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Tamim-Soumya stand after Mashrafe strikes earn Bangladesh 8-wicket win over West Indies

Previous Next A steady opening stand by half-centurions Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar has fired Bangladesh to a commanding eight-wicket win over the West Indies in the Tigers’ tri-nation series opener in Ireland. The openers laid a solid platform with a 144-run partnership, the highest opening stand for Bangladesh overseas, after skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza […]

Bangladesh self-sufficient in billet production Jagaran Chakma Bangladesh has become self-sufficient in billet manufacturing on the back of huge investment made by large steel mills, which bumped up their production capacity for the key raw material of steel products. Five years ago, steel mills had to import half the total requirement for billet to make […]

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File photo of BNP’s Nayapaltan head office in Dhaka Rajib Dhar/ Dhaka Tribune On Monday, Barrister Andaleeve Rahman Partho, chairman of Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP), one of the components of the BNP-led 20-party alliance, left the coalition The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is in troubled waters as political allies for decades are leaving its alliance. […]

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82.20 pc pass SCC, equivalent exams Daily Ittefaq  Monday 6th May 2019 The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations, held under 10 education boards, were published on Monday, showing a pass percentage of 82.20. This year’s pass rate is 4.43 percent higher than last year’s when the overall pass […]

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21 years in trial Mizanur Rahman and Md Sanaul Islam Tipu Dhaka Tribune   May 8th, 2019 With missing witnesses and lost case documents, a murder case is in limbo for two decades The High Court has summoned a judge to explain before the court why the trial proceedings of a particular murder case have […]

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The Daily Star  April 29, 2019 The Bastion of the Lalbagh Fort 4. The ruins of the Fort and the Palace of the Nawabs of Dacca, called Lall Bag. Source: Panaroma of the City of Dacca, 1847. Waqar A Khan This essay is largely about the pictorial depiction of the once imposing south-western bastion of […]

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The Daily Star  May 01, 2019 Goodbye, Mahfuz Ullah Mahfuz Ullah We are saddened to hear that senior journalist Mr Mahfuz Ullah has passed away. He breathed his last in a hospital in Thailand on Saturday (April 27, 2019) morning at the age of 69. Mr Mahfuz Ullah had contributed immensely to the field of […]

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The Daily Star  May 08, 2019 Cyclone Fani and global climate change Tall waves crash against a wall at the Patenga Beach in Chattogram as Cyclone Fani passes over Bangladesh after making landfall near Puri of the Indian state of Odisha. Photo: Rajib Raihan Quamrul Haider The temperature of the Earth changes over geologic time. […]

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Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti: Works by the legend which are relevant in modern-day India Although no list can justify what Rabindranath Tagore had written, here are some of his works one can revisit as we celebrate his birth anniversary. They have gained relevance over the years. By Lifestyle Desk |New Delhi  May 7, 2019 Indian Express The […]

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The Relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s Politics on His 158th Birth Anniversary Swaraj for Tagore was not just political freedom, but freedom from hunger, disease, servitude and ignorance. Rabindranath Tagore working in Shantiniketan. Credit: Shambhu Saha Debjani Sengupta “Only the weak dare not be just.” ∼ Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World In 1905, at […]

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When Hun Sen met Suu Kyi By Tej Parikh May 7, 2019 When Nobel laureate and Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi visited Hun Sen, the dictatorial ruler of Cambodia, in early May, it hit home just how much democratic progress had stuttered in both countries. Since Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party romped to […]

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