File photo of Megadeath front man Dave Mustaine CollectedThe vocalist and guitarist of the band announced the news through a Facebook post on MondayDave Mustaine, the front man of Megadeath has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The vocalist and guitarist of the band announced the news through a Facebook post on Monday. On his official Facebook page he wrote: “I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. “I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate. Treatment has already begun.”He further wrote: “Unfortunately, this requires that we cancel most shows this year.
June 17, 2019 19:30 UTC
Sylhet Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed District Hospital lies in operated Dhaka TribuneThe 200-bed hospital was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on January 21, 2016Sylhet Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed District Hospital (SSSADH) was inaugurated almost four years ago, but had not begun operating due to shortage of staff and officials. The 200-bed hospital was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on January 21, 2016. The hospital was primarily known as Sylhet Sadar Hospital, alias District Hospital, starting its operation in 1992. Therefore, the hospital was established in line with the government’s initiatives to lessen the number by establishing the 200-bed specialized hospital for children. Last year it was approved, but due to shortage of hospital staff and officials, it is not opening up for patients.
June 17, 2019 19:25 UTC
Executive Director of Policy Research Institute, or PRI, Mansur said Bangladesh would never be able to get out of the revenue trap “unless we reform NBR itself”. It has no expertise on formulation of taxes,” he said, “as a result, administrative convenience is dictating the formulation of tax policy." “We always see tax policy is being used as an instrument for the tax administration’s convenience. And the tax policy is being compromised because our tax policy is being formulated by the NBR,” he said. So separate tax policy formulation body and tax administration are the standard operating procedure (SOP) globally and Bangladesh should do it."
June 17, 2019 19:07 UTC
The video for Swift's new single "You Need to Calm Down" featured a surprise cameo by former rival Katy Perry plus a host of other celebrities. Perry's appearance signalled an end to a spat between the two musicians which began in 2013 over backup singers in their shows. Set in a pastel-coloured trailer park, the video featured Swift, 29, relaxing in a pool while she called out her critics and those who attack LGBTQ people. Celebrities in the video who identify as LGBTQ include Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Porter, RuPaul, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Adam Lambert, Hannah Hart and Tan France. Social media posts in 2018 suggested an end to their spat, which had played out in their songs.
June 17, 2019 19:07 UTC
File photo of jewelry shop in Dhaka Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka TribuneIn a statement on Monday, Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) said that the new prices will be effective from TuesdayJewellers in Bangladesh have revised the prices of gold, three days after hiking it in wake of the proposed budget last week. In a statement on Monday, Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (Bajus) said that the new prices will be effective from Tuesday (Jun 18). To import gold bars—up to 234gm—the proposed budget reads that the price should drop from Tk3000 to Tk2000. Meanwhile, the government is allowing jewellers and traders to legalize their gold stocks by Jun 30 and has issued a gazette notification in this regard. Following the government’s offer, traders are organizing a fair for jewellers to legalize the undeclared gold.
June 17, 2019 19:07 UTC
Mustafizur conceded 41 runs in his first five overs and even conceded 19 runs in his fifth over. But the left-armer settled his line and length later and bowled brilliantly in the death overs. That means he conceded just 18 runs in his last four overs and restricted the West Indies in the crucial slog overs. He picked up three wickets in that time and put a brake in the opponent’s progress. He made a double blow in the 40th over as he got rid of two danger men Shimron Hetmyer (50 off 26) and Andre Russell (zero).
June 17, 2019 18:03 UTC
Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra BFFMuktijoddha remained at eighth place with 17 points from 16 matches while Nofel stayed at 11th, one point away from the relegation zone, with 10 points from 15 gamesBangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra came from behind to register a 1-1 draw against Nofel Sporting Club at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj. Khandokar Ashraful Islam put Nofel ahead at the half-hour mark with a glancing header before Guinean defender Yamoussa Camara equalized in the 63rd minute, hitting the back of the net from top of the box followed by a deflected corner. Muktijoddha remained at eighth place with 17 points from 16 matches while Nofel stayed at 11th, one point away from the relegation zone, with 10 points from 15 games. RESULTMuktijoddha 1 (Camara 63) 1 Nofel (Ashraful 30)
June 17, 2019 18:00 UTC
The situation worsened on April 29 after five BNP leaders took oath as lawmakers, despite the platform’s decision to boycott the poll results and refraining from sending their leaders to parliament. In the latest turn of events on June 10, several Oikya Front leaders vowed to expand the alliance further. Expressing his resentment over BNP leaders joining parliament, Manna said: “BNP is yet to give an explanation in this regard. Islami Oikya Jote Senior Vice-Chairman, Maulana Abdur Rakib, said Oikya Front fell into crisis after Andaleeve Rahman Partho-led Bangladesh Jatiya Party severed ties with BNP-led 20-party alliance in May. He also believes that Oikya Front leaders should look past the Jamaat-e-Islami and forge a unity to overcome the ongoing crisis.
