Archive for October 6th, 2015

Rana, Wahed get the axe

Bangladesh national team coach Fabio Lopez cut his preliminary squad for the World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan to 28 on Tuesday by excluding goalkeeper Ashraful Islam Rana and forward Wahed Ahmed.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Brazil face WC clashes without Neymar

Brazil face WC clashes without Neymar

Much has changed for Brazil’s national team since last year’s humiliating World Cup exit, but as the 2018 qualifying campaign gets underway Thursday one worrying factor stays the same: the absence of superstar Neymar.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Messi’s absence is no excuse, insists Mascherano

Messi’s absence is no excuse, insists Mascherano

Lionel Messi will miss their ties with Ecuador and Paraguay but Javier Mascherano is adamant Argentina have no reason to expect anything less than two 2018 World Cup qualifiers wins, reports the Daily Mail.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Depression widespread in professional football

Professional footballers suffer more from depression and anxiety than the general public, with more than a third of current and former players reporting symptoms, according to a study by the world players’ union FIFPro.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Fear of European failure haunts peerless Bayern

Their Bundesliga rivals are waving the white flag for the fourth season in a row, but fear of more Champions League failure is driving Bayern Munich on in Germany.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Klopp tight-lipped over Liverpool speculation

Jurgen Klopp is staying tight-lipped about rumours linking him to the vacancy at Liverpool with the ex-Borussia Dortmund coach widely tipped as the hot favourite to replace Brendan Rodgers.

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Bale voted Welsh player of the year for record fifth time

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale was voted Welsh player of the year for a record fifth time on Monday

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Martial plays down comparisons with Henry

Martial plays down comparisons with Henry

Manchester United’s deadline day signing Anthony Martial has played down comparisons with Arsenal’s record goalscorer Thierry Henry..

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Schoolgirl’s wrist blown off in Chuadanga bomb blast

A schoolgirl got one of her wrists blown off in an explosion allegedly while outlaws were making bombs at a house of Marufdah village of Jibannagar in Chuadanga on Tuesday…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

EC seeks info over Rohingyas from 3 ministries

Election Commission on Tuesday sought information over Rohingya refugees from three ministries with a view to keeping them out of the country’s voter list…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

German scientists, researchers cancel RU tour for security concern

A team of German scientists and researchers has cancelled their 22-day tour of Rajshahi University bcause of security concern following the killings of two foreigners…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

SC upholds MK Anwar, Aman’s bail

Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the High Court orders granting bail to Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders MK Anwar and Amanullah Aman in a number of cases…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

BCL men sexually harass female students at RU

Two activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the ruling Awami League backed student organization, allegedly sexually harassed two female students at Rajshahi University campus on Monday…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

No proof of IS claim, security ensured for all foreigners: FM

Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali on Tuesday said they have not yet got any credible information about the claimed IS link with the sad murders of two foreign nationals in Dhaka and Rangpur…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

SQ Chy to seek review against death sentence

The detained death row war crimes convict Salauddin Quader Chowdhury on Tuesday directed his lawyer to file a petition with the Supreme Court…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize

Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of neutrino oscillations…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets in Palmyra, Aleppo

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets in the Syrian city of Palmyra and the northern province of Aleppo, Syrian state television said on Tuesday, quoting a military source…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Public univ teachers plan skipping work for indefinite period

Public university teachers plan to go on indefinite work abstention from November 1 if their demands are not met by October…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National

SC extends Fakhrul’s bail till Nov 2

The Appellate Division on Tuesday extended till November 2 the period of the bail it had granted to Bangladesh Nationalist Party acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in three vandalism and arson attack cases…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

Nearly 100 migrants reported dead off Libya

Nearly 100 migrants are reported to have died in the Mediterranean off Libya since Sunday, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday, citing unconfirmed reports from the Libyan Red Crescent…

October 6, 2015 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

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