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JaPa urges AL not to field candidate in Rangpur-3 by-polls

Rangpur, Aug. 31 -- Jatiya Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga on Saturday urged ruling Awami League not to field any candidate in the by-elections to Rangpur-3 seat showing respect to late H... Read More


Video of women trade union leaders goes viral

Dhaka, Aug. 29 -- An International Labour Organisation (ILO) video featuring three young women trade union leaders in Bangladesh has gone viral on YouTube. The 3.45 minute advocacy film tells the ins... Read More


Mission Mangal box office collection Day 10: Akshay Kumar movie mints Rs 149.31 crore

Dhaka, Aug. 25 -- Akshay Kumar's Mission Mangal has earned Rs 149.31 crore so far. The film earned Rs 13.32 crore on Saturday. It is expected to only grow on Sunday before tapering off in the weekdays... Read More


Thailand to set up center to combat 'fake news'

Bangkok, Aug. 22 -- Thailand's government has announced plans to set up a center to combat unverified and unauthenticated news on social media platforms. Minister of Digital Economy and Society Phutt... Read More


Cop hailed as hero for saving newborn from dogs

Chattogram, Aug. 21 -- A police officer is being praised for protecting a newborn from dogs in the port city on early Tuesday. Sub-Inspector Mostafizur Rahman and tales of his selfless act went viral... Read More


Blue Jays hit 3 solo HRs, blank slumping Rangers 3-0

Toronto, Aug. 14 -- Five Blue Jays pitchers combined on a five-hitter, Teoscar Hernandez and Billy McKinney hit back-to-back home runs, and Toronto beat the slumping Texas Rangers 3-0 on Tuesday night... Read More


Afghan leader rejects foreign interference as talks advance

Kabul, Aug. 12 -- Afghanistan's president on Sunday rejected foreign interference as the United States and the Taliban appear to be closing in on a peace deal without the Afghan government at the tabl... Read More


Nadal, Medvedev advance to Rogers Cup final

Montreal, Aug. 11 -- Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain advanced to the Rogers Cup final Saturday night when Gael Monfils of France withdrew before their semifinal. Nadal will face e... Read More


Barnes double leads Burnley to 3-0 win against Southampton

Burnley, Aug. 11 -- Ashley Barnes scored twice as Burnley launched its Premier League campaign with a 3-0 victory against Southampton on a windswept, rain-lashed day at Turf Moor on Saturday. The hom... Read More


ICC Women's T20 WC: Bangladesh to play PNG in qualifiers on Aug 31

Dhaka, Aug. 8 -- Bangladesh will play Papua New Guinea (PNG) in their opening match of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup qualifier on August 31 in Scotland. Ireland, who also start their campaign on the ... Read More