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Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

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 »

Bangladesh’s architecture praised at Aga Khan Award ceremony

Kazan (Russia), Sept 14 (UNB) – Leading members of the architectural community from around the world highly praised Bangladesh for its excellence in architecture as six winning projects of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) received their awards formally at a ceremony held at Musa Jalil State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre here on Friday. Read More »

How ‘Hindutva’ Project brings India-Pakistan back to brink

By Abdullah Yusuf Sep 9 2019 (IPS) – August is immensely important in the history of the Asian subcontinent, marking the month that India and Pakistan gained independence from the British in 1947. Now, in 2019, it has once again proved momentous, when, ten days before India’s Independence day celebrations, prime minister Narendra Modi’s government revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered ... Read More »

Drivers of anti-immigrant hate crime in South Africa

By Steven Gordon Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 9 2019 (IPS) – Mobs have attacked foreign-owned businesses on the streets of at least three South African cities in recent days. This has caused outrage across Africa. There have even been retaliatory attacks. The South African government, under pressure to protect her large international migrant community, quickly defused the attacks. Read More »