and local drivers are often unwilling or unable to make way — a situation experts say is causing patients to die ... Read More »

Google agrees 945-mn-euro tax settlement with France

US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday. The company will pay a 500-million-euro fine for tax evasion, as well as a further 465 million euros to settle claims with French tax authorities. In a statement, Google confirmed the ... Read More »

Fire at Minister Refrigerator Factory in Gazipur

Dhaka, Sept 13 – A fire broke out at Minister Refrigerator factory, a sister concern of My One Group at Dheerashrom area in Gazipur city at around 7 am on Friday. The fire originated from a warehouse at 5th floor of 6 storied building of Minister Hi-tech Park limited. 18 fire fighting units from Joydevpur, Tongi and Uttara rushed to ... Read More »

No-deal Brexit document published: The Poorest Most At Risk

Riots on the streets, food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a government document has said. Ministers have published details of their Yellowhammer contingency plan, after MPs voted to force its release. It outlines a series of “reasonable worst case assumptions” for the impact of a no-deal Brexit ... Read More »

Dumping fossil fuels to drive green development

By Busani Bafana Cape Town, South Africa, Sep 11 2019 (IPS) – Disinvestments in fossil fuels amounting to 11 trillion dollars – eight times the global GDP – have been recorded in the last six months of this year, according to a new report. ‘$11 Trillion and counting: new goals for a fossil-free world’, was released by 350.org in Cape ... Read More »