Seventeen Bangladeshis, who returned home from India through Benapole land port from April 26 to May 22, have tested positive for Covid-19.
3 India returnees test positive for Covid in Magura
Three Bangladeshis, who recently returned from India, have tested positive for Covid-19.
Of them, one is a 50-year-old woman. The other two are men, aged 25 and 40 years. They are originally residents of Satkhira, Tangail and Kushtia, respectively.
Khaleda undergoes fresh Covid test
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia underwent a fresh Covid test on Saturday to know whether she has recovered from the virus as she has been doing well with no visible symptom, said her personal physician Mohammad Al Mamun.
BUET admission: Application deadline extended to May 3
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) has stretched the application deadline of April 24 for its 2020-21 undergraduate programme to May 3.
Bangladesh preliminary Test squad to fly for Sri Lanka Monday noon
Dhaka, Apr 11 : A 21-member Bangladesh preliminary test cricket team will fly for Sri Lanka Monday noon to play a two- match test series against the Island nation.
BCB announces preliminary Test squad with three new faces
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday announced a 21-member preliminary squad for Sri Lanka Tests, including three new faces.
Ban v WI Dhaka Test: Bonner, Da Silva, Joseph propel tourists to 409
Dhaka, Feb 11 (UNB): Superb batting display by West Indian batsmen helped the tourists post 409 in their first innings on the second day of Dhaka Test against Bangladesh. Consistent performance by Nkrumah Bonner (90), Joshua Da Silva (92) and…
Liton optimistic to do well in Test after a disappointing ODI series
DHAKA – Wicket-keeper batsman Liton Das is optimistic to make the Test series against West Indies a memorable one, putting the ODI nightmare behind him. After opening the innings, Liton could make just 36 runs in three-match ODI series, which…
India slump to lowest ever score as Australia clinch first Test
ADELAIDE, Australi – A devastated India crashed to their lowest ever score of 36 on Saturday as Australia ran riot to win the opening Test in Adelaide by eight wickets after Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins produced a bowling masterclass.…
India win toss, bat in first Test against Australia
ADELAIDE, Australia – India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the opening day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide on Thursday. The Indians won their maiden series in Australia in 2018-19, including victory at the Adelaide…
Football: Two staff members test positive for Covid-19 in Doha
Dhaka-Two non-playing members of the touring Bangladesh contingent now in Doha, Qatar– Mohd Amer Khan (Team Manager) and Fuad Hasan (Team Physiotherapist), have tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in the Gulf state Bangladesh Football team, which reached Doha Thursday…
BCB mulling to reduce one Test from West Indies series
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is mulling to deduct one Test from the West Indies series after the visitors made a request to shorten the tour, considering to stay inside bio-bubble for a long time would be tougher…
Saif waits for another test as Lee overcomes coronavirus
DHAKA —Four coaching staff members including trainer NicK Lee and one player were found COVID-19 negative after being tested, a press release of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said here today. The BCB didn’t disclose the name of the player…
Rubel eying to make a Test comeback in Sri Lanka
DHAKA —Bangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain has set his target to make a comeback in the longer version format during the side’s three-match Test series in Sri Lanka. Despite establishing him one of the best bowlers of the country in…
Cricket: England v West Indies 2nd Test scoreboard
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom – Scoreboard after rain washed out the whole of the third day’s play in the second Test between England and the West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford on Saturday: England 1st Innings 469-9 dec (B Stokes 176,…
Legislative, Parliamentary Affairs secy, wife test positive
Dhaka, July 12 – Naren Das, secretary to the Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division under the Law Ministry, has tested positive for coronavirus.
Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishekh Bachchan test COVID-19 positive
Amitabh Bachchan, one of the biggest superstars of Indian cinema, has tested positive for COVID-19. His son Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has also been tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, soon after his father Bollywood legend, Amitabh Bachchan tested positive…
31 construction workers at Dhaka airport test virus positive
Dhaka, June 18 – At least 31 workers of the construction project of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) have tested positive for coronavirus.
India to accept quarantine to save Aussie Test series
India’s cricket team is prepared to undergo quarantine to salvage a money-spinning Test series against Australia, a top official said Friday, but there was less optimism about this year’s Twenty20 World Cup taking place Down Under.
9 Dhaka firefighters test coronavirus positive
Dhaka, May 04 – Nine firefighters, including an officer, of Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) were diagnosed with coronavirus till Sunday morning.
BSMMU forms committee to test Gonoshasthaya kits
The authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Saturday formed a six-member committee to conduct the performance study of the Covid-19 rapid testing kits developed by Gonoshasthaya Kendra. Talking to UNB, BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Kanak Kanti Barua said…
Australia become world’s top Test and T20 side
NEW DELHI (BSS/AFP) – Australia have deposed India in the world Test rankings and Pakistan in the Twenty20 standings, the International Cricket Council said Friday. Just two points separate Australia (116), New Zealand (115) and India (114), who slipped to…
May be I lack passion and patience to thrive in Test: Rubel
DHAKA (BSS)-The way fast bowler Rubel Hossain thrived in the ODI and T20 cricket and established him as one of the best pacers in those two formats in the country, he simply can’t translate this performance in the longer version…
Two US pet cats test positive
Two cats in New York have become the first pets in the US to test positive for the virus.
6 doctors among 23 test Covid-19 positive in Kishoreganj
Kishoreganj, April 20 – Twenty-three more people, including six physicians and four policemen, were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Kishoreganj in the last 24 hours till Sunday night.
3 doctors among 27 more test virus positive in Narsingdi
Dhaka, April 17 – Twenty-seven more people, including three physicians, tested positive for coronavirus in Narsingdi district in the last 24 hours till Friday.
3 Tablig Jamaat men test coronavirus positive in Manikganj
Three Tablig Jamaat attendees tested positive for coronavirus in Singair upazila of the district on Tuesday.
Opera singer Placido Domingo tests positive for coronavirus
Opera singer Placido Domingo has tested positive for coronavirus.
Bangladesh crushes Zimbabwe in one-off Test
Sports Desk Mushfiqur Rahim’s classical double century was complemented by Nayeem Hasan’s five-for as Bangladesh ended its six-match losing streak, crushing Zimbabwe by an innings and 106-run margin at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.
DU, BUET agree to follow unified admission test system
A final decision has been taken to organise the unified admission test for country’s public universities from the 2020-21 academic sessions as Dhaka University and BUET have reached an agreement in this regard.