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Liverpool’s ‘miracle’ of Istanbul

PARIS – Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not “believe in miracles” and Jamie Carragher thought his “dreams had turned to dust”, but 15 years ago Rafael Benitez’s side pulled off one of football’s greatest heists to beat AC Milan in the Champions League final. The English side were underdogs before kick-off in Istanbul despite edging out Chelsea in the semi-finals ... Read More »

Sri Lanka cricket star held on drug charge

COLOMBO – Sri Lankan police have detained international cricketer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin, officials said Monday. Madushanka, 25, who took a hat-trick of wickets on his international debut in 2018, was remanded in custody for two weeks by a magistrate. He was carrying just over two grams of heroin when detained in the town of Pannala ... Read More »

Nor’wester destroys 200 houses in Lalmonirhat

The joy of Eid-ul-Fitr faded for over 2,000 people after a nor’wester destroyed over 200 houses at Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat on Monday morning when people were preparing to attend special prayers on the day. Locals said the nor’wester hit the area at around 7am. In Sonarhat, Shialkhowa, Satirpar and Banderkura areas of Cholbola union, over 200 houses, shops, trees ... Read More »

Google Doodle celebrates Nazrul’s 121st birthday

Search engine giant Google is celebrating the 121st birthday of Bangladesh’s National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam with a doodle. Google Doodle made an alteration on its Bangladeshi homepage on Monday, showing the ‘Bidrohi Kobi’ (rebel poet) holding a green book at his middle age while the young poet standing steady inside the flame of the movement of independence. Born on ... Read More »

জাতীয় কবি কাজী নজরুল ইসলামের জন্ম জয়ন্তীতে শ্রদ্ধাঞ্জলী

– ইঞ্জিনিয়ার একেএম রেজাউল করিম আমাদের প্রাণের কবি, বিদ্রোহী কবি, জাতীয় কবি কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম। অগ্রণী বাঙালি কবি, বিংশ শতাব্দীর অন্যতম জনপ্রিয় বাঙালি কবি, সঙ্গীতজ্ঞ, সংগীতস্রষ্টা, দার্শনিক, যিনি বাংলা কাব্যে অগ্রগামী ভূমিকার সঙ্গে সঙ্গে প্রগতিশীল প্রণোদনার জন্য সর্বাধিক পরিচিত I আমি একেবারেই ভিন্ন এবং অপ্রিয় একটি বিষয়ের অবতারণা করার চেস্টা করব। আর তাহলো, কবি সাংসারিক জীবনে কি পরিমাণ আর্থিক টানাপোড়েন ... Read More »

Female cop dies at Puthia Police Station

A female member of police died while performing duty at Putia Police Station on Monday. The deceased was identified as Samiara Khatun, 27. Officer-in-charge of Putia Police Station Rezaul Islam said Samiara was staying in the Police Station while she felt pain on the chest. Later, after taking her to the hospital she died, he said. Her samples were collected ... Read More »

National Poet Nazrul’s 121st birth anniversary Monday

The 121st birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be observed in the country on Monday. But unlike previous years, there will be no public function this year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The day also coincides with Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of the Muslims. Born on May 25, 1899 at Churulia village in Burdwan district of West ... Read More »