259 arrested ahead of WC cricket

Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested 259 people including 24 beggars and 44 hawkers in separate drives on Friday and yesterday ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup.
According to DMP, 73 people were arrested as part of execution of warrant orders, 47 were arrested as they were accused in various cases, 10 for mugging

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Spin is king

There is little doubt that the effort of the spinners was the key behind the Tigers success in the last two series against New Zealand and Zimbabwe. The slow bowlers took 56 wickets amongst them in the last eight matches; a statistic, which clearly shows how heavily the Bangladesh team are dependant on them. Nobody will hesitate to spot this as the strongest area of the Bangladesh team especially in

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Dhaka city’s beautification by Feb 5

The Engineering Corps of Army in association with Dhaka City Corporation will complete the repair and beautification work of the capital ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup by February 5.
Bangladesh Army, DCC and 42 construction firms are implementing the Tk 54 crore project, said Col Abu Sayed Mohammad Masud, project director of Hatirjheel development project,

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Consistently inconsistent

Mohammad Ashraful could not sleep for the whole night sensing the prospect of seeing his name in the newspaper the next morning as he was expecting a call into the Bangladesh Under-13 team for the trip to the Indian town of Shiliguri. He pored through several newspapers and found the squad list but his name was nowhere. This was a massive shock for Ashraful but he did not give up, largely

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Power scenario grim as summer ahead

2,500mw power shortage in the irrigation season
The country is going to face a shortfall of at least 2,500 megawatts of electricity in peak hours in the coming Boro season, informed sources said on the basis of possible demand and generation scenario.
The demand for electricity will exceed 6,500 mw by February due to irrigation, SSC examinations, World Cup Cricket and rise in temperature while the power division expects generation of maximum

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