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Bangladesh Women team’s World Cup Qualifier postponed

DHAKA -The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally postponed the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the announcement, the tension that was created amongst the Bangladesh Women’s team eventually got over.To qualify for the 2021 World Cup, the Bangladesh Women’s team was due to play the Qualifier, which was slated to be played from ... Read More »

Rohit Sharma to join Tamim’s live show on Friday

DHAKA – India’s marauding batsman Rohit Sharma, considered as the best opener in the contemporary world is all set to join Tamim Iqbal’s live show on Friday night. He will be the seventh guest in Tamim’s live show that created quite a sensation amongst the fans as the country has been observing an unofficial lockdown since March 26 due to ... Read More »

Zero-tolerance over irregularities in relief work: Quader

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the government has adopted a zero tolerance policy against irregularities in relief activities. “Legal, administrative and party actions already taken against irregularities proves it. As the government is in a tough position, action is being taken as soon as any irregularities are detected. A group is making imaginary allegations that no ... Read More »

63% coastal poor households borrow loan from local lenders

A recent survey finds that about 63% of coastal poor households have borrowed loan from local money lenders at high-interest rates  due to absent of institutional credit facilities. The survey also finds 57% of households are suffering from  food crisis because of the lockdown, and about 46% of households have experienced increasing violence against women. The Monitoring and Research Department ... Read More »

Huawei Y7P: Budget Smartphone with Exclusive App Gallery

In today’s world, a smartphone is more than a mere communication device. Mobile phone has become human’s best buddy for its versatile uses ranging from interaction to entertainment. However, during the Corona Virus pandemic, it may not be feasible for many people to buy pricier phones. Thanks to Huawei for launching their best budget smartphone Huawei Y7P on 23rd March 2020 in Bangladesh. Read ... Read More »

’64 pc children of marginal groups face food crisis’

At least 64 percent children from marginalised groups and their families are currently facing severe food crisis amid Bangladesh’s general holiday to contain the spread of coronavirus, Save the Children said Tuesday. The data were collected over phone from 121 children aged between 10-18 in urban slums, tea gardens and disadvantaged rural areas, the organisation said in a press release. ... Read More »

DU not to go for online classes now

DHAKA, May 12: Dhaka University (DU) has decided not to go for online classes now considering the incapability of a large number of students to attend the classes as many of them may not have proper internet access during their stay home. Read More »

Complete exit from lockdown not possible, Modi tells CMs

PM says a lockdown will continue in some form or the other even after May 17 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said at a videoconference with Chief Ministers that a lockdown would continue in some form or the other even after May 17, but that the State governments should send in their plans for ramping up economic activity ... Read More »

ইসলামী ঐক্যজোটের চেয়ারম্যান মাওলানা নেজামী আর নেই

ইসলামী ঐক্যজোটের চেয়ারম্যান মাওলানা আবদুল লতিফ নেজামী ইন্তেকাল করেছেন (ইন্নালিল্লাহি ওয়া ইন্না ইলাইহি রাজিউন)। সোমবার (১১ মে) রাত আটটার পর রাজধানীর ইসলামী ব্যাংক সেন্ট্রাল হাসপাতালে তিনি মারা যান বলে জানিয়েছেন দলটির ছাত্র সংগঠন ছাত্র খেলাফতের সভাপতি মাওলানা খোরশেদ আলম। Read More »

‘Nowhere is safe for us,’ Amnesty report on Syria

Between December 2019 and March 2020, the Syrian government, backed by its ally Russia, subjected civilians in opposition-held areas in north-west Syria to a new wave of horrors. In an all-too-familiar pattern, attacks from the air and the ground repeatedly struck residential areas and crucial infrastructure. Yet even by the standards of this calamitous nine-year crisis, the resulting displacement and ... Read More »