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NBA postpones Shanghai media sessions amid China rift

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and Shenzhen were anything but guaranteed. Read More »

Eid-ul-Adha celebrated in BD amid festivity, enthusiasm

Dhaka, Aug 12 – The holy Eid-ul-Adha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, was celebrated across the country today with due solemnity and religious fervour and amid tight security. On the occasion, the Muslims across the country offered prayers in Eid congregations and sacrificed animals in the name of almighty Allah. Read More »

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated amid festivity

The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the biggest religious festivals of Muslims, was celebrated yesterday across the country braving the heavy rainfall amid due religious fervor and zeal. Following the end of the holy Ramadan, the month of fasting and abstinence, the very auspicious occasion began with the sighting of the Shawwal moon on Tuesday night. Defying heavy rainfall started from ... Read More »

Development not possible amid money laundering: Dr Kamal

Dhaka, May 27 (UNB) – Criticising the government for what he said not taking action against those who siphoned off money, Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Monday alleged that the country’s real development is not possible if money laundering is not stopped. “Huge money is being siphoned off abroad from Bangladesh. “It can’t be called development when money ... Read More »

Google stock drops amid slowing ad-revenue growth

San Francisco, Apr 30 (AP/UNB) — Google parent Alphabet beat analyst earnings expectations but reported slowing revenue growth amid tougher competition in the online advertising market. Alphabet shares dropped more than 7% in after-hours trading. Google’s advertising revenue, its key moneymaker, grew by 15 percent to $30.7 billion — slower than investors had hoped. Google’s digital-ad rivals include Facebook and ... Read More »

DU celebrates Pahela Baishakh amid festivity

DU Correspondent As dawn broke yesterday, thousands of people thronged the streets and different popular places of Dhaka University as the nation celebrated its traditional and vibrant festival Pahela Baishakh to welcome the Bangla New Year 1426. The day broke with the chirping of birds as usual, but the singing of “Esho hey Baishakh esho esho” gave the day really ... Read More »

Germany launches 5G auction amid row with US over Huawei

Germany launches its auction today for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network .As a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei. The United States has threatened to end intelligence sharing with Berlin if it does not exclude hardware made by Huawei from the infrastructure, arguing that Chinese equipment could help Beijing spy ... Read More »