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Pioneer Football: Elias Smriti Sangsad emerge champions

Dhaka – Shibchar Elias Ahmed Smriti Sangsad of Madaripur District clinched the Pioneer Football League title beating  FC Uttarbonga of Kurigram District by 2-1 goals in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday. Jafarullah Sarafat put Elias Smriti Sangsad ahead in the 21st minute, utilizing a pass of Jonny Sheikh from the danger zone (1-0). Five minutes ... Read More »

T20I series: Nasum Ahmed earns maiden national call

Dhaka  — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced 15-member squad of the upcoming two-match T20I series against Zimbabwe. Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed has been included in the squad as the only new face. Nasum has played 20 First-class, 36 List-A and 17 T20 matches in the domestic circuit taking 75, 43 and eight wickets respectively. Along with Nasum, Hasan Mahmud is ... Read More »

Bangladesh-Afghanistan FIFA, AFC Cup match under Corona Virus threat

Dhaka – Bangladesh national football team’s FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Cup 2023 qualification matches against Afghanistan and Qatar scheduled for this month are now under threat Coronavirus. Bangladesh is schedule to play Afghanistan in their home match on March 26 at Sylhet Stadium while Bangladesh will also play their away match in Qatar on March 31. Meanwhile, the ... Read More »

Tk 200 notes from March 18 marking ‘Mujib Year’

DHAKA  – Bangladesh Bank (BB) is going to issue regular currency notes and commemorative notes of Taka 200 from March 18 marking the birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Besides, the central bank will also issue Taka 100 denomination commemorative gold and silver coins and Taka 100 commemorative notes from the day marking the ... Read More »

No time to release a film: latest Bond delayed on virus fears

LONDON (BSS/AFP) – The makers of the new James Bond movie due for global release next month said on Wednesday it would be delayed until November amid fears over the new coronavirus outbreak. The film, “No Time to Die”, had been set to have its premiere in London on March 31, before its rollout worldwide in April. “MGM, Universal and ... Read More »

Islami Bank receives prize for Excellence in Stall Design at US trade show

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has received prize for “Excellence in Stall Design” at the US Trade Show-2020 organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO, Md. Omar Faruk Khan, Additional Managing Director and Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director of the bank are in the photograph with crest. Industry Minister ... Read More »

A perfect storm on the horizon

By Askiah Adam Russia is pushing back the Turkish Army in Idlib. As the Turks broke through the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) defence the latter called for air assistance from Russia. The fighters came and victory was the SAA’s. With that all uncertainty is gone. Russia will keep its promise of maintaining the integrity of the Syrian state, even when ... Read More »