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Iran protests flare

Iran has arrested more than 1,200 protesters, officials said Monday, in its lethal crackdown on 10 nights of unrest driven by outrage over the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the notorious morality police.

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Italy takes step into unknown with far-right win

Italy took a sharp turn to the right yesterday after Giorgia Meloni’s Eurosceptic populist party swept to victory in general elections, putting a one-time Mussolini admirer on course to become the first woman to lead the country.

3h ago| India

India’s Congress likely to get first non-Gandhi chief

India’s main opposition Congress party is likely to elect a new party president from outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty for the first time in nearly 25 years, as it looks for a reset ahead of the next election to compete with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

3h ago| Cricket

‘Every girl who chooses sport faces social backlash’

Recently, international success in Bangladesh sport has mostly been achieved by the nation’s women, most notably the women’s national football team.

T20 World Cup 2022 exclusive

Tigers scrape through to win against UAE in first T20I

After 17 overs, Bangladesh were 126 for five and in chase of Bangladesh’s target, UAE reached the end of 17th over on 124 but they lost eight wickets to get there. Yet, in the end they pushed the Tigers right down to the wire in the last over before Shoriful Islam picked up two wickets in the last over to see the Tigers scrape to a seven-run win at Dubai International Stadium yesterday.

Story of a renowned sculptor

Haripada Pal, a versatile artist aged over 60, is one of the most renowned sculptors in Bangladesh and has attained fame for his lifelong devotion and passion in making endless number of sculptures. Watch the video to know his story.