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Keep pace with modern era to build a prosperous Bangladesh, PM tells young talents

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the students to keep pace with the modern era through acquiring knowledge of ever evolving technology and science to take the country towards development and prosperity. “You have to go with the modern era. We have to step forward keeping pace with the flourishing of technology and science,” she told the ...

Best elders, children honoured in Bhola

Bhola Correspondent Awarding the Best Elderly and Best Elderly Child Award on Sunday (June 26) under the Grameen Jan Unnayan Sangstha (GJUS) Livelihood Improvement Program implemented by Grameen Jan Unnayan Sangstha (GJUS) in association with Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). (WheelChair) is distributed.Zakir Hossain Mohin, executive director of the organization, who was present at the award ceremony, called upon all ...

Kuwaiti envoy congratulates PM for Padma Bridge construction

Staff Reporter Outgoing Ambassador of Kuwait here Adel Mohammed A H Hayat on Sunday congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for successful completion of the Padma Bridge. He conveyed his best regards to the premier while paying a farewell courtesy call on her at her official residence Ganabhaban in the capital, said a press release of the Prime Minister’s Press Wing. ...

Bale confirms MLS move to Los Angeles FC

Sports Desk Wales captain Gareth Bale confirmed his move to Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles FC on Saturday following his departure from Spanish giants Real Madrid. Bale confirmed his plans to join LAFC in a post on Twitter following widespread reports earlier Saturday about the move. “See you soon, Los Angeles,” the 32-year-old wrote. An accompanying video showed Bale wearing ...

Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices as US delegation arrives

International Desk Sri Lanka hiked fuel prices on Sunday, creating further pain for ordinary people as officials from the United States arrived for talks aimed at alleviating the island’s dire economic crisis. Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) said it raised the price of diesel, used widely in public transport, by 15 percent to 460 rupees ($1.27) a litre while upping petrol ...

Flood improving, takes 82 lives so far

Staff Reporter The overall flood situation in the northern and northeastern regions of the country was improving with water of different rivers decreasing in many places on Saturday. Seven rivers were flowing above the danger level at 10 points in 11 districts on Saturday, the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) said. The water level has decreased at 78 points, ...

New tourism horizon can be developed in Bhola centering Padma Bridge

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola The Padma Bridge, a national structure, stands with its head held high between the water and the rapids. With the launch of the dream Padma Bridge, new horizons of tourism industry will be opened around the natural beauty of Bhola Char Fashion Upazila on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. The tourism sector has been ...

India captain Sharma has Covid ahead of deciding England Test

Sports Desk India Test captain Rohit Sharma tested positive for Covid-19 just days before the rescheduled fifth Test against England, the country’s cricket board said Sunday. “Rohit Sharma has tested positive for Covid-19 following a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) conducted on Saturday,” the BCCI tweeted. “He is currently in isolation at the team hotel and is under the care of ...

Djokovic, Nadal lead title chase at all-change Wimbledon

Sports Desk Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal headline the title chase at Wimbledon where eight-time champion Roger Federer, the world’s top two players as well as valuable ranking points will all be missing. Djokovic is bidding for a seventh title at the All England Club to move level with US great Pete Sampras. Nadal, fresh from a 14th French Open ...

Trawler sinks at opening ceremony of Padma Bridge, missing one

Bhola Correspondent A young man named Al Arafi Tamim of Charfason in Bhola has gone missing after a trawler sank while inaugurating the Padma Bridge. Three more people of the same upazila were injured in the incident. The missing Tamim is the only son of Mozir Uddin, a retired headmaster of Ansaria Government Primary School, Ward No. 4, Charfason Municipality. ...