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Bangladesh Army earn 3rd consecutive victory

Dhaka – Bangladesh Army piled up the 3rd consecutive victory in the Walton Victory Day Volleyball Tournament beating Bangladesh Jail (Prison Directorate) by straight 25-17, 25-9, 25-9 points in a Group A match at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here on Wednesday. Earlier, Bangladesh Army made a good start beating Power Development Board (PDB) by straight 3-0 sets ... Read More »

Gulshan Youth Club closer to Women’s 1st Div Cricket League

Dhaka – Gulshan Youth Club have moved closer to the title of Dhaka Women’s First Division Cricket League securing 10 points from six matches with one match to spare. Mirpur Promila Cricket Club and BTCF followed the leader neck and neck securing eight points each from six encounters while Mirpur Boys Cricket Club remained at the bottom in the seven-team ... Read More »

Shane Watson of Australia set to join Bangabandhu BPL

Dhaka — Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is expected to join Rangpur Rangers in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Thursday, confirmed a source close to the team. The source also confirmed that the Australian all-rounder will reach Dhaka on Thursday and he will play his first match of this BPL on Friday when the Rangers taking on Khulna ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL to resume Friday

Dhaka – After a two-day gap, the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will resume on Friday with the match between Dhaka Platoon and Chattogram Challengers at 2pm at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Challengers are at the top of the points table with 10 from seven games with five victories. Rajshahi Royals and Platoon amassed eight points each, but Royals ... Read More »

Natural-born climate commitments

By Sally Jewell Washington, DC – As world leaders gathered at the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid from December 2-13, the discussed concrete steps for meeting and increasing national emissions-reduction targets. But equally important, COP25 offered an opportunity to elevate one of the most powerful tools we have to address climate change: nature. Read More »

A new hope for US climate action

By Jules Kortenhorst and Andrew Steer Boulder, Colorado – The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) took place in Madrid was supposed to prepare the ground for more ambitious national climate commitments. Nowhere was this more important than in the country where national leadership on climate change is least likely: the United States. Read More »

Is tech a new frontier for sustainability?

By Bertrand Badré and Philippe Heim Paris – Discussions about “sustainability” usually center on a company’s environmental and social commitments, and for understandable reasons. But the financial sector in particular should consider two other, less obvious, dimensions of sustainability. Regulatory sustainability is essential for addressing the systemic risk that the financial sector poses to our societies. In addition, the emerging ... Read More »

Pope Francis: God still loves us all, even the worst of us

Pope Francis has ushered in Christmas by saying God loves everyone – “even the worst of us”. He was speaking to thousands of people during Christmas Eve Mass in St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. “You may have mistaken ideas, you may have made a complete mess of things… but the Lord continues to love you,” the Argentine pontiff said. Read More »