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Earth Day on Wednesday

Earth Day will be observed in Bangladesh, as across the globe, on Wednesday. Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Read More »

India goes under 21-day lockdown Wednesday

New Delhi, AP/UNB, March 24 – India will begin the world’s largest lockdown on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address, warning citizens to stay inside or risk inviting the pandemic into their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country’s beleaguered health care system. Read More »

Kaptai 7MW solar power plant to be inaugurated Wednesday

Rangamati, Sep 11 (UNB) – The seven-megawatt Kaptai solar power plant is scheduled to be opened Wednesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate it via a videoconference. Electricity produced at the plant will be fed into the national grid. The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) took initiative to set up the plant. The project, costing Tk 111.2 ... Read More »

Aug 21 grenade attack anniversary Wednesday

Dhaka, Aug 21 (UNB) – The country is observing the 15th anniversary of the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the city with a heavy heart. Awami League and its associate bodies are marking the day as the ‘Grenade Attack Day’ with elaborate programmes. Besides, partners of 14-party alliance’s socio-cultural and professional organisations will observe the ... Read More »

Tri-Nation Series: Bangladesh play Ireland in dead rubber Wednesday

Dhaka – Touring Bangladesh, who have already reached the final of the Tri-Nation Series with unbeaten record along with West Indies, will play hosts Ireland in a dead rubber in Dublin on Wednesday, having some opportunities to experiment in their line-up. The last league match between the two teams will kick off at 3:45 pm Bangladesh time. Bangladesh top the ... Read More »

Tigers fly for Ireland Wednesday morning

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Cricket team will fly for Ireland on Wednesday morning to play a tri-nation series involving the hosts and West Indies as well as to play the ICC World Cup beginning in England on May 30. After playing the tri-series in Ireland between May 5 and 17, Bangladesh will travel to England and Wales to play the ... Read More »

Historic May Day Wednesday

Dhaka, Apr 30 (UNB) – The historic May Day will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe on Wednesday with a pledge to establish the rights of workers. May Day, also known as the International Workers’ Solidarity Day, commemorates the historic uprising of working people in Chicago, USA at the height of a prolonged fight for an ... Read More »

Sheikh Jamal face Abahani in a must-win match Wednesday

Dhaka – Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will play holders Dhaka Abahani Limited in their crucial match of the Dhaka Metropolis Premier Division Cricket League at BKSP ground on Wednesday to keep their super league hope alive. Four teams out of 12 have confirmed their Super League berth from the ongoing Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League. Four other teams are now ... 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 »

Dhaka ranks world’s worst in Air Quality Index Wednesday

Dhaka, Mar 20 – Bangladesh capital Dhaka was ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday. Dhaka had a score of 179 at 10:50 am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy. A numerical value between 151 and 200 indicates that everyone may begin to experience health effects. Members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects. ... Read More »

Students call countrywide class boycott Wednesday

Dhaka, Mar 19 (UNB) – The private university students who were demonstrating on Tuesday called for boycotting classes in all the educational institutions across the country on Wednesday to press for their eight-point demand, including maximum punishment of the bus driver responsible for the death of one of their fellows in a road accident in the capital. They said they ... Read More »

‘LUCKY INDE’ On Wednesday at AF Dhaka

‘LUCKY INDEX’ is a performance and screening event featuring 27 lucky participants. The event will take place on Wednesday, 20 Feburary at 7pm at Auditorium Nouvle Vague, Alliance Française de Dhaka. “I am Lucky, but I am not lucky“. These were Lucky‘s own words as Alexine bumped into her in Karai Basti. Sharmili Akther Lucky is a textile worker, one ... Read More »