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Bangladesh’s possible squad for 3rd T20

Sport Desk Touring Bangladesh will face New Zealand in third T20 International at Mount Maunganui on Sunday morning. The match will be started at 8:00pm (local time). Bangladesh Television BTV will live telecast in Bangladesh local area. Bangladesh lost the two matches. However, skipper Mashrafe Mortaza wants to do better. Besides, there is a possible change in bowling side. Taskin ... Read More »

Sec 144 imposed at Kasba in B’baria

Brahmanbaria Correspondent The local administration on Saturday imposed section 144 in a tample area of Brahmanbaria’s Kasba upazila. Upazila Nirbahi Officer and Executive Magistrate Hasina Islam imposed the restriction for an indefinite period to avoid violence. Kuti Jagannath Deb temple general secretary Sebok Roy said that 13-day long annual celebration had started on Friday. But, the UNO imposed section 144 ... Read More »

Rooney levels Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time goal record

Sport Desk Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney, has moved level with club legend Sir Bobby Charlton as the club’s all-time top goalscorer. The England captain has spent much of the season on the fringes, making it difficult to reach the record, but managed to do it with a neat volleyed finish against Reading top put his side 1-0 up in ... Read More »

33 inmates killed in Brazilian jail

International Desk At least 33 prisoners have been killed in a prison in northern Brazil, just days after 56 died during a jail riot in a neighbouring state. Thirty of the bodies were found decapitated, officials said. The local secretary of justice, Uziel Castro, told the BBC he blamed the deaths in the prison in the state of Roraima on ... Read More »

Transport strike in Moulvibazar called off

Moulvibazar Correspondent Transport owners and workers called off their indefinite strike on all roads of Moulvibazar district on Saturday. The decision came after a fruitful meeting with the district administration held at Bangladesh Tea Research Institute (BTRI) guest house in Sreemangal Upazila around 7:00pm. BGB regional commander Brigadier General Abul Hasnat, Moulvibazar district administration Tofayel Islam, Moulvibazar district parishad chairman ... Read More »

MP Liton murder: Remand sought for 6 Jamaat men

Gaibandha Correspondent Police sought remand for six Jamaat men after showing them arrested in a case filed over Gaibandha lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton. Police on Saturday produced the arrestees before the Sundarganj Chief Judicial Magistrate Court and sought remand for them. Abu Md. Ashrafuzzaman, Officer-in-Charge (OC-Investigation) of Sundarganj Police Station, confirmed the news. Read More »

43 killed in car bomb in Syrian town

International Desk At least 43 people were killed Saturday when a car bomb went off in a busy market in a rebel-held Syrian town along the Turkish border, activists and rescue workers said. The explosion ripped through the central market in the town of Azaz in the northern province of Aleppo, damaging a government building and local court house as ... Read More »

Army ever ready to foil any evil force: PM

SWARNA DWEEP, Noakhali : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh Army, a force imbued with the spirit of the War of Liberation, is very much ready than ever before to foil any evil force. The peoples’ confidence on army has been strengthened as the force is equipped with vast resources of modern war machines and capable to operate those ... Read More »

Fire at BSMMU basement under control The fire broke out in the basement of cabin block of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) has been brought under control. The fire originated around 11:15am due to overheat of compressor of a vacuum machine of a plant housed on the underground floor of the cabin block of the BSMMU, senior station officer Khandoker Abdul Jalil of ... Read More »

3 of a family die in Tangail boat capsize

   Tangail Correspondent A boat capsize in Tangail has left a woman, her son and daughter-in-law dead, said police. The boat with 10 people on board sank on the Konai River in Mirzapur Upazila late on Friday, said Mirzapur police’s Sub-Inspector Md Mosharrof Hossain. All of them except the three managed to swim to the shore, he said. The fire-service ... Read More »