England desperate to justify World Cup favourites tag

World Cup hosts England will kick-start the tournament with everything seemingly in place to finally win a trophy that has eluded them for the competition's entire 44-year

Khaleda, 4 others given primary nomination

Jailed BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and four other party leaders have been given primary nomination to contest the bypolls for the Bogura-6 parliamentary constituency on June 24.

Rice import duty, tax increased to 55pc

The government yesterday increased regulatory duty on rice import to 25 per cent from the existing 3 per cent in its move to raise the prices of paddy in local markets by

320-330 must if we bat first: Mashrafe

Mashrafe Mortaza has been to enough World Cups now to weed out the unnecessary hype before the tournament. His Bangladesh team, which had been flying a little under the radar in

ADB provides $400mn loan for Ctg-Cox’s Bazar rail link

Bangladesh signed a deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday for a $400 million loan to connect Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar by rail.

Mobile networks in Asia, Europe suspending Huawei smartphones order

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company is access to American technology.

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