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Ambitious Cameron Norrie powered his way to a dominant 6-2, 6-2 victory over Kaichi Uchida on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Korea Open. The 27-year-old Briton has won two titles this year, making it into the top 10 for the first time in his career and reaching the semi-finals at Wimbledon. He wasted no time taking down Japan’s Uchida, breaking two of his serves in each set for a quick victory in one hour and three minutes....
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BSS :Stocks today extended the winning streak for the second straight session as investors continued their buying spree on large-cap issues amid optimism.DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 16.50 points or 0.25 per cent to settle at 6,512.89, after gaining 7.34 points in the previous day. Two other indices edged higher. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 7.28 points to close at 2,330 and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.32 points...
Staff Reporter :Well Food & Beverage Company Limited, a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate, Well Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ibrar Tipu Academy of Music (ITAM) in view to extend support in implementing different innovative projects and programs undertaken by ITAM.The signing ceremony took place last Monday at the head office of Well Group at RAOWA Complex, VIP Road, Mohakhali in the capital.Director of Well Group, Syed Zabeer Hassan, son of the Chairman &...
Staff Reporter :The Bangladesh Bank raised its key interest rate which is known as the policy rate for the third time this year from 5.50 per cent to 5.75 per cent to tackle inflationary pressure, according to a circular issued by the central bank on Thursday.Bangladesh Bank today hiked its key interest rate or policy rate by 25 basis points to 5.75 per cent with a view to containing the inflationary pressure.The latest hike came just after less than three...
Staff Reporter :Evercare Hospital Dhaka, the country’s first JCI-accredited hospital, organized a patient forum to celebrate World Heart Day 2022. The theme of this year’s Heart Day is ‘Use Heart for Every Heart’. In the press conference, the speakers discussed this year’s theme and exchanged opinions and experiences. About 18.7 million (1 crore 87 lakh) people die worldwide every year due to cardiovascular disease. The hospital authorities organized this to increase awareness about heart health and cardiovascular diseases.Professor (Dr.) Md....
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BSS :The United States announced on Wednesday a new package of arms and supplies for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion for reinforcing Kyiv’s forces over the medium and long term. The package of orders for US military suppliers includes Himars missile systems and ammunition, systems to counter drones, radars and armored vehicles, according to a Defense Department statement.The package “represents a multi-year investment in critical capabilities to build the enduring strength of Ukraine’s Armed Forces” as they continue to battle the...
BSS :Iran’s police command warned on Wednesday that the force would come down hard on protests that erupted nearly two weeks ago over the death of a young woman in custody.Dozens of people have been killed since nightly demonstrations erupted after Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman, died after being arrested in Tehran for allegedly breaching the Islamic republic’s strict rules on hijab headscarves and modest clothing.”Today, the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran and some rioters seek to...
Reuters :GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sept 28 (Reuters) – At least 22 people were killed when two Ugandan military helicopters crashed in east Democratic Republic of Congo, a Congo army spokesman who asked not to be named told Reuters on Wednesday.Uganda sent troops to its central African neighbour in December to help fight a rebel group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).The Ugandan army “have not yet told us the circumstances of the crashes,” the spokesman said.“It involves...
Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Now viewers are showing their keen interest to watch good story based works. For this reason, recently directors and producers are coming forward to release their good...
Entertainment Report :Dhallywood’s popular actor Misha Sawdagar, who is commonly known for playing negative roles, will star in Chorki original limited series, ‘Jodi Ami Beche Firi.’ The official trailer of...
Entertainment Report :Saberi Alam is a noted actress of the country. In television dramas, she is an outstanding actress in role of mother. Saberi Alam has already finished shooting of...
Entertainment Desk :This time a love story between Imtu and Priyanka has taken place. They are getting married right after the festival of Durga Puja. Even though not in real...
Ambitious Cameron Norrie powered his way to a dominant 6-2, 6-2 victory over Kaichi Uchida on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Korea Open. The 27-year-old Briton has won two titles this year, making it into the top 10 for the first time in his career and reaching the semi-finals at Wimbledon. He wasted no time taking down Japan’s Uchida, breaking two of his serves in each set for a quick victory in one hour and three minutes....
BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh will leave the country today for New Zealand, where they will play a tri-nation series which also involved Pakistan apart from the hosts.The tri-nation series is seen as the best preparation platform for the Tigers for the upcoming Australia T20 World Cup (WC). Bangladesh will head to Australia directly from New Zealand.Captain Shakib Al Hasan will join...
The five members of Bangladesh Women's Football team with Deputy Chief of Ghagra Army Zone Major Ashiqur Rahman pose for a photo session at Ghagra Army Camp in Rangamati district on Thursday.
Sports Reporter :Ghagra Army Zone of Rangamati district accorded a reception to five members of Bangladesh Women’s Football team on Thursday noon. Bangladesh Women’s Football team emerged the champions in the SAFF Women’s Championship, the most prestigious football meet of South Asian women. They defeated hosts Nepal Women’s Football team by 3-1 goals in the final at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium...
BSS, Dhaka :Al-Arafah Islami Bank 27th National Youth Hockey began on Thursday through Dhaka venue with two matches were held on the opening day (Thursday) at Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in the city.In the day’s opening match, Dhaka district, rode on brilliant hat-trick by Mohammad Emon and Tanjil Rahman, thrashed Shariatpur district by 13-0 goals.Apart from Emon and Tanjil...
Jonas Ludwig, PhD :Let’s consider this puzzle: If five machines can make five widgets in five minutes, how long would it take 100 machines to make 100 widgets? Take a moment to think about it.Many of us are familiar with these kinds of cognitive tasks that often lead to biased responses. The question is what psychology can contribute to explaining how people handle these tasks and why they are so likely to make mistakes.The above problem is part of the...
Suzanne Bender, MD :Olivia buries her head in her hands. We are having a family meeting to discuss her increasing anxiety, dysphoria, and insomnia over the past few months. One clear stressor is her honors physics class taught by Mr. Nash, a notoriously difficult class at her public high school. Olivia has fallen behind on assigned projects, but Mr. Nash has offered her an incomplete with the opportunity to finish work over winter break. Over the holiday, Olivia hasn’t touched...