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- October 19, 2017
More than 4,000 Shrimp farms in Paikgachha upazila of the coastal district Khulna may be blocked any time due to manifold problems including technical support. According to local sources, although the upazila holds a prominent name for shrimp production, the sector insiders here are mainly facing difficulties for want of necessary equipment to detect various
A group of programmers have launched the first ever Bangla-based programming language, Potaka.
At least two youths were reportedly killed in shootout in Jessore town early on Saturday. Of the deceased, one was Habib Gazi, 26, son of Abbas Gazi. The identity of another could not be known yet. Kotwali police station Oficer-in-Charge Ilyas Hossain said local people first informed police that they had heard of firing in the
Farmers in Rajshahi have become happy over using pre-paid card system in irrigation and the system got immense popularity among them in the vast Barind tract during the last couple of years. Barind Multipurpose Development Authorities (BMDA) commissioned the cards under a project titled “Smart Card Based Prepaid Pump Usage and Energy Measuring System”. The
National oil-gas protection committee yesterday announced a long march protesting the construction of the Rampal power plant called ‘Chalo Chalo Dhaka Chalo’ (March to Dhaka) starting November 24.
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Centre (BYLC) concluded their fourth Youth Leadership Summit (YLS) on Saturday with the theme “Connect, Collaborate, Co-create” at the International Convention City in Bashundhara, Dhaka. The rigorous admission process competitively selected 400 students from over 2,700 applications from all over Bangladesh and 60 countries around the world. With financial support from UK
Elsewhere, Manchester City won 4-1 at Stoke City to give Pep Guardiola’s men their second straight victory while champions Leicester City were held to a 0-0 home draw by Arsenal
Stefanidi, a 26-year-old who lives in the United States, shouted in ecstasy as she cleared the bar at 4.85m and celebrated before she even landed
Twelve players have been excluded from the previous 32-member squad including Zahid, Hemanta, Monayem and Russel who were regulars in the national team
For most of her career Sindhu has largely remained in the shadow of fellow Indian and former world number one Saina Nehwal
The US team of Tianna Bartoletta, Felix, English Gardner and Tori Bowie clocked 41.01 seconds, the second-fastest time ever after the U.S. world record set in London four years ago
If the test is positive both Taskin and Sunny will be available for selection before Bangladesh take on England in the first of two Test matches in October
Badshah made his international debut in February, 1978, and until his retirement in 1990, he was considered as the most reliable all-rounders of the side
The Ethiopian Ayana looked to be on the way to another dominant victory after surging into a huge lead four laps into the race but she tired in the closing stages and was unable to hold off Cheruiyot’s late burst
Gulshan terrorist attack survivor Tahmid Hasib Khan has been sent to jail.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday said that the trial of the August 21, 2004 grenade attack would certainly be completed during the tenure of this government.
Bolt should have a long second career ahead of him and a lot of people, from his sponsor Puma to Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, want a say in his plans
It is the first time any of Lochte’s companions has spoken publicly of the 32-year-old’s role in the incident, and it contradicts Lochte who told US television that he and his team mates were robbed at gunpoint
She was found murdered on March 20
“What strikes me is, we shed tears, but there are no tears here. He doesn’t cry once. That boy is in total shock.”