Sunday, February 25, 2024

Abahani complete all formality

It was nothing but a formality and Abahani faced little trouble to complete it as they defeated Bangladesh Biman by three wickets to clinch the hat-trick championship in the Dhaka Premier Cricket League on Friday. But their win was largely overshadowed by national batsman Roqibul Hasan, who smashed an unbeaten 171, the highest individual innings ... Read more

3 nat’l records set on day one

With the SA Games looming closer, all the medal-winning athletes in the UCB 34th National Athletic Championships urged the federation and the government to enhance the training facilities at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. The most important point was that most of the old names reigned and no newcomer could make his mark. The ... Read more

Sylhet city littered with wastes

Shortage of dustbins blamed Shortage of dustbins forces the people in Sylhet city to dump wastes into canals, drains and road-sides, polluting environment and posing threat to public health. Not a single dustbin has been installed in the city after Sylhet district town was upgraded into the city corporation about a decade ago, according to ... Read more

RU to install CCTV cameras on campus

The University of Rajshahi has decided to install closed-circuit television cameras in different places on the campus to ensure security. Sources in the administration said the authorities at a recent meeting with the law enforcement agencies had decided to install the closed-circuit television cameras in places including the campus gates at Binodpur, Kazla and Station ... Read more

SIM sales drop as operators cut subsidy

The sale of the mobile phone’s SIMs has slowed down remarkably as the major operators withdrew the subsidy on the SIM tax considerably. Leading operators Grameen Phone and Banglalink, enjoying more than 50 per cent share of the country’s cellular phone market together, have already withdrawn major portion of the subsidy on the SIM tax ... Read more

Bibi Russel shows gamcha collection at Kolkata Fashion Week

Bibi Russell showcases her collection first time at ‘Kolkatta Fashion Week’. This is the first time that I am showing my work in India Fashion Week and I am absolutely thrilled to show in Kolkata Fashion Week. This year has been declared the Year of Natural Fibre, which I am extremely excited about. For the ... Read more

Hasan Mashhud quits, quietly

Mashhud will have to account for Tk 13 crore expenditure on ACC lawyers The Anticorruption Commission chairman Hasan Mashhud Chowdhury stepped down Thursday, saying there was no need to spell out the reason for his resignation. “I think you all know the situation now prevailing; there’s no need for me explain it,” the former army ... Read more

Sircar, Moudud, Rawshan return to JS in by-polls

In a turn of events, former Speaker Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar, ex-Law Minister Barrister Moudud Ahmed and former First Lady Rawshan Ershad staged a comeback in parliamentary politics as they won Thursday’s by-elections. They lost their seats in their respective home constituencies in Panchagarh, Noakhali and Mymensingh in the parliamentary elections held on Dec 29 last ... Read more

Sayedabad turns haven of extortion

Auto owners, Cops involved Esaraf Hossain A section of transport owners based at Sayedabad bus terminal, one of the three inter-district terminals in the capital city, have got involved in extortion, it is alleged. Terminal sources alleged that the so-called transport owners are realizing lakhs of taka everyday from other transport owners in exchange of ... Read more

England beat Ukraine, on track for 2010 World Cup

LONDON: John Terry’s late winner ensured England took another significant step towards next year’s World Cup finals after a 2-1 win over Ukraine on Wednesday. Terry’s 84th-minute goal ensured Fabio Capello’s squad reached the half-way stage in their campaign to reach South Africa with five wins out of five in Group Six, and maintained their ... Read more

Humiliated Argentina suffer worst defeat in over 60 years

LA PAZ: Argentina suffered their worst defeat in more than 60 years after losing 6-1 to Bolivia in a South American World Cup qualifier on Wednesday night, their first loss under coach Diego Maradona. Bolivia’s goals came from a Joaquin Botero hat-trick and Marcelo Martins, Alex Da Rosa and Didi Torrico while Argentina found the ... Read more