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BPL Football: Bashundhara's first stumble comes near finish line

Dhaka, July 20 -- Holders Dhaka Abahani Limited beat Saif Sporting Club by 4-1 goals in the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football at the floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Saturd... Read More


Mashrafe ruled out of Sri Lanka series due to injury

Dhaka, July 19 -- Bangladesh ODI captain Masrhafe Bin Mortaza has been ruled out of upcoming Sri Lanka tour due to a new blow on his right hamstring. He was supposed to travel to Sri Lanka on Saturda... Read More


Federer comes so close to 9th Wimbledon title before losing

England, July 15 -- Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship Sunday, too. Had two ... Read More


France eyes new areas of cooperation with Bangladesh: Envoy

Dhaka, July 13 -- French Ambassador to Bangladesh Marie-Annick Bourdin has said they will keep looking for new areas of cooperation and ways to further strengthen their relationship with Bangladesh. ... Read More


Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats

Iran, July 12 -- Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a "dangerous game" and threatening retribution, while... Read More


Al Mahmud's 83rd birth anniversary

Dhaka, July 12 -- The 83rd birth anniversary of the late poet Al-Mahmud, one of the finest Modernist poets in the Bengali language, was observed Thursday. The legendary poet was born 11th July, 1936 a... Read More


Pakistan eye freak result against Bangladesh for improbable semi-final spot

Dhaka, July 4 -- Their semifinal chances reduced to just a mathematical possibility, former champions Pakistan will need an improbable win over Bangladesh to have a shot at making the semifinals of th... Read More


Rajshahi college student loses arm: Bus driver held

Rajshahi, July 4 -- Police in a drive arrested the bus driver from Puthia Bazar in the upazila on Thursday in connection with severing of the right arm of college student Firoz Sardar in a road accide... Read More


South Korea keen to invest in power, infrastructure: Tipu

Dhaka, July 2 -- South Korea has expressed its interest to invest in power and infrastructure sectors in Bangladesh, said Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi. The Minister made the remark at a press confer... Read More


Mustafizur strikes twice as Bangladesh back in contest

Dhaka, July 2 -- Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman removed Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya in a span of three balls to turn thing around for Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Tuesday. But India had already set... Read More