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Australia beat Bangladesh

Australia beat Bangladesh
David Warner's century paved the way for Australia to beat Bangladesh by 48 runs at Trent Bridge yesterday as the reigning champions went top of the World Cup table. Warner made Bangladesh pay for dropping him on 10 with an innings of 166 -- the left-handed opener's second century of the World Cup -- in a total of 381-5. Bangladesh, needing to surpass Ireland's World Cup record chase of 329-7 against England in 2011, struggled to keep up with the required run-rate. Mushfiqur Rahim hit a fine 102 not out but the wicket-keeper's entertaining fifth-wicket stand of 127 with Mahmudullah (69) came too late to alter the course of the match as Bangladesh finished on 333-8 after their 50 overs. Defeat left them in fifth place, with only…

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Plant saplings at houses, workplaces: PM
Plant saplings at houses, workplaces: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to plant and nurture saplings in their respective workplaces…

370 cases filed 
in six months

370 cases filed in six months

Director General of the Directorate of Drug Administration Major General Md Mahbubur Rahman yesterday said 370 cases were filed and Tk 58.57 lakh was realised in fine for keeping expired medicines in pharmacies across the country. He said this at a press conference at the Secretariat ahead of Vitamin-A…
Facebook creates detailed population density maps for Asia Pacific

Facebook creates detailed population density maps for Asia Pacific

Facebook is working closely with key non-profit and research partners to use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to address large-scale social, health and infrastructure challenges in Asia and accelerate achievement of the sustainable development goals. The firm is applying the processing muscle…
Progress at the cost of ecological degradation

Progress at the cost of ecological degradation

Bangladesh’s socio-economic progress can be a riveting case study since the country, struggling to feed people in the 70s, is now a nation which has bumper food production plus economic prosperity impacting all spheres of society. While there is a sense of fulfillment and pride in having a well…
Data protection fundamental rights

Data protection fundamental rights

Data is something we take it for granted,however, data protection should be one of our big priorities.Sharing data may bring benefitson the other hand it is not without risks. Personal data reveals a lot about people, thoughts, and life. These data can easily be exploited to harm, and that is especially…
RMG sector maintains positive trend

RMG sector maintains positive trend

On the back of value-added products, government policy support, capacity enhancement and completion of 95 per cent factory remediation work set by the Accord and Alliance, the Bangladeshi RMG sector is maintaining a positive trend in export earnings, say industry experts. Bangladesh’s apparel…
Army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

Army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

Sudan’s army ruler Wednesday called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators. Dozens of protesters were killed and hundreds wounded on June 3 when a weeks-long protest…
Two foreign theatre productions 
on Shilpakala stage today

Two foreign theatre productions on Shilpakala stage today

Two foreign theatre productions, titled ‘Oh My Sweet Land’ by Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne and Young Vic London (France) and ‘Macbeth’ by Chorus Repertory Theatre (India), will be staged today at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. The…
Dominant England seek to continue upward march

Dominant England seek to continue upward march

Sri Lanka are hanging in around the middle of the table as of now, but won’t be there for long unless they rack up some wins, starting with the match against England on Friday, 21 June. This is the ultimate David v Goliath face-off at this ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. England are the world’s…
The future is in the bag for disadvantaged women

The future is in the bag for disadvantaged women

Handmade, reusable shopping bags are all the rage from the latest fashion statement to a marker of conscientious consumerism. By using one, you may think you’re saving the planet (from the single-use plastics that most bags tend to be). In Satkhira, you may be saving some lives as well. More than…
High treatment cost takes toll on poor patients

High treatment cost takes toll on poor patients

The treatment of thalassaemia is so expensive that many die failing to meet the expenses. However, there is no data as to how many thalassaemia patients die every year without treatment, or due to their inability to continue treatment. On an average, a patient has to spend Tk 10,000 to Tk. 40,000 each…
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