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Rohit Sharma slated to be Tamim’s next live guest Friday

Dhaka- Indian world famed opening batsman Rohit Sharma will be Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal’s next guest on his live social media broadcast. The two celebrated cricketers from two neighboring countries will go live for the first time on social media at the Tamim’s  official Facebook page and YouTube channel which available for the viewers on Friday from 10:30 pm. ... Read More »

Faf du Plessis expresses his interest to play in BPL

Dhaka  — Captain of South Africa cricket team Faf du Plessis expressed his interest to take part in Bangladesh’s premium T20 league- Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). During a Facebook Live show with Tamim Iqbal on Wednesday night, Faf said he would love to take part in BPL in coming years. Faf was Tamim’s first guest from abroad in his social ... Read More »

Ashraful not auctioning his bat

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful’s historic bat is not going under the hammer as the cricketer says the procedure of auction is not clear to him. Ashraful had announced to put the bat he used to hit his first ODI ton in 2005 against Australia in England on auction to raise money for people severely affected by coronavirus pandemic. “I ... Read More »

Dangerous phase of coronavirus calls for more humane caring

Mostafa Kamal Majumder The coronavirus situation in Bangladesh is now at a very devastating stage. With limited testing facilities, more than one thousand new cases of infection are being found daily. The figures now speak for themselves. On Thursday the identification of 1,041 new patients was announced and the total cases rose to 18,863. With 14 more deaths, the tally ... Read More »

Global coronavirus death toll nears 300,000

Dhaka, May 14 – The global death toll is inching towards 300,000, as the number of globally confirmed coronavirus cases near 4.5 million. On Thursday morning, the global death toll stood at 298,165, according to data compiled by Worldometer. Confirmed coronavirus cases were 4428,236 at this time. Read More »

Covid-19: C’wealth Health Ministers convene virtually 14 May

By William Ellis TORONTO, May 13 2020 (IPS) – The Coronovirus pandemic has been an unforgiving test of advanced economies. Health systems in the United States, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK have been put under immense pressure, with shortages of doctors, ventilators, personal protective equipment and the capacity to test for the virus. Their economies have been battered and ... Read More »

Housing is both a prevention & cure for Covid-19

By Maimunah Mohd Sharif and Leilani Farha NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13 2020 (IPS) – Public health officials are calling the “stay home” policy the sacrifice of our generation. To flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections, this call of duty is now emblazoned on t-shirts, in street art and a celebrity hashtag. Read More »