DHAKA—The ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League (DPL) was deferred for two days due to the inclement weather.
Month: June 2021
Selection intrigue surrounds England-New Zealand opener
LONDON – England and New Zealand head into Wednesday’s first Test at Lord’s with both sides face some potentially awkward selection decisions.
Inter Milan’s Arturo Vidal in hospital after positive Covid test
SANTIAGO – Inter Milan’s Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal is receiving hospital treatment after testing positive for coronavirus, his national team said Monday.
Osaka crisis sends French Open reeling as Djokovic, Nadal begin title bids
PARIS – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their French Open campaigns underway Tuesday with the tournament still reeling from the sensational withdrawal of Naomi Osaka and her revelation that she has been suffering long periods of depression.
Criticism, jokes as Copa America moved to Brazil over Covid
BRASÍLIA – When Covid-19 overwhelmed Argentina too badly to host the South American football championships, officials decided to move the tournament to pandemic-battered Brazil of all places, drawing criticism from epidemiologists and a flurry of jokes.
42 tonnes of poppy seeds seized at Chattogram port
Customs authorities on Tuesday claimed to have seized 42 tonnes of poppy seeds worth Tk 15 crore at Chattogram port.
Likee launches ‘Crazy Movie Editors’ campaign
Likee, the popular short video creation and sharing app has recently kicked off an exciting activity named ‘Crazy Movie Editors’ for film buffs.
Bangladesh sees rise in Covid infections; 41 more die
Amid the growing trend in both the Coronavirus infections and fatalities, Bangladesh logged 41 more deaths, pushing up the death toll to 12,660.
US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh
The United States has welcomed the arrival of 106,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh saying the US, Bangladesh and global partners are working closely togethe
‘Drug peddler’ killed in Gazipur gunfight
A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Hazi Mazar slum in Tongi in the small hours of Tuesday.
Dhaka wakes up to flooded roads
Residents of Dhaka woke up to waterlogged streets on Tuesday morning after pre-monsoon showers lashed the city.
Poacher ‘Tiger Habib’ held after 20 yrs
Notorious poacher Habib Talukdar alias ‘Tiger Habib’, who was on the run for nearly two decades, has been arrested by Bangladesh police.
Copa America in Argentina suspended over coronavirus surge
ASUNCION – Argentina’s hosting of the Copa America football tournament has been suspended “in view of the current circumstances”, CONMEBOL said on Sunday, as the country battles a surge in coronavirus cases. “CONMEBOL informs that in view of the current…