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Mustafiz eyeing to get his old form back

Dhaka  — Bangladeshi left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman says he has been working hard to get his old form back to stand out in the crowd. The bowler failed to maintain his early performance and his specialties no longer seem to work. But, the southpaw said he was aware of his performance and trying hard to improve his bowling to get ... Read More »

Coronavirus: BCB suspends cricket for indefinite period

Dhaka  – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday suspended all kinds of cricket in the country for an indefinite period, aiming to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (novel coronavirus). Board president Nazmul Hasan told media that the cricket in the country will remain suspended until further notice. “As you all came to know all sporting events around the globe have been ... Read More »

Long distance runner Arafat named brand ambassador of Akash DTH

Dhaka – Long distance runner Mohammad Shamsuzzaman Arafat, the first Resident Bangladeshi Ironman triathlon finisher, was named as the brand ambassador of the country’s first and only direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Akash DTH for one year. Athlete Mohammad Shamsuzzaman Arafat, who emerged as the first resident Bangladeshi Ironman triathlon winner in 2017 in Malaysia, signed an agreement to participate in ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Badal, Mohi demand postpone of BFF election

Dhaka – Two vice-presidents of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Badal Roy and Mohiuddin Ahmed Mohi on Thursday demanded deferment of BFF Election that was scheduled to be held on April 20 to avoid the transmission of coronavirus. Badal and Mohi placed their demand while talking to the reporters at BFF house in the afternoon. Badal Roy said “It will not ... Read More »

IBBL Inaugurates Mujib Corner at its Bandarban Branch

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated Mujib Corner at its Bandarban Branch on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Professor Dr. Md. Salim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Bank inaugurated the corner on 16 March 2020, Monday as Chief Guest. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director was present in ... Read More »

All kinds of gatherings restricted in BD to fight Covid-19

UNB – The government has imposed a restriction on all kinds of political, social, cultural and religious gatherings in an effort to contain the further spread of novel coronavirus in the country. Besides, people having fever, cough, influenza or other symptoms of Covid-19 as well as family members of coronavirus-infected patients and those come in contact with the patients have ... Read More »

Rosatom for further cooperation with Bangladesh

Package of documents signed on operation, maintenance and fuel supply for Rooppur NPP Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Rosatom looks forward to develop cooperation with Bangladesh. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday, March 16 at her office to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation related to use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. Read More »

Mali: Army, UN fail to stop massacre

Second Militia Attack on Ogossagou Village Killed at Least 35 Bamako – An ethnic militia in Mali massacred over 35 villagers on February 14, 2020, after government troops left the area, Human Rights Watch said today. The killings in the village of Ogossagou occurred hours after village leaders alerted government officials that the Malian army had vacated a post created ... Read More »