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  1. Ian Bell ringing the changes as he heads east for quickfire T20 stintRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | IcSuttoncoldfield

    Bell is "very excited" by the prospect of playing for Dhaka Dynamites in the BPL and then for reigning PSL champions Islamabad United. Ian Bell aims to take his strong Vitality Blast form with Birmingham Bears last summer into stints in the Bangladesh Premier League and Pakistan Super League after Christmas.

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  2. Supreme Court places election bar on 3 BNP Upazila ChairmenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    The Supreme Court today placed a bar on three chairmen of the BNP tent from contesting in the upcoming parliamentary election of December 30. Following today's separate orders, BNP nominees Sarker Badal, Tamiz Uddin and Abdul Mohith Talukder have been disallowed to contest in the polls. A seven-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order after hearing out separate petitions.

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  3. No hike in power, gas prices in first year, Oikyafront pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    Jatiya Oikyafront, in its election manifesto, promised that the price of electricity and gas will not be hiked in the first year if they are voted to power. Electricity price will not increase in the next five years for consumers using the highest of 100 units a month, Mahmudur Rahman Manna, convener of Nagorik Oikya and a leader of the Oikyafront, said while reading out the manifesto at a press briefing at a hotel in Dhaka.

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  4. EC asks IGP for probe report on Dr Kamal motorcade attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    An SUV of Dr Kamal Hossain's motorcade came under attack near the gate of Martyred Intellectuals' Memorial in the capital's Mirpur on December 14. The attackers also beat up a number of Jatiya Oikyafront activists. Photo: Collected The Election Commission today sent a letter to the Inspector General of Police Javed Patwari seeking a probe report over the attack on Dr Kamal Hossain's motorcade in Dhaka on December 14. In the letter, the IGP has been asked to investigate the attack on the Jatiya Oikyafront leader's motorcade and submit a report in three working days, a joint secretary of the EC told The Daily Star.

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  5. Oikyafront manifesto for stronger ties with IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Main opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront, in its manifesto, said that relationship with India will be strengthened further on the basis of equality. Bangladesh will join the projects beneficial for Bangladesh under the One Belt, One Road initiative by China, the manifesto further revealed under the party's foreign policy plans.

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  6. Bangladesh vs Windies T20: B'desh lose four wickets in PPRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming, Live Cricket Score Online: B'desh five down at halfway mark Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming, Live Cricket Score Online: B'desh five down at halfway mark Ban vs WI 1st T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online, Bangladesh vs Windies T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming: Windies aim for first win on tour. Ban vs WI, Bangladesh vs Windies 1st T20 Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Bangladesh and West Indies will face each other in a three-match T20I series starting at Sylhet followed by two matches in Dhaka on December 20 and 22. Earlier, the hosts won the Test series by a margin of 2-0 and the ODI series by 2-1.

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  7. Oikyafront's manifesto on corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Stern actions will be taken against persons responsible for banking scams and the Bangladesh Bank will be given full autonomy to run the banking sector, Jatiya Oikyafront said in its manifesto. Mahmudur Rahman Manna, convener of Nagorik Oikya and a leader of the Oikyafront, read out the manifesto in a press briefing at a hotel in Dhaka today.

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  8. Electioneering: AL dominates, BNP strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Around two weeks before the national polls, the Awami League-led alliance candidates are dominating the electioneering scene in cities, district towns and even villages while the picture is quite the opposite for the contestants of the BNP-led alliance. Against the backdrop of numerous incidents of electoral violence in the last week, which left two dead and over 200 injured, the election atmosphere has become subdued.

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  9. Where is BNP?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Burnt remains of motorbikes lie on a road at Tobgi of Borhanuddin in Bhola. Ten bikes belonging to Awami League supporters were torched in a clash between AL and BNP activists.

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  10. Why were they targeted?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    On December 9, 2018 the world observed the 70th anniversary of the adoption of Genocide Convention. That particular day has recently been declared by the UN as an occasion to commemorate the victims of genocide and work for its prevention.

