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Fed Cup Football: Mohammedan beat Nofel SC 2-0

Dhaka – Dhaka Mohammedan SC keep the quarterfinal hope alive from Group D of the season’s curtain raiser soccer meet, Walton Federation Cup Football Tournament, beating newcomer Nofel Sporting Club by 2-0 goals in their 2ndmatch at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here Saturday afternoon. Read More »

কুমিল্লায় শচীন দেব বর্মনের বাড়িকে জাদুঘরে রূপান্তরিত করুন

মোতাহার হোসেন সেদিন ৩১অক্টোবর, অনেকটা নিরবে চলে গেল তার মৃত্যু দিবস।কেউ,কোন প্রতিষ্ঠান দিনটি পালন করেনি; শ্রদ্ধায় অবনত হয়নি কারো মস্তক।স্মরণ করেনি কেউ এই মহান ব্যক্তিত্বকে।হ্যাঁ আমি উপমহাদেশের কিংবদন্তীতুল্য সংগীতজ্ঞ শচীন দেব বর্মনের কথা বলছি। Read More »

Classical music festival enchants Rangpur audience

Entertainment Desk Heart-throbbing performance of renowned musicians from home and abroad in the second classical musical festival-2018 here exceedingly enchanted audience present on Begum Rokeya University campus  on Friday  night. The ‘Sangskriti Bikash Kendra (SBK)’ of Begum Rokeya University Rangpur (BRUR) organised the festival for the second consecutive time on the university ground aiming at flourishing cultural activities through nurturing ... Read More »

A radically realistic climate vision

By Barbara Unmüßig Berlin – According to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s main scientific authority on global warming, keeping global temperatures from rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is a feasible goal. The IPCC’s stance represents a move in the direction of the kind of “radical realism” that many civil-society actors have ... Read More »

Transparency for Tuna

By Peter M. Christian and Mark Zimring Palikir/San Francisco – A cluster of small Pacific islands is poised to make history in the management of global fish stocks. This week, when conservationists from around the world gathered at the fifth annual Our Ocean Conference in Bali, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) unveiled a bold promise and issued an even ... Read More »

The Green Lobby’s misdirected anger

By Yossi Sheffi Boston – In August, when US President Donald Trump proposed to freeze fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks, environmentalists and their supporters were outraged. Now, the temperature of the debate has risen again, following a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that highlights the urgent need to take drastic action to curb carbon ... Read More »

Is hothouse earth avoidable?

By Johan Rockström , Jørgen Randers, and Per Espen Stoknes Stockholm – Nearly 50 years ago, the Club of Rome’s report “Limits to Growth” warned that if economic growth continued apace without regard for the environment, the world could face ecological and economic collapse in the twenty-first century. Yet that is essentially what has happened. As new research for the ... Read More »

Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly for Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government,” he wrote in an article in the Washington Post. But stressing Turkey’s “friendly” ties with Saudi Arabia, he added that he did not ... Read More »