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BCB emphasizes on players’ Covid-19 test

DHAKA -For a precaution measurement and ensure a safety, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suggested its players and employees to undergo Covid-19 test once the countrywide shutdown is lifted. Bangladesh saw the infection rate from Covid-19 rose to 11, 719 as of today and the death toll reached 186. In the wake of the situation, the BCB thinks the ... Read More »

Archery federation’s founding former AGS passes away

DHAKA – Heroic freedom fighter, renowned sports organiser and Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF) founding former assistant general secretary Sayed Khan Dalu passed away on Tuesday last due to long illness at his residence in the city, said a BAF press release today. He was 67.He left behind wife, only son, only daughter and host of well wishers to mourn his ... Read More »

Mushfiqur Bangladesh’s best Test batsman as per ICC rankings

DHAKA  (BSS)-Mushfiqur Rahim retained his position as the best Test player of Bangladesh as per the latest ICC rankings for the batsman. Considered as the most dependable batsman of the country, Mushfiqur however has been the best ranked Bangladeshi Test batsman for quite some time now. As per the latest ICC rankings, he is in the 19th position with 655 ... Read More »

Overconsumption, globalised supply chain and Covid-19 crisis

by Meadhbh Bolger on 6th May 2020 @MeadhbhBolger We must build back more resilient, just societies that consume within ecological limits. The immediate response to the Covid-19 crisis must continue to be saving lives, preventing the further spread of the virus and showing human solidarity and compassion—in particular with the most vulnerable and with essential workers. Read More »

Brexit, transition and Ireland

by Brendan Donnelly 6th May 2020 Eight months before the end of the transition period the British government seems intent upon two courses of action which will exacerbate the inevitable political and economic damage to the United Kingdom when it finally withdraws from the European treaties. The government has, first, made clear that it will not seek in any circumstances ... Read More »

Global impact of new corona virus and population issues

By Osamu Kusumoto TOKYO, May 5 2020 (IPS) – The new coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to wreak havoc across the world, as the number of infections and deaths rapidly rise. It has the potential to infect anybody regardless of age or gender. There are grave concerns that the economic fallout from Covid-19 may be comparable to that of the Great Depression. ... Read More »