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Shocked BCB chief sees ‘conspiracy’

Shocked BCB chief 
sees ‘conspiracy’
Reacting to the cricketers’ strike to press home their eleven-point demand, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon yesterday expressed deep shock over the move and said he believes some people are conspiring to tarnish the image of the board. Speaking at an emergency press conference at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital, the BCB chief also said the same people, who have been constantly speaking against the board have instigated the country’s top cricketers to stand against the BCB. National cricketers including Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad and others, joined by first-class cricketers, placed an 11-point charter of demands on Monday which included reforming…

Allow children to make their career plan

Allow children to make their career plan

Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy yesterday called upon the guardians to allow their children to make their own career plan so that they can learn to stand on their own feet. “I urge the guardians to let their children stand on their own feet, you don’t need to…
‘Over 19m Bangladeshi children at frontline of climate change disaster’

‘Over 19m Bangladeshi children at frontline of climate change disaster’

Over 19 million children -- a quarter of them under 5 -- spread across Bangladesh are at the front line of climate change disasters, a UN report says mentioning that climate change threatens child nutrition here. In 2018, 58.7 million children under 5 were stunted and almost 25.9 million were wasted…
Remove all illegal 
roadside structures

Remove all illegal roadside structures

The Dhaka North City Corporation, (DNCC), yesterday launched a drive to remove illegal structures occupying the streets and pavements in Karwan Bazar, the largest kitchen market in the capital. Reportedly, 165 makeshift shops and structures were removed from the commercial area. During the drive, an…
Jibanananda Das: A journey through his literature

Jibanananda Das: A journey through his literature

Having Barisal in his heart and the Kolkata's concrete jungle in his brain foot, the poet Jibanananda Das had a strong literary career that was a bit "mysterious" in my view. One day he went out for an afternoon-walk and didn’t return home. A city tramline stopped the trail of his…
1-minute account service kicks off

1-minute account service kicks off

Prime Minister’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy yesterday inaugurated ‘Nagad account in one minute’ service connecting ‘Porichoy’ app with Bangladesh Post Office's mobile financial service Nagad. Joy inaugurated the service at…
No longer obedient NATO ally, Erdogan floats nuclear option

No longer obedient NATO ally, Erdogan floats nuclear option

It’s no secret that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees his country as the pre-eminent Muslim power in the Middle East. He regards his vision of political Islam as competing with that of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He frequently accuses the United States of trying to belittle…
‘Domer Madar’ 
on Mahila Samiti stage today

‘Domer Madar’ on Mahila Samiti stage today

Today, as part of ongoing 10-day drama festival titled ‘Bangla Natya Utsab’, theatre troupe Natyam Repertory will stage its maiden production ‘Damer Madar’ at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road area. The play ‘Damer…
Tenerngganu trounce Chennai

Tenerngganu trounce Chennai

Bruno Junichi Suzuki struck four goals as Tenerngganu FC of Malaysia trounced Chennai City FC of India by 5-3 to make a flying start in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football tournament yesterday. In the day’s first match at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram, in the eight goals thriller…
A bridge that turns into ‘criminals’ haven’ at night

A bridge that turns into ‘criminals’ haven’ at night

Although it was opened to traffic barely 13 months back, most lights of the Sheikh Hasina Kulaghat Dharla Bridge in Fulbari upazila have gone out of order, turning it into a ‘safe haven’ for drug addicts, muggers and anti-social elements at night. The hanging lights of the bridge over the…
PM likely to announce MPO facilities today: Minister

PM likely to announce MPO facilities today: Minister

After nearly nine years, non-government educational institutions are going to enjoy monthly payment order (MPO) perquisites as the government is set to announce it today. Education minister Dipu Moni said yesterday (Tuesday) that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would officially announce the MPO facilities…
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