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Coronavirus: Mujib Borsho cricket matches, concert postponed

Dhaka  — The T20I series between World XI and Asia XI on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been postponed as a precautionary step to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The two-match series was scheduled to be held in Dhaka on March 21 and 22. President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Nazmul Hasan Papon ... Read More »

School Hockey: Dinajpur Jubilee School beat Armanitola Govt High

Dhaka – Dinajpur Government Jubilee School maintained their winning run in the Bangabandhu First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey Tournament beating Armanitola  Government High School of Dhaka by 3-1 goals at Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here on Wednesday. Mohammad Morsalin scored two field goals in the 13th and 59th minutes and Mohammad Raihan netted the other goal in the ... Read More »

AFC Cup: Kings Coach Oscar Bruzon praises his goalkeeper Zico

Dhaka – Oscar Bruzon, the Spanish coach of the BPL Football champions Bashundhara Kings, heaped praise on his goalkeeper Anisur Rahman Zico for his performance in the AFC Cup match against TC Sports of the Maldives on Wednesday, that helped his side run out big winners in the first leg of their tie. In a post-match press conference, Oscar Bruzon ... Read More »

JS special session on March 22-23

DHAKA – A special session of Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on the occasion of the Mujib Year will be held on March 22-23. President M Abdul Hamid will address the beginning of the session. Business Advisory Committee of the 11th JS took the decision at its 7th meeting held at the JS Bhaban with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the ... Read More »

Salman hints reducing tax rate in next national budget

DHAKA – Prime Minister’s Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman Fazlur Rahman today hinted reducing the tax rate in the next national budget for 2020-2021 for expanding the trade and business across the country. “The government is thinking to expand tax net instead of increasing the tax rate. Side by side, the government is likely to reduce tax rate in ... Read More »

Islami Bank inaugurates sub branch at Jumur Station, Laxmipur

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its Laxmipur Jumur Station sub branch at Laxmipur district on 9 March 2020, Monday. Deputy Commissioner of Laxmipur District Anjon Chandra Paul inaugurated the sub branch as chief guest. Presided over by Mahmudur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Noakhali Zone, the program was addressed among others by Mohammad Ullah, former MP, Shafiqur ... Read More »

T20 Series: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 9 wickets

Dhaka — Hosts Bangladesh completed a clean sweep in the two-match T20 home series outplaying Zimbabwe by nine wickets on Wednesday. Tigers have maintained their all-win record against Zimbabwe beating the tourist by 48 runs in the first T20I after their convincing wins in the one off-Test and three-match ODI series. Bangladesh won the toss and sent Zimbabwe bat first ... Read More »

Dhaka nods Tk 17,777-cr Matarbari Deep Sea Port Dev Project

It okays a total of nine projects Dhaka, March 11 – The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday cleared nine projects with an estimated total cost of Tk 24,113.27 crore, including Tk 17,777-crore Matarbari Port Development Project taken to enhance the country’s cargo handling capacity through the port. Read More »

সঠিক স্থানে বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখের কিল্লা স্মৃতিস্তম্ভ নির্মাণের দাবি

লক্ষ্মীপুরের রামগতিতে বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখ মুজিবুর রহমানের স্মৃতিবিজড়িত স্থানে শেখের কিল্লা স্মৃতিস্তম্ভ নির্মাণের দাবিতে মানববন্ধন করেছে “বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখের কিল্লা স্মৃতি ইতিহাস রক্ষা কমিটি”। সোমবার (৯ মার্চ) বিকেলে রামগতি উপজেলা পরিষদের সামনে আয়োজিত মানববন্ধনে অংশ নেন রামগতির বিভিন্ন শ্রেণি-পেশার মানুষ। Read More »

43 RU teacher-staff wards admitted under ward quota

Rajshahi, March 10 – The authorities of Rajshahi University (RU) enrolled at least 43 children and grand-children of its teachers and officials under ward quota who failed to secure the minimum marks to pass the entrance examinations held on 21-22 October last year. Even, they enrolled a student on special permission who secured to pass mark on the test. Read More »