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Daily Archives: September 20, 2019

South Sudan to form national rugby team

Juba (Xinhua/UNB) — A group of rugby enthusiasts in South Sudan have embarked on a mission to train young people on how to play the game in a bid to build the country’s first national rugby team. Emmanuel Lopia, Secretary-General of the South Sudan Rugby Union, a body yet to be officially registered by the South Sudanese government, said they ... Read More »

Bashundhara Kings reach semis eliminating Brothers Union

Dhaka – Bashundhara Kings reached semis eliminating Brothers Union Club by 3-2 goals in the first quarter-final of the Walton Under-18 Football Tournament on Friday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here. Sabbir scored twice in the 46th, 75th minutes and Rahan Bepari scored one goal in the 33rd minute for Bashundhara.On the other hand, Habibur Rahman and Rasel scored one ... Read More »

PM Hasina heads to NY to attend UNGA

Dhaka, Sept 20 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here on Friday for New York to attend the 74th UN General Assembly where she may place new proposals to find a solution to the long-drawn Rohingya crisis as it is affecting Bangladesh badly. Read More »

Global Climate Strike begins in Asia, Greta to lead from NY

Courtesy, BBC: Demonstrations are already taking place in Bangkok and later in the day protests are planned in Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines and Myanmar. Many of these events will be on a much smaller scale than what we’re seeing in Australia right now though, and a few other countries like Singapore or South Korea have protests planned only on the ... Read More »

Why we support Global Climate Strike: 4 Mayors C40 cities

20 September 2019 — Mayor of Paris & Chair of C40 Cities, Anne Hidalgo; Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio; Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, and Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen today released the following statement in support of the Global Climate Strikes called for September 20th. Why we support the Global Climate Strikes Read More »

Traveling fans head to Japan for Rugby World Cup 2019

Langley, United Kingdom, Thursday 19 September 2019: Advanced flight bookings to Japan suggest rugby fans from the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland will be on the ground in force to support their teams during this year’s Rugby World Cup according to research by Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry. Read More »

World is in crisis– & multilateral approach is the key

By Abby Maxman Boston, USA, Sep 19 2019 (IPS) – As the UN General Assembly begins, we are once again ringing the alarm on the urgent issues of climate and development that demand our global attention and action. And I worry yet again leaders will not heed the warnings and not act with the clarity and at the scale the ... Read More »

ক্যাসিনোর রাঘববোয়ালদের গ্রেফতার করতে হবে -ইসলামী যুব আন্দোলন

ইসলামী যুব আন্দোলন-এর কেন্দ্রীয় সভাপতি কে এম আতিকুর রহমান ও সেক্রেটারী জেনারেল মাওলানা নেসার উদ্দিন এক বিবৃতিতে বলেন, যুবসমাজের চরিত্র নষ্ট করে স্বার্থ হাসিলের জন্য তথাকথিত যুবসংগঠনের নেতাদের পরিচালিত ক্যাসিনোর রাঘববোয়ালদের গ্রেফতার করতে হবে। Read More »