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US envoy visits Sundarbans to promote wildlife, conservation

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller, accompanied by USAID Mission Director Derrick Brown, has visited the Sundarbans to support the growing partnership between the United States and Bangladesh. Ahead of World Wetlands Day that falls on February 2, his visit to the world’s largest mangrove forest from January 26-28 highlighted the importance of conserving the Sundarbans and its wildlife. Healthy ... Read More »

IBBL Rajshahi Zone holds Clients’ Get-together

Rajshahi Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized Clients’ Get-together at Parjatan Motel, Rajshahi on 26 January 2020. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of the Bank addressed the program as chief guest. Md. Omar Faruk Khan, Deputy Managing Director of the bank addressed the program as special guest. Md. Kawsar-ul-Alam, Senior Executive Vice President presided over the program while ... Read More »

Former Premier League stars headline wildfire recovery match

Sydney (AP/UNB) — Former Premier League stars Didier Drogba, Dwight Yorke and Park Ji-Sung are among an initial group of international footballers confirmed for an exhibition match in Sydney in May to aid in the country’s recovery from devastating wildfires. The first release of players for the ‘Football for Fires’ match, which will be played at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium on ... Read More »

Ruman Shana promoted to Lance Naik

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s celebrated archer Ruman Shana has been promoted to the post of Lance Naik of Bangladesh Ansar & VDP. Director General of Ansar & VDP Major General Kazi Sharif Kaikobad adorned badges to Shana, recognising his achievements in Archery on Tuesday at the headquarters Ansar & VDP in Khilgaon area. Besides, Vice President of Bnagladesh Olympic Association  and ... Read More »

Holders Titas Club to play PDB in final on Wednesday

Dhaka -Reigning Champions Titas Club will play Power Development Board (PDB) in the final of Bangabandhu Popular Life Insurance Premier Division Volleyball League on Wednesday. The match will kick-off at 3:30pm at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here. In the third place-deciding match, Bangladesh Ansar & VDP will play Police SC also on Wednesday at 1:30pm at the ... Read More »

Imrul, Shadman uncertain in first Test against Pakistan

Dhaka — Bangladeshi southpaw opening batsmen Imrul Kayes and Shadman Islam are uncertain about playing in the first Test of the two-match series against Pakistan starting on February 7 in Rawalpindi. Imrul is yet to recover from the hamstring injury sustained during the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) while Shadman has been suffering from a wrist injury. The medical team ... Read More »

BB National Football: Shariatpur beat Dhaka 1-0

Dhaka- Shariatpur District beat Dhaka District by 1-0 goal in a Padma Zone match of Bangabandhu National Football Championship at the Kamalpur Stadium here on Tuesday. In the day’s anther Padma Zone match, hosts Cumilla defeated Munshiganj by 3-0 goals at the Shaheed Dhirendranath Stadium. In the day’s other match, Bangladesh Navy beat Bangladesh Air Force by 2-1 goals at ... Read More »

Shotting of Ityadi in Tetulia

Culture Desk Over the last couple of years, popular variety show ‘Ityadi’ has been under the camera at different historic places. The latest episode of the show was shot  recently  in the historically significant northern most corner of the country— Panchagarh District’s Tetulia. Read More »

China ranked world’s second largest arms producer trailing behind US

By Thalif Deen UN, Jan 27 2020 (IPS) – Donald Trump, the vociferously unpredictable US president, has long chastised China for seeking “unfair” advantage over trade and tariffs, violating intellectual property rights and “manipulating” the country’s currency to its advantage. But while this blatant political rhetoric has continued ever since Trump assumed office in 2017, the Chinese have steadily built ... Read More »