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Women’s Asia Cup: Rumana helps Tigresses taste maiden win over India

Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team after the victory. Photo: Collected Dhaka, June 6 : An all-round performance by Rumana Ahmed guided Bangladesh to their first-ever victory against India beating the giant neighbour in the Women’s T201 Asia Cup match by seven wickets at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. With the day’s victory, Bangladesh not only brightened their ...

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3 killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Three people were killed as a truck rammed a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw at Humayun Rashid circle of Sylhet city on Wednesday afternoon (June 6). The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Eye witnesses said the accident happened at 3:30pm at the entrance of Sylhet city leaving two auto-rickshaw passengers dead on spot and another one ...

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Imran H Sarkar held from Shahbagh

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar. Photo: Collected Dhaka, June 6 : Members of Rapid Action Battillion(Rab) on Wednesday afternoon detained Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar from Shahbagh area. Witnesses said when Imran and his supporters were gathering in front of the National Museum for holding a rally around 4:30 pm protesting the killings in the ongoing anti-drug drive, ...

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Russia extends winless run against Turkey ahead of World Cup

Turkey’s Serdar Gurler, left, battles for the ball with Russia’s Aleksandr Golovin during a friendly soccer match between Russia and Turkey at the VEB Arena stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Moscow, Jun 6 : Russia will go into its home World Cup without a win in seven games after drawing 1-1 with an under-strength Turkey team on ...

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UEFA to pay $2.28B prize fund to 32 Champions League teams

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Geneva, Jun 6 : UEFA has announced big increases in Champions League prize money topping $2 billion next season, to be paid out in a new system favoring ...

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UEFA bans Buffon for rants at Champions League referee

In this April 11, 2018, referee Michael Oliver shows a red car to Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon during a Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Nyon, Jun 6 : UEFA banned Italian great Gianluigi Buffon for three games on Tuesday for his red card in a ...

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Argentina calls off game against Israel after protests

Buenos Aires, Jun 6 : Argentina has called off a World Cup warmup match against Israel following protests by pro-Palestinian groups. A source at Argentina’s football federation on Tuesday confirmed the cancellation of the international friendly scheduled to be played Saturday at Teddy Kollek Stadium in Jerusalem. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they ...

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Singer Asif sent to jail in piracy case

Singer Asif Akbar. photo: Collected Dhaka, June 6 : A court here on Wednesday sent singer Asif Akbar to jail rejecting both his remand and bail petitions in a case filed by lyricist and composer ShafiqTuhin on charge of music piracy and threatening him on the Facebook. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Keshob Kumar Roy passed the order when investigation officer ...

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Outgoing Air chief, new Air chief meet PM

Photo: Outgoing Bangladesh Air Force chief Air Marshal Abu Esrar and new chief Air Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office on Wednesday. Dhaka, Jun 6 : Both outgoing Air chief Marshal Abu Esrar and its new chief Air Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ...

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Mohila League leader murder: Husband, 2nd wife sent to jail

Shahin Sultana Fancy. Photo: Collected Chandpur, June 6 : A court here on Tuesday sent the husband and his second wife to jail in connection with the murder of Shahin Sultana Fancy, a central Mohila League leader. Shahin Sultana Fancy, 50, principal of Gollak Degree College and wife of Advocate Zahirul Islam, was found dead at her residence in Sholaghar ...

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