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Tigers take on Windies today By Other | Last Updated: 17th June, 2019, 00:00

Bangladesh will take on West Indies in Taunton today in a bid to stay alive in the semi-final race in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup tournament in Britain. Bangladesh, who have so far earned…

Tigers take on Windies today

India blow away Pakistan

MANCHESTER: Rohit Sharma scored his second hundred in three innings as India maintained their unbeaten record against Pakistan in the World Cup with an 89-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method…


Proposed budget to be investment-friendly

National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said that the proposed national budget will be investment-friendly, paving the way for generating employment opportunities and…


HC orders test of food products across the country

The High Court on Sunday directed the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) to examine food products on random basis throughout the country. A division bench comprising Justice…

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LNG import pushes up subsidy burden LNG import pushes up subsidy burden

Although the government subsidy has been on the decline in recent years, it is going to see a big jump next year mainly due to import of LNG and its supply to the public at a subsidised rate. In…

Editorial
Rohingyas: Forgotten or Written Off Rohingyas: Forgotten or Written Off

For quite sometimes, the forcefully displaced Rohingyas are coming to Bangladesh to escape from the atrocities like, murder, rape and arson being committed by the Myanmar security forces. The latest…

Metropolis
Stern action against environment pollution Stern action against environment pollution

Department of Environment (DoE) would take stern action against the people and organizations who are involved in environmental pollution. DoE Director General Dr AKM Rafique Ahammed said this…

Sun Extra
G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

TOKYO: The Group of 20 major economies said they agreed a deal to reduce plastic waste that is choking the seas at a meeting in Japan on Sunday, reports AFP. Under the agreement, G20 member…

Asia
Hong Kong leader apologises as massive rally chokes city Hong Kong leader apologises as massive rally chokes city

HONG KONG: Hundreds of thousands of protesters choked Hong Kong’s streets for a second straight Sunday in a defiant rebuke of a reviled extradition law, piling pressure on the city’s embattled…

World
Britain warns of ‘great risk’ of escalation in Gulf Britain warns of ‘great risk’ of escalation in Gulf

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned Sunday there was a “great risk” of escalation in the Gulf, adding that Washington wanted the situation to end in negotiations, reports…

Culturetainment
Kamal Ahmed mesmerises audience at Nat’l Museum Kamal Ahmed mesmerises audience at Nat’l Museum

Renowned Tagore singer Kamal Ahmed enthralled the audience with his beautiful and soulful voice at a musical evening held at Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday. He presented a collection of beautiful…

My Districts
Eight govt pry schools running in risky bldgs in Sylhet Eight govt pry schools running in risky bldgs in Sylhet

SYLHET: Whenever it rains or the weather turns turbulent, students at eight government primary schools in Benibazar upazila do their usual drill - packing their bags and heading home, reports UNB.…

Winner
Ruman wins first ever Bronze medal for Bangladesh Ruman wins first ever Bronze
medal for Bangladesh

Bangladesh famed archer Ruman Sana has brought the first ever Bronze medal for Bangladesh at World Archery Championship-2019 defeating Italy’s Mauro Nespoli held in Netherlands on Sunday.…

Business
Govt to sign 10-yr deal with Indonesian co for coal import Govt to sign 10-yr deal with Indonesian co for coal import

The government will sign a 10-year agreement today with Indonesian largest coal supplier PT Bayan Resources Tbk for import of coal to feed the country’s first largest coal-fired power plant at…

News link
Tunisia fishermen turn life-savers in the Med Tunisia fishermen turn life-savers in the Med

ZARZIS: The Tunisian trawler radioed in for help as it passed the migrant boat in distress out at sea. But with the packed craft still adrift two days later, captain Chamseddine Bourassine took direct…

Scitech
Making Windows 10 smart Making Windows 10 smart

The one thing you have to accept is that Windows 10, like Windows 8, has two applications programming interfaces, and both are required to meet the needs of a changing world. There’s an old API…

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