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Mashrafe fined 20% match fee after ICC Code breach

Bangladesh’s Mashrafe bin Mortaza gestures during their tri-series final against Sri Lanka in Mirpur SaturdayDHAKA TRIBUNE/Md Manik The occasion was the second Mashrafe bin Mortaza has been sanctioned since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016 Bangladesh captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza has been fined 20% of his match fee and a demerit point […]

Ittefaq Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday unveiled the foundation plague of Matarbari 1200-megawatt coal-based power plant in Maheshkhali of Cox’s Bazar. The PM inaugurated the pant through a videoconference from her official residence ‘Ganobhaban’. By this, Bangladesh has begun the construction of one of its largest power plants in the coastal district of […]

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A human chain in front of National Press Club in Dhaka to protest against child marriage. PHOTO: AFP Taqbir Huda The Child Marriage Restraint Act 2017 which allowed girls under 18 and boys under 21 to be married off under “special circumstances” was undoubtedly the country’s most controversial law of 2017. The Act was widely […]

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The Bangladesh Bank will try to rein in the lending growth rate and prevent dangerous debt-fuelled bubble in the monetary policy it is going to announce for the second half of the current fiscal year, according to policymakers. The bankers, however, have urged the central bank not to curb the loan flow, arguing that the […]

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BNP Standing Committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain addresses a discussion, organized by Jatiyatabadi Swechchhasebak Dal’s Dhaka north city unit, at Dhaka Reporter’s Unity (DRU) on Sunday; January 28, 2018 Focus Bangla The BNP chief will be disqualified for the next general election if she is convicted in a graft case. Two senior BNP leaders threatened to […]

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Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, US, May 3, 2017. — Reuters file photo Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn stepped down Saturday as Republican National Committee finance chairman, following allegations of decades of sexual misconduct. The 76-year-old former business rival turned […]

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The Islamic Development Bank or IDB has withdrawn $175.5 million (Tk 14.22 billion) fund commitments for two projects in Bangladesh as the country failed to comply with policy deadlines. The bank’s Director General for Country Relations and Services Walid Abdelwahab informed Finance Minister AMA Muhith about its decision on withdrawing the cumulative undisbursed commitments or […]

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