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Former Real Madrid president dies from coronavirus

MADRID (AP/UNB) — Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died Saturday from the new coronavirus, his family said. He was 76. Sanz had been in intensive care since the beginning of the week while being treated for the virus. Sanz presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a ... Read More »

A look back at Olympics that never were: 1916, ’40 and ’44

With more and more calls to postpone the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus outbreak, it’s worth noting that this every-four-years spectacle has been rocked before by traumatic events. Three other times, the games were canceled altogether because of World War I (1916) and World War II (1940 and 1944) — and in those latter two quadrennials, both the Summer ... Read More »

Cricket organizer Reza-e-Karim passes away

Dhaka  — Celebrated Bangladeshi cricket organizer Reza-e-Karim breathed his last at a city hospital here on Sunday. He was 82. “Karim passed away in the early hours on Sunday at Bangladesh Specialized Hospital in Dhaka after a long battle with multiple health conditions including cancer,” said a press release from Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Karim was a former General Secretary ... Read More »

Shakib Al Hasan in self-isolation in USA

Dhaka—Bangladeshi superstar cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, currently serving a  two-year ban (with one year suspended) from cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC), has gone into self-isolation in a hotel upon arriving in the United States of America on Saturday amid the outbreak of COVID-19 that has reached epidemic levels there. As of Sunday,  Covid-19, the name of the illness ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Hockey Federation office closed till March 31

Dhaka -Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) office at Maulana Bhashani National Stadium here, remained closed from Sunday (March 22) to March 31 due to outbreak of deadlys Corona virus in the country and all over the world. As per direction of BHF President Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, all kinds of hockey activities like hockey match, hockey practices will also be ... Read More »

Islami Bank inaugurates sub-branch at Niketon Bazar of Dhaka

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its Niketon Bazar sub-branch in Dhaka on 18 March 2020, Wednesday at Niketon Bazar, Dhaka. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Additional Managing Director of the Bank inaugurated the sub-branch as chief guest.  Abu Reza Md. Yeahia, Deputy Managing Director, Md. Mahboob Alam, Head of Agent Banking Division of the Bank and Safiullah Safi, Ward councilor no 24 ... Read More »

Shakib Al Hasan in self-isolation in USA

Bangladeshi superstar cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, currently serving a two-year ban (with one year suspended) from cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC), has gone into self-isolation in a hotel upon arriving in the United States of America on Saturday amid the outbreak of COVID-19 that has reached epidemic levels there. Read More »

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– ডাঃ জাফরুল্লাহ্ চৌধুরী। ‘মহামারী আল্লাহর আযাব’- হযরত আয়েশা (রা.)। ‘মহামারী পীড়িত গ্রাম বা শহরে প্রবেশ নিষেধ। পক্ষান্তরে কেউ যদি পূর্বে আক্রান্ত জায়গায় থাকে, তাহলে সেখান থেকে পলায়ন করা নিষিদ্ধ। মহামারী আক্রান্ত এলাকা থেকে পলায়ন জিহাদের ময়দান থেকে পলায়ন তুল্য অপরাধ’- বুখারী ৩৪৭৩, ৫৭২৮। Read More »

Poland quadruples solar energy output – 5th largest producer in EU

The European Union increased its solar energy market by more than 100% making 2019 the most successful year so far. Being one of the five countries contributing to this growth the most, Poland has almost quadrupled its solar capacities in one year to reach 784MW. The leading solar developer in the region, Sun Investment Group, credits the self-consumption model and ... Read More »