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BKSP emerge Seba Zone champions beating Army

Mohammad Shahidul Islam emerged champion in the Annual Sports Competition of Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall of Dhaka University at the university central playground here on Sunday. Mohammad Abul Kashem became the runner-up in the meet. Earlier in the morning, pro-Vice Chancellor (Admin) of Dhaka University Prof Dr Muhammad Samad inaugurated the competition as the Chief Guest. Treasurer of Dhaka University ... Read More »

Shahidul emerge champion in DU Mohsin Hall Sports

Dhaka – Mohammad Shahidul Islam emerged champion in the Annual Sports Competition of Haji Muhammad Mohsin Hall of Dhaka University at the university central playground here on Sunday. Mohammad Abul Kashem became the runner-up in the meet. Earlier in the morning, pro-Vice Chancellor (Admin) of Dhaka University Prof Dr Muhammad Samad inaugurated the competition as the Chief Guest. Treasurer of Dhaka ... Read More »

U-19 World Cup Young Tigers put Bangladesh on top of the world

Dhaka — Junior Tigers made history beating the four-time champions India by three wickets in a dramatic final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Sunday at Potchefstroom, South Africa. It was Bangladesh’s first-ever final in an ICC event (outside the World Cup qualifying ICC Trophy), and they didn’t miss the chance to create history, emerging as unbeaten champions. To ... Read More »

Tigers on back foot after Naseem’s hat-trick

Dhaka – Bangladesh’s hope of finishing the third day of the Rawalpindi Test on a high was dashed by Naseem Shah as his hat-trick took the momentum away from the visitors on Sunday. Bangladesh limped to 126 for 6 in 45 overs and still need to score 86 runs to make Pakistan bat again. Naseem etched his name in the ... Read More »

Mapping application data shows how virus spread in China

For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the first wave of China’s great Lunar New Year migration broke across the nation. Some carried with them the new virus that has since claimed over 8 00 lives and ... Read More »

Bicycle Lanes Move Everyone Forward

by Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Bezerra FORTALEZA – The intersection of Avenida Leste Oeste and Avenida Pasteur in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza was always tricky to navigate by bicycle, especially heading east as three lanes of car traffic became two. Data show that every 60 minutes during rush hour, 360 cyclists had to manoeuvre around and between 2,700 cars, trucks, ... Read More »

The EU’s Risky Green Taxonomy

by Stan Dupré PARIS – European Union member states and the European Parliament are soon expected to adopt a so-called “taxonomy” for classifying green investments, after reaching an agreement last month on a list of “sustainable” economic activities. Once the new system enters into force, most likely this year, the European Commission will use this list to determine which financial ... Read More »

Why We Need Wetlands

by Martha Rojas Urrego GLAND, SWITZERLAND – It’s called the Extinction Wing. Located in a dark corner of the Paris Museum of Natural History, it houses a haunting collection of species that have long vanished from the natural world. With biodiversity declining faster than at any time in human history, what size museum will future generations need? Read More »

As China sneezes, global economy gets the chills

Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong hit hardest, bottlenecks in low-value parts threaten downstream units By Umesh Desai The coronavirus outbreak in China, which started in the city of Wuhan, has had analysts scrambling to lower growth forecasts across the board, underlining the country’s dominant role in the global economy. Read More »

Farmers benefiting from “BAU Soil Testing Kit”

Mymensingh, Feb 08 – Farmers are benefiting from the use of “BAU Soil Testing Kit”, a special soil testing device developed by the Soil Science department of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU). It measures the soil quality of the cultivated land and the amount of fertilizer to be required. Farmers of different areas in Mymensingh district are already delighted to see ... Read More »