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Dhoni quits as India captain

Sport Desk Mahendra Singh Dhoni has resigned as India’s cricket captain. He was leading the Indian team in ODIs and T20 ever since he retired from Tests on December 30, 2016. Just like he did with his Test retirement in Australia, Dhoni caught everyone by surprise by announcing his retirement from the limited overs format of the game. A man ... Read More »

Arms factory busted in Cox`s Bazar, 2 held

Cox`s Bazar Correspondent Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained two people with huge number of arms and ammunition from a fire arms making factory in Maheshkhali Upazila of the district on Wednesday. The detainees were identified as Abdul Mabud, 40, son of late Azom Ullah, hailed from Mohisher Deil and Abu Taher, 42, son of Ahmed Kabir, hailed from Ahammadia Kata ... Read More »

SAFF Women`s football final: India beat Bangladesh

Sport Desk India’s women’s football team beat Bangladesh 3-1 to win their fourth consecutive South Asian Football Federation cup for women in Siliguri on Wednesday. India were at their dominating best right from the start of the game giving Bangladesh a run for the title. And, within 12 minutes, India took the lead with Dangmei Grace scoring the opening goal. ... Read More »

BCL’s 69th founding anniv celebrated amid festivity

DU Correspondent The 69th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of Awami League, was celebrated in the city and elsewhere across the country with fanfare and festivity. On the occasion, the BCL placed wreaths at the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi at 6.30 am and cut cakes at Dhaka University ... Read More »

4-day ‘BASIS SOFTEXPO-2017′ begins in Feb 1 The four-day BASIS SOFTEXPO-2017, country’s largest private sector expo, would begin in the capital on February 1 with the “Future in Motion”. Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is organise the IT and ITES based exposition for the 11th time at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), said a press release today. This year, the exhibition will be ... Read More »

A part of DCC market to open Friday A portion of Dhaka North City Corporation market in Gulshan-1 which was highly damaged in the fire incident will be opened next Friday. SM Talat Regvi, chairman of DCC Market Traders’ Association, came up with the announcement after a meeting with the damaged businessmen on Wednesday afternoon. Regvi said they will run cleaning work on Wednesday and Thursday. The ... Read More »

Turkey nightclub attacker identified

International Desk Turkey`s foreign minister says officials know the identity of a gunman who carried out the Istanbul nightclub attack on New Year`s Eve but he has stopped short of naming him. Mevlut Cavusoglu gave no further details about the inquiry into the murder of 39 people at the Reina club. Jihadist group Islamic State (IS) has said it was ... Read More »

MP Liton’s killers must be punished: PM

Political Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today categorically said the killers of Awami League lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency Manzurul Islam Liton must be given stringent punishment, asserting that her government won’t tolerate the murder of public representatives in anyway. “We never allow killing of such a public representative in anyway … the trial of Liton’s killers must be held on ... Read More »

BCL founding anniv prog hits traffic in city

City Desk Dhaka city choked on heavy traffic as Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student front of ruling Awami League, observed its 69th founding anniversary today. Thousands of Chhatra League activists and supporters, who gathered from all corners of the capital, paraded in Dhaka University and adjacent areas in celebration. Thousands of Chhatra League activists and supporters parade in Dhaka University ... Read More »

Debris of DNCC market being removed Rescue workers of Fire Service and City Corporation have started to remove the wreckage of DNCC (Dhaka North City Corporation) market in the capital`s Gulshan-1 which caught a devastating fire early Tuesday. Assistant director of Fire Service Rafiqul Islam said at least 50 workers started debris removal operation from Tuesday night. Besides, Bulldozers of City Corporation are also being ... Read More »