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Bangladesh finish runners-up losing to Pakistan by 77 runs

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh handed a huge 77-run defeat against Pakistan in the high-scoring final of the eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Cup (Under-23) Cricket Championship at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. Hosts Bangladesh, which stormed the final with all-win record, had a good opportunity to clinch their maiden title beating Pakistan in the final, but they ... Read More »

Shana finishes 14th in ranking round of men’s recurve single

Dhaka- Bangladesh’s celebrated archer MohamamdRuman Shana scored 660 to finish 14th in the ranking round of men’s recurve singles in the 21st Asian Archery Championships at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Thai capital Bangkok on Saturday. Mohammad Tamimul Islam was placed 23rd scoring 651 , Mohammad Hakim Ahmed Rubel became 50th scoring 626 while Mohammad Sakib Molla finished 55th scoring ... Read More »

Bangladesh to compete in both men’s and women’s cricket

Dhaka -A 15-member Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team will leave Dhaka for Nepal on December 1 to participate in the 13th South Asian (SA) Games Cricket beginning on December 3 in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. The 13th edition of the 7-nation South Asian Games, the biggest sports carnival of the region, will be held in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and in ... Read More »

Armed Forces Golf: Mamun-ur-Rashid emerges winner

Dhaka –Colonel Mamun-ur-Rashid emerged winner in the 3rd Armed Forces Day Cup Golf Tournament. AFM Sarwar Kamal became veteran winner, Real Admiral AKM Azad senior winner, Momtaz Begum Ladies winner and master Mahin Tasnim Bin Tariq Junior winner of the meet. Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division Lt Gen M Mahfuzur Rahman was the chief guest at the ... Read More »

A $650 mn pledge aimed at eradicating extreme hunger by 2030

By Thalif Deen UN, Nov 22 2019 (IPS) – When a coalition of international donors pledged more than $650 million to provide assistance to over 300 million smallholder farmers in developing countries, the primary aim was to help increase agricultural and livestock production besieged by droughts, floods and other natural disasters triggered by climate change– mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and ... Read More »

Kolkata Test: India take charge straightway

Kolkata — India took charge of the second Test of the series straightway at the packed Eden Gardens on Friday after bowling out Bangladesh for 106 in 30.3 overs on the first day of the pink-ball Test. None of the current Bangladeshi players played a pink-ball match before. Mominul Haque, the stand-in captain of Test team, hinted that that they ... Read More »