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Mushfiq seals Tigers’ first T20 win vs India

Mushfiq seals Tigers’ first T20 win vs India
Mushfiqur Rahim's perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur's late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game at Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a formality. Bowlers Shafiul Islam and Aminul Islam claimed two wickets each to play a key part in the first T20 win against India. The match took place in New Delhi as the Indian capital has been blanketed by smog with authorities saying air pollution had reached "emergency" levels, with schools closed and other restrictions imposed. But it was business as usual at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground with…

Call for immediate steps to control onion price

Call for immediate steps to control onion price

A syndicate has pocketed Tk 3,179 crore by manipulating the onion market in the last four months, alleges a citizens’ platform. Conscious Consumers Association (CCS) came up with the observation at a press conference at the National Press Club in the capital yesterday. It unearthed this corruption…
Strike enters 9th consecutive day

Strike enters 9th consecutive day

A section of teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) continued their all-out strike yesterday for the ninth consecutive day demanding the resignation of vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam over allegations of corruption. In the ninth day, protesters locked every academic and administrative…
Violence against women must be checked

Violence against women must be checked

Three more women were added to the list of ghastly list of murdered women in the country. Dead bodies of two women were found after miscreants slit their throats in the capital’s Dhanmondi recently. The incident took place inside a building located at Dhanmondi in the capital. And in Manirampur,…
The shocking Shakib saga

The shocking Shakib saga

At present Bangladesh cricket is going through a crisis of serious proportions. Just after the millions of fans and followers of the most popular sport of the country breathed a collective sigh of relief when the stand-off between the players and board was resolved, came the deeply saddening and shocking…
CPD suggests urgent reform of banking sector

CPD suggests urgent reform of banking sector

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday said an overall reform of the banking sector was urgently needed to extricate it from its current perilous state. The private think-tank made this observation at a press briefing on the current situation of the economy in the first quarter of FY2019–20.…
Baghdad blocked as unrest escalates

Baghdad blocked as unrest escalates

Protesters in Iraq’s capital and the country’s south shut down streets and government offices in a new campaign of civil disobedience yesterday, escalating their month-long movement demanding change to the political system. Demonstrations broke out on October 1 in outrage over rampant corruption…
Syed Jahangir remembered

Syed Jahangir remembered

Veteran painter Syed Jahangir was remembered on his 84th birth anniversary on Saturday. A commemorative programme was held on the premises of Gallery Chitrak, where his life and work were discussed. The family members, fans and colleagues of the late noted artist attended the event and reminisced different…
Khulna take slim lead over Rangpur

Khulna take slim lead over Rangpur

Khulna Division’s batsmen failed to carry on the momentum on day 2 what their bowlers provided them the previous day against Rangpur Division in the Tier-1 fixture of the National Cricket League (NCL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.   Despite Mahedi Hasan’s…
Salma Khatun, the first female loco master in Bangladesh

Salma Khatun, the first female loco master in Bangladesh

You do not expect to see a woman working as a locomaster. There is a perception among people that women cannot perform the tasks associated with the position. But here is Salma Khatun, daughter of a marginal farmer and a homemaker, who has broken the taboo with aplomb. The country's first female…
Dhaka city AL councils mid-Dec

Dhaka city AL councils mid-Dec

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered Awami League (AL) central leaders to hold the triennial council sessions for the party's city units (Dhaka north and south) within the middle of next month, according to party insiders. AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader informed city unit leaders about…
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