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Bangladesh makes flying start outplaying Oman 5-1

Dhaka – Bangladesh Under-21 Hockey team, now preparing for the next-year Junior Asia Cup in Dhaka, made a flying start in the Walton five-match practice series beating Oman U-21 team by 5-1 goals in the opening match at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday. Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammad Akhter Hossain inaugurated the ... Read More »

Protests against Abrar murder spread across country

Dhaka – Students of different universities and colleges across the country staged demonstrations on Tuesday demanding capital punishment of those involved in the murder of Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet). In Dhaka, Buet students continued their demonstrations to press home their eight-point demand, including the arrest of all the accused in Abrar ... Read More »

Louvre opens center to protect art from flooding

Lievin (AP/UNB) — The Louvre has opened a new art conservation center some 200 kilometers (120 miles) from Paris to protect the museum’s priceless artworks from its flood-prone reserves. The Louvre Conservation Center was inaugurated Tuesday in Lievin in northern France, near another outpost of the museum, the Louvre-Lens. Protecting the museum’s works from the nearby Seine River has taken ... Read More »

Turn waste into wealth: World Habitat Day – clean up cities

7 October 2019 – Waste can have a devastating effect on public health, the environment, and the climate, but cutting-edge innovation and technology can provide improved, cheaper solutions to the challenge, and help cities and communities to see waste as a business opportunity. This was the message marking World Habitat Day, on Monday, with a focus on waste management. Read More »

Rosatom Chief for maximizing nuclear technology for SDGs

Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation-ROSATOM emphasized on maximum harnessing the potential of nuclear technologies in order to implement the decisions of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and achieve sustainable development goals. He was addressing the plenary session of the 63rd Annual General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) concluded in Vienna recently. ... Read More »

বুয়েটের মেধাবী শিক্ষার্থী ফাহাদের হত্যাকারীদের বিচার দাবী

বুয়েটের মেধাবী শিক্ষার্থী আবরার ফাহাদের হত্যাকারীদের গ্রেফতার বিচারের আওতায় আনার দাবী জানিয়েছেন বাংলাদেশ মুসলিম লীগের সভাপতি এ্যাড. বদরুদ্দোজা সুজা ও মহাসচিব কাজী আবুল খায়ের। Read More »