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‘China would assume world leadership if needed’

International Desk China does not want world leadership but could be forced to assume that role if others step back from that position, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday, after US President Donald Trump pledged to put “America first” in his first speech.   Zhang Jun,, director general of the Chinese foreign ministry’s international economics department, made the comments ... Read More »

Walton to initiate new horizon in technology sector in 2017 New and fresh models of Walton fridge, LED Television, Laptop and Air Conditioner are being added to production line this year. Besides, initiatives have been taken to manufacture latest high-tech products like Compressors, Computer Motherboards and Mobile Phones. Bangladeshi brand Walton is going to initiate a new horizon in technology sector in 2017.   SM Ashraful Alam, Managing Director ... Read More »

David Warner wins Allan Border Medal

Sport Desk Australia’s prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals on Monday. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously won consecutive medals in Australian cricket’s prestigious annual awards. Thirty-year-old Warner recorded 269 votes over 248 for Smith ... Read More »

UP chairman Akhi suspended over Nasirnagar attacks

Brahmanbaria Correspondent Dewan Atikur Rahman alias Akhi, chairman of Haripur union parishad and prime suspect of the attacks on Nasirnagar Hindus, has been suspended. He was suspended in line with an order given by the Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) ministry on Monday. Deputy Secretary Mahabubur Rahman confirmed the matter to He said that the suspension order dated ... Read More »

Ileana D’Cruz turns hottest muse for boyfriend

Entertainment Desk Ileana D’Cruz is always seen in a happy mood. The actor who prefers to keep her own pace while signing Bollywood projects, seems content in both professional and personal life. She has never shied away from speaking about her relationship with Australian photographer Andrew Kneebone. And with a girlfriend as beautiful as model-turned-actor Ileana, it is a blessing ... Read More »

Arafat Sunny denied all allegations Cricketer Arafat Sunny has denied all allegations brought against him in a case under ICT during remand. Investigation Officer (IO) M Yahiya confirmed the matter on Monday. The IO said that Sunny denied all the allegations against him and claimed he did not send Nasrin Sultana any photos. Details can be said later in this regard, he added. Mohammadpur ... Read More »

Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroshkar 2016 announced The “Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroshkar 2016″ was announced today in seven categories ahead of the ‘Amar Ekushey Boi Mela’. Prof Shamsuzzaman Khan, director general of Bangla Academy, made the announcement at a press conference on the academy premises this afternoon. Poet Abu Hasan Shahriar won in the category of poetry, Shahaduz Zaman in fiction, writer Morshed Shafiul Hasan in ... Read More »

Tamim takes blame for ‘lazy’ Bangladesh

Sports Desk Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal branded his side “lazy” after a batting implosion saw New Zealand cruise to a nine-wicket win in the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday. While Kane Williamson rated it New Zealand’s “best day” of the series, Tamim was bitterly disappointed with the way the Test was effectively over in three days ... Read More »

Now dowry case filed against Arafat Sunny A day after his arrest over a case under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, Bangladesh national team cricketer Arafat Sunny has been sued under the Dowry Prohibition Act.   Nasrin Sultana, who claims herself to be the wife of Sunny, filed the case with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Raihanul Islam on Monday.   She alleged ... Read More »

Ramos leads Real Madrid to beat Malaga 2-1

Sport Desk Hosts New Zealand thrashed Bangladesh by 9 wickets in the second Test in Christchurch to complete a clean sweep in the 2-match series.   With the win, the Blackcaps won all the 8 matches Bangladesh played against them in the tour as they earlier whitewashed the visitors in the 3-match One Day International and T20 International series too. ... Read More »