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Warriors win nail-biter against Challengers in BPL

Dhaka — Cumilla Warriors won a cliffhanger against the League leader Chattogram Challengers by two wickets in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. It was Warriors’ third win in eight games while Challengers top the table after winning six matches out of nine. Warriors needed 16 runs to win in the last ... Read More »

V-Day Handball: BGB, Police reach final

Dhaka – Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Bangladesh Police reached the final of the Exim Bank 29th National Men’s Handball Tournament eliminating their rivals in the semi-finals at the Shaheed (Capt) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium here on Tuesday. Bangladesh Police advanced to the final eliminating Bangladesh Ansar by 36-33 goals after trailing the first session by 17-20 goals ... Read More »

BD Police reach semifinal eliminating Saif SC by 3-1 goals

Dhaka – New comers Bangladesh Police Football Club reached the semifinal of the TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament eliminating formidable Saif Sporting Club Limited by 3-1 goals in the 3rd quarterfinal match at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Tuesday. Bangladesh Police, the runners-up of the Group A, reached the semis in their first appearance in the season’s curtain raiser ... Read More »

Power Development Board (PDB) emerge champions

Dhaka – Power Development Board (PDB) clinched the Walton Victory Day Volleyball title beating Bangladesh Navy by 18-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-20, 15-8 points in a keenly contested final at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here on Tuesday. Bangladesh Army finished 3rd beating Bangladesh Air Force by 25-19, 21-25, 25-22 and 25-17 points in a place deciding match at ... Read More »

Diego Maradona to visit Dhaka during ‘Mujib Borsho’: BFF

Dhaka – The living legend of the world football and World Cup-winning Argentine captain, Diego Maradona, will visit Dhaka during the ‘Mujib Borsho’ marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “We’ve discussed this with his [Maradona’s] agent and his agent gave us a positive response, but he hasn’t confirmed the date yet,” BFF President ... Read More »

In memory of those we lost in 2019

We lost renowned cultural personalities in 2019. Renowned lyricist, composer, music director and freedom fighter Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul passed away on January 22. He received Ekushey Padak in 2010 and won National Film Award for Best Music Director twice for the films ‘Premer Taj Mahal’ (2001) and ‘Hajar Bachhor Dhore’ (2005). He composed immense number of popular Bengali songs like ... Read More »

সিটি নির্বাচন নিরপেক্ষ নাহলে রাজনৈতিক অঙ্গন অস্থিতিশীল হবে

গনতান্ত্রিক মূল্যবোধকে পদদলিত করে আইয়ূব খানের উন্নয়ন ও স্বৈরশাসক এরশাদের উন্নতির কীর্তিসমূহ তাদের অবধারিত পতনকে ঠেকাতে পারেনি যা সকল দল ও মতের ক্ষমতাসীনরা স্মরণ রাখলে তাদেরই মঙ্গল হবে। Read More »

বাম জোটের কর্মসূচিতে হামলার নিন্দা করেছে ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ

বাম জোটের মিছিলে পুলিশ লাঠি চার্জ করে নেতাকর্মীদের আহত করার প্রতিবাদ ও নিন্দা জানিয়েছেন ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশের মহাসচিব প্রিন্সিপাল মাওলানা ইউনুছ আহমাদ ও যুগ্ম মহাসচিব মাওলানা গাজী আতাউর রহমান। এক বিবৃতিতে নেতৃদ্বয় বলেন, বাম জোটের কর্মসূচিতে পুলিশি হামলা, বেধড়ক লাঠিপেটা ও নেতা-কর্মীদের আহত করার ঘটনার নিন্দা ও প্রতিবাদ জানচ্ছি। অবিলম্বে এ ন্যাক্কারজনক ঘটনার বিচার দাবি করছি। Read More »

120 organisations creating a new decade for food

Danielle Nierenberg 2019 was a great year for Food Tank. We hosted our largest ever NYC Summit and Gala, spearheaded our first-ever event series across the U.S., and created completely original, informative content for our international readership every day. We participated in global discussions about the food system in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Italy, and across the United States. And we ... Read More »

V-Day Taekwondo: Army clinches men’s, women’s senior titles

Dhaka – Bangladesh Army clinched both the men’s and women’s senior titles of the two-day Victory Day Taekwondo Championship that concluded on Monday (December 30) at the National Sports Council Gymnasium in the capital. Sirajganj DSA won the men’s junior title while Adamjee Cantonment College won the women’s junior title of the meet. Harun-ur-Rashid, youth and sports secretary of Bangladesh ... Read More »

Rahmatganj MFS reach semifinal at coffin of Dhaka Abahani

Dhaka – Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society emerged as giant killer to reach the semifinal of the ongoing  TVS 31st Federation Cup Football Tournament at the coffin of defending champions Dhaka Abahani Limited beating them by 4-3 goals in the tie-breaker at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Monday. The nail-biting first quarterfinal match between the two teams was locked in ... Read More »