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Messi scores twice as Barca brush past Leganes in Copa del Rey

Madrid (Xinhua/UNB) — FC Barcelona produced their most convincing performance since Quique Setien took over as first team coach to enter quarterfinals of the Spanish Copa del Rey with a 5-0 win at home to Leganes. Although Leganes, who are currently second from bottom of the Liga Santander, helped the Barca cause with a display that implied they were more ... Read More »

Prime Bank Cup Golf Tournament ends

Dhaka – The Prime Bank Cup Golf Tournament concluded at the Kurmitola Golf Club (KGC) here on Friday. Commandant of National Defence College Lieutenant General Sheikh Mamun Khaled was present as the chief guest in the inaugural and also the closing ceremony of the meet. Vice President of KGC Major General Md Enayet Ullah, Club Captain of KGC Brigadier General ... Read More »

BB National Football: Three zonal finals on Saturday

Dhaka – The finals of three zones of the ongoing Bangabandhu National Football Championship’2020 will be held across the country on Saturday. A total of 12 teams from three zones will lock-horn in the double-leg basis cup and plate finals. In Chitra zone, Satkhira will face Barishal in the first-leg of the cup final at Satkhira District Stadium while Barguna ... Read More »

BCL: Taijul bags five to restrict Central Zone to 213

Dhaka  — Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam bagged five wickets for Islami Bank East Zone against Walton Central Zone as the eighth edition of Bangladesh Cricket League began at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday. Riding on the tremendous bowling effort of Taijul, Islami Bank managed to restrict Walton for 213 all-out in 75.1 overs in the first innings of the ... Read More »

Shafiul overshadows Rabbi in BCL

Dhaka  — Right-arm pacer Shaiful Islam overshadowed centurion Fazle Mahmud Rabbi bagging his fourth five-for in the first-class cricket with four wickets in one over in the ongoing Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) in Chattogram on Friday. BCB North Zone won the toss and sent BCB South Zone to bat first in the match. South Zone lost the first wicket in ... Read More »

Food security and nutrition: ‘Organic is the Future’

By Sapna Gopal HIMALAYAS, India, Jan 30 2020 (IPS) – Vandana Shiva, a pioneer of organic farming in India, is incensed by the 2019 draft law to compulsorily register all seeds used by farmers. On a wintry afternoon, at her farm Navdanya in the Himalayan foothills, the noted ecologist spoke on the future of the organic farming movement in India. Read More »

60,000 Rohingya youths to be trained for community work

Dhaka, Jan 30 – The cabinet committee on purchases has approved a project of the disaster management ministry to help to train at least 60,000 youths of displaced Myanmar citizen known as ‘Rohingya’ to improve access to basic services and build faster and social resilience of their population in Cox’s Bazar. Read More »

National Football: BKSP, BUET earn big win

Dhaka – Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP) earned huge 5-0 goals victory against Dhaka University in a Seba Zone match of the Banghabandhu National Football Championship at the Kamalapur Stadium here on Thursday. Al-Amin made a hat-trick scoring four goals for BKSP in the 53rd, 63rd, 73rd and 80th minutes of the match while netted the other goal in the ... Read More »

Rakibul takes five to guide Tigers to semifinals

Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team stormed the semifinals of the ongoing ICC Under-19 World Cup in South Africa beating the hosts in the 3rd quarterfinal by huge 104 runs at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Thursday. Bangladesh will now face New Zealand in the semifinal at the same venue on February 6. Before eliminating the hosts in the Super League Quarter-final, Bangladesh ... Read More »

BB National Football: Zonal finals begin on Friday

Dhaka- The zonal finals of the ongoing Bangabandhu National Football Championship’2020 will begin across the country on Friday. A total of 16 teams from four zones will lock-horn in the double-leg basis Cup and Plate finals.In the Cup finals, Narayanganj will play Cumilla in the first-leg of Padma zone at 3pm in Shaheed Dhirendranath Stadium of Cumilla, Kushtia will play ... Read More »

BCL kicks off Friday

Dhaka — The 8th edition of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the country’s lone franchise-based first-class cricket event, will kick off on Friday. In the first round of the event, Islami Bank East Zone will take on Walton Central Zone at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday BCB North Zone and BCB South Zone will face each other at ... Read More »