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Miraz named in Wisden's ODI team of the year Mehedi Hasan Miraz's rise on the international stage continues as the ace all-rounder has capped 2022 off with a place in Wisden's ODI team of the year.The 25-year-old has taken 24 wickets at an average of 28.20 while going for 5.44 runs an over in the 15 ODIs he has played this year. But the ...
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Croatia set to enter euro, borderless Europe clubCroatia was counting the last hours Saturday before switching to the euro and entering Europe's passport-free zone -- two milestone steps for the country since joining the EU nearly a decade ago.At midnight (2300 GMT Saturday) the Balkan nation will bid farewell to its kuna currency and become the 20th member of the eurozone.It will ...
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Army in strife-torn Myanmar lifts curfew for New Year’s EveAuthorities in military-ruled Myanmar announced a suspension of the normal four-hour curfew to allow New Year’s celebrations in three biggest cities, but opponents of army rule urge people to stay away and claimed security forces might stage an attack and blame it on them.A leaked official letter that circulated on social media said the Yangon ...
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50 percent edible oil to be produced in country by next 3 years: Agri MinisterMinister for Agriculture Dr Md Abdur Razzaque said on Saturday that the government has a plan to produce 50 percent of the annual demand for edible oil in the country in the next three years.He said this while talking to journalists after inaugurating a workshop on annual research assessment at the auditorium of Bangladesh Rice ...
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Jamaat men to be brought to justice for attacking police: DMP CommissionerDhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Khandker Golam Faruq said on Saturday that the activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, involved with the attack on police on Friday at the capital's Malibagh will be brought to justice and no one offender will be spared."As they took out a procession without permission and attacked the police, DMP has taken ...
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5,000 Jamaat activists sued over clash with police in DhakaPolice on Saturday filed five  separate cases against more than 5000 leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami in connection with clashes in the capital's Malibagh, Mouchak , Shahjahanpur and Rampura areas after Jumma prayers on Friday afternoon. Among the cases, one each was registered with Ramna, Shahjahanpur and Rampura police station, while another two cases ...
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Nation welcomes New Year 2023The nation bade adieu to the outgoing year 2022 forgetting all odds and sorrows of the past and welcomed 2023 with new hopes at midnight last night amid different programmes along with the global community.Jubilant people, particularly youngsters, joined different New Year programmes when the clock strikes 12am.In separate messages, President Md Abdul Hamid and ...
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DSE market capitalisation increased by Tk4.5 lakh crore in 2022The market capitalisation of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased by Tk4.47 lakh crore in the outgoing year 2022, as the 250 treasury bonds started trading in the DSE.Although the index and the share price of most of the companies fell, the market value of 250 treasury bonds and Islamic Sukuk bonds started trading in ...
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Bolsonaro leaves Brazil ahead of transfer of powerOutgoing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro flew to Florida on Friday, ahead of incoming leftist president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva taking office.An official Brazilian plane landed in Orlando, Florida late Friday night, flight tracking website FlightAware showed, reports Reuters.Although Bolsonaro's destination had not been officially confirmed, his security staff were already in place in Florida.Bolsonaro's ...
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13 Moroccans drown trying to reach Spanish territoryThe bodies of 13 Moroccans have been recovered after their boat sank off the country's southern coast while attempting to reach Spain's Canary Islands, reports AFP, quoting Moroccan media.The 45 passengers on board were attempting to reach the islands' main city of Las Palmas when their boat hit a rock and sank yesterday, "10 minutes ...
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