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  • Bangladeshi UN staff in NY out on bail

    The Bangladeshi national United Nations’ staff who was arrested in New York over charges of visa fraud has been released on bail.

  • STAR Day At A Glance| Friday, June 16, 2017

    Dear readers, here are the headlines of the day on June 16, 2017.

  • Budget 2017-18: Education gets a boost

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposes for an allocation of Tk 50,432 crore in the budget for 2017-18 fiscal for education, which is 12.6 percent of the total budget size.

  • 5 devastating cyclones in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh, the delta country, has been in the line of a few devastating tropical cyclones. Here we take a look back at some of the worst tropical cyclones to have hit the country.

  • Abahani restrict Prime DSC to 189

    Under relentless pressure from Abahani Limited bowlers, Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club stumble to 189 for 9 after 50 overs in the Super League match of Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League at BKSP’s No. 3 Ground.

  • BFF looks for an amicable solution

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday asked its Professional Football League Committee (PFLC) to sit with the participating clubs of the Bangladesh Premier League in order to find an amicable solution to the issue regarding unpaid dues.


    Once Bangladesh rose to number six in the ODI rankings by beating New Zealand on Wednesday, ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza could not help but say that 'it was a very important match for us, we knew that if we won we would go up to sixth'.

  • Rubel back in his element

    Rubel Hossain is not the most economical bowler in the Bangladesh ranks -- he is at times a bit expensive.

  • Nine foreign coaches in nine years

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) approves the appointment of a ninth foreign coach within nine years with English-born Australian Andrew Ord all set to take charge of the national team in June.

  • Damien Wright appointed BD U19 Head Coach

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appoints Australian Damien Wright as the Under 19 Team Head Coach.

  • STAR DAY at a GLANCE | Tuesday 23rd May 2017

    Good evening, readers! How are you doing today? Here are the headlines on May 23, 2017.

  • Fizz’s career-best ranking

    Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman moves up to 18th in the ICC Players Rankings for ODI bowlers, says an ICC press release issued today.

  • Cagers beat SL too

    Bangladesh got their second win from as many matches in the 5th South Asian Basketball Championship in Male yesterday.

  • Still a lot to play for

    The Bangladesh cricket team have one more tilt at New Zealand in the tri-series in Dublin on May 24 to get some valuable confidence ahead of the Champions Trophy starting in England and Wales on June 1.

  • Razib 29th, Rakib 61st

    National champion GM Enamul Hossain Razib became 29th in the Asian Continental Chess Championships which concluded in Chengdu, China yesterday. Razib earned 4.5 points from the event, thereby raising his rating by 12 points from this event.

  • BD beat Nepal in opener

    Bangladesh made a good start to their 5th South Asian Basketball Championship campaign, beating Nepal in their opening match in Male yesterday.

  • 24 picked for U-19 camp

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board selected 24 cricketers for the Bangladesh Under-19 training camp.

  • Shooters fail in Munich

    Bangladeshi shooters put up dismal performances on the opening day of the ISSF World Cup in both the men's and women's 10m air rifle events in Munich, Germany yesterday.

  • Tarafder to fund DFAs

    Tarafder Ruhul Amin, the managing director of Saif Powertec Ltd and director of Chittagong Abahani, yesterday announced he would provide financial assistance to District Football Associations (DFA).

  • Qualifying tournament for 2019 Cricket WC to be moved from BD

    The qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup is set to be moved to Ireland and Scotland next summer.

  • Rod Tucker, Sundaram Ravi umpires for BD-Eng match

    The International Cricket Council today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which will be staged from 1-18 June at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval.

  • BD teams in semis

    Both Bangladesh boys' and girls' teams moved into the semifinals of the ITF Asian Under-12 Tennis Team Competition in Nepal yesterday, said a press release from Bangladesh Tennis Federation.

  • Rahmatganj, Brothers in quarterfinals

    Brothers Union joined Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society in the last eight of the Walton Federation Cup after the two sides played out a 0-0 draw in the lone fixture of Group D at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Abahani's slim hopes end

    Abahani's slim hopes of an unlikely passage to the final round of the AFC Cup were extinguished after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Maziya Sports and Recreation Club in Male yesterday.

  • New Zealand win by four wickets

    New Zealand reach the target of 258 to win the game in 47.3 overs with four wickets in hand during the third match of the tri-series at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground, Dublin today.

  • Razib wins, Rakib loses

    Grandmaster Enamul Hossain Razib shared third position with 18 other players after the fourth round of the Asian Continental Chess Championships in Chengdu, China ended yesterday.

  • No good news from Baku

    After two consecutive days of success, the Bangladeshi athletes failed to get into contention for any medals on the third day of action at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan yesterday.

  • DPL resumes today

    The Dhaka Premier League resumes today as the second batch of matches of the ninth round will be played in three venues, with league leaders Gazi Group Cricketers looking to consolidate their position by winning today's match against ninth-placed Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity in Fatullah.

  • Dhaka, Army into semis

    Dhaka and Bangladesh Army moved into the semifinals of the 31st ATN Bangla National Hockey Championship after contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals yesterday.

  • Tigers unimpressed by Dublin facilities

    That the rain is enough of a problem in Ireland was evidenced by the fact that both matches in the tri-series involving the hosts, Bangladesh and New Zealand have had rain interruptions.