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Tigers suffer shambolic defeat

Bangladesh suffered a humiliating 240-run defeat to India in the last warm up game on Wednesday before the Champions Trophy. Batting first, India made 324 for 7 thanks to two fiery fifties from Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya. There were half-centuries from reserve wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik (94), Hardik Pandya (80 not out) and opener Shikhar Dhawan (60). Bangladesh batsmen then ...

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Karthik, Pandya fire India to 324

Bangladesh bowlers dealt the Indian batsmen two early blows but Dinesh Karthik’ 94 and Hardik Pandya’s 80 helped India post 324 for 7 in Tuesday’s warm-up match. Winning the toss at Kennington Oval, stand-in Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan invited their opponents to bat first and Rubel Hossain removed Rohit Sharma in the second over while Mustafizur Rahman sent Ajinkya ...

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Tiger Woods sorry after arrest, says alcohol not involved

Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career. The 14-time major champion blamed his arrest on a reaction to a mixture of prescription medication he has been taking, insisting in an apology to fans ...

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England trio to pioneer bat sensors in Champions Trophy

England trio Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes will be among the players from around the world pioneering new bat sensors during the upcoming Champions Trophy, it was announced Tuesday. Technology giant Intel has developed a sensor, placed on top of the bat handle that provides previously unseen precise details about a player’s bat speed and angle of back ...

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Theresa May: Speech in the West Midlands

Speaking today in Wolverhampton Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said: Thank you, it is great to be here in the West Midlands and in particular it is great to be here in Wolverhampton. Did you see the TV debate last night? I have to say I thought Jeremy was an impressive performer and a tough adversary. Well-prepared. On top of ...

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Labour launches Race and Faith manifesto

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, will say today that ‘Labour is the party of equality.’ The Labour Party is launching its Race and Faith manifesto at an event in Watford, outlining its commitment to racial equality and detailing how the Party’s manifesto benefits BAME communities. Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, said: “Labour is the Party of ...

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Stand beside cyclone victims: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today called upon the countrymen to extend their helping hands to the cyclone affected people. “Everyone should stand beside the cyclone Mora affected people. I pray to Allah to give them (cyclone victims) strength for overcoming the situation,” she said in a tweet message. At least six people died in Cox’s Bazar and Rangamati after the ...

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PM urges developing nations to draw benefits from peaceful use of nuke technologies

Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise.   “Bangladesh remains committed to working with IAEA and other international partners in ensuring due diligence of ...

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Minister blames rain for damage of haor dams

Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Tuesday blamed excessive rain for the damage of dams and flash flood in haor region and claimed that there was no negligence of Bangladesh Water Development Board officials. ‘Many are saying that the flash flood in haor occurred due to the negligence of water development board official, but it is not true, the ...

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JS goes into budget session, to continue till July 13

The budget session of the 10th parliament began Tuesday morning with mourning deaths of people in the terrorist attack on a concert in an indoor stadium in Manchester of the United Kingdom On May 22. At least 22 people, including children, were killed when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by US singer ...

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