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Day: October 27, 2014

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in 1st Test
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Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in 1st Test

BANGLADESH WIN BY 3 WICKETS Man of the Match TAIJUL ISLAM DAY 3 - BANGLADESH 254 & 101/7 ZIMBABWE 240 & 114 Gallery Desk: Despite the dreadful performance by Bangladesh top-order batsmen, the Tigers clinched their fifth Test victory in a match against Zimbabwe at Mirpur Sher-e Bangla National Stadium today. Despite left-arm orthodox Taijul Islam’s devastating bowling performance of 8 wickets for only 39 runs, openers Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman and first down batsman Mominul Haque went back to the pavilion scoring ducks. Amazing with the ball in the first innings, allrounder Shakib Al Hasan, returning from a ban imposed on him from the board, failed to shine with his bat on both innings scoring 5 and 15 runs consecutively. During the second innings of Zimbabwe, Taijul bow...
Govt to export 50,000 tonnes coarse rice to Sri Lanka
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Govt to export 50,000 tonnes coarse rice to Sri Lanka

News Desk: The government, for the first time, will export 50,000 tonnes of non-fragrant coarse rice to Sri Lanka. The export price of per tonne rice has been set at $450, Food Minister Md Qamrul Islam told reporters at Secretariat in Dhaka today. Emerging from a meeting with the officials of Food Planning and Monitoring Commission, the minister said the government will export the rice soon after an agreement between the two countries. At present, the international market price of per tonne rice is between $400 and $420, the minister said. Bangladesh, in the past, exported aromatic rice, but this would be the first-ever shipment of non-fragrant rice as Colombo agreed to import the rice on emergency basis. In this Aman season, the government will procure three lakh tonnes of rice, whi...