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Dhaka, Thursday   20 June 2019

Australia to bat first against Bangladesh

Australia have won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in the 26th match, ICC Cricket World Cup at Nottingham, England. 

Bangladesh made two changes. Sabbir Rahman and Rubel Hossain come in for Mossadek and Saifuddin.

03:13 PM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

UN praises Bangladesh peacekeepers

Mentioned Bangladesh as the 'most trusted, supportive and generous' country of peace, Force Commander of United Nation's peacekeeping mission praised the Bangladeshi peacekeepers for their professional skills and sincerity. 

02:34 PM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

‘Refugee Day’ observed with 1.1m Rohingyas burden

Every minute, 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution, or terror, the UN estimates show. Every year, World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 to support millions of families all over the world who have lost their homes and dear ones because of violence or war. 

01:33 PM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Google Doodle celebrates Sufia Kamal’s birth anniv

Google has created a new Doodle, alteration of the Google logo, celebrating the 108th birth anniversary of renowned late Bangladeshi poet Sufia Kamal.

12:55 PM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Drug trader killed in Cumilla gunfight

A drug trader was killed in a gunfight with police on Rajapara South Choumohoni intersection in Cumilla city early Thursday.

12:22 PM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

PM inaugurates environment fair, tree plantation campaign & tree fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday inaugurated World Environment Day and Environment Fair-2019 and National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair 2019. 

11:46 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Tigers look for Cardiff 2005 encore in Nottingham

Almost 14 years on from celebrating Tiger's first and only ODI victory over Australia with a limousine ride around Cardiff, 2005, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes his side are capable of pulling off a repeat at Trent Bridge on Thursday. 

11:29 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

WC: Bangladesh meets Australia today

World Cup Cricket 2019 
Bangladesh vs Australia 
3.30 pm 
BTV, Gazi TV, Maasranga. 

Copa America 
Uruguay vs Japan 
Friday, 5.00 am 
Bein Sports, PPTV. 

Women's World Cup
Cameroon vs New Zealand 
10:00 pm 
Sony Ten 1.

Netherlands vs Canada
10.00 pm 
Sony Ten 2. 

10:52 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Robber killed in Fatullah gunfight

A robber was killed in a gunfight with police at Pilkuni area in Fatullah Upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday. Three policemen were also injured in the incident. 

10:46 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Youth killed in Mohammadpur gunfight

A young man was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Basila Garden City in the capital’s Mohammadpur area on early Thursday.

10:10 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Sohel Taj’s nephew rescued

The nephew of former state minister Sohel Taj was rescued from  Tarakanda Upazila of Mymensingh early Thursday, 11 days after he was abducted from Chattogram.

09:59 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Williamson ton, Grandhomme power New Zealand in thriller

The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final once again came to haunt South Africa at Edgbaston as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, chasing a target of 242.

The start of the game was delayed due to wet outfield and was eventually reduced to 49 overs a side. Sent in to bat, South Africa got off to a shaky start, losing opener Quinton de Kock early in the second over for 5 off a bit of Trent Boult brilliance – it was the fifth time the South African became the paceman’s victim in ODI cricket.

02:23 AM, 20 June 2019 Thursday

Ex-hockey captain Ibrahim Saber passes away

Ibrahim Saber, a former captain of national hockey team, passed away here on Wednesday. He was 74.

Saber, also a national award-winning sports personality, breathed his last at his Dhanmondi residence in the afternoon, said a press release of Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF).

11:47 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Bangladeshis stuck off Tunisia disembark

Tunisia has allowed the 75 migrants, including 64 from Bangladesh, to disembark after they were left stranded for three weeks in the Mediterranean.

11:41 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Naogaon youth admits to raping girl after killing her mother

A young man, who was arrested for raping a girl after killing her mother at Dariapur village in Manda upazila, reportedly confessed before a court here on Wednesday to his crime.

11:35 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

3 twin sisters of Mymensingh rescued

DB has rescued the remaining two of the three twin sisters, kidnapped from Phulpur upazila of Mymensingh. The law enforcers were able to rescue the three sisters.

11:28 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

UN expert blames Saudi for Khasuggi Killing

For the first time since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014, prosecutors have announced charges against suspects in the There is "sufficient credible evidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he should be investigated for it, a United Nations special rapporteur said in the first independent investigation into the

10:57 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

4 charged with murder over downing of MH17

International investigators on Wednesday charged three Russians and a Ukrainian with murder over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the first people to face justice over the tragedy five years ago in which 298 people were killed.

10:51 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Bangladesh achieves fastest growth in Asia-Pacific

Bangladesh has achieved the fastest growth in the Asia-Pacific economies comprised of 45 countries, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

10:36 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Use your phone as a robot to avoid boring work !

If any factory worker could program low-cost robots, then more factories could actually use robotics to increase worker productivity.

This is because workers would be able to shift to taking on more varied and higher-level tasks, and factories could produce a greater variety of products.

10:29 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Dhaka Abahani thrash Manang Marshyangdhi 5-0

Six-time Bangladesh Professional Football League champions Dhaka Abahani Limited took the solo lead in Group E of the AFC Cup Football’ 2019 crushing Nepalese champions Manang Marshyangdi Club by 5-0 goals in their home match at Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday.

10:28 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Monkeys face climate change extinction threat

Monkeys living in South America are highly vulnerable to climate change and face an "elevated risk of extinction," according to a new University of Stirling-led study.

10:22 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday

Dubai’s Quranic Park landscape to express story of Islam!

Did you hear about this amazing new park that has now been opened in Dubai? It uses gardens and landscaping to tell stories from Islam's holy text, offering locals and tourists a day out with a religious twist. Quite a news, right?

10:18 PM, 19 June 2019 Wednesday