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AB de Villiers motivates Shakib to bat at No.3 in World Cup

DHAKA -Shakib Al Hasan’s exceptional performance in 2019 World Cup was vastly inspired by a conversation with South African great AB de Villiers who actually gave him the idea to bat at No. 3 position. Shakib ended the World Cup by stamping his own authority as he scored 606 runs and claimed 11 wickets, a record that none could do ... Read More »

2 killed in Jhenaidah in fight over local supremacy

Two people were killed and six others injured in a clash between two factions of villagers over establishing supremacy at Dhuliapara in Shailakupa upazila on Monday. The deceased were identified as Obhi Mandal, 25, son of Lokman Mandal and Laltu Mandal, 35, son of Manzir Mandal of the village. Quoting locals, police said Mandal and Kha groups had been at ... Read More »

Online education using Facebook,YouTube introduced in Khulna

Khulna district administration on Monday introduced online education on Facebook and YouTube platforms for school students as they have been staying at home for over one month and will have to continue to stay out of their schools until May 30. Khulna Divisional Commissioner Dr Md Anwar Hossain Hawlader inaugurated the digital education programme on Monday. Primarily, expert teachers will ... Read More »

Teen abducts child for ransom to buy phone, kills him later

A teenager told a court in Panchagarh on Monday that he kidnapped and murdered a child for Tk 20,000 to buy a mobile phone at Nayekpara village of Debiganj upazila. The teen issued a confessional statement before Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Minhazur Rahman. The juvenile was sent to the child ward of District Central Jail due to coronavirus outbreak, said ... Read More »

345 members of BD armed forced admitted to CMH with COVID-19

A total of 345 members of Armed Forces both in-service and retired military / civilian members and their families have been admitted to Dhaka CMH after being infected with Covid-19 till today (Monday). Among them,  88 infected patients have fully recovered and returned to their respective homes, six have died  and all the other patients admitted are healthy, said a ... Read More »

COVID-19 has not slowed down ecological women farmers

Huasao, Peru, May (IPS/Mariela Jara) – It’s eight o’clock in the morning and Pascuala Ninantay is carrying two large containers of water in her wheelbarrow to prepare with neighbouring women farmers 200 litres of organic fertiliser, which will then be distributed to fertilise their crops, in this town in the Andes highlands of Peru. Read More »

German court decision ends treaty pretences

by John Weeks on 11th May 2020 @johnweeks41 With ‘coronabonds’ stymied, an exit from the crisis had depended on ECB monetary operations—until the German constitutional court weighed in. On May 5th the German constitutional court issued a ruling likely to redefine fundamentally the future of the European Union. Read More »

Coronavirus: not a cinematic work of fiction – what a pity

Coronavirus Covid-19 has given us the rare opportunity of being heroes to our nation without ever (and hopefully never) engaging with the enemy Sir Frank Peters If Coronavirus were vitamin and not a virus, it would have a mass, unprecedented fan following and invited into everyone’s bloodstream based on its handsome movie star good looks alone. Read More »