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Junior Tigers clinch World Cup

Junior Tigers clinch World Cup
A rampant Bangladesh came all guns blazing to edge mighty India past by three wickets through D/L method in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup to lift the coveted trophy for the first time at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, South Africa yesterday. Skipper Akbar led the charge with a serene but heroic 43 not out under tremendous pressure as Bangladesh youths recovered from a precarious 102-6 to reach the winning mark (170-7 in 42.1 overs) after bowling out India for 177 in 47.2 overs. Bangladesh was set 170 for victory in 46 overs as per D/L method after rain stopped the game for some 10 minutes. This was the first time that they played the final of the World Cup but made it remarkable by beating the four-time champions India, a team who…

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Bangladesh commodity market feels the pinch
Bangladesh commodity 
market feels the pinch
The coronavirus outbreak in China is taking a toll on Bangladeshi consumers, as traders have increased…

Warrant issued against DIG Mizan’s wife, brother

Warrant issued against DIG Mizan’s wife, brother

A court yesterday issued arrest warrants against wife and brother of suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mizanur Rahman, in a case filed for amassing illegal wealth and concealing information.  Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Senior Special Judge's Court in Dhaka passed the order after accepting…
185 killed, property worth Tk 330cr gutted in fire incidents last year

185 killed, property worth Tk 330cr gutted in fire incidents last year

A total of 185 people were killed and 586 others injured, while property worth over Taka 330 crore got damaged in incidents of fire in the country in last year (2019). The Electronics Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh (ESSAB) informed this yesterday at a press conference at Jatiya Press…
Outsourcing motor 
fitness certificates

Outsourcing motor fitness certificates

In order to reduce the pressure on Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), the government took a decision to outsource the process of fitness certificate giving to major motor workshops but though seven years have passed, the process hasn’t made any notable progress. Understandably, the main…
Methods and techniques of learning English

Methods and techniques of learning English

Under the topic headline captioned above, I would like to talk about the simple way of learning English language for our young learners. But many students in Bangladesh mainly those who are weak in this subject due to their poor background knowledge very often find it difficult to use this language…
BBIN motor vehicles deal gets a boost

BBIN motor vehicles deal gets a boost

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have agreed to expeditiously finalise passenger and cargo protocols for implementation of the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal Motor Vehicles Agreement (BBIN-MVA). The senior officials of the country at a meeting on Saturday recalled the commitments made at the highest…
Turkey hints at ‘Plan B’ if Idlib deals violated

Turkey hints at ‘Plan B’ if Idlib deals violated

Turkey will change tack in northwestern Syria if agreements over Idlib, a rebel bastion, continue to be violated, the country’s defence minister warned in remarks published yesterday. Turkey and Russia have brokered a ceasefire for Idlib where Syrian regime forces backed by Russian air strikes…
7th edition of ‘Bangla Khayal Utsab’ held

7th edition of ‘Bangla Khayal Utsab’ held

With the aim of promoting classical vocal music across the country, Channel i, like the previous years, organised a music festival titled ‘Bangla Khayal Utsab 2020’ at the rooftop terrace of its office premises in Tejagaon of the capital. Sponsored by Ispahani Mirzapur, the seventh edition…
Pakistan close in on victory against Bangladesh

Pakistan close in on victory against Bangladesh

Teenage paceman Naseem Shah became the youngest player to record a Test hat- trick as Pakistan closed in on victory against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Just when Bangladesh seemed to have fought their way back into the match at 124-2 minutes before the close on the third day, Naseem destroyed…
Jashore flower growers eye Tk 70 crore this month

Jashore flower growers eye Tk 70 crore this month

Flower farmers in Jashore’s Jhikargachha expect to sell flowers worth Tk. 70-80 crore ahead of Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day and International Mother Language Day this month. The three events, coming one after another, push up demands for flowers and their prices. The flower growers and traders…
4 state-owned commercial banks ‘to be listed by Oct’

4 state-owned commercial banks ‘to be listed by Oct’

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal yesterday said the government is planning to offload the shares of four state-owned commercial banks (SOCBs) by October in a bid to give a boost to the stock market.  "We'll bring in four more state-owned commercial banks -- Bangladesh Development Bank…
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