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Bayern hopes to make up lost ground with only 13 fit players

Berlin (AP/UNB) — Bayern Munich is running out of healthy players as it bids to make up lost ground in the Bundesliga. The Bavarian club ended a run of two league losses with a 3-1 win over Tottenham in the Champions League on Wednesday, but has few options ahead of three Bundesliga games in a week. Bayern hosts struggling Werder ... Read More »

Liverpool in talks to sign Japan midfielder Takumi Minamino

Salzburg (AP/UNB) — Takumi Minamino could soon become the first Japanese player to sign for Liverpool. Salzburg sporting director Christoph Freund said Thursday his club is in talks with Liverpool over the transfer of the 24-year-old Minamino, who impressed in two games between the teams in the group stage of the Champions League this season. “We’re honored by the kind ... Read More »

Labuschagne 110 not out as Australia grinds to 248-4

Perth (AP/UNB) — Marnus Labuschagne’s third consecutive century helped Australia grind out 248-4 against New Zealand on the opening day of the first cricket test under lights at Perth Stadium on Thursday. Labuschagne and Travis Head were unbeaten on 110 and 20 runs respectively after the home side elected to bat first in 40-degree (104 F) temperatures.”It’s great to get ... Read More »

Bad weather limits Pakistan-Sri Lanka 2nd day to 18.2 overs

Rawalpindi (AP/UNB) — Bad weather spoiled the second day of Pakistan’s first home cricket test in more than 10 years as only 18.2 overs could be bowled against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Resuming on 202-5, Sri Lanka reached 263-6 when play was called off at 3:30 p.m. local time due to bad light. Niroshan Dickwella on 33 was the only ... Read More »

BPL: Khulna Tigers earn stunning win over Challengers

Dhaka — Khulna Tigers registered a stunning win over Chattogram Challengers in their first match of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. The Tigers captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and opted to bowl first and restricted Challengers to 144 runs for six wickets in 20 overs.In reply, Tigers scored 146 ... Read More »

IBBL opens its 353 rd Branch at College Gate of Tongi

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 353 rd Branch as College Gate Branch at College Gate, Tongi, Gazipur on 12 December 2019, Thursday. Md. Mahbub ul Alam,Managing Director & CEO of the Bank inaugurated the branch as chief guest. Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director of the Bank presided over the program. Md.Aminur Rahman, Executive Vice President & Head of ... Read More »

Winners of National Film Award react over achievement

Entertainment Desk The prestigious National Film Award for the years 2017 and 2018 were distributed on Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the awards to the winners at a colorful ceremony at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the capital. The awards were distributed in 27 categories for the year 2017 while 28 categories for the year 2018.’Dhaka Attack’, ... Read More »

Taking Bangladesh to zero-leprosy, one new case at a time

By Stella Paul Dhaka, Bangladesh, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) – Sandhya Mandal has never felt so vindicated. For the past four years, the 36-year-old community health worker from Meherpur – a rural district bordering India – has been traveling 50 km every day along dusty roads on an old motorbike, searching for leprosy patients who needed urgent treatment. Read More »

ভারত সরকার সংখ্যালঘুদের দেশ ছাড়া করার চক্রান্ত করছে -চরমোনাই

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ-এর আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মদ রেজাউল করীম পীর সাহেব চরমোনাই বলেছেন, ভারতে নাগরিকত্ব বিল পাশের নামে মুসলমানদের নাগরিক অধিকার কেড়ে নেয়ার চক্রান্ত করছে বলে মন্তব্য করেছেন। Read More »

Suu Kyi denies Myanmar genocide allegations at top UN court

THE HAGUE, December 11, AP/UNB – Myanmar’s former pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday denied that her country’s armed forces committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, telling the U.N.’s top court that the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents. Read More »