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Bangabandhu Gold Cup Football will begin on November 19

Dhaka- The Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament, the most prestigious international soccer meet of the country, named after father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will be held in the capital during November  19-29. The decision was taken at the 17th executive committee meeting of Bangladesh Football Federation, chaired by its President Kazi Md Salahuddin at the BFF ... Read More »

Al Amin eyes to cement his place in national team

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s right-arm pacer Al Amin Hossain, who made a comeback to the national team for the first time after T20 World Cup 2016, has said he is eager to make his inclusion in senior side count. Al Amin represented Bangladesh for the last time in 2016 against Pakistan in Kolkata. After that, he was out of the national ... Read More »

9 players called back to Dhaka from NCL 3rd round

Dhaka – Nine top cricketers, who are busy playing the third round of National Cricket League (NCL), have been called back to Dhaka by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to take part in two practice games of the national team. Those were part of the playing XI in their respective divisional teams in the third round of NCL will be ... Read More »

Terengganu FC reach semis eliminating Basundhara Kings 4-2

Chattogram – Terengganu FC of the Malaysia reached the semifinal of the 3rd edition of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament eliminating Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champions Bashundhara Kings by 2-0 goals in their last group match at the floodlit MA Aziz Stadium here on Saturday.   With the day’s feat, Terengganu FC maintained their unbeaten run securing 7 ... Read More »

Anamul and Rashad shine as NCL half-resumes following boycott

Dhaka – Just two out of scheduled four fixtures in the third round matches of the National Cricket League (NCL) got underway on Saturday, both in Cox’s Bazar, as the country’s flagship domestic first-class cricket competition resumed, or at least half-resumed following the sensational players’ boycott and subsequent resolution that drew attention off the field last week. The Tier-1 matches ... Read More »

Oceans as an investment priority

By Emma Navarro Oslo – The Earth’s oceans face many threats, none of which have quick fixes. Still, the solutions are known, and with a sufficiently broad coalition of partners, we can get the ball rolling on a number of fronts. Read More »

Thailand: Peaceful critics prosecuted – HRW

Repeal or Amend Laws Criminalizing Speech, Assembly London – Thai authorities over five years of military rule prosecuted numerous peaceful critics of the government to stay in power, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Concerned governments should press Thailand to protect the rights to expression and assembly, and reform laws penalizing peaceful speech to bring them in ... Read More »