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Australia wins by innings and 48 runs, sweeps Pakistan 2-0

Adelaide, Australia, (AP/UNB) — Nathan Lyon had never taken a five-wicket haul against Pakistan. The veteran off-spinner hadn’t taken a wicket in the day-night test until the fourth day. Then they tumbled. He took two wickets in the first session Monday and three in the second before Australia finished off a victory by an innings and 48 runs under lights ... Read More »

Bangladesh beaten handily by Sri Lanka in fight for bronze

Dhaka – Bangladesh finished outside of the medals in the men’s volleyball competition of the 13th South Asian Games, after being beaten comfortably by Sri Lanka in the playoff for bronze at Tripureshwor Covered Hall in Kathmandu on Monday. Fierce rivals India and Pakistan will play in the competition’s final on Tuesday (December 3) to decide gold and silver. Earlier, ... Read More »

Bangladesh clinches one-gold, 12 bronze medals on Monday

Dhaka – Bangladesh clinched one gold and twelve bronze medals on the 2nd day of the 13th South Asian Games from two disciplines of sports –Taekwondo and Karate– held at Satdobata Sports Complex in Nepal till 9:15 pm on Monday. Rangamati-born Dipu Chakma won the first gold medal for Bangladesh in men’s individual Poomsae (above 29 years age group) Taekwondo ... Read More »

‘Frozen 2’ holds top spot at N.American box office

LOS ANGELES, (AFP) – Disney blockbuster “Frozen 2” held the top spot at the North American box office over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend , taking in an estimated $85.2 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday. The animation adventure movie follows beloved characters from 2013 hit “Frozen” as they travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest in search of the origin ... Read More »

ICIMOD for regional cooperation to face climate impacts

DHAKA  – David James Molden, Director General (DG) of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a regional intergovernmental organisation, has underscored the need for more cooperation among the member countries to face climate change impacts and build adaptation. “In this region, we need a lot more cooperation among the member countries to really address some of the energy ... Read More »

Jaaved Jaaferi joins for film Coolie No 1

Known for his comic roles, actor Jaaved Jaaferi is all set to tickle the funny bone of the audience once again as he joined the ensemble cast of the remake of the 1995 hit film Coolie No. 1. The new version is directed by David Dhawan, who earlier helmed the original film of the same name, starring Govinda and Karisma ... Read More »

Anamul eager to do well in BPL

Dhaka – Bangladesh cricketer Anamaul Haque Bijoy wants to play well in the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which is scheduled to be played from December 11. Anamul has long been out of the national set-up. The 26-year-old batsman last played for the national side in July last, but failed to impress with the bat and cement his ... Read More »

Mashrafe to lead Dhaka Platoon in BBPL

Dhaka — Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all set to lead Dhaka Platoon in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) which is slated to be played from December 11. Mashrafe played his last competitive cricket match in the World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Since then, he has been out of action. However, the 36-year-old pacer started ... Read More »

সম্মিলিত সামাজিক আন্দোলনের জাতীয় পতাকা মিছিল ও সমাবেশ অনুষ্ঠিত

১ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৯ – আজ ১ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৯ বিকাল ৩ টায় শাহাবাগস্থ জাতীয় যাদুঘরের সামনে ‘সম্মিলিত সামাজিক আন্দোলন’ ও ‘সাম্প্রদায়িকতা-জঙ্গিবাদ বিরোধী মঞ্চে’র উদ্যোগে মুক্তিযুদ্ধের অসাম্প্রদায়িক চেতনা বাস্তবায়ন, শোষণ ও বৈষম্যহীন বাংলাদেশ প্রতিষ্ঠার দাবিতে জাতীয় পতাকা মিছিল ও সমাবেশ সম্মিলিত সামাজিক আন্দোলনের সভাপতি জিয়াউদ্দিন তারেক আলীর সভাপতিত্বে অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। Read More »