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The Mustafiz and the buzz behind the Sunrisers rise

Reticence isn’t a virtue in sport these days. It’s even antithetical for fast bowlers— those generally snarling, gnarling types, reports the Indian Express. It’s often perceived a fallibility, for being able to intimidate is reckoned as much as a part of your weaponry as, say, your yorker or bouncer. So, thrust by the ways of the world, you see even …

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HSC tests have been pushed back for a second time

The HSC and equivalent examinations that were scheduled for May 22 have been pushed back for a second time to Jun 12. These tests had been deferred to May 27 after cyclonic storm Roanu struck Bangladesh’s coastal areas. A government handout on Tuesday said the tests have been deferred due to ‘unavoidable reasons’. But Inter-board Coordination Subcommittee President Prof Mahbubur …

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Election Commission has become the government’s ‘caged bird’

Accusing the ruling party men of resorting to terrorism and vote rigging in the third phase of elections to nine municipalities, BNP on Wednesday said the Election Commission has become the government’s ‘caged bird’. ‘Elections to nine municipalities are being held. The ruling party cadres are resorting to hooliganism, irregularities and vote rigging as they did in the Union Parishad …

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Today is the 117th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam

Today is the 117th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, one of most diversely talented literary individuals ever to have lived in this country. Nazrul was a poet, composer, lyricist, playwright, novelist, short story writer and a revolutionary. He was born in West Bengal but an important part of his life was spent in Bangladesh. His connection with …

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RCB won by 6 wkts , Virat Kohli PLAYER OF THE MATCH

Virat Kohli said he “loved” that Royal Challengers Bangalore had to win four out of four matches to quality for the playoffs. That was two weeks ago, when his team was placed sixth and he had recorded his first single-digit score of the season. Since then the lowest Kohli has been dismissed for is 109 and Royal Challengers have racked …

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