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Shakib, Liton star in Tigers’ record chase

Shakib, Liton star in Tigers’ record chase
Bangladesh powered to the second highest run chase in World Cup history as Shakib Al Hasan's brilliant century clinched a remarkable seven-wicket win over the West Indies yesterday. Shakib blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton. Bangladesh's highest one-day international run chase put them behind only Ireland's 329-7 against England in 2011 in the history of successful World Cup chases. "Shakib Al Hasan has made it in this World Cup now. In every match he's doing something that's exceptional and let's hope it continues for the team," Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said. "Liton Das normally opens or…

Final phase of upazila polls today

Final phase of upazila polls today

The Election Commission (EC) is all set to hold the fifth and final phase of the upazila parishad elections in 21 upazilas today. A total of 241,476 voters—120,361 men and 121,115 women—will cast their votes at 657 booths in 94 polling stations across the country. The polling will start…
Ridesharing companies failing to serve users, say experts

Ridesharing companies failing to serve users, say experts

Complaints about poor service quality against ridesharing companies are piling up because of mismanagement and careless attitude of drivers, users and experts say. It is in stark contrast to the lofty promises with which the ridesharing services entered Dhaka's market to provide quality services…
Obsession with overseas jobs

Obsession with overseas jobs

The obsession to enter Europe with the help of human traffickers via Libya, a country in social and political turmoil, has overwhelmed the young in Sylhet. The fascination for a better life in Italy has become so intense that young people are dishing out Tk. Ten lakh  to traffickers and  middlemen…
Children should not work in fields, 
but on dreams

Children should not work in fields, but on dreams

“Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams” was thetheme of World Day against Child Labour, 2019 (the day is celebrated on 12 June every year by ILO with all the major stakeholders to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them) denotes a vital…
UK can be a potential market for Bangladeshi agro products

UK can be a potential market for Bangladeshi agro products

Bangladesh can earn a huge foreign currency by exporting different agricultural products to the United Kingdom (UK) as there are enormous potentials of Bangladeshi agro products, spices and fruits in the UK market, observed a delegation of the UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI).…
EU states cool on US blaming Iran for Gulf tanker attacks

EU states cool on US blaming Iran for Gulf tanker attacks

European states yesterday urged caution in attributing blame for last week’s tanker attacks in the Gulf, pointedly refusing to fall in line with Washington’s assessment that Iran was behind the incidents. Several EU foreign ministers arriving for talks in Luxembourg backed UN Secretary General…
Miles chalks out a series of concerts

Miles chalks out a series of concerts

With unconditional love and support from the amazing audience, fans and followers, Miles, one of the most popular bands in Bangladesh, has walked a long way. The band has completed an eventful journey of four decades (forty years) this year. To make this milestone voyage unforgettable and more jovial,…
Shakib stands 8th among WC
spinners’ wicket taking list

Shakib stands 8th among WC spinners’ wicket taking list

Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan eclipsed Mushtaque Ahmed and Sanath Jayasuriya’s erstwhile World Cup wickets’ record as a spinner during the important World Cup match against West Indies at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton yesterday. Bangladesh captain Mashrafe…
Firemen at risk even when not fighting fire

Firemen at risk even when not fighting fire

The two buildings of Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) station in the district town lie in a dilapidated state for lack of renovation for over 50 years since its establishment, putting the lives of the officials and firefighters themselves at risk. There are cracks in different parts of the buildings,…
Two deals worth $2.3b likely during PM’s China visit

Two deals worth $2.3b likely during PM’s China visit

Bangladesh is likely to sign two agreements with China on two power projects involving USD 2.37 billion during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to that country in the first week of July. Besides, Bangladesh has sent a project proposal to the Chinese government for "feasibility study for…
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