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Charles Coventry made the joint highest individual score in an ODI but his effort was outweighed by a sparkling, cool-headed century from Tamim Iqbal, who broke the record for the most runs in an innings by a Bangladesh batsman. Coventry’s blockbuster... 

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The music stores ran out of the album the first day it arrived at the market. Hridoy Khan’s romantic solo album Bolna has been instantly appreciated by the audience. And the FM channels have spread the popularity even further. Mon tore boli joto/ tui... 

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After a disappointing performance in the last match, touring Bangladesh meets Zimbabwe in the 4th ODI of the five-match Grameenphone Cup Series tday (Sunday) at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo hoping seal the series with one match in hand. The winning... 

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Over a thousand casual workers, who lost their jobs at Mongla Port due to a change in labour laws in 2008, have threatened to lay siege to the seaport from August 17 if they don’t get their jobs back and receive payment of arrears still due for... 

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Zimbabwe’s batting has improved with each outing this series, and today they kept their hopes alive with a victory that brought Bangladesh’s winning run to a screeching halt. On a flat batting track the hosts briefly threatened to combust... 

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Internet services, already suffering slow speeds, were further disrupted countrywide by an overnight break in the link connecting Bangladesh to submarine cable SE-ME-WE-4, an official said Friday. Services were expected to be restored by 6pm, said Bangladesh... 

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Hundreds of water bodies and small rivers in the greater Sylhet region are already facing a water crisis during the dry season, even before India’s contentious Tipaimukh dam project in Manipur has taken off in the upstream, according to Bangladesh... 

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Interest is growing among the farmers of Chandpur in cultivating jute and at the same time the encouragement being noticed among jute traders , which demonstrates jute is getting back its past glory. Jute has been cultivated widely this year at Matlab-Dhonagoda... 

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Bangladesh’s Hindu community Thursday celebrated Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, with functions organised in the national capital and other parts of the country. It is a public holiday and President Zillur Rahman will host a reception... 

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A soaring car selling, bucking a gloomy global trend in the auto industry, in the last five years has been causing severe traffic congestion in the city.(BSS) “Such a huge growth in car sales has already started to take a heavy toll on the capital.... 

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Dhaka has opted for a ‘go slow’ approach to a proposal by Delhi to set up markets at some border points to facilitate commodity exchange between small traders of the two countries, a media report has said. “We are conducting a feasibility... 

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Bangladesh faces a high risk of moderate to strong earthquakes that may result in widespread damage and loss of thousands of lives, leading English-language newspaper The Daily Star reported on Wednesday quoting experts. Bangladesh also faces the risk... 

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Shakib Al Hasan starred with a delightfully aggressive ton as Bangladesh recorded their second straight win in the five-match series against Zimbabwe. Tamim Iqbal laid the platform with a patient half-century before Shakib took over to propel Bangladesh... 

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A government delegation is awaiting the final nod from the prime minister’s office to visit a Russian nuclear power plant, an official of the science ministry told bdnews24.com on Monday. “Russia has invited a Bangladeshi delegation to visit... 

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Bangladesh’s overseas workers, who remitted a record $9.6 billion or 12 percent of the country’s total earnings in the last fiscal year, were termed “heroes” on Monday, while the government was urged to properly evaluate the contribution... 

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The country’s first-ever hi-tech park at Kaliakoir will be open to investors in the IT industry by September, AKM Abdul Awal Mazumder, secretary of the ministry of science and ICT said on Thursday. The government is taking initiatives to develop... 

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Mohammad Ashraful and Tamim Iqbal shared a partnership of 137 to lead Bangladesh to an easy eight-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Ashraful hit 103 not out and Iqbal made 63 as the visitors reached their target of 208 with more than 15 overs...