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Tigers confident to beat India

Dhaka, July 2, 2019 – Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was not inclined to loss his sleep, thinking too much about India’s strength as he believed that his side can beat anybody else if they can play to their true potential. The Tigers have the experience to beat India in World Cup in 2007, when a youthful stunned India by ... Read More »

Five killed in central Florida bank shooting, police say

A gunman killed five people in a bank in central Florida on Wednesday, then called police himself and eventually surrendered, local authorities said. The shooting occurred at the SunTrust Bank in Sebring, a town of about 10,000 people 95 miles south of Orlando, around 12:30 pm ET (1730 GMT), Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said at a news conference. The ... Read More »

Mustafizur named in ICC’s ODI team of 2018

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the Test and ODI XI of the year 2018 on Tuesday. Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the skipper in both teams. Kohli, in 2018, scored 1,322 runs in 13 test matches at an average of 55.08 with five centuries. In the same year, in ODI’s, he scored 1,202 runs in 14 ... Read More »

AL leader Quader sees split in Jatiya Oikya Front alliance

The Jatiya Oikya Front, the opposition alliance formed with the BNP, will not stay united, according to Awami League leader Obaidul Quader. “Seeing them, we spotted break-up factors in the Oikya Front from the moment it began its journey. It never meant to survive,” said the ruling party’s general secretary on Friday. “Since the BNP is itself breaking up, there ... Read More »

OIC’s Istanbul summit: US Trade with the Muslim World

Tuesday, December 12 – The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will hold an extraordinary summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, to discuss the repercussions of the announcement of US President Donald Trump last week recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Last Monday, the OIC appealed to its 57 member states to cut ties with any country ... Read More »

Masjid-e-Nabawi Khatib for Muslim unity against militancy Dhaka

Masjid-e-Nabawi Khatib for Muslim unity against militancy Dhaka – The Imam and Khatib of Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (Prophet’s Mosque) in Madinah in Saudi Arabia Abdulmehsin bin Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Qasim has called upon the Muslim Ummah to get united against militancy. While delivering sermon for Juma prayer at Bangladesh’s national mosque Baitul Mukarram yesterday, he termed the Islam a religion ... Read More »

Salman to appear on 100th episode of ‘Koffee With Karan’

Superstar Salman Khan will appear on the 100th episode of filmmaker Karan Johar’s popular chat show “Koffee With Karan”. Salman, who will be part of the show for the second time, will be accompanied by his brothers Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan. Salman on Thursday night shared a photograph of himself along with his brothers and Karan from the set. ... Read More »

Tamannah Bhatia to try something new

The stunning and talented actress Tamannah Bhatia who recently gave a super-hit blockbuster with Prabhudeva and Sonu Sood in the trilingual film Tutak Tutak Tutiya is all set to create fire on stage with her sensations dance moves. The Bollywood actress would be seen performing at the Star Screen Awards, which are going to be held on 4th December at ... Read More »

Dear Zindagi shines critically and commercially

Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Dear Zindagi hit the cinemas on November 25 and has continued to endear the audiences ever since. The movie is about a girl’s journey of self-discovery that is being hugely appreciated by both the critics and the audiences across the globe. ‘Times Of India’ stated that the film holds up a mirror to ... Read More »

Suu Kyi says international attention fuelling Buddhist-Muslim divisions

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has accused the international community of stoking resentment between Buddhists and Muslims in the country’s northwest, where an army crackdown has killed at least 86 people and sent 10,000 fleeing to Bangladesh. Suu Kyi on Friday appealed for understanding of her nation’s ethnic complexities, and said the world should not forget the military operation ... Read More »

Twitter to keep 140-character limit, CEO Dorsey says

Twitter Inc’s 140-character tweets are here to stay, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday, ending speculation that the microblogging site might abandon one of its trademark features for a 10,000-character limit. “It’s staying. It’s a good constraint for us and it allows for of-the-moment brevity,” Dorsey said on NBC’s Today Show. A Twitter spokesman declined to elaborate. In January, ... Read More »

