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Shukkur, Mazid guide Mohammedan in Super Over, Prime Bank stay top

Mohammedan Sporting continued their winning run in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League, beating Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity in Super Over at BKSP today. In a rain-curtailed match reduced to 10-overs-a-side, Mohammedan’s Abdul Mazid hit a blistering 30-ball 57, laced with five fours and four sixes but there were no one else to…

Bangladesh into final round of Asian Cup Qualifiers

Bangladesh were dealt a huge slice of luck as the men in red and green were deemed qualified for the final round of Asian Cup Qualifiers despite finishing at the bottom of Group E with only two points. According to a press release from the Asian Football Confederation, Bangladesh were the last team (35th) that…

Warner, Smith, Cummins skip Windies, Bangladesh tours

David Warner and Pat Cummins were among six top names to opt out of Australia’s white ball tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh Wednesday, while Steve Smith will be missing injured. Those who asked not to be considered have spent considerable time in bio-secure bubbles over the past few months, and it has taken…

Loew vows to fix issues after loss to France

Germany coach Joachim Loew believes they can fix the problems that resulted in a sluggish performance in their 1-0 defeat by world champions France in their Group F opener on Tuesday. An own goal by Mats Hummels gave France victory as the lacklustre hosts lost their opening fixture at the European Championship for the first…

Hummels own goal gifts France 1-0 win over Germany

An own goal by Mats Hummels was enough to give France a 1-0 victory over Germany in their opening Euro 2020 Group F match on Tuesday as the sluggish-looking hosts lost their opening fixture at the European Championship for the first time. The world champions took the lead in the 20th minute when midfielder Paul…

Djokovic: The people’s champion

Novak Djokovic may not seem like the intimidating tennis virtuoso athlete from the outset; rather, like somebody one might approach in a room full of strangers to ask for the Wi-Fi password, for instance. Fondly referred to as the Djoker, his demeanour in general, feels so vibrant and likeable that one might feel like cracking…

DPL Super League to be telecast live on TV

The Super League stage of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League will be telecast live on T Sports and GTV,  informed Kazi Inam Ahmed, chairman of Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM), today. The Super League matches will be held on June 19, 20, 22, 23 and 25 with the top six teams…

Bangladesh donates $7.66 million to debt-ridden Sudan

Bangladesh government has donated about US$ 7.66 million to debt-ridden Sudan, a member country of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The government provided the money on Tuesday following the call of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a press release of the finance ministry said today. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google…

South Korea willing to help in developing Bangladesh pharma and ICT sectors: ambassador

Noting that South Korea has played a key role in developing Bangladesh’s RMG sector to become the world’s second-largest exporter, Ambassador Lee Jang-Keun highlighted the importance of furthering bilateral commercial ties beyond RMG to various sectors such as bio-pharmaceutical and ICT. Attending a virtual discussion today on trade and investment opportunities between Bangladesh and South…

Money laundering upsets me as well, says Kamal

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said he gets upset just like the general mass when the issue of money laundering comes forward. “For money laundering, my heart bleeds the same way as yours.” He made the comments in a virtual press briefing after a meeting of the cabinet committee on public purchase. Money laundering…