Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Fanfare hits fever pitch

Dhaka is now base camp for four international cricket teams: Pakistan, England, Canada and, of course, Bangladesh. Bangladesh, Pakistan and England all held practice sessions at different times at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (SBNS) in Mirpur yesterday, while Canada practised at Fatullah. All four teams are scheduled to play warm-up games in the country before ... Read more

Buses, cars to have coats of paint before cricket World Cup

The government has decided not to allow rundown vehicles to ply roads in Dhaka and Chittagong metropolitan cities during the World Cup Cricket tournament to begin here on February 17. The communications ministry on Thursday asked owners of vehicles to have their vehicles painted bright by February 10 or face legal action from February

Tamim hungry for century

When Tamim Iqbal is on song, the Bangladeshi fans hardly have any chance to be disappointed. Expectations run very high whenever the Chittagong lad gets going but the irony is that despite his master blaster reputation Tamim has never scored a century in his own ground. Before the beginning of his practice session on Thursday ... Read more

Ctg mayor shares opinion with beggars

Announces daily allowance of Tk 150 The Chittagong mayor, Manjur Alam, on Wednesday shared opinions with the city handicapped beggars over their permanent rehabilitation and keeping the city beggar-free during the upcoming World Cup Cricket. Among others, president of Physically Handicapped Beggars’ Welfare Association Nur Mohammed, its general secretary Tofazzal Hussain, CCC chief executive officer Manjur ... Read more

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 ... Read more