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Federer, Serena breeze into US Open last 16; Nishikori out

Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the all-time leaders in Grand Slam titles, cruised into the fourth round of the US Open on Friday while 2014 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was ousted by Australian Alex de Minaur. Federer routed Britain’s 58th-ranked Dan Evans 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in only 80 minutes, blasting 48 winners to just seven for Evans, whose effort ... Read More »

Community clinics to remain open till Aug 17

Health Desk Despite being public holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the country’s all community clinics will remain open in rural areas till August 17 except Eid day, aiming to provide healthcare facilities to holidaymakers and dengue patients. The government has decided to keep all the community clinics open from August 9 to 17 except Eid day to provide healthcare ... Read More »

Fagun Haway to open Rainbow Film Festival in London

Culture Desk The Rainbow Film Festival is once again set to be held in London next week. This year’s festival will be the 20th edition of the event, which is going to be organized differently from previous ones. The opening ceremony will be held on Sunday at 12pm, at the Genesis Cinema hall on London’s Mile End Rd. Following the ... Read More »

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab. “NASA is opening the International Space Station to commercial opportunities and marketing these opportunities as we’ve never done before,” NASA chief financial officer Jeff DeWit said in New ... Read More »

Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2019 begins Wednesday

Dhaka – The US$ 350,000 “Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2019”, an Asian Tour Professional Golf Tournament will be kicked off Wednesday at Kurmitola Golf Club here. Bangladesh Golf Federation is organizing the highly-rated Asian Tour for the fifth time since 2015. Players from around the world have arrived here to take part in the tournament. A total of 156 golfers ... Read More »

Star Cineplex-3 to open in Mirpur

Culture Desk The popular Sony Cinema Hall of Mirpur will be the destination for the third Star Cineplex in Dhaka. For this reason a signing ceremony took place on February 11 at Star Cineplex of Bashundhara City Shopping Complex in the city between Mahboob Rahman Ruhel, Chairman of Star Cineplex and Mohammad Hossain of Sony Cinema Hall. Three halls with ... Read More »

India to open Farakka for hilsa at spawning migration time

The Farakka Barrage on the Ganges

Dhaka, Feb 10 – India has redesigned a navigation lock at Farakka barrage over the Ganges to ensure smooth and safe migration of the hilsa during the three-month spawning season. It will ensure hilsas’ journey up to Allahabad down the Ganges from this monsoon after a gap of over 40 years, reports the Times of India. The lock had for ... Read More »

Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th title

World number one Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets. Nadal, 32, won 6-4 6-3 6-2 to earn his 17th Grand Slam, three adrift of Roger Federer’s all-time men’s record. The Spaniard edged an intense opening set, tightening his grip in the second. Read More »