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A girl found dead in the capital might be a rape victim

Dhaka, Dec 6 – A girl, found dead on Wednesday night in a lane on the Circular Road in Malibagh area of Dhaka might have been raped before being killed, said a forensic doctor after an autopsy on Friday. Sohel Mahmud, head of the Dhaka Medical College Forensic Medicine Department, told reporters that her hands, legs, waist and spinal cord ... Read More »

New genetic links to same-sex sexuality found in huge study

The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that make people gay. The genome-wide research on DNA from nearly half a million U.S. and U.K. adults identified five genetic variants not previously linked with gay or lesbian sexuality. The variants were ... Read More »

Earliest modern human skull found outside Africa

Researchers have found the earliest example of our species (modern humans) outside Africa. A skull unearthed in Greece has been dated to 210,000 years ago, at a time when Europe was occupied by the Neanderthals. The sensational discovery adds to evidence of an earlier migration of people from Africa that left no trace in the DNA of people alive today. ... Read More »

Floating body of missing poultry trader found in Sirajganj

Sirajganj, July 9 – A poultry trader was found dead in Shahjadpur Upazila on Monday, a day after he went missing. Police recovered the floating body of Dabir Mollah, 60, son of late Tahaj Mollah of Jotpara village in the Upazila, from the Hurasagar River. Officer-in-charge of Shahjadpur Police Station Ataur Rahman said Dabir came out of their house on ... Read More »

Detergent, antibiotics found in milk samples

Dhaka, June 25 (UNB)— Researchers have found traces of detergent and antibiotics in samples of pasteurised and unpasteurised milk produced by several companies. Products of Pran, MilK Vita, Igloo, Aarong, and Farm Fresh were tested. All seven samples of pasteurised milk were found to contain antibiotics used to treat humans, according to Prof ABM Faruque, director of Biomedical Research Centre. ... Read More »

Madrasa boy’s body found in Jessore teacher’s house

Jashore, June 2 (UNB) – Police recovered the decomposed body of a madrasa student from his teacher’s house in Sharsha upazila on Sunday afternoon.  The victim was identified as Shah Poran, 11, hailing from Kagojpukur area of the upazila.  Abdur Rashid, local union parishad chairman, said Hafizur Rahman, a teacher of Goga Gazipara Hafizia Madrasa in the upazila, brought the ... Read More »

Schoolboy’s body found in Dhaka’s Buriganga River

Keraniganj, May 20 (UNB) – The body of a schoolboy, who reportedly jumped into the Buriganga river after being rebuked by his father on Saturday night, was recovered from the river on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Asif Khan, 15, a class X student of a local school and son of Habibur Rahman of Hasnabad area. Shah Jaman, ... Read More »

WWF sounds alarm after 48 lbs of plastic found in dead whale

Milan, Apr 6 (AP/UNB) — An 8-meter (26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the dangers of plastic waste in the Mediterranean Sea. The environmental group said the garbage recovered from the sperm whale’s stomach included a corrugated ... Read More »

Bodies of 33 premature babies found in Barisal trash bin

Barishal, Feb 18 – Thirty-three bodies of premature babies were found in a dustbin of Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital here on Monday night, sending shock waves across the city. Conservancy workers of Barisal City Corporation recovered the bodies of the unborn babies behind the hospital building around 8:15pm while cleaning it and informed ward master Modasser Ali who later informed ... Read More »