Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Shakib to play SA Tests: Hassan

Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will play the two-match Test series against South Africa, scheduled in March-April, informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan. The BCB president confirmed it to the media following Bangladesh’s third ODI against Afghanistan in Chattogram today. “As he is not playing in the IPL [this season] anymore, then ... Read more

Bangladesh crushed to defeat by Afghanistan

Bangladesh failed to bag their full 30 points after they conceded a seven wicket defeat against Afghanistan with a robust hundred from Rahmanullah Gurbaz in the third and final one-day international match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday. Rahmanullah Gurbazh smacked an unbeaten 106 off 110 balls, his third ODI ton

Mountain Dew reinstates ‘Bhoyer Porei Joy’ in new TVC featuring Hrithik Roshan

Beverage brand Mountain Dew, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, unveiled its new power-packed television commercial (TVC) yesterday featuring Bollywood superstar and brand ambassador Hrithik Roshan. Taking the excitement up a notch, the TVC has been shot on the top of the world’s tallest building – Emaar’s Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, a press

Lahore win first PSL title after thrashing Multan

Lahore Qalandars win maiden Pakistan Super League title after thrashing Multan Sultans by 42 runs Lahore Qalandars Sunday put up a clinical performance to defeat Multan Sultans by 42 runs and bag their first Pakistan Super League (PSL) title. Although Lahore had handed Multan a stiff 181-run target, they were stillrequired to be at their ... Read more

BCB to discuss with Shakib on Test availability for next one year

Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to hold an in-person meeting with Shakib Al Hasan within a couple of days to know his next one-year plan before they sew up the central contract of the Tigers for 2022. BCB’s cricket operations chairman Mohammad Jalal Yunus further informed the reporters on Monday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury ... Read more

Leeds sack Marcelo Bielsa as manager after disastrous slump in form

Move comes after string of heavy defeats pushes Premier League club towards relegation zone Premier League club Leeds have fired manager Marcelo Bielsa following Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Tottenham. The loss at Elland Road was their fourth defeat in five matches – a disastrous run in which they conceded 20 goals and slid towards the ... Read more

Print exhibition pays tribute to Language Movement martyrs

Artistes are displaying prints to pay tribute to Bangla language and Language Movement martyrs in an exhibition ongoing at Safiuddin Shilpalay in Dhanmondi. The ten-day group art exhibition is displaying 38 artworks by 30 eminent and young artists. The artworks were selected out of a pool of more than 60 artworks that were submitted to ... Read more

Revamped M’singh Museum draws visitors, but can’t display all exhibits

After shifting Mymensingh Museum to Shashi Lodge over two years ago, the number of daily visitors has significantly increased. While this is good news, the establishment is yet to show visitors all it can offer. The lodge has more than adequate space to display all museum exhibits, but due to lack of showcases and necessary ... Read more

How the formula milk industry exploits over half of Bangladeshi parents

Baby formula makers still violating global marketing rules – study More than half of the parents and pregnant women from eight countries, including Bangladesh, say they have been targeted with marketing in breach of international standards on infant feeding practices. A new study by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, which draws on interviews with ... Read more