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Returnees benefit from time away

Much like the awaiting media during the first training session since the squad announcement at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium yesterday, excitement was writ large on the faces of Mohammad Mithun and Anamul Haque, the two wicketkeeper-batsmen making a comeback to the national team after a nearly three-year gap. Both recalled players credited their good form […]

The New York fire department responded to a blaze at Trump Tower on Monday morning. News footage showed firefighters on the roof of the skyscraper, at East 57th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The fire was minor and likely caused by an electrical fault, the fire department told local media, which said the blaze […]

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The Met office says the big chill is likely to prevail across the country and could even deepen on January 9, 2018, when new record lows may be felt in the central and southern parts. The biting cold weather has claimed 12 lives in the northern region of the country in the last four days. […]

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Apple Inc investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction might not be a bad thing for profits. Hedge fund JANA Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) pension fund said on Saturday that iPhone overuse could be hurting children’s […]

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a news briefing at the party’s central office at Naya Paltan in Dhaka on Monday. Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said that they were ‘shocked’ by the speech of President Abdul Hamid in parliament for it had ‘no mention of […]

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INDIA’S high-handedness to its neighbours, especially Bangladesh, is conspicuously evident in that the issue of border control regime, marked by New Delhi’s rhetoric of asking its border guards not to use lethal weapons yet the Border Security Force’s shooting unarmed Bangladeshi civilians, picking them up from the frontiers and even intruding, sometimes aiding Indian civilians […]

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