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Vettori to join Tigers as bowling consultant Friday

Dhaka – Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will join the Bangladesh coaching staff on Friday as the spin bowling consultant of the Tigers. The chief executive officer of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Nizam Uddin Chowdhury on Thursday said the Kiwi legendary cricketer will join the Bangladesh’s practice camp on Friday. “We’re expecting Vettori in Dhaka tomorrow (Oct 25) morning. ... Read More »

Terengganu play goalless draw with Gokulam Kerala

Chattogram – Terengganu FC of Malaysia played to a goalless draw with Sree Gokulam Kerala FC of India in their 2nd match of the eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament at the floodlit MA Aziz Stadium here on Thursday. Despite producing several good chances, both the teams failed to score in the crucial match where Azalinullah Bin of ... Read More »

BD U-19 team for four-day series against Sri Lanka announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 15-member Bangladesh Under-19 team for the two-match four-day series against touring Sri Lanka Under-19 team beginning on Saturday (October 26) at the Abdur Rab Serniabat Stadium in Barishal. The 2nd four-day match between two teams will be held on November 2-5 at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Besides, ... Read More »

Walton launches new 4G smartphone

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNB) – Local handset manufacturer Walton has launched its new smartphone ‘Primo G9’ which features octa-core processor with 4G VoLTE network support. Priced at only 6,399 BDT, the attractively designed device comes in three different colours- Blue, Purple and Red and is available at all Walton Plaza, brand and retail outlets across the country. Read More »

Facilitate access to new biologic drugs, update guidelines

A total of 35 civil society organizations and eight concerned individuals of the world have urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) to update the guidelines for facilitating access to new biologic medicines. They have made the call in a joint letter addressed to Prof. Cichutek, Chairperson, Expert Committee on Biologic Standardization, World Health Organisation. Read More »

US wants BD postpones Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNB) – Appreciating the country for opening its borders to huge Rohingya refugees, the United States has urged Bangladesh to “postpone” its Rohingya relocation plan to Bhashan char until independent experts can determine it a suitable location, though Bangladesh is looking for a voluntary nature of relocation. Read More »

The Manchester revolution

by Paul Mason on 23rd October 2019 @paulmasonnews Paul Mason reimagines the Manchester of his birth in a postcapitalist age—and raises the challenge of getting there. Imagine this: a child is born in a city where 40 per cent of the workforce make things with machines and manual labour. The dominant social relationship is the wage relation. The social contract ... Read More »