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BD youth wins int’l ICC award

Young Bangladeshi graphic artist Muktadirul Islam Jafir is one of ten top designers to win a prestigious award from the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The ICC has been rewarding players and officials for their performances in and off the field for years. This is first time in its history the august body has given recognition to cricket fans. To celebrate the majesty of cricket during this Coronavirus Covid–19 pandemic, last April the ICC launched a competition open to passionate artists and designers. [caption id="attachment_27816" align="alignright" width="576"]

Smart Technologies win Samsung Super Cup

Smart Technologies has become the champion of the first Samsung Super Cup. In this competitive tournament final, Smart Technologies won by 4-2 goals against Electra International. This Sunday, Samsung Electronics Bangladesh organized this friendly football Samsung Super Cup 2018tournament with all of their distributors from Bangladesh held at Banani Chairman Bari Field. Eight teams, each consisting of six members, participated in the knock-out tournament. Along with Smart Technologies and Elec...

Bagdoom becomes sponsor for Rajshahi Kings, the leading lifestyle e-commerce platform of Bangladesh has become the sponsor for Rajshahi Kings, the Rajshahi based franchise cricket team for Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016, in the top professional cricket league, running for the fourth season this time. On sponsoring the team, has earned the exclusivity of merchandising rights for online sale of the Rajshahi King’s apparel and other products on their website. The deal was closed through a signing ceremony held at Bagdoom’s Head Office at Gulshan 1 of the capital. Syeda Kamrun Ahmed Chief Executive Officer of and Mayeen Chowdhury,

Shakib shakes hand with 40 years of writing heritage

Established in 1976 Linc Pens today has become a global leader in writing material industry. The organization recently reached an agreement with the ‘World’s No. 1 All-rounder cricketer’ Shakib Al Hasan as its Brand Ambassador. In this regard Linc Pens’ the only importer since 2007 in Bangladesh, Choice Group commenced its 25th special annual sales conference and also introduced Mr. Sakib Al Hasan as its Brand Ambassador at the conference room of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka on Saturday. Ambassador Shakib Al Hasan of Linc Pens and Plastics Limited, Mr. RohitJalan, Director of Linc Pen & Plastic Ltd., Kolkata, Mr. Vinay

How Ali risked it all when he opposed the Vietnam War

Muhammad Ali’s most famous act of social activism — one that would strip him of his best fighting years, cost him millions of dollars, forever alter his image and eventually send him into debt — began with one off-hand quote: “Man, I ain’t got no quarrel with them Viet Cong.” US military was escalating its fight in Vietnam in March 1966. It began substantially lowering its standards for the draft so it could conscript more men, and call up men with lower IQs for 1-A service. This meant that Ali, whose Army-tested IQ score of 78 had been too low for the draft in 1962, was now eligible for unrestricted military service. [caption id="attachment_23625" align="alignleft" width="540"]

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali no more

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali - one of the world’s greatest sporting figures - has died at the age of 74. The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday. He had been suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, said his family. Tributes for the heavyweight great have been pouring in from across the world. “Muhammad Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it,” said US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. Former President Bill Clinton - husband of Democratic frontrunner Hillary - said the boxer had been “courageous in the ring, inspiring to t...