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BANGLADESH BREATHE LIFE INTO TEST CRICKET

By Afridi Raihan Test cricket,which has appeared to be dying more times than Grigori Rasputin,raised its head in Chittagong this weekend,blinked its bloodshot eyes and roared with life. Few honest people can say they expected Bangladesh and England to serve up a two-match, five-day series that was anything more than a knockabout.The tourists are tuning up for their somewhat weightier ...

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“BARACK OBAMA”:”THE WAY AHEAD”

Rayhan Ahmed Topader WHEREVER I go these days, at home or abroad, people ask me the same question: what is happening in the American political system? How has a country that has benefited-perhaps more than any other-from immigration, trade and technological innovation suddenly developed a strain of anti-immigrant, anti-innovation protectionism? Why have some on the far left and even more ...

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Observation

By Fatema Miah From a concerning sentence about Syria and its current status of what is happening with Syria now. My opinion I expressed that it is surely War crime committing from all direction and causing civilian suffering. Replies came as such: Someone agreed, surely it is war crime, and asking at the same time but who will take the ...

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WE HAVEN’T BEEN GOOD ENOUGH, SAYS COOK AFTER BANGLADESH BELTING

Rayhan Ahmed Topader At the end of another topsy-turvy day in an ever-fluctuating series Bangladesh recorded their first Test win against England by the emphatic margin of 108 runs.It was a landmark victory for the home side, who had previously beaten only Zimbabwe (five times) and a depleted West Indies (twice) in the longest format of the game. It was ...

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Battle of Orgreave inquiry ruled out

There will be no inquiry into the notorious events at the so-called “Battle of Orgreave”, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced. Thousands of miners and police clashed at the Yorkshire coking site in 1984. Campaigners said officers led by South Yorkshire Police were heavy-handed and manufactured statements. However, Mrs Rudd said she did not believe there was “sufficient basis… to ...

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George Osborne rapped by Government’s lobbying watchdog

George Osborne has received a stern letter from the Government’s lobbying watchdog over his activities since being sacked by Theresa May. The former chancellor initially failed to declare that he was setting up a Northern Powerhouse think-tank despite having launched the same policy as Chancellor. The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments (ACOBA) was only told of Mr Osborne’s plans after ...

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Lorry driver Tomasz Kroker jailed over four-death crash

    A lorry driver who killed a mother and three children while distracted by his phone has been jailed for 10 years. Tracy Houghton, 45, died instantly along with her sons Ethan, 13, and Joshua, 11, and her partner’s daughter Aimee Goldsmith, also 11, when Tomasz Kroker smashed into stationary traffic. Judge Maura McGowan said his attention had been ...

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Bangladesh Can Be A Richest Country With Sylhet Gas

  Exclusive By Shofi Ahmed Stunned Scientists Find Holy Sylhet Is Even Pure In Scientific Water With just a single punch Sylhet can showcase what it potentially is – a world premiere. The experts will certainly agree that believe that the natural gas reserves in Sylhet could well exceed a staggering 200 trillion cubic feet. That’s enough for Sylhet to ...

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Devastating fire at a Rice Mill Property worth Tk. Half Crore gutted in Sylhet

Property worth Tk. half crore have been gutted when a devastating fire broke out in a rice mill located at Sylhet Polytechnic Institute Road, South Surma in Southern Sylhet City at around 8-30 p.m. Friday. According to locals and Sylhet fire Brigade, at around 8-30 p.m. a devastating fire suspected to be originated from electric short circuit within the rice ...

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