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Terrific Tigers trump WI

Terrific Tigers trump WI
Bangladesh brought up a watershed moment in their cricket history, having clinched their first major trophy in a tournament involving three or more teams as they secured a five-wicket victory over West Indies in the tri-series final at the Malahide in Dublin early today. Set a revised target of 210 in 24 overs by D/L method in rain-curtailed final, they reached the target by making 213-5 in 22.5 overs. Two youngsters Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain Saikat were the key in bringing up landmark moment in the country’s history. While Soumya Sarkar set the platform upfront with 41-ball 66, Mosaddek gave the finishing touch in even more gorgeous fashion, smashing a not out 24-ball 52 with two delightful fours and five sixes. Mushfiqur Rahim…

Hasina’s homecoming day observed

Hasina’s homecoming day observed

The 39th homecoming day of Awami League president and Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, was observed yesterday (Friday) in a befitting manner. On May 17, 1981, Hasina returned home from India after nearly six years in exile, following the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his…
Locals continue to harass students on RU campus

Locals continue to harass students on RU campus

Harassment of students has become a regular feature on the Rajshahi University (RU) campus thanks to the aggressive mentality of local people, mostly officials and employees of the varsity, and the dirty politics of the ruling party and its rivals to dominate the area. Sources say locals operate different…
Unsafe drinking water

Unsafe drinking water

Backtracking from his previous statement that WASA is providing safe drinking water everywhere in his report to a High Court bench Wasa Managing Director Taqseem A Khan has admitted that contaminated water is being supplied to 57 places in 10 zones in the city. What prompted the Wasa head honchos to…
Addressing migrant workers issues: The Bangladesh perspective

Addressing migrant workers issues: The Bangladesh perspective

We are extremely sad hearing the death news of 37 Bangladeshi migrants in Friday’s (10-05-2019) boat capsize in the Mediterranean sea when they were attempting to reach Europe from Libya. The news is very pathetic. The Bangladeshi workers left their native land only for a job or a hope of better…
Vegetable prices down, meat dearer in kitchen market

Vegetable prices down, meat dearer in kitchen market

Prices of different vegetables went down and those of other essential commodities, especially garlic and ginger, showed an upward trend in the beginning of Ramadan last week. Besides, beef was selling above the rates fixed by the government. A visit to different kitchen markets, including Karwan Bazar,…
Talks to end Brexit deadlock collapse without deal

Talks to end Brexit deadlock collapse without deal

Talks between Labour and the government aimed at breaking the Brexit impasse have ended without an agreement. Jeremy Corbyn said the discussions had “gone as far as they can”, blaming what he called the government’s “increasing weakness and instability”. Theresa May said…
Two theatrical productions to be staged at Shilpakala today

Two theatrical productions to be staged at Shilpakala today

Recitation organisation Swarobanjan will stage its latest production ‘Ghum Nei Otopor’ depicting stories of Liberation War today at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital, while Swapnadal will stage its anti-war laboratory theatre…
England favourites as CWC comes home

England favourites as CWC comes home

The World Cup returns to its birthplace when the 12th edition of the one-day international showpiece starts in England later this month, with many predicting a batting bonanza. The inaugural 1975 tournament saw West Indies beat Australia in a memorable Lord's final and it is 20 years since England…
Rice price fall hits farmers hard in Brahmanbaria

Rice price fall hits farmers hard in Brahmanbaria

Farmers have been counting about Tk 300 loss per maund of rice here in the current Boro season due to fall in rice prices. Visiting Ashuganj rice market, the biggest rice wholesale market of the country’s eastern region, the UNB correspondent found farmers from Kishoreganj, Netrakona, Habiganj,…
Action as brands ignore specifications

Action as brands ignore specifications

Having failed to maintain standard parameters for products, 52 branded factory units faced either cancellation or suspension of licences against some of their substandard products, including mustard oil, drinking water, turmeric power, chilli powder, iodised salt, vermicelli, ghee and chips. The other…
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