Soumya joins Tigers for fifth ODI

November 30, 2014

All-rounder Soumya Sarker was added to the Bangladesh squad for the fifth one-day international against Zimbabwe, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday.
Hard-hitting Soumya, who opens the innings for Prime Bank Cricketers in the Dhaka Premier League, can also bowl medium-pace. Soumya has been included as Read more

Zimbabwe fined for slow over-rate

November 30, 2014

Zimbabwe cricket team have been fined for slow over rate during the fourth one-day international against Bangladesh, the International Cricket Council said on Saturday.
Zimbabwe fell one over short during their stipulated time.
The players were fined 10 per cent of their match fees with the Read more

Resolute Jamal reach final

November 30, 2014

Bangladesh champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club came from behind to beat defending champions Manang Marshyangdi Club of Nepal 2-1 to reach the final in Bhutan’s King’s Cup on Saturday. Jamal trailed MMC until the 84th minute before Shakhwat Hossain Rony brought the scoreline level and send the game into extra-time when Landing Darboe of Gambia struck in the very Read more

Fuel oil price slide boon for govt, consumers get no benefits

November 30, 2014

The fuel oil price slide on the international market has eased the government’s budgetary pressure as cost of its petroleum import would be reduced by up to 30 per cent, experts said.
They, however, said that the benefit of the downtrend in the fuel price on the international market, which began in June this year, depended on the government’s Read more

Strong financial mechanism needed for real estate sector recovery

November 30, 2014

Business leaders, government policy makers and experts on Saturday said that there should be a strong financial mechanism including bank loans with low interest rate and secondary market system for the real estate sector to make the business vibrant and ensure affordable housing for all.
At a seminar on housing for public welfare organised Read more

RMG exporters feel a pinch of US, EU sanctions on Russia

November 30, 2014

The country’s apparel exporters are feeling a pinch of the sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union over Ukraine issue.
The sanctions have no direct impact on the export of Bangladesh but they have an indirect impact as some of the Russian importers are facing hassle following some Read more

Spirited Tigers make it 4-0

November 29, 2014

Bangladesh showed their true character recovering from a potentially disastrous situation to post a 21-run win in the fourth one-day international and take 4-0 lead in the five-match series against Zimbabwe in Dhaka on Friday. Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah each struck a fifty to salvage Bangladesh from 32-4 to guide the hosts to 256-8 and the bowlers did the rest by Read more

Mahmudullah shows his mettle

November 29, 2014

All-rounder Mahmudullah hit a match-winning fifty in the fourth one-day international against Zimbabwe on Friday and then hit back Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan for implicating him in a so-called player’s syndicate. Nazmul in a press conference on Thursday said junior players were unwelcome in the national team until recently and cited the example Read more

Zimbabwe search positive in defeat

November 29, 2014

Zimbabwe have finally something to cheer in the one-day international series against Bangladesh despite a narrow 21-run loss in the fourth match at Dhaka on Friday.
The visitors were competitive for the first time in the five-match series and with little luck could have won the game after Solomon Mire put in a fine all-round performance. Read more

Law ministry questions revenue board’s SRO authority

November 29, 2014

The law ministry has raised questions over the National Board of Revenue’s authority to issue statutory regulatory order on behalf of the government, NBR officials said.
They told New Age recently that the revenue board could not issue over 10 SROs as the ministry either sent back or kept hold the draft of the SROs saying that Read more

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