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Thomas crashes again as heat wave engulfs Tour de France

Nimes, July 24 -- Crashing is becoming a bad habit for defending Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas. After hitting the ground twice over the past two weeks, the Welshman fell off his bike one mor... Read More


Ben Stokes declines New Zealander of the Year nomination, backs Kane Williamson

Dhaka, July 23 -- England All-rounder Ben Stokes, who was named man of the match as England broke Kiwi hearts in the Lord's World Cup final this month, have refused to accept his nomination for the Ne... Read More


Double take: Celebrities take mistaken identity in stride

New York, July 23 -- "Hey, aren't you ..." Well, no. As famous as they are, celebrities sometimes get misidentified as another A-list face, but many told The Associated Press that they take it in stri... Read More


ACC summons Borak Real Estate MD

Dhaka, July 22 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday summoned Managing Director of Borak Real Estate (Pvt) Ltd Mohammad Noor Ali for interrogation over constructing a 30-storey building in... Read More


College affiliation govt's decision; no scope of cancellation: DU Pro-VC

Dhaka, July 22 -- Dhaka University Pro-vice-chancellor (administration) Prof Muhammad Samad on Sunday said they have no right to cancel the affiliation of seven colleges as the decision was taken by t... Read More


1st grader 'raped' in Jhenidah

Jhenidah, July 19 -- A class I student was reportedly raped at Dudhshar village of Shailakupa upazila on Thursday. Superintendent of Police Ariful Islam said Biplob, a neighbour of the victim, took t... Read More


BNP MP Siraj takes oath

Dhaka, July 11 -- Golam Mohammad Sirajul Islam, BNP MP-elect from Bogura-6 seat, on Thursday took oath as a member of the 11th Parliament. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at 3:... Read More


Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008

Wimbledon, July 11 -- All these years later, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet again at Wimbledon for the 40th installment of their terrific rivalry - and first at the All England Club since th... Read More


Legendary artists commemorated in BSA's 'Smrity-Satta-Vabisshyat' programme

Dhaka, July 9 -- Fine arts department of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy arranged a tribute seminar program on Monday afternoon in its National Art Gallery auditorium, in remembrance of three of the cou... Read More


Asia, Pacific should diversify trade to unleash inclusive dev: ADB report

Dhaka, July 3 -- Export diversification could help Asia and the Pacific to better cope with the current global slowdown in trade and make development more inclusive, according to a new report by the A... Read More