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  11. Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st T20I: Fixture at Sylhet rescheduled due to floodlight issueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Bangladesh and West Indies will play a three-match T20I series starting at Sylhet followed by two matches in Dhaka on December 20 and 22. The T20 series is final part of the West Indies tour of Bangladesh. The first T20I between Bangladesh and West Indies at Sylhet has been rescheduled due to a technical problem in the tower that supplies power for the flood light.

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  12. Shimron Hetmyer, left, and Shai Hope sportsBrathwaite: Hope will play today20181216184229Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Captain Carlos Brathwaite said yesterday the in-form Shai Hope will play in today's opening Twenty20 International, even if he has to be "stretchered" on and off the field, underscoring the importance West Indies have placed on winning the three-match series and salvaging something from an otherwise wretched tour. The 25-year-old Hope was struck on the helmet at the start of the 50th over of the West Indies innings during last Friday's decisive third One-Day International when he finished unbeaten on 108.

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  13. Bangladeshi community in Calgary celebrates Victory Day with flag-raisingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Over a hundred people in Calgary's Bangladeshi community observed the 47th anniversary of their country's independence war victory on Sunday. Dec. 16 marks a national holiday in Bangladesh that commemorates their victory over Pakistani forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

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  14. Speakers demand Pakistani citizenships for people expelled from BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    They said that until and unless Pakistan is brought in harmony with the objective of its creation, its solidarity and integrity would remain in danger. Presided over by JI Secretary General Liaquat Baloch, the conference was addressed by JI Deputy Chief Dr Farid Ahmed Piracha, eminent columnist Sajjad Mir, Amirul Azeem and others.

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  15. 1st T20I: Cottrell, Hope star in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | CricketCountry.com

    Left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell delivered a career best 4/28 as West Indies bowled out Bangladesh for 129 in 19 overs and chased it down with eight wickets and 55 balls remaining, giving them a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20Is series at Sylhet on Monday. On his first T20I since January, and first international since July, Cottrell claimed the wickets of Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah and the innings' top-scorer Shakib Al Hasan .

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  16. 'Hajaro Konthe Deshgaan' commemorates 47th Victory DayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Chhayanaut Sangeet Bidyayatan, in association with University of Dhaka, organised a cultural programme titled, Hajaro Konthe Deshgaan to mark Bangladesh's 47th Victory Day at central playground, DU, where a thousand voices harmonised to the national anthem. The programme commenced at the exact hour when the Pakistani army had surrendered at the Racecourse Field in 1971.

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  17. B'desh Govt to Build War Memorial to Pay Homage to Indian Soldiers Martyred in 1971 Liberation WarRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | India.com

    New Delhi: After felicitating Indian soldiers who were martyred in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, the Bangladesh government is now building a war memorial in Chittagong's Bhramanbaria to pay homage to Indian soldiers. While a National Martyr's Memorial exists in the capital city of Dhaka to pay homage to those martyrs who laid down their lives in liberating Bangladesh, a separate war memorial is being built that will be dedicated to Indian soldiers only.

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  18. Bangladesh coach cautious ahead of West Indies T20 showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes Sunday said was reluctant to consider his men favourites for the Twenty20 series against West Indies, despite a streak of hot form against the Caribbean visitors. The three-match T20 contest gets underway Monday with Bangladesh riding high after beating the West Indies in the preceding Test and one-day international series on home soil.

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  19. Sport24.co.za | Bangladesh coach cautious ahead of West Indies T20 showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News24

    Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes Sunday said was reluctant to consider his men favourites for the Twenty20 series against West Indies , despite a streak of hot form against the Caribbean visitors. The three-match T20 contest gets underway Monday with Bangladesh riding high after beating the West Indies in the preceding Test and one-day international series on home soil.

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  20. Afif Hossain, Zakir Hasan haven't developed as expected, says Bangladesh selectorRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Poor form has held back some of Bangladesh's young cricketers who, at the start of the year, were touted for big things. Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said that Afif Hossain , Zakir Hasan and, to a lesser extent, Mahedi Hasan had been disappointing in domestic and representative sides since making their T20I debuts in February this year.

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