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Joy terms Bhutan debacle an accident

Deputy minister for youth and sports Arif Khan Joy termed Bangladesh's defeat at the hands of Bhutan in the Asian Cup Qualifiers playoff as 'an accident' and blamed the then coach for wrong team selection.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Hasina axes heavyweights

Sheikh Hasina, who is set to take oath today as the prime minister for the third consecutive term, has dropped most of her colleagues in the outgoing cabinet, aiming to inject fresh blood in her new government.

January 14, 2017
January 14, 2017

Joy terms Bhutan debacle an accident

Deputy minister for youth and sports Arif Khan Joy termed Bangladesh's defeat at the hands of Bhutan in the Asian Cup Qualifiers playoff as 'an accident' and blamed the then coach for wrong team selection.

November 25, 2016
November 25, 2016

Malaysia will not abandon tournament over Myanmar Rohingya crackdown

Malaysia decided on Friday to carry on with a regional soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar, days after a Malaysian minister said it was considering pulling out in protest against Myanmar's bloody crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

August 1, 2016
August 1, 2016

Pak federal govt comes to Hanif’s aid

The federal government will come to the aid of former Pakistan cricketing legend Hanif Mohammad who is currently hospitalized and undergoing treatment in an intensive Care Unit (ICU) in a private hospital in Karachi.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

Britain, France mark 100 years of Somme offensive

With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

4,391 acres of railway land grabbed

A total of 4,391 acres of railway land has been grabbed so far by individuals and government, semi-government, autonomous,

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Tourism minister to attend office at Dhaka airport

The minister and secretary to the civil aviation and tourism ministry will attend office at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to implement a work plan for fulfilling international standard security at the airport by March 31.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Don’t comment on sub-judice matter: Law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq has urged all not to make any statement regarding any sub-judice matter.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Wild elephant goes on rampage in Indian town

A wild elephant went on an hours-long rampage in a town in eastern India on Wednesday, damaging about 100 homes, shops and other buildings, a state minister said.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

No possibility of cutting fuel prices: Nasrul

There is no possibility of reducing fuel prices despite a cost plunge in the international market, the state minister for energy, gas and mineral resources hints in parliament.