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BCB awards Miraz contracts for all three formats, Mahmudullah for ODIs only

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- The Bangladesh Cricket Board has rewarded Mehidy Hasan Miraz's prodigious show with both the bat and the ball with central contracts for all formats for the Tigers'. Mahmudullah, ho... Read More


Momen backs Tauhedul Islam, a diplomat rebuffed by Austria as ambassador

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has thrown his support behind diplomat Md Tauhedul Islam, whom Austria has refused as the Bangladesh ambassador in Vienna. Momen says that he will de... Read More


Farooki's 'Shonibar Bikel' gets greenlight for nationwide release after four years

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- The appeal committee of the Bangladesh Film Censor Board has rejected the board's earlier objection to issuing a clearance certificate for Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's highly-anticipated... Read More


Bangladeshi boy found in Malaysia says he fell asleep in container while playing: report

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- A Bangladeshi boy who was found inside a container at a wharf at Westports in Port Klang has said he was playing when he fell asleep inside the container, according to Malaysian medi... Read More


CCTV footage shows AL leader assaulted a headteacher in Kurigram

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- A grass roots Awami League leader in Kurigram's Rowmari Upazila has been accused of assaulting a school teacher during a deliberation at the head teacher's office within the school p... Read More


Schoolboy tortured over alleged theft in Magura

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- A man has reportedly tortured a sixth-grader by driving a nail into his leg over an alleged theft in Magura's Salikha Upazila. The incident occurred in Talkhari Union's Chhandara vi... Read More


Rohingya insurgent claims Wednesday's gunfight was against Myanmar military, not ARSA

Dhaka, Jan. 21 -- A Rohingya insurgent who is being treated at a hospital in Chattogram has claimed that the gunfight that took place on Wednesday along the Tumbru border at Ghumdhum in Bandarban's Na... Read More


Second phase of Biswa Ijtema begins

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- The second phase of the Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, is underway in Tongi. The event started on the banks of the Turag river with a sermo... Read More


Met Office forecasts temperature rise as cold wave grips Bangladesh's north

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- The mercury is likely to rise over the next two days but a cold wave sweeping over the northern regions may continue for another day, the Meteorological Department has said. Severe ... Read More


Bangladesh arrests six people for 'selling fraudulent stamps' to US visa applicants

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- Police in Bangladesh have arrested six people on charges of selling fraudulent entry and exit stamps to US visa applicants. Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Cyber and Special Crime Unit ... Read More