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Daily Archives: September 26, 2019

Sr Div Football: Dhaka United SC beat Kashaitoly SKP 1-0

Dhaka – Dhaka United Sporting Club earned 1-0 goal victory over Kashaitoly Samaj Kallyan Parisad in the TVS Senior Division Football League at the Kamalapur Stadium here on Thursday. Sajal Hossain scored the match-winner for Dhaka United SC in the 77th minute.The day’s other match between Nawabpur Krira Chakra and Friends Social Welfare Organisation ended in a goalless draw at ... Read More »

Mosharraf close to beating brain cancer

Dhaka — Mosharraf Hossain Rubel, the all-rounder who earlier this year was diagnosed with a form of brain cancer, is upbeat about his chances of playing in the forthcoming national cricket leagues, scheduled to start from October 5. Mosharraf started gearing up ahead of the most prestigious First-class cricket event of the country- National Cricket League (NCL). On Thursday, he ... Read More »

Here’s how you can save your teeth from coffee stains

Dhaka, Sept 26 (UNB) – Discolouration of teeth caused by caffeine is real. A lot of people enjoy their first cup in the morning, and continue to consume coffee throughout the day. Over time, this can cause stains on teeth, which, if not removed/taken care of, could affect dental health as well, reports The Indian Express. Read More »

Reconciliation must drive development

By Rémy Rioux Paris – In a profoundly volatile world riddled with fractures, the temptation to embrace a seemingly reassuring path of withdrawal or isolation may be strong. In fact, avoidance of potential hazards seems only natural. For lack of a better alternative, we may be instinctively inclined to look inward in order to circumvent or at least mitigate the ... Read More »

Climate code red

By Rachel Kyte Washington, DC – When emergencies strike, special processes within governments and communities swing into gear. And everyone steps up to help. Read More »

Islands of climate ambition

By Andrew Holness and Frank Bainimarama Kingston/Suva – Small island developing states like ours are barometers of the world’s commitment to climate action and sustainable development. Our economies and societies thrive when national ambitions and progress are supported by bold global action. However, global inaction on climate change is threatening our way of life, development achievements, and growth prospects, and ... Read More »

Nature’s solution to climate change – whale cabon captor

By Ralph Chami, Sena Oztosun, Thomas Cosimano, and Connel Fullenkamp Scientific research now indicates more clearly than ever that our carbon footprint—the release of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere where it contributes to global warming through the so-called greenhouse effect—now threatens our ecosystems and our way of life. But efforts to mitigate climate change face two significant challenges. Read More »

How to ‘fix the business of food’ and save the planet

By Samira Sadeque Reprint UN, Sep 25 2019 (IPS) – With up to one billion undernourished people around the world, and agriculture and land use systems increasingly vulnerable to climate change and land degradation, more companies within the global food industry need to start aligning their operations with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. Read More »

An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament

London, Sep 25 (AP/UNB) — An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of “Resign!” and dared the political opposition to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain’s highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline. Read More »

United States BNP holds protest rally at JFK Airport

From Mahfuz Adnan New York: BNP leaders and activists held a protest rally at JFK International Airport in protest Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s arrival in New York to attend the UN General Assembly on September 22. For a long time, since the United States unit of BNP did not have a committee. Party leaders met at the JFK Airport in ... Read More »

IHS Markit launches first global index for carbon credits

Global Carbon Index combines proprietary information and futures markets data to produce the first benchmark for the global price of carbon London (September 25, 2019) – IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that it has launched the IHS Markit Global Carbon Index, the first benchmark for the global price of carbon ... Read More »

Emissions must halve by 2030: C40 on IPCC special report

London, 25 September 2019 – In response to the publication of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC), Mayor of Paris & Chair of C40 Cities, Anne Hidalgo, said: “The IPCC report on Oceans and Ice published today makes for shocking reading. It is yet more evidence from the world’s top scientists that ... Read More »