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  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chhayanaut Bangladesh

    Modi wins UN’s ‘Champions of the Earth Award’

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is awarded this year’s UN’s highest environmental honour for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance and pledges to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022.

  • Team India's grand gift for Dhoni

    The entire Indian team that won the recently concluded T20I series against England presented former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni with an innovative wooden plaque to serve as a memento for his services to the sport and for being a continuous source of inspiration to the Indian team.

  • Malaysia delights in Mohd Faiz's goal of the year award

    Malaysian soccer fans heaped praise on Mohd Faiz Subri on Tuesday after the Penang FA player received the Puskas Award for the best goal of 2016 at a FIFA ceremony in Zurich.

  • 'Sir Andy' looks to banish Aus Open tennis blues

    Newly knighted Andy Murray will bid to end a run of heartbreaking defeats at the Australian Open and see off his chief rival Novak Djokovic as he enters his first Grand Slam tournament as world number one.

  • Mahrez named African Footballer of the Year

    Riyad Mahrez, who inspired Leicester City to an extraordinary Premier League title triumph last season, was named African Footballer of the Year on Thursday.

  • Mahrez tipped for top Africa award

    Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is favourite to be crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2016 on the back of his contribution to Leicester City's shock English Premier League title win.

  • Ronaldo honoured at Globe Soccer Awards

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos scooped the top prizes at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Tuesday.

  • Fizz ICC's emerging player of the year

    Mustafizur Rahman, one of Bangladesh's most famous cricketing exports, has broken new ground for his country by becoming the first player to win an International Cricket Council (ICC) award.

  • Fizz claims ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award

    Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has won the ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award. In the period under consideration, Mustafizur played three ODIs and took eight wickets, while he yielded 19 wickets in 10 T20Is.

  • Murray wins third BBC Sports Personality award

    Andy Murray was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time on Sunday despite his wife telling him she was voting for one of his rivals.

  • Ronaldo eyes 10 more years after 'dream' season

    Cristiano Ronaldo signalled his intention to keep playing for 10 more years after rounding off a "dream year" by signing a bumper new five-year contract with Real Madrid on Monday.

  • Ranjit Biswas passes away

    Ranjit Kumar Bishwas, the former senior secretary for Cultural Affairs and a prominent sports writer, passed away in Chittagong yesterday. He was 60.

  • Ranieri named best manager

    Leicester City's inspirational manager Claudio Ranieri picks up another piece of silverware after being elected Manager of the Year by England's League Managers Association (LMA).

  • Three cheers for Root

    Joe Root adds a few more honours to his burgeoning career after being named England's Test Cricketer of the Year and England's limited-overs Cricketer of the Year at the ECB's annual awards evening.

  • Ranieri scoops LMA Manager of the Year award

    Claudio Ranieri collects another prestigious accolade after being named the League Managers Association's (LMA) Manager of the Year on Monday.

  • Nat’l award winning film Brihonnola’s honour scrapped

    The government has stripped of national award winning film “Brihonnola” of the recognition after finding it copied the storyline from a writer without permission.

  • Mustafizur best debutant of 2015

    Three years ago Mustafizur Rahman, like any other aspiring fast bowler, arrived in Dhaka and constantly hunted for opportunities to play professional cricket. He approached coaches and clubs until he was noticed.

  • Ex-refugee wins $1m global teacher prize

    A Palestinian teacher wins a $1m for global teaching prize - the award announced in a video message by Pope Francis.

  • 16 personalities selected for Ekushey Padak

    Sixteen eminent personalities have been selected for this year's Ekushey Padak in recognition of their outstanding contributions in their respective fields.

  • 16 named for Ekushey Padak

    Sixteen eminent personalities have been named as recipients of the Ekushey Padak-2016 in recognition of outstanding contribution in their respective fields.

  • 11 honoured with Bangla Academy awards

    Eleven personalities have been declared recipients for Bangla Academy Sahitya Purashkar-2016.

  • Messi widely tipped to regain Ballon d'Or

    Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is targeting an unprecedented fifth Ballon d'Or award in Zurich, with the Argentine heavily favoured to reclaim the prize from three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Will Mustafiz become the debutant of the year?

    Bangladesh cricket team’s find of 2015, the left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been chosen in the short-list of cricketers for the prestigious ESPNcricinfo debutant of the year award.

  • Only Messi deserves Ballon d'Or

    German football idol Lothar Matthaus has thrown his weight behind Lionel Messi to win the 2015 Ballon d'Or, insisting that no-one else merits the award.

  • Hasina receives ‘ICT Sustainable Development Award’

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received "ICT Sustainable Development Award" from the International Telecommunication Union.

  • Mrittika Maya

    Mrittika Maya

    Gazi Rakayat-directed “Mrittika Maya” has taken home a whooping 17 awards in the 2013 National Film Awards, announced by the Information Ministry on Tuesday. It is the highest number of awards for a single film at the National level, beating Amzad Hossain's “Golapi Ekhon Train-e” (1978) by a fair margin.

  • BSA Award

    Shilpakala Padak 2014 conferred

    To honour those working tirelessly for the preservation, awareness and development of our rich culture and heritage, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) began honouring artistes and activists who have made significant contribution to the various fields of arts in the country in 2013.