Barcelona to face Atletico Madrid, PSG meet Man City

Holders Barcelona will face fellow Spaniards Atletico Madrid, runners-up two seasons ago, in the Champions League quarter-finals following the draw in Nyon on Friday. Paris St Germain, who last reached the semi-finals in 1995, will face fellow big spenders Manchester City in the other outstanding tie, with the first leg at the Parc des Princes. Ten-times champions Real Madrid were ... Read More »

Street art: Here comes the neighbourhood

In 2012, a small initiative, which began in Khirki Extension, transformed cluttered facades and dusty streets into a game. A game of shapes and colours, depicting both avant-garde and the dystopic, personal as well as the political, where tentacles bore through grey concrete, and silhouettes of cats jumped from one wall to another. Located opposite the swanky malls of south ... Read More »

5 facts about cervical cancer you should know!

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in India, with approximately 1.32 lakh new cases of cervical cancer being diagnosed and about 74,000 deaths occurring annually, accounting for nearly one-third of cervical cancer deaths across the world. According to ‘Cervical Cancer Global Crisis Card’ released by the Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition, India represents 26.4 percent of all ... Read More »

Home minister hopes rapid arrest of blogger Niloy’s killers

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has hoped that law enforcers will soon be able to arrest the killers of blogger Niladri Chatterjee Niloy. He told on Friday night, “I have discussed the matter with IGP and the relevant people. We will catch the killers.” Suspected al-Qaeda operatives hacked Niloy to death at his flat at North Gorhan in Dhaka around ... Read More »

‘AQIS claims responsibility’ for Bangladesh blogger Niloy’s murder

The ‘Bangladesh branch’ of al-Qaeda in Indian Sub-continent (AQIS) has claimed responsibility for the murder of blogger Niladri Chatterjee Niloy in Dhaka. An e-mail, sent to the media from ansar.al.islam.bd@gmail.com, claimed credit some four hours after the killing on Friday. In the past, a purported Twitter account of AQIS claimed responsibilities for the killings of bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta ... Read More »

Magura baby shooting suspect arrested

RAB has confirmed arresting one of the main accused in Dhaka in a case lodged over a shooting that killed one person and wounded a mother and the baby in her womb in Magura. Magura police have caught another accused, taking the number of arrestees to four. Sen Suman, 35, the vice-president of Bangladesh Chhatra League’s Magura unit, was taken ... Read More »

Nicole Kidman criticised over ad for airline

Actress Nicole Kidman is facing ire from flight attendants over her new role as the face of Etihad Airways. Kidman, who has served as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for women since 2006, recently began appearing in an ad campaign for the airlines, which is owned by the United Arab Emirates, reports hollywoodreporter.com. In a statement, the Association of Professional Flight ... Read More »

Top appeals court rejects war criminal Kamaruzzaman’s review petition

Monday’s rejection removes all legal hurdles to execute the Jamaat-e-Islami leader for the crimes he committed against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha rejected the petition in the morning after about two-hour long hearing on the petition the previous day. “Dismissed”, is what the chief justice said at the courtroom. ... Read More »

Top appeals court rejects war criminal Kamaruzzaman’s review petition

Monday’s rejection removes all legal hurdles to execute the Jamaat-e-Islami leader for the crimes he committed against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha rejected the petition in the morning after about two-hour long hearing on the petition the previous day. “Dismissed”, is what the chief justice said at the courtroom. ... Read More »

2015 World Cup fixtures

Fixtures for the cricket World Cup that will be jointly held by Australia and New Zealand from Feb 14-March 29, 2015: Feb 14 Sri Lanka v New Zealand, Christchurch England v Australia, Melbourne Feb 15 South Africa v Zimbabwe, Hamilton India v Pakistan, Adelaide Feb 16 West Indies v Ireland, Nelson Feb 17 New Zealand v Scotland, Dunedin Feb 18 ... Read More »

SC upholds death penallty against Kamaruzzaman

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) Monday upheld the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 verdict sentencing Jamaat leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman to death for committing crimes against humanity during the War of Liberation. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division (AD) headed by Justice SK Sinha delivered the verdict around 9.10 in the morning. Read More »