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Bahrain F1 to run without fans due to virus as markets fall

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s Formula One race this month will be run without spectators over fears about the new coronavirus, the island kingdom announced Sunday, as Mideast stock markets fell sharply amid plummeting demand for crude oil and OPEC’s inability to agree on a production cut. The decision by Bahrain is just the latest disruption felt by ... Read More »

‘It’s scary’ Virus slams women’s hockey worlds in Canada

The women’s world hockey championships in Canada were canceled Saturday because of public health concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus. The two-week tournament was set to open March 31, with venues in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia. René Fasel, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation, said in a statement there has been “not enough of an improvement ... Read More »

World Cup on sight as T20Is series begins Monday

Dhaka  — After a successful ODI series win, Bangladesh are now set to face Zimbabwe in a two-match T20I series starting from Monday. Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad Bangladesh will keep an eye on World Cup combination in this series. While the first match of the series will take place on Monday the other match will be played on Wednesday. Both ... Read More »

Bangladesh-Zimbabwe T20 series begins Monday

Dhaka  – After whitewashing Zimbabwe 3-0 in the ODI series, the Tigers are set to start their two-match T20 series against the visitors on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur with an eye on the best combination for the ensuing T20 World Cup. Mahmudullah Riyad-led Bangladesh will play their 2nd and last T20 match against Zimbabwe on Wednesday ... Read More »

Tamim named new ODI captain

Dhaka  – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday announced Tamim Iqbal as the new ODI captain of Bangladesh Cricket Team. “Tamim has been selected as the new ODI captain. He’ll be leading Bangladesh in the coming days,” BCB president Nazmul Hassan told the media at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium after a meeting of the board. Tamim replaced Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, ... Read More »

৭ মার্চ গণফোরাম সাইয়িদ-মন্টু আলোচনা সভা , কমিটি ভেঙ্গে দেয়া যায় না

ঐতিহাসিক ৭ মার্চ উপলক্ষে গণফোরাম কেন্দ্রীয় কার্যালয়ে এক আলোচনা সভা অনুষ্ঠিত হয়। সভায় সভাপতিত্ব করেন নির্বাহী সভাপতি ড. আবু সাইয়িদ, প্রধান বক্তা গণফোরামের অন্যতম প্রতিষ্ঠাতা, সাবেক সাধারণ সম্পাদক বীর মুক্তিযোদ্ধা মোস্তাক মহসীন মন্টু, প্রধান বক্তা নির্বাহী সভাপতি এডভোকেট সুব্রত চৌধুরী। Read More »