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Barishal Div emerge boy’s champions, Khulna girl’s

Dhaka – Barishal Division clinched the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Gold Cup National Football title beating Chattogram Division by 2-1 goals in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturday. Meanwhile, Khulna Division clinched the Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib Gold Cup National Football crown beating Dhaka Division by 4-3 goals in tie breaker as the final match between ... Read More »

Misinformation in the time of an uncontainable virus

By Samira Sadeque UNITED NATIONS, Feb 28 2020 (IPS) – Just a month since the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus a public health emergency, it is now taking steps to contain misinformation being spread about the disease. Globally, there have been more than 82,000 cases of Coronavirus, which has claimed 2,800 lives — the majority being in China, where ... Read More »

Life starts with everyone clapping

Sudhirendar SharmaThe pun in his remark got me clapping involuntarily. Wonder, how else could anyone react to famous rapper and Grammy winner Jay-Z holding former US President Bill Clinton as the ultimate rock star, “people clap in a restaurant when he finishes dinner.” And, he didn’t stop at just that and added “I don’t get that treatment. I get it ... Read More »

Fragility, conflict could stop the world from ending poverty

By 2030, up to two-thirds of the world’s extreme poor will live in fragile and conflict-affected situations, threatening to reverse development gains. The World Bank Group’s strategy aims to enhance its effectiveness on the ground by scaling up financing, tailoring operations and deepening partnerships to invest in people, secure peace and promote prosperity. Read More »

ভারত থেকে মুসলিম বিতাড়নের প্রেক্ষাপট তৈরি করা হচ্ছে -মুসলিম লীগ

ভারতের উগ্র হিন্দু জাতীয়তাবাদী দল ক্ষমতাসীন বিজেপি সরকারের সমর্থনে দিল্লীর মুসলমানদের উপর নির্মম হত্যাযজ্ঞ, মসজিদে অগ্নি সংযোগের ঘটনায় তীব্র ক্ষোভ ও নিন্দা জ্ঞাপন করেছে বাংলাদেশ মুসলিম লীগ নেতৃবৃন্দ। Read More »

Amari Dhaka to celebrate Woman’s Day on March 8

Dhaka, February 2020 – On March 8, to recognize women and their achievements, Amari Dhaka will celebrate women in all spheres of life on International Women’s Day 2020 with different offers and Amari aims to attract passionate individuals to explore a range of employment opportunities. Read More »

Man City rallies to beat Real Madrid 2-1 in Champions League

Madrid (AP/UNB) — With two late goals in five minutes, Manchester City turned the tables on Real Madrid and boosted its chances of finally winning an elusive Champions League title while it can. Gabriel Jesus scored an equalizer in the 78th minute and Kevin De Bruyne netter an 83rd-minute winner from the penalty spot as Man City came from behind ... Read More »

India secures semifinal spot at Women’s Twenty20 World Cup

Melbourne (AP/UNB) — India secured the first of the semifinal spots at the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup after holding off New Zealand for a three-run win at the Junction Oval on Thursday to improve to 3-0 in the group stage. The 16-year-old opener Shafali Verma scored 46 from 34 balls to guide India to 133-8, a target usually well within ... Read More »

Bangladesh suffer big defeat against Australia

Dhaka — In the second game of the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup, Bangladesh Women’s team suffered a big defeat by 86 runs against the hosts and defending champions Australia at Perth on Thursday. Australia won on the toss in today’s game and opted to bat first. They posted 189 for one in 20 overs, the highest total of the ... Read More »

Afif, Naim eye ODI debut as Saif set to return

Dhaka — New faces in Bangladesh ODI set-up, Afif Hossain and Mohammad Naim, said they are hopeful to have the ODI cap in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe starting from March 1 at Sylhet International Stadium. While Afif and Naim are excited about their possible induction to ODI cricket, all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin is eying to make a remarkable comeback ... Read More »

General meeting of central sharia board held in city

The 40th general meeting of Central Sharia Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh (CSBIB) was held at the head office of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) on Thursday. The meeting was presided over by Mufti Dr Muhammad Abdullah, Chairman of CSBIB, where Shah Abdul Hannan, Advisor of Central Shariah Board, Professor Md Nazmul Hassan, PhD, Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh ... Read More »