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BCB to announce revised T20 squad for India series Tuesday

Dhaka – Chairman of the Cricket Operation Committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Akram Khan on Monday said the board will announce a revised T20 squad for the India series on Tuesday. Two members of the previous squad announced on October 17 — Mohammad Saifuddin and Tamim Iqbal — are not going to India. Saifuddin has been ruled out of ... Read More »

Mahmudullah tunes up his bat in 2nd practice match

Dhaka — Mahmudullah Riyad tuned up his bat ahead of the next month’s India tour making a half century (81 off 51 with eight fours and two sixes) in the second inter-squad practice game on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. BCB Red team batted first in the match and posted 141 runs for 6 in 20 overs. In reply, ... Read More »

Bangladesh at 1st Asia Cultural Week-2019 Festival in Korea

Dhaka – The Embassy of Bangladesh, Seoul has participated in the ‘1st Asia Cultural Week 2019’ organised by Asia Culture Centre in Gwangju city, the cultural hub of Korea. Bangladesh, along with 14 other nations, participated in the festival, jointly organised by Asia Culture Institute and Gwangju International Centre at the Asia Culture Plaza of the city, said the Embassy ... Read More »

MP Harun gets 6-month interim bail

Dhaka – The High Court (HC) on Monday granted six-month interim bail to BNP MP Harun-ur Rashid Harun of Chapainawabganj-3 constituency in a case filed for abusing duty-free import privilege. The HC bench of Justice Md Shawkat Hossain passed the order after hearing an appeal challenging a lower court verdict that had sentenced Harun to five years imprisonment in the ... Read More »

Khaleda stable with improvement in some cases: BSMMU

The authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Monday said the health condition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s is stable with significant improvement in some cases. Speaking at a press conference, they also said Khaleda Zia herself is happy with the treatment of the hospital and her life is not at risk as she has been given regular ... Read More »

Al-Baghdadi’s death not end to IS threat, experts say

Washington, Oct 28 (Xinhua/UNB) – US President Donald Trump said on Sunday Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a US military operation in Syria. As the Trump administration hailed the death of al-Baghdadi, some experts and former US officials warned that the fight against terrorism is far from over. Read More »

অধ্যাপক হেমায়েত উদ্দিন দেশবিদ্বেষী শক্তির মোকাবেলায় ছিলেন বলিষ্ঠ

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ-এর সিনিয়র যুগ্ম মহাসচিব বিশিষ্ট রাজনীতিবিদ অধ্যাপক হাফেজ মাওলানা এটিএম হেমায়েত উদ্দিন রহ.এর জীবন ও কর্ম শীর্ষক আলোচনা সভা ও দোয়া মাহফিল অক্টোবর ২৭, ২০১৯ রবিবার বিকেলে রাজধানীর কাজী বশির মিলনায়তনে অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। Read More »

Create conditions in Rakhine for Rohingya repatriation: NAM

‘Comprehensive, durable solution sought addressing root causes’ Dhaka, Oct 27 – The heads of state or government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) have underscored the importance of creating “conducive conditions” in Rakhine State for the voluntary return of Rohingyas to their place of origin in Myanmar in a “safe, secure and dignified” manner. Read More »

Fish consumption up, price down in BD for ‘blue revolution’

Dhaka, Oct 27 – Bangladesh’s recent aquaculture growth has defied predictions so much that it deserves to be called a “Blue Revolution.” Even though aquaculture has enabled over 2 million Bangladeshis to escape poverty from 2000-2010, the country’s fisheries policy has yet to adapt to these changes. Creating greater access to fish as a source of nutrition among poor households ... Read More »