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Country’s sports and cultural foundation developed with Sheikh Kamal’s hand

Noted politicians and other cultural personalities attending a webinar last night said that the sports and cultural foundation of...

Pakistan’s Babar in ‘same class as Kohli’ after England fifty

Pakistan’s Babar Azam was compared to India’s Virat Kohli as one of the world’s leading batsmen after his unbeaten...

TV actor Samir Sharma found dead at Mumbai home

TV actor and model Samir Sharma was found dead on Thursday night at his Mumbai home, police said. The 44-year-old...

ADB approves $3m grant to support Bangladesh against COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved additional $3 million as grant assistance for procuring urgently needed medical supplies...

Bangladesh to send medical team and emergency supplies to Lebanon

Bangladesh has decided to send a medical team, emergency food and primary medical supplies to Lebanon as twin explosions...

Sports

Broad boosts England’s victory bid in second West Indies Test

Stuart Broad revived England’s hopes of a series-levelling victory in the second Test with a trio of new-ball wickets...

Olympic figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya dies at 20

Pairs figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, who was born in Russia but competed for Australia in the 2018 Olympics, has...

Setien accepts Messi rant, believes Barca can win CL

Quique Setien said on Saturday he does not feel undermined by Lionel Messi's damning review of Barcelona's season and...

Economy

Four specialised tech centres in EZs soon

Commerce ministry is set to establish four specialised technology centres (TCs) in economic zones (EZs) with an eye to...

Trump concedes pandemic to ‘get worse before it gets better’

President Trump, six months into a deadly pandemic and less than four months from Election Day, conceded Tuesday that...

‘Allow FDI in RMG sector’

Bangladesh should allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the apparel sector to help the industry weather the Covid-19 crisis,...

Football

Real Madrid in sight of title after beating Alaves

Real Madrid could win La Liga on Monday after a routine 2-0 win over Alaves on Friday put them...

Barca say CAS ‘dismiss’ Neymar appeal by Santos

Barcelona say they have been cleared by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over claims of fraud during...

FIFA advice BFF not to hold election in coronavirus pandemic

FIFA, football's governing body, advised Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) not to hold the elections amidst the coronavirus pandemic, a...

Country’s sports and cultural foundation developed with Sheikh Kamal’s hand

Noted politicians and other cultural personalities attending a webinar...

Pakistan’s Babar in ‘same class as Kohli’ after England fifty

Pakistan’s Babar Azam was compared to India’s Virat Kohli...

TV actor Samir Sharma found dead at Mumbai home

TV actor and model Samir Sharma was found dead...

Highlights

Nearly half of inmates at Arizona prison test positive for virus

More than 500 inmates — nearly half the population — of a prison in the US state of Arizona...

Covid-19: 39 more die, 2,977 test positive, 2,074 recover in 24 hours

Bangladesh on saw the detection of another 2,977 coronavirus patients in 24 hours, raising the total number of infections...

World Wide Covid-19 death toll climbs to 711,463

A total of 711,220 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and territories since the virus emerged...

World News

Bangladesh to send medical team and emergency supplies to Lebanon

Bangladesh has decided to send a medical team, emergency food and primary medical supplies...

World Wide Covid-19 death toll climbs to 711,463

A total of 711,220 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and...

Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green dies

Peter Green, the best of the British blues guitarists of the 1960s, has died...

North Korea puts border city in lockdown over suspected outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un placed the city of Kaesong near the border...

World Politics

BNP isolated from people even from party workers: Hasan

Mahmud today said their massive corruption, politics of bomb...

South African trade minister tests positive for COVID-19

Minister Ibrahim Patel received his results on Saturday but...

People in death fear for ‘failure’ to check corona: BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday...

Resignation of DGHS’s DG will help recast the directorate: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the resignation...

Public deals on political consideration backfires

Many public deals awarded on political consideration without verifying...

Entertainment

TV actor Samir Sharma found dead at Mumbai home

TV actor and model Samir Sharma was found dead on Thursday night at his...

US talk show legend Regis Philbin dead at 88

Regis Philbin, an award-winning fixture of American talk show culture, has died at the...

Kim Kardashian seeks ‘compassion’ for husband Kanye West

Kim Kardashian West on Wednesday opened up about her husband Kanye West’s bipolar disorder,...

AR Rahman pays musical tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput: Dil Bechara songs are in his memory

AR Rahman and Bollywood's top singers, who have lent their voice to Dil Bechara's...

Planet Earth

Ganges basin swelling up, Brahmaputra remains stable

The flood situation in the Ganges basin worsened further as the water level of...

Death toll in India’s flood-hit Assam state rises to 111

The death toll in India’s flood-hit northeastern state of Assam has risen to 111...

China’s Wuhan issues flooding red alert as river surges after heavy rain

The Chinese city of Wuhan has raised its flood response alert to the highest...

Flooding in Bangladesh: People cry for food, drinking water

At least 11 rivers across the country are flowing over the danger line. Earlier, millions...

Crime & Investigations

Anti-Corruption Commission grills MP Papul’s wife Selina Islam

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday interrogated independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam Papul's wife...

ASI murder prime accused killed in Brahmanbaria ‘gunfight’

Mamun Mia, the key accused of Brahmanbaria ASI Amir Hossain murder, was killed in...

Video shows Fahim Saleh PA buying saw: Prosecutor

Surveillance video shows the personal assistant charged in the death of a 33-year-old tech...

Regent Group’s chief Shahed put on 10-day remand

A Dhaka court on Thursday placed Regent Group chairman Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed...

Business

Container train service with Bangladesh to boost trade ties: India

India has said the newly-introduced container train service will substantially boost business and trade...

Bangladesh Railway fails to prove its mettle

The Bangladesh Railway (BR) was the worst performer among the large government agencies in...

25 banks get go-ahead for fund formation

A total of 25 banks have secured their boards' approval for investing Tk 2.0...

Four specialised tech centres in EZs soon

Commerce ministry is set to establish four specialised technology centres (TCs) in economic zones...

Bangladesh Politics

BNP isolated from people even from party workers: Hasan

Mahmud today said their massive corruption, politics of bomb attacks and wrong handling of...

People in death fear for ‘failure’ to check corona: BNP

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said the country’s people are...

Resignation of DGHS’s DG will help recast the directorate: Hasan

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the resignation of Director General of the...

Public deals on political consideration backfires

Many public deals awarded on political consideration without verifying past records of companies and...