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Xavier closes with 8-0 run to beat St. John’s 77-74 at MSG

New York (AP/UNB) — In a game they couldn’t afford to lose, the Xavier Musketeers rallied just in time and got the biggest shot of the night from a freshman. Zach Freemantle made the go-ahead basket with 10.4 seconds left and added two late free throws as Xavier scored the final eight points to surge past St. John’s 77-74 on ... Read More »

Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Ryan Newman hospitalized

Daytona Beach, Fla (AP/UNB) — Ryan Newman flipped across the finish line, his Ford planted upside down and on fire, a grim reminder of a sport steeped in danger that has stretched nearly two decades without a fatality. At the finish line, Denny Hamlin made history with a second straight Daytona 500 victory in an overtime photo finish over Ryan ... Read More »

BCB XI rule over Zimbabwe as Shahadat takes 3 wickets

Dhaka — World Cup-winning Bangladesh U-19 team member Shahadat Hossain bagged three wickets against touring Zimbabwe in the two-day tour game at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan (BKSP) on Tuesday. Six members of World Cup-winning Bangladesh U-19 are parts of the BCB XI where along with Shahadat, the other five members are Akbar Ali, Shoriful Islam, Parvez Hossain Emon, Mahmudul Hasan ... Read More »

Sheikh Jamal DC earn 2-1 victory over Muktijoddha SKS

Dhaka – Three times champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club tasted their first victory in their 2nd match of the going Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football beating hosts Muktijoddha  Sangsad KC by 2-1 goals at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Moni Stadium in Gopalganj on Tuesday. With the day’s feat, Sheikh Jamal DC have earned three points from two matches while Muktijoddha SKC ... Read More »

Need win against Zimbabwe to regain confidence: Taijul

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s leading spinner in the current Test set-up Taijul Islam believes a win in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe will help them get back their confidence. Bangladesh lost all of the six Tests that they have played since the last victory against West Indies in 2018. In the ongoing tour, Zimbabwe will face the hosts in just one ... Read More »

2,475 books released in Ekushey Book Fair so far

DHAKA  – In the ongoing Ekushey Book Fair, the country’s largest literature festival, poetry volumes continue to rule as 720 of the total 2,475 books released so far. Novel books came second with the publications of 399 books while short story books in third position so far with the publications of 338 books, the Bangla Academy sources said. Of those, ... Read More »

Islami Bank Central Hospital inaugurates NICU service

Islami Bank Central Hospital inaugurated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) service. Yousif Abdullah Al-Rajhi, Vice Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Islami Bank Foundation inaugurated the service on 17 February 2020 as chief guest at Islami Bank Central Hospital, Kakrail, Dhaka. Professor Md. Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) and Islami Bank Foundation (IBF) presided ... Read More »

BNP wants to create issue over Khaleda’s illness: Quader

DHAKA, Feb 18, 2020 (BSS) – Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP wants to create a political issue over the illness of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. “BNP wants to do politics over every matter that is why they are out to create a political issue over the party chief Begum ... Read More »

মানুষের মানবিক মূল্যবোধের চরম অবক্ষয় দেখা দিয়েছে

ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ-এর নায়েবে আমীর মুফতী সৈয়দ মুহাম্মদ ফয়জুল করীম শায়খে চরমোনাই বলেছেন, দেশের সামগ্রিক অবস্থা খুবই খারাপ। মানুষের মানবিক মূল্যবোধের চরম অবক্ষয় হচ্ছে। নারী অধিকার চরমভাবে ক্ষুন্ন। কোথাও নিরাপত্তা নেই। সর্বত্র নাগরিক অধিকার ভুলুন্ঠিত। Read More »

UK Government Has Our Human Rights In Its Sights

Verbal Attacks on Judiciary and Human Rights Act Are Deeply Alarming Benjamin Ward UK Director (Acting) & Deputy Director, Europe & Central Asia Division Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s newly-announced Cabinet “reshuffle” provides fresh evidence that his government has the courts – and our human rights – firmly in its sights. Read More »