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The world mustn’t sleep-walk into another debt crisis

By Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General 16 October 2019 -Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to create the possibility of a nightmare debt crisis that could be worse than any previously experienced. Global borrowing is now at the highest levels since the 1950s – and history suggests we should take this as a warning that a debt crisis could ... Read More »

14 women changing food around the world

Danielle Nierenberg Good morning from Lake Nona, Florida! Today is World Food Day, a day to celebrate the world’s farmers and focus attention on hunger, nutrition, poverty, and how to change food and agriculture. This year’s theme is “Our Actions Are Our Future: Healthy Diets for A #ZeroHunger World.” Read More »

Bangladesh Basketball team to fly for Singapore on Friday

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Basketball team will fly for Singapore on Friday (October 18) to play some preparatory matches with Singapore National team as well as to participate in training session under an experience coach there. Bangladesh team will tour Singapore as part of their preparation for the ensuing 13th South Asian Games scheduled to be held in Nepal during ... Read More »

Ready to do anything to save my career: Saifuddin

Dhaka – Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin who has long been suffering from a back injury has said he is up to make any change to his bowling action in order to save his career. The 22-year-old all-rounder played for Bangladesh last month in the tri-series also involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. However, he was not allowed to bowl more than four ... Read More »

BD squad for ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member Bangladesh squad for the ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup’ 2019 beginning in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday (October 22). Four teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh –will compete in the week-long tournament. Shaila Sharmin will lead the Bangladesh team in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh will play ... Read More »

Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist acts

Sofia, Oct 16 (AP/UNB) — Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans Wednesday and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England. Bulgarian fans also directed monkey noises at England’s black players during the match, which was halted twice in an effort to stop the racist abuse. England won the ... Read More »

Both Bangladeshi players lose their first matches

Dhaka – Both the Bangladeshi players lost their first round matches in the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships in Delhi on Tuesday. Swarnavo Choudhury of Bangladesh lost to FM Dobrovoljc Vid of Slovenia while WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WIM Aakanksha Hagawane of India in the first round games of the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships-2019, Open & Girls sections. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: A note to steal your dreams

UNB: Before gloating over your existing phone, have a quick look at the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 10. The latest addition to the Samsung Galaxy Series, the Galaxy Note 10 is a hotshot in the realm of advanced Smartphones. It’s difficult to think of a substitute from the other renowned brands in its price range. Read More »