Women’s team crushed to defeat in warm-up

February 28, 2022

Sharmin Akhter’s lone battle went in vain as the Bangladesh women’s cricket team suffered a 109-run defeat against their English counterparts in their first warm-up match ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup at the Lincoln Green in New Zealand on Monday.
Sharmin made 81 off 137 balls but didn’t find much support Read more

Shakib to play SA Tests: Hassan

February 28, 2022

Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will play the two-match Test series against South Africa, scheduled in March-April, informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan. The BCB president confirmed it to the media following Bangladesh’s third ODI against Afghanistan in Chattogram today.
“As he is not playing in the IPL [this season] anymore, then I do not Read more

Priyanka Chopra shares sun-kissed selfie while enjoying Sunday

February 28, 2022

Priyanka Chopra posted some selfies as she could be seen going on a drive with husband Nick Jonas.
The Quantico actor’s reel comprised of her sun-kissed selfies in which the actor is slayed in a white shirt with her hair down.
Nick could be seen in the background as the new-mommy clicked pictures. She captioned the reel with Read more

Bangladesh crushed to defeat by Afghanistan

February 28, 2022

Bangladesh failed to bag their full 30 points after they conceded a seven wicket defeat against Afghanistan with a robust hundred from Rahmanullah Gurbaz in the third and final one-day international match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.
Rahmanullah Gurbazh smacked an unbeaten 106 off 110 balls, his third ODI ton Read more

CU students stage demo demanding regular shuttle train service

February 28, 2022

Students of Chittagong University (CU) today staged a demonstration demanding a regular schedule of shuttle trains on the university route.
They came up with the demand padlocking the university’s entrance at 1:20 pm today, a correspondent from CU campus reports Read more

First year college classes to begin from Wednesday

February 28, 2022

Colleges across the country are slated to start classes for freshly-admitted 11th grade students from March 2. This comes after eight months of the scheduled time, as the classes had to be delayed due to Covid-19.
Usually, the new academic year for HSC and equivalent courses begin on July 1. “Colleges will start holding the classes from March 2. The classes will be held in Read more

Mountain Dew reinstates ‘Bhoyer Porei Joy’ in new TVC featuring Hrithik Roshan

February 28, 2022

Beverage brand Mountain Dew, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, unveiled its new power-packed television commercial (TVC) yesterday featuring Bollywood superstar and brand ambassador Hrithik Roshan.
Taking the excitement up a notch, the TVC has been shot on the top of the world’s tallest building – Emaar’s Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, a press Read more

Lahore win first PSL title after thrashing Multan

February 28, 2022

Lahore Qalandars win maiden Pakistan Super League title after thrashing Multan Sultans by 42 runs
Lahore Qalandars Sunday put up a clinical performance to defeat Multan Sultans by 42 runs and bag their first Pakistan Super League (PSL) title.
Although Lahore had handed Multan a stiff 181-run target, they were stillrequired to be at their best both with the ball as well as in the Read more

BCB to discuss with Shakib on Test availability for next one year

February 28, 2022

Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to hold an in-person meeting with Shakib Al Hasan within a couple of days to know his next one-year plan before they sew up the central contract of the Tigers for 2022.
BCB’s cricket operations chairman Mohammad Jalal Yunus further informed the reporters on Monday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium press box that they will act accordingly Read more

Leeds sack Marcelo Bielsa as manager after disastrous slump in form

February 28, 2022

Move comes after string of heavy defeats pushes Premier League club towards relegation zone
Premier League club Leeds have fired manager Marcelo Bielsa following Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Tottenham.
The loss at Elland Road was their fourth defeat in five matches – a disastrous run in which they conceded 20 goals and slid towards the relegation zone Read more

Sonny Ramadhin, legendary West Indies’ spin bowler dies aged 92

February 28, 2022

Former West Indies spinner Sonny Ramadhin has died aged 92. Born in Trinidad, he took 158 wickets in 43 Tests between 1950 and 1961, but he was best known for his exploits in the 1950 series against England.
Bowling in tandem with slow left-armer Alf Valentine, the pair took 59 wickets in a spectacular series win – having never previously won a Test in England. Ramadhin took Read more

Bangladesh Test squad to train at Kirsten academy

February 28, 2022

Bangladesh Test side will train at the Gary Kirsten Academy in Cape Town when the limited-overs side will be busy in 50-over action against South Africa, said Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket operations chief Jalal Yunus.
The Tigers are scheduled to fly to South Africa next month for a three-match one-day Read more

Women’s team vows to make WC memorable

February 27, 2022

Bangladesh women’s team captain Nigar Sultana vowed to make their maiden ICC Women’s World Cup journey unforgettable by achieving a rare success in the global event, starting on March 4 at Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.
‘Being our maiden World Cup, we are keen to make it unforgettable where we are aiming to Read more

Print exhibition pays tribute to Language Movement martyrs

February 27, 2022

Artistes are displaying prints to pay tribute to Bangla language and Language Movement martyrs in an exhibition ongoing at Safiuddin Shilpalay in Dhanmondi.
The ten-day group art exhibition is displaying 38 artworks by 30 eminent and young artists.
The artworks were selected out of a pool of more than 60 artworks that were submitted to the exhibition, which began on Read more

Fantasy Kingdom: a getaway from urban chaos

February 27, 2022

Recreation is a must for people who become bored with their monotonous lives in the bustling city. So, they organise annual picnics, family outings, corporate retreats or concerts in a bid to return to normal life with renewed vigour. To enjoy this getaway from city life, the best solution could be Fantasy Kingdom, where people can start off with a stress-free morning, enjoy exciting Read more

Revamped M’singh Museum draws visitors, but can’t display all exhibits

February 27, 2022

After shifting Mymensingh Museum to Shashi Lodge over two years ago, the number of daily visitors has significantly increased. While this is good news, the establishment is yet to show visitors all it can offer.
The lodge has more than adequate space to display all museum exhibits, but due to lack of showcases and necessary support staff, many items have been stored away in several Read more

New CEC, 4 election commissioners sworn in

February 27, 2022

Newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal and four election commissioners were sworn in this afternoon.
Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique administered their oaths at the Judges’ Lounge of the Supreme Court at 4:30pm. Supreme Court Registrar General Md Ali Akbar Read more

Ex-defence secretary Habibul Awal made CEC

February 26, 2022

Former secretary of defence ministry Kazi Habibul Awal has been appointed as the next chief election commissioner.
President Abdul Hamid also appointed retired district and sessions judge Begum Rashida Sultana, Brig Gen (retd) Ahsan Habib Khan, retired senior secretary Md Alamgir, and Read more

Poland refuses to play 2022 World Cup qualifying play-off against Russia

February 26, 2022

The Polish national football no longer wants to play the play-off match for the World Cup qualifying against Russia in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Polish football federation president Cezary Kulesza said on Saturday.
The two sides are set to go head-to-head on March 24 – with the game Read more

How the formula milk industry exploits over half of Bangladeshi parents

February 26, 2022

Baby formula makers still violating global marketing rules – study
More than half of the parents and pregnant women from eight countries, including Bangladesh, say they have been targeted with marketing in breach of international standards on infant feeding practices.
A new study by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, which draws on interviews with parents, pregnant women and health workers also from China, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, the Read more

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