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Daily Archives: November 24, 2019

India sweeps series with emphatic victory over Tigers

KOLKATA – Bangladesh could survive only 48 minutes of the third day before India completed an innings and 46-run win over them in the second Test, a maiden day-night affair for both of the teams with pink ball, to seal the series 2-0 at iconic Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Mahmudullah Riyad, sustained a hamstring injury and subsequently retired hurt ... Read More »

Music legend Mobarak Hossain Khan passes away

Dhaka, Nov 24 – Renowned Bangladeshi musicologist, classical musician and writer Mobarak Hossain Khan (81) breathed his last on Sunday at his residence in West Rampura in the capital. Reenat Fauzia, educationist and daughter of the Swadhinota Padak- winning classical artist, told UNB that her father passed away in his sleep at around dawn. He was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease ... Read More »

BNP renews call for mass movement to free Khaleda

Dhaka, Nov. 24 – Criticising the government for its ‘failure’ to control the soaring prices of essential items and take action against unscrupulous business syndicates, BNP senior leaders on Sunday declared to wage a mass movement to ensure its fall and free their chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail. Read More »

Asian Archery: Bangladeshi archers shine on day-2

Dhaka – Eight Bangladeshi archers – 4 men and 4 women – reached the round of 24 of the men’s and women’s recurve singles respectively in the 21st Asian Archery Championships at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Thai capital Bangkok on Sunday. In the men’s competition,  Ruman Shana, who has qualified to represent Bangladesh in the Tokyo Olympics, and Tamimul ... Read More »

1st SAARC Chess Championships begins Monday

Dhaka – The 1st SAARC Chess Championships (Open & Women’s), sponsored by Rosatom (Russia), begins on Monday (Nov 25) at New Sindhurful Hall of FARS Hotel & Resorts in the capital. State Minister for Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russel MP, will inaugurate the meet as the chief guest. Secretary of the Ministry of Youth & Sports M Akhter ... Read More »

Manikganj 1st Div Football League underway

Manikganj – The Hafizul Islam Smrity Manikganj First Division Football League, jointly organized by Manikganj District Sports Association and District Football Association began at Shaheed Miraj Topon Stadium here on Sunday. Sakuchiya Club of Harirampur Upazila beat Koshunda Young Sporting Club of Ghior Upazila by 5-1 goals in the opening match.UNB Read More »

Manchester United may play friendly match in Dhaka next year

Dhaka – The English Premier League giants Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) will play a friendly match in Dhaka in June next year marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. A 4-member MUFC delegation will arrive in Dhaka on Tuesday (November 26) to inspect ground, hotel and other local facilities and will hold a ... Read More »