June 17, 2019 18:00 UTC
Tigers were bowling after winning the toss and kept West Indies under check considering the run rate. But Hetmyer scored a superb 50-run innings off just 26 deliveries which lift the tempo of the Windies batting. Eventually West Indies scored 321 in their 50 overs and put a challenging chase to Bangladesh. Hetmyer struck dour boundaries and smashed three sixes in his quick-fire innings. Mustafizur Rahman removed Hetmyer in the third ball of the 40th over but the damage was done by then.
June 17, 2019 17:54 UTC
Saif Sporting's Alessandro Celin celebrates scoring during their BPL match against Brothers in Mymensingh MondayDespite the win, Saif Sporting Club remained at fourth in the table but reduced the gap with Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra to three points with 33 points from 16 matchesBrazilian striker Alessandro Celin netted a brace as Saif Sporting Club strolled to a comfortable 2-0 victory over relegation-battled Brothers Union in the Bangladesh Premier League at Rafiq Uddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh Monday afternoon. Despite the win, Saif Sporting remained at fourth in the table but reduced the gap with Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra to three points with 33 points from 16 matches. Brothers remained at the 12th position of the 13-team standing with nine points from the same number of matches. Celin doubled the lead in injury time after Brothers goalkeeper Biplob Bhattacharjee failed to grip Foysal Ahmed Fahim’s initial shot, and the Brazilian calmly sent the rebound home to seal victory. RESULTSaif Sporting 2 (Celin 50, 90+1) 0 Brothers
June 17, 2019 17:48 UTC
After decades of repression under Egyptian autocrats, the Brotherhood won a parliamentary election after a popular uprising toppled Mubarak and his military-backed establishment in 2011. But the euphoria that greeted the end of an era of presidents who ruled like pharaohs did not last long. Mursi had been in court for a hearing on charges of espionage emanating from suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, which had close ties to the Brotherhood. “We had put in several requests for treatment, some were accepted and others were not,” the lawyer, Abdel-Menem Abdel-Maqsood, told Reuters. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan mourned his fellow Islamist as a martyr.
June 17, 2019 17:37 UTC
Logo of Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory CommissionA directive by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) was issued on June 13 regarding charge40 paisa will be charged for looking up account balances on all mobile financial services (MFS), including bKash, Rocket, Nagad and Ucash. A directive by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) was issued on June 13regarding the fee charge. Shahed Alam, chief corporate and regulatory officer for Robi Axiata, said: “We welcome the comprehensive combined directive on Mobile Financial Services (MFS). “Customers need not worry about any additional charges due to this directive since such charges are going to be paid by MFS providers to mobile operators. For each session, comprising of two text messages, telecom operators will receive Tk0.85, according to the telecom regulator’s directive.
June 17, 2019 17:37 UTC
Among them two names are most prominent in the likes of Chris Gayle and Andre Russell. Both Gayle and Russell are renowned as two of the most destructive stroke makers in contemporary cricket. Before the game, one of the concerns for Bangladesh think tank was how to nullify Gayle and Russell in a relatively small boundary in Taunton. Gayle got out in fourth over against Saifuddin after facing 13 deliveries while Russel got his duck in his second delivery against Mustafizur Rahman in the 40th over. Thanks to the great success of Bangladesh bowlers of resisting those to powerhouses West Indies were restricted for 321 runs in conducive batting condition at a smallish ground.
June 17, 2019 17:34 UTC
File photo: Migrants, who were rescued after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian Coast after they had left Libya, are seen inside a local Red Cross chapter in Zarzis, Tunisia May 11, 2019 ReutersMany Bangladeshi nationals reportedly died after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on May 9A writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking its directives to take action against travel agencies and human traffickers responsible for the deaths of 37 Bangladeshis in the Mediterranean Sea. The writ seeks directives to take appropriate action in this regard according to the Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking Act, 2012. Supreme Court lawyer Advocate Mohammed Emdadul Haque filed the petition on Sunday with annexed newspaper reports about the death of Bangladeshis in the Mediterranean Sea. The lawyer said, the High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader is likely to hear the writ on Tuesday. The Bangladeshi nationals, most of whom were from Sylhet and Noakhali districts, reportedly died after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on the way to Italy from Libya on May 9.
June 17, 2019 17:26 UTC
Riva Ganguly made the remarks at a views-exchange meeting organized by Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) at Bangabandhu Conference Hall of World Trade Centre in the city. Out of 10 billion dollar mutual trade, during fiscal 2018-19, the export of Bangladesh has surpassed $1.04 billion. Indian High Commissioner expressed her optimism that the non-tariff barriers in terms of Bangladesh's export to India would be removed based on bilateral discussions. Business leaders drew the attention of the Indian High Commissioner about non-tariff barriers, transit cargo movement, and reduction in cost of doing business, investment in skilled human resources, health sector, and other matters. The board of directors, leaders of different trade bodies, and civil society members participated in the views-exchange meeting.
June 17, 2019 17:26 UTC