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Joya 1st Bangladeshi female referee to officiate int’l matches

Dhaka – As the first Bangladeshi female referee, Joya Chakma is going to officiate international matches from January 1 for the next one year. On December 5, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) received an official letter from the FIFA approving Joya as an international referee. Joya Chakma along with Salma Islam Moni passed the BFF fitness tests for FIFA referees in ... Read More »

Bangladesh asks PCB to host Tests in neutral venue

Dhaka – Bangladesh cricket team’s upcoming Pakistan tour is still hanging in the balance as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to host the two-match Test series in a neutral venue for security concerns. BCB Chief Executive Officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury told the media that the PCB is yet to come up with a ... Read More »

Fed Cup: Bangladesh Police beat Arambagh 3-1

Dhaka – After conceding 4-0 goals defeat against Dhaka Abahani Limited in the opener, newcomers Bangladesh Police Football Club bounced back beating Arambagh Krira Sangha by 3-1 goals in their 2nd and last Group A match of the ongoing 31st TVS Federation Cup Football Tournament at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. American forward Rivera Sidney Adam netted twice and local ... Read More »

Victory Day Volleyball begins Sunday

Dhaka – The Walton Victory Day Volleyball Competition’2019, organized by Bangladesh Volleyball Federation (BVF) and sponsored by Walton Group, will begin on Sunday at Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here. Ten teams including holder Power Development Board (PDB), runners-up Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Army, Titas Club, Bangladesh Ansar and VDP, Bangladesh Air Force, Bangladesh Police, Fire Service and Civil Defense, ... Read More »

‘Alpha’ eliminated from Oscar race

Culture Desk Bangladeshi film ‘Alpha’ has been eliminated from the Oscar race. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced the final short list of the best international feature films for the 92nd Academy Awards. The name of ‘Alpha’ was not included on the list. Read More »

Loss of biodiversity causes yield reduction

Over the past half-century, the need to feed a growing world population has led to markedly expanded and intensified agricultural production. This transformation has led to the degradation of the global environment. The loss of biodiversity can disrupt key ecosystem services to agriculture, such as crop pollination and biological pest control, which underpin the final provisioning service of crop production. Read More »