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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 »

Faridpur Police Lines HS beat Patuakhali Jubilee HS

Dhaka – Police Lines High School of Faridpur beat Patuakhali Government Jubilee High School by 3-2 goals  in the thrilling tiebreaker in  Faridpur Zone opener of the Bangabandhu National School Hockey Tournament’2020 on Monday. The match was locked in a goalless draw at the Sheikh Jamal Stadium in Faridpur. Deputy Commissioner of Faridpur and President of Faridpur District Sports Association ... Read More »

Bappi, Anik hit tons in Bangabandhu National School Cricket

Dhaka – Shakibul Hasan Bappi, captain cum wicket-keeper of Brahmanbaria Annada Government High School and Anik of Barisal Charbaria High School scored centuries in the Bangabandhu National School Cricket Tournament at two separate venues on Monday. Annada Government High School beat Ideal Residential School & College by 174 runs in Brahmanbaria while Barisal Charbaria High School outplayed Barisal Model School ... Read More »

Four-team BCL to begin Jan 31

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), four-team franchise-based first-class cricket competition of the country, is set to begin on January 31. The players’ draft of the ensuing league was held on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. Walton Group and Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd will run the franchise of Central Zone and East Zone respectively while Bangladesh Cricket ... Read More »

BISC Sports: Shaheed Abdul Jabbar House emerge champions

Dhaka – Bhasha Shaheed Abdul Jabbar House emerged champions in the Inter-House Annaul Sports Competition of Bangladesh International School & College (BISC) concluded on Sunday at school premises in Nirjhor, Dhaka Cantonment. Bhasha Shaheed Abdus Salam House finished runners-up in the week-long meet. On the final day (Sunday), there was a great congregation of students, teachers and guardians in the ... Read More »

Andrew Kishore’s health condition deteriorates

Culture Desk Andrew Kishore, under treatment for blood cancer in Singapore, is not doing well. His health condition is steadily deteriorating. He has been in the Singapore General Hospital for a month and was due to return back home in Bangladesh this February, but this is now uncertain. Meanwhile, his medical costs are escalating, a closr relatives of him informed ... Read More »

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album

Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and… Michelle Obama? The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.” Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third Grammy: former president Barack Obama has already snagged two ... Read More »