International

ISIS loses battle for Kobani

Kurdish fighters have taken the Syrian city of Kobani from ISIS’ grip after 112 days of fighting with the Sunni extremist group, multiple sources said Monday. The announcement comes a day after an Iraqi official declared that Iraq’s Diyala Province had been “liberated” from ISIS. Idriss Nassan, Kobani’s deputy foreign minister, told CNN he expects

politics

Khaleda to ‘brief media soon’

Khaleda Zia is expected to address the media soon after police were withdrawn from her Gulshan office. The BNP chairperson has been there since Jan 3 after she failed to get out amid heavy police presence. The former prime minister called an indefinite transport blockade two days later when police barred her from leaving office

Entertainment

Srabanti in woman centric film Sesh Sangbad

For the first time, West Bengal actress Srabanti will be part of a film that revolves around her. The actress is playing the lead in Pallav Gupta`s debut film, Sesh Sangbad, the script of which is penned by the director himself. Shooting of the film starts from January 25. “We have very few women-centric films

Business

UKBCCI celebrates the New Year

UK Bangladesh Catalyst of Commerce and Industries has celebrated the New Year in a festive mood along with a network meeting.   A number of business organisations across the UK, community leaders and journalists took part in the New Year celebration and networking meeting and wished a successful and active future for the organisation. The celebration

Sylhet

Annual cricket tournament in Jagannathpur

Habibul Bashar Shumon, former Captain of Bangladesh Cricket team, inaugurated the Annual Cricket tournament, 2015, in Dhakhin field of Katalkhair village of Asharkandi Union in Jagannathpur Upozila.  The Cricket tournament is being organised by New Star Cricket Club. A meeting was held to discuss the inauguration of the tournament.  Miah Mohammod Ahbab, President of UK

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