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Ruman Shana eliminated from men’s recurve singles semifinal

Dhaka – Bangladeshi celebrated archer Ruman Shana, who qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020, miserably made his early exist from his favorite men’s recurve singles of the Teer 11th National Archery Championship losing to Sakib Mollah in the Archery Training Centre at Shaheed Ahsan Ullah Master Stadium in Tongi on Wednesday. Sakib Mollah of Tirondaj Sangsad upset Ruman Shana of Bangladesh ... Read More »

Challengers seal nail-biter against Platoon

Dhaka – Chattogram Challengers clinched a nail-biter against Dhaka Platoon by 16 runs in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Wednesday. Platoon won the toss and sent the Challengers to bat first. Mahmudullah Riyad-led Challengers capitalise on the chance of batting first properly posting the highest team total of this season ... Read More »

Razakar list put on hold

The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs has withheld the Razakar list amid huge criticisms across the country for having names of freedom fighters in it.The list has also been removed from the ministry’s website. Read More »

Climate policy, ‘just transition’ and quality of government

by Marina Povitikina and Bo Rothstein on 17th December 2019 In our series on ‘just transition’, Marina Povitkina and Bo Rothstein argue neglected issues around quality of government need addressing to secure public legitimacy. The challenges which climate change is heralding are nothing if not formidable. Effective policies against this threat to human wellbeing on our planet will imply huge ... Read More »

কক্সবাজারে কটেজে অস্ট্রেলীয় তরুণীকে ধর্ষণচেষ্টা

কক্সবাজারে ভ্রমণে আসা এক নারী পর্যটককে ধর্ষণের চেষ্টা অভিযোগে স্থানীয় দুই যুবককে গ্রেপ্তার করেছে পুলিশ। গত রোববার রাতে মেরিন ড্রাইভ সড়কের রামুর প্যাঁচারদ্বীপ সৈকতে একটি কটেজে ওই তরুণীকে ধর্ষণের চেষ্টা হয়েছে বলে অভিযোগ। Read More »

Spanish court refuses to extradite Venezuelan ex-minister

Madrid (AP/UNB) — Spain´s National Court has rejected the extradition to the United States of a former Venezuelan minister allegedly involved in money laundering linked to Venezuela’s PDVSA state oil company. The court said Tuesday it had turned down the extradition of Javier Alvarado Ochoa, former electrical development minister, because he has Spanish nationality and is being investigated in Spain ... Read More »