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Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Kabaddi League: Jurain Janata, Faruk Smriti win

Dhaka – Jurain Janata Club and Faruk Smriti Sangsad won their respective matches of the First Division Kabaddi League’2019 that began on Monday at the Kabaddi Stadium here. Executive Director of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar inaugurated the league as chief guest.Federation Vice-President and Treasurer of International Kabaddi Federation Amir Hossain Patwary and member secretary of the league committee ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka in last match Tuesday

Dhaka – After winning the five–match Youth ODI series 3-0, Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will play Sri Lanka Under-19 side in the 5th and last match on Tuesday eyeing on whitewashing the islanders. The match will kick-off at 9 am at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Young Tigers started the Youth ODI series beating Sri Lanka by 5 ... Read More »

Leonine Chess Club take solo lead in round 7

Dhaka – Leonine Chess Club took solo lead with maximum 14 points beating Basir Memorial Chess Club by 3-1 game points after the seventh round games of ongoing Marcel Air Conditioner 1st Division Chess League’2019 held at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Monday. Subhayan Kundu and IM Prantik Roy of Leonine Chess Club beat ... Read More »

Bangladeshi students in US reach ‘all-time high’

Dhaka – The number of students from Bangladesh studying in the United States increased to 8,249 during the most recent academic year – 2018/2019, according to the 2019 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. This is an all-time high for Bangladesh, reflecting a 10 percent increase over the 2018 report and more than tripling since 2009, said the US ... Read More »

Three gunned down in JSS factional clash in Rangamati

At least three people were shot dead during a gunfight between two factions of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (JSS) over establishing supremacy in Rajasthali upazila on Monday evening. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Officer-in-charge of Rajasthali Police Station Mafzal Ahmed Khan said the gunfight between the two JSS groups started around 5pm in remote ... Read More »

Maulana Bhasani’s 43rd death anniv observed

The 43rd death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, was observed on Sunday with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known as ‘Majlum Jananeta’, the leader of the downtrodden, passed away on November 17, 1976. Different organisations, including Bangladesh National Awami Party (NAP Bhasani), Awami League, BNP Jatiya Party, Krishak Sramik Janata League, Moulana Bhasani University of ... Read More »

Gibbs wins 5th NASCAR title in season

Joe Gibbs won the first race, the last race and more than a dozen in between. His most dominating season in 28 years as a NASCAR team owner culminated with his fifth Cup Series championship. This one had to be more special than the others. Gibbs dedicated the season to his late son, J.D., who died in January after a ... Read More »

Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

New York, Nov 18 – People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the following few years, a big federally funded ... Read More »

Khulna Tigers rope in Mushfiqur, Ctg. Challenger Mahmudullah

Dhaka – Top Bangladeshi cricketers got their teams in the player draft of the ensuing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with Khulna Tigers roping in Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger Mahmudullah Riyad. The player draft for the tournament beginning December 11 started at a Dhaka hotel on Saturday evening.Mushfqiur, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar were picked by various ... Read More »

First Akash Cup Golf tournament ends

Jashore – The First Akash Cup Golf Tournament concluded on Saturday (Nov 16) at the Jashore Golf and Country Club. Seventy golfers took part in four categories – Gents, Ladies, Juniors and Sub-Juniors – at the three-day competition. GOC of the 55th Infantry Division and President of Jashore Golf Club Major General Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan and Head of Marketing ... Read More »

BPL Draft: Mashrafe in Dhaka Platoon, Mushfiqur in Khulna

Dhaka — Top Bangladeshi cricketers got their teams in the players’ draft ahead of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Dhaka Platoon picked Mashrafe Bin Mortaza while Khulna Tigers went for Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger selected Mahmudullah Riyad. The draft for BPL, beginning December 11, was held at a local hotel on Sunday evening.Mushfqiur, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, Soumya ... Read More »

BNP wants govt make all documents signed with India public

Dhaka, Nov 17 – The opposition BNP yesterday demanded of the government to make public all the agreements and memorandum of understandings (MoUs) signed with India during the recent Prime Minister visit to the neighbouring country. A two-member BNP delegation yesterday handed a letter to the Prime Minister’s Office, confirmed BNP chairperson’s media wing officer Shairul Kabir Khan. In the ... Read More »