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Squad of Bangladesh for 2nd Test against England

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad for the second Test (28 Oct – 01 Nov) against touring England to be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. Right-arm fast bowler Shafiul Islam ignored for the second test while Shuvashis Roy included in the squad for the first time. Bangladesh Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan …

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five persons to death penalty in a murder case in Habiganj

Correspondent: A Habiganj court sentenced five persons to death penalty in a murder case in Habiganj. The court also sentenced 27 others to different-term imprisonment and fined them in the case. Judge Mafroza Parveen of Habiganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Court passed the order on Tuesday noon. The death-row convicts are Anis Mia, Forash Mia, Jamshed Mia, Bazlu Mia …

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Duel citizenship holders can’t participate in polls: Muhith

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said that the government will ensure dual citizenship for Bangladeshi expatriates residing in different countries. But as per rules, they will not be able to participate in polls. The minister said this when a delegation of Bangladeshi expatriates, who attended the 20th council of Awami League, met him at the Secretariat on Tuesday. …

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Heartbreaks for Bangladesh, England won by 22 runs

England have snatched a 22-run victory from clutch of Tigers breaking the millions of hearts of cricket lovers in the first Test of a two-match series in Chittagong on Monday. The visitors took the remaining two wickets of the hosts in three deliveries off Ben Stokes in the fourth over of the first session of the fifth and final day. …

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Obaidul Quader, newly elected General Secretary of Awami League

Obaidul Quader, newly elected General Secretary of Awami League, assured that he will now perform both duties assigned to him as road transport and bridges minister and general secretary of the ruling party. He came up with the statement while addressing a view exchange meeting in Dhanmondi’s Priyanka Community Centre in the capital on Monday. “Now I will monitor roads …

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