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Argentina shown exit

Argentina shown exit
Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France thrillingly found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi's Argentina 4-3 and move into the quarter-finals of the World Cup yesterday, reports AFP from Kazan Arena, Russia. Billed as Messi's chance to reignite stuttering Argentina's hopes, the pulsating last-16 clash in Kazan instead saw 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe become the youngest player since Pele in 1958 to score two goals in a World Cup match. France cast aside the cautious approach from their first three games and confirmed their status as one of the favourites. And Mbappe, born in the same year that France won the World Cup in 1998 when current Bleus coach Didier Deschamps was captain,…

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No mention of word ‘Rohingya’ draws flak
No mention of word 
‘Rohingya’ draws flak
The Free Rohingya Coalition (FRC) has published the text of what it claims to be the confidential agreement…

Impact of VAR ‘pleases’ FIFA referee chief

Impact of VAR ‘pleases’ FIFA referee chief

FIFA referees committee chairman Pierluigi Collina said on Friday he was "pleased" with the impact of the video assistant referee (VAR) system during the group stage of the World Cup, reports AFP from Moscow. After experiments in different FIFA tournaments, Serie A in Italy and the German…
Holey Artisan’s facade gives no inkling of tragedy

Holey Artisan’s facade gives no inkling of tragedy

The façade is misleading: it gives no inkling of the tragedy that unfolded inside the edifice over a span of 10 hours a couple of years ago. The building that used to house the Holey Artisan Restaurant is still there—in brick and mortar, that is—but tainted with the memory of what…
Country’s exceedingly overcrowded jails

Country’s exceedingly overcrowded jails

Prisoners’ human rights are being violated as the existing number of jails in the country could not contain the far greater number of prisoners specially in the wake of the ongoing drive against the drug peddlers. According to a report published in this newspaper yesterday, the accommodation capacity…
Indian emergency revisited

Indian emergency revisited

Rewind 43 years and the clock is turned back to June 12 1975: The Allahabad High Court disqualifies  Indira Gandhi as MP and debars her from contesting elections on grounds of  electoral malpractices. The same day Jayaprakash Narain, popular as JP, gave a call for Indira Gandhi’s resignation.…
Bike makers ride into booming market

Bike makers ride into booming market

Motorcycle sales year-on-year have increased nearly 35–40 per cent to about 4.5 lakh units this year so far, and the conditions are buoyant like never before. Explaining the reasons behind this upswing, industry insiders said that after the government extended the existing VAT exemption to local…
Mattis in Asia to fix it

Mattis in Asia to fix it

WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spent four days in East Asia trying to keep on the rails key relationships -- two friendly, one adversarial -- that his boss President Donald Trump has thrown into confusion, reports AFP. It's now a familiar role for the Pentagon chief, not just in Asia…
Chhayanaut holds 
two-day ‘Nazrul Utsab’

Chhayanaut holds two-day ‘Nazrul Utsab’

Chhayanaut, one of the most prominent cultural organisations in the country, organised a two-day festival titled ‘Nazrul Utsab 1425’ on its premises in Dhanmondi of the capital on Friday and Saturday. On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Chhayanaut’s life-time president Sufia…
Russia must rebound quickly against Spain in last 16 today

Russia must rebound quickly against Spain in last 16 today

AFP, MOSCOW: Hosts Russia must rebound quickly for Sunday's World Cup last 16 clash with Spain, the 2010 champions who have slipped under the radar after a tumultuous start to the tournament. Resounding wins over Saudi Arabia and Egypt elevated expectations for Stanislav Cherchesov's side before…
Six held in 3 districts

Six held in 3 districts

Law enforcers yesterday arrested six people along with 559 Yaba tablets in Cumilla, Jhalokati, Lalmonirhat and Sirajganj districts, reports UNB. In Cumilla, a team of Rapid Action Battalion detained a man along with 540 Yaba pills and cash worth Tk 4000 from a house in Dakkhin Chartha area in the city.…
GCC election results show path of AL victory: PM

GCC election results show path of AL victory: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the victory of Awami League’s candidates in the recently-concluded Gazipur City Corporation election is showing the path for the party’s victory, reports UNB. "The election results are showing the path of our win and taking us to victory,"…
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