Thursday, November 30, 2023

Freshers’ reception held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College

News Desk : A freshers’ reception, a prize-giving ceremony for meritorious students, and a cultural programme were held at Banophool Adibashi Green Heart College in Mirpur, Section-13 in Dhaka on Monday. State minister for industries Kamal Ahmed Majumder was present as chief guest at the events while college governing body chairman prominent Buddhist monastic ... Read more

Proteas look to wrap up series

Visiting South Africa will be looking to seal the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh when they take on the Tigers in second match in Mirpur today. South Africa thrashed Bangladesh by eight wickets with a clinical performance in the first game on Friday and a similar show will give them the series with a game ... Read more

Mashrafee blames irresponsible batting

Of South Africa’s all qualities, the one thing that did not intimidate Bangladesh is their spin bowling. And this is where they faltered in the first Twenty20 international as the visitors recorded a crushing 52-run at Mirpur on Sunday. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said his batsmen’s inability to handle South African spinners proved to ... Read more

Proteas never doubted win

South Africa were confident of earning a win against Bangladesh in the opening Twenty20 international despite putting 148 runs as condition favoured them more than their opposition, said batsman Rilee Rossouw on Sunday. South Africa folded Bangladesh for a meagre 96 runs to record a crushing 52-runs after posting a modest 148-4 on a slow ... Read more

Mushfiq refuses to take blame alone

Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim refused to take the blame alone for opting to field after winning the toss in the second Test match against Pakistan that ended in 328-run defeat at Mirpur on Saturday. The decision backfired as Pakistani batsmen made the host bowlers toil for nearly two days on a track that had nothing much ... Read more

Misbah hails youngsters for success

Pakistan players were relieved ending the series on a winning note as that will help the team to get some confidence back, said skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday. Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 328 runs inside four days to clinch the two-match Test series that ended their miserable run in the tour as they were clean swept in ... Read more

Tigers’ defensive mindset surprises Waqar

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis said that he was surprised to see Bangladesh playing defensive cricket in the series deciding second Test that ended at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. Pakistan defeated Tigers by 328 runs to clinch the series that helped tourists regain some composure at the end of month-long tour where they were defeated ... Read more

Panic in Mirpur as beams dislodged

Three beams at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium were displaced prompting the Bangladesh Cricket Board to move carefully at the stadium as a precautionary measure. The incident which occurred at night came to notice on Sunday and the shop owners were panicked with the memory of the recent collapse of Rana Plaza still

Locals move to widen road as DNCC sits idle

Local people with businesses and homes alongside a three-kilometre road in Mirpur have given up land for free in order to allow the road to be widened by ten feet so that vehicles can pass each other with ease. ‘We started the demolition of the structures two years back and so far we have convinced ... Read more

3 to die for killing boy

A Dhaka court sentenced three men to death yesterday for abducting and killing a nine-year old boy in May 2011 at the capital’s Mirpur. Salman Sami, son of Mohammad Hossain and student of class IV at Siddhartha High School, was abducted on May 27, 2011 from

Female lawyer murdered

A 60-year-old female advocate was strangulated to death allegedly by unidentified miscreants at her flat in the capital’s Mirpur area yesterday morning. The deceased Rowshan Ara was the wife of Mahboob-e-Sattar, an associate professor of Dhaka University. The killing happened around 10:00am when Sattar and his physician daughter

Cricket to resume at SBNS next month

The home of Bangladesh cricket, Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, will be back with cricketing action on its renovated surface by hosting a One-Day International series followed by a Twenty20 series against South Africa women’s cricket team from September 7-15. The South African women’s team is due to arrive on September 5 and would participate

From safety to defeat

Pakistan win Test series 2-0 An unlikely resistance came from Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain on the fifth and final day but their efforts were not good enough for Bangladesh to save the second Test against Pakistan and sign off the year on a bright note yesterday. Pakistan made a clean sweep by winning all ... Read more

Mushfiq takes the blame

The tendency to take risks in a stable position has hurt the Tigers once more though skipper Mushfiqur Rahim owned up to his error in judgment after the seven-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the second Test. “Of course I will take the blame. If I didn’t get out, we could have batted 30 minutes more. ... Read more

Misbah was waiting for new ball

Pakistan were waiting for the new ball  that they never needed to break the resistance of Nasir Hossain and Mushfiqur Rahim, said skipper Misbah-ul Haq after a seven-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second Test on Wednesday. Nasir and Mushfiq denied Pakistan any wicket on the fifth morning and threatened to kill

Pakistan on top despite Sakib’s heroics

Sakib al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi to hit a century and take five wickets in an innings in the same Test but his efforts look like being in a losing cause after Pakistan seized control of the second Test. All-rounder Sakib followed his first-innings 144 with the bat by snapping up six for 82 ... Read more