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World Youth Chess Olympiad: Bangladesh beat South Africa 3-1 points

Bangladesh team defeated South Africa by 3-1 game points in the first round match of the FIDE World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad that began on Sunday (Oct 2) ) in the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.


In the first round matches, CM Manon Reja Neer, CM Sakline Mostafa Sajid and M. Sajidul Haque of Bangladesh team defeated South Africa’s Levitan Judah Nathan, Nwedo Khodani and Boshoma Chisomo respectively.


Omnia Binte Yusuf Lubaba of Bangladesh lost to Price Daelen of South Africa in the other match..


Bangladesh team playing against Cuba in the 2nd round today (Monday).


Leading under-16 chess players representing 34 teams from 23 countries, are taking part in the nine-round Swiss-League basis competition..


Source: United News of Bangladesh


BNP-BCL clash: Feni court denies bail to 14 BNP activists


A Feni court on Monday sent 14 activists of BNP affiliate organizations to jail in a case filed over a clash with Bangladesh Chhatra league(BCL) activists and police during a demonstration against price hike of essentials in the district.


Feni District and Session Court Judge Imran Saleh denied bail appeal of the accused and pronounced the order, said Md Golam Zilani, court inspector.


Feni Jubo Dal’s in-charge president Belal Hossain, Swecchashebok Dal general secretary SM Kaysar Elin, Feni sadar upazila Jubo Dal convener Nizam Uddin Master, municipal Jubo Dal convener Zahid Hossain Bablu, Feni Chhatra Dal organizational secretary Zaker Hossain, Swecchasebok Dal vice-president Zahidul Islam Shimul, Dagonbhuiyan Jubo Dal convener VP Imam, sadar upazila Jubo Dal joint convener Faridul Islam, Didarul Alam, district Chhatra Dal joint secretary Fazle Rabbi, Municipal Chhatra Dal member secretary Ibrahim Patwary, Jubo Dal leaders Fazlul Haque and Mamun, are among the jailed accused.


According to the case complaint by police, on August 12, hundreds of BNP, Jubo Dal and Chhatra Dal activists gathered in front of BNP office at Feni’s Islampur road for a rally against price hike of essentials.


At the same time BCL activists also gathered for a rally there.


BNP and affiliate organisation’s activists allegedly attacked the BCL activists leaving three of them injured.


To stop a clash between BNP and BCL activists, police were forced to fire rubber bullets at them.


Later police filed a case against 24 people and more than 150 anonymous people in this regard.


Source: United News of Bangladesh