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  • 'Didn't need a major change in my action'

    Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.

  • Mourinho has no agreement with United

    Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has no agreement in place to take over at Manchester United, Sky Sports television said on Friday quoting unnamed sources.

  • Bangladesh re-elected executive board member of Unesco

    Unesco report may not be accurate

    The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans doubts whether the Unesco team would be able to prepare an accurate report on its recent visit to the world’s largest mangrove forest.

  • Saqlain, Shuvagata to board flight tonight

    Saqlain Sajib and Shuvagata Hom will fly tonight to join the national cricket team at Bangalore as replacements for left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed in the ICC WT20 2016 in India.

  • Editors are partners of conspiracy

    Editors sometimes work as partners of conspiracy against the country's interest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Awami League joint general

  • Still long way to reach target

    Over 8,31,000 stillbirths, 5,000 pregnancy-related deaths of women, and 76,000 neonatal deaths occur every year in Bangladesh, according to UNFPA.

  • Rate halved in 15 years

    An estimated 83,100 babies were born dead in Bangladesh last year, which is nearly a 50 percent decrease in stillbirths from 160,300 in 2000, according to The Lancet, a UK-based medical journal.

  • Road crashes killed at least 8,642 last year

    At least 8,642 people were killed and 21,855 others were injured in road crashes across the country last year.

  • Irresponsibility of cops blamed

    “Irresponsible attitude” of cops mainly led to the killing of four of the locals protesting the brutality on a woman and her son at Kalihati upazila in Tangail in September last year, said an enquiry report of police.

  • Mobile internet use drops after Facebook bar

    Telecom regulator registers 5.14 crore active mobile internet connections last month – what was 5.23 crore in October-end. The move comes after weeks of ban on Facebook that started last month and continued till December. BTRC, however, did not explain the reason of the fall.

  • Indian court rejects hanged girls probe

    An Indian court has rejected a federal police report which had ruled that two teenage girls found hanging from a tree in India last year took their own lives and were not gang-raped and murdered.

  • Amnesty warns over Asia migrant boat crisis

    Amnesty International said Bangladeshi migrants and persecuted Rohingya fleeing Myanmar faced "hellish" conditions on trafficking boats.

  • India-Pakistan-Bangladesh series on the cards

    It is understood that the Indian cricket authorities had discussed the possibility of a tri-series involving Pakistan and Bangladesh in its working committee meeting, according to a report of ESPNcricinfo.

  • No intention to offend anyone: AR Rahman

    AR Rahman said that his "decision" to compose the music for the movie "Muhammad: The Messenger of God", "was in good faith” with no intentions to offend any religious group.

  • China denies giving up AIIB veto power

    China denies reports that it had given up the veto power in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, saying it is premature to discuss the matter

  • HC seeks info on medicine price

    The High Court asks the director general of National Consumer Rights Protection Directorate to submit a report on the present market price of life saving medicine and their approved price before it in

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