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  • Bangabandhu BPL T20 2019-20

    Russell scripts Rajshahi’s BBPL triumph

    The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur erupted with fireworks last night moments after Rajshahi Royals skipper Andre Russell erupted with a roar. He had bowled the last ball of the match, and in the process ensured that he became the first foreign captain to get his hands on a Bangladesh Premier League trophy in the tournament’s seventh edition.

  • Inter sign wing-back Young from United

    Inter Milan sign former England international Ashley Young from Manchester United on a six month contract, the Serie A club said on Friday.

  • Javier Hernandez

    Chicharito signs with Galaxy to become highest-paid MLS star

    Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy sign Mexican goal machine Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez from Spanish side Sevilla, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday.

  • ‘I feel for my country and my people and then my family’

    You see, there is a most interesting story on this point. That evening, my house was surrounded by commandos and they wanted to kill me if I came out of the house, giving the names of my own people and saying that Mujib Rahman has been killed by the extremists of Bangladesh.

  • Rohingya Crisis in Rakhine: Asean should push for long-term fix

    Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah has urged the Asean to address the “civil war” in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to find a long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis.

  • Palestine break Lankan hearts

    Palestine scored twice in stoppage time to emerge Group A champions of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup following a hard-fought 2-0 win over Sri Lanka at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Localised Digital Service Tax: Points to ponder

    Global trade is being disrupted by the tax disputes over technology giants who mostly operate from Silicon Valley.

  • Women, Business and the Law

    It is disheartening that despite our professed commitment towards women’s empowerment, we have actually fallen two notches in the World Bank’s Women,

  • Election Commission of Bangladesh

    EC doubles budget

    The Election Commission will spend around Tk 40 crore for holding the Dhaka city polls on January 30, almost double the amount spent in the previous elections in 2015.

  • Road crashes claim 4 lives in the capital

    Four people, including two siblings, have been killed in separate road accidents in the capital since Thursday night.

  • Thousands join second phase of Ijtema

    Prayers and sermons marked the first day of the second phase of Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest congregations of the Muslims after the Hajj, as it began on the bank of the Turag in Tongi yesterday morning.

  • Trump Impeachment: Senate opens historic trial

    The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove US President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Stop recurrence of scams in banking sector

    The High Court has stressed the need for preventing financial scams in the banking sector.

  • Youth crushed under train in Gazipur

    A youth is fatally crushed under a train while crossing the rail tracks in Pubail area in Gazipur.

  • DU VC expresses solidarity with protesting students

    Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof M Akhtaruzzman expresses solidarity with the students who went on hunger strike demanding deferral of the election schedule for Dhaka city corporation elections.

  • Obaidul Quader

    DCC polls: Govt okay with change of date

    Amid growing pressure on the Election Commission to shift the January 30 Dhaka city elections, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said his party or the government had no objection to changing the polls date.

  • Dhaka Airport

    Bangladeshi Migrants: Another 109 return from Saudi Arabia

    At least 109 Bangladeshi migrant workers have been deported from Saudi Arabia.

  • Eminent citizens condemn case against Prothom Alo editor

    Some 47 eminent citizens of the country in a joint statement voice condemnation and protest over a case filed against the Prothom Alo editor and others in connection with a death of Naimul Abrar Rahat, a student of Dhaka Residential Model College.

  • BCL leader, 6 others held over stalking of schoolgirl

    Police on Thursday night arrested seven people, including a Chhatra League leader, over stalking of a schoolgirl in Raighati area of the district’s Mohanpur upazila.

  • Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

    EC to reach acceptable solution over city polls, Quader hopes

    Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader hopes that the Election Commission (EC) will reach an acceptable solution over Dhaka city polls showing respect to religion.

  • Vandalism of temple: Barguna MP among 13 sued

    Awami League lawmaker for Barguna-2 constituency Shawkat Hasanur Rahman Rimon and 12 others have been sued on charge of contempt of court in connection with vandalising a temple and grabbing land in Charduari area of Pathorghata upazila.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Dhaka city polls date EC’s concern: Home Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says the government has nothing to do with the Dhaka city polls date though it coincides with Saraswati Puja.

  • Rajshahi romp to BBPL title

    Rajshahi Royals ride on fantastic performances from skipper Andre Russell, pacer Mohammad Irfan and batsman Irfan Sukkur to win the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League with a 21-run defeat of Khulna Tigers in the final.

  • dengue fever patients

    Australian scientists make breakthrough on preventing dengue

    Researchers from Australia’s national science body successfully genetically engineer mosquitoes that are resistant to spreading dengue virus.

  • Iran can take fight beyond its borders: Khamenei

    The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran’s borders, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, responding to the US killing of a top general and to unrest at home over the accidental downing of an airliner.

  • Editorial: Rescheduling the Dhaka mayoral polls

    As the election day for the Dhaka North and South city corporations is nearing, the demand for the deferral of the city polls is also getting louder.

  • Julio Cesar coming to Dhaka on Jan 22

    Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar will come to Dhaka for a two-day trip next week as a FIFA ambassador for the Bangabandhu Gold Cup, Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin informed today.

  • Bangladesh focused on economic diplomacy: Momen

    Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen says Bangladesh is now focused on economic diplomacy to boost the economy by bringing businesses to the country.

  • AL dominates, BNP barely visible

    A week has passed since the 19-day election campaign for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls officially kicked off on January 10, but activities of BNP candidates and their supporters are hardly noticeable compared to their Awami League counterparts.

  • Chinese travelers to be screened at Indian airports

    India issues a travel advisory for its nationals to and from China and ordered screening of international travelers who will land at Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata airports to combat Novel Corona Virus (nCoV), spread from the Wuhan province of China.