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Neymar charms press

Brazilian superstar Neymar took little time to seduce the press in his new home with a goalscoring debut for Paris Saint-Germain at Guingamp. “Already charmed,” said sports daily l’Equipe in response to the 25-year-old’s starring role in Sunday’s 3-0 win in Brittany. “An assist, a goal, class play: NEYMAR succeeded …

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Costa blasts Chelsea

Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa has launched an angry broadside against both the club and manager Antonio Conte, accusing them of treating him like a “criminal”. Costa, 28, has been informed by Conte that he has no future at the club and having been frozen out of the first-team squad, …

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Time Bolts past a legend

If destiny and natural justice were the defining elements in dictating the outcome of sporting ties, the greatest sprinter of all time would have walked away from the sport in a blaze of gold and glory. Thankfully, they aren’t. Save some very notable exceptions (Roger Federer anyone?) sport hardly mirrors …

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Mashrafe urges cautious optimism

“The team we are going to play against are, in my opinion, one of the two most passionate Test playing teams, the other being England. But I personally think that Australia is the most passionate team when it comes to Test cricket,” said Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza when …

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The journey of the Bangla folk band BAULA

Promising Bangladeshi folk band BAULA holds Bangla folk music across various genres close to their heart as an artistic expression. The band’s musical repertoire includes baul, bhatiali, murshidi and marfati. Folk music is the simplest form of expression of diverse melodies that delineate emotion and feelings of joys and sorrows …

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Tagore remembered in Mymensingh

The 76th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was observed at Govt Ananda Mohan College in Mymensingh town on Sunday. Marking the occasion, teachers and students of the college’s Bengali Department organised a discussion in the college’s auditorium. The day’s programme also included poetry recitation from the bard including from Geetanjali, …

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Farida Parveen to sing live on Channel i

Live musical programme “Shera Gaan” will be aired on Channel i today at 2:45pm. Renowned artiste Farida Parveen will perform songs at the programme that will also include background stories of featured songs by the participating artiste, composer, lyricist and actors of the film track. Planned and hosted by singer …

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Torture on Pregnant Woman: Three arrested

Police have arrested three people, including a member of Gram (village) Police, in a case filed for torturing a seven-month pregnant woman in Uttar Baishpukur village of Dimla upazila. Victim Shefali Begum, 32, wife of a rickshaw puller in Baishpukur Kolonjhar village, alleged that some people tied her to a …

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“Doob” scores its biggest Festival nod yet

As Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s upcoming film “Doob” (“No Bed of Roses”) begins to get it’s head above the water from censorship turmoil at home, the film is continuing its imposition at major film festivals. After successful showings at the Shanghai International Film Festival and Moscow International Film Festival (where it …

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