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Stopping Food Waste During COVID-19, One Grant At a Time

Danielle Nierenberg When the COVID-19 pandemic caused restaurants and creameries to shut down, goat farmers Blake and Andrew Place found themselves dumping 95 percent of their daily milk production because they couldn’t sell it. But with a grant from the ReFED COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund, an organization called FarmLink was able to connect the Places’ goat farm with community ... Read More »

BKSP or Cox’s Bazar proposed as DPL venues

DHAKA – The Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis suggested BSKP and Cox’s Bazar as the venues of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) which they want to restart once the situation of Covid-19 comes under control. Only two rounds of country’s most coveted league DPL were possible before the outbreak of coronavirus, a deadly virus that left the whole world stranded. ... Read More »

BCB president undergoes successful operation in London

DHAKA – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon underwent a successful operation in a hospital in London on Wednesday night. Papon is now doing fine after the surgery; confirmed BCB media and communication committee chairman Jalal Younus. The BCB chief was suffering from his old prostate problem for which he took treatment at home and abroad earlier. ... Read More »

CCDM advises clubs to pay 50 percent payment of players

DHAKA – The Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis had already advised the clubs to clear the 50 percent payment of the players, said its chairman Kazi Inam Ahmed. The DPL was postponed after the first two rounds due to the outbreak of the Covid-19, which left the whole world standstill. Some of the clubs even didn’t pay a single penny ... Read More »

Rule on int’l students: Harvard, MIT sue U.S. govt

Washington, Xinhua/UNB, July 09 – Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a suit to prevent the U.S. government from enforcing a rule about international students that has caused anxiety among the tens of thousands of foreign students studying in the United States. Read More »