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BSF aircraft crashes near Delhi, 10 dead

An aircraft crashed into a wall and burst into flames on the outskirts of the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Tuesday, killing all 10 people on board, officials said. The Super King plane, chartered by the Border Security Force (BSF), was heading to the eastern city of Ranchi when it crashed shortly after taking off, a spokesman for the security ...

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Madrassa student’s death sparks violence in B’baria : BGB, RAB deployed in town; ASP, OC closed

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and additional police were deployed to restore order in Brahmanbaria following widespread violence by madrassa students after the death of a fellow student on Tuesday, who was injured in clashes with police, traders and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) supporters on Monday evening. The madrassa students ransacked the railway station and the local ...

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CJ joins clean Dhaka drive

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Tuesday urged the authorities concerned to free Dhaka City from pollution and said he would not mind walking to work every day to help keep the city free from pollution. Speaking at a cleanliness campaign organised by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and the Supreme Court at the apex court premises, the Chief ...

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Bale, Messi hit hat-tricks as Real Madrid, Barca win

Zinedine Zidane’s reign as Real Madrid boss got off to a flying start as Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday. Victory took Madrid back to within two points of Barcelona after the European champions cruised to a 4-0 win over Granada earlier in the day courtesy of a hat-trick from Lionel ...

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New Zealand beats Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in 2nd T20

Martin Guptill hit the fastest half-century by a New Zealand batsman, only for Colin Munro to better it moments later as the hosts needed just 10 overs to rout Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their Twenty20 match on Sunday, winning both matches of the series. Grant Elliott took 4-22 as New Zealand restricted Sri Lanka to 142-8 batting first. ...

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Platini will not run in Fifa presidential election

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini says he will not stand in the Fifa presidential election next month, reports BBC. Platini, along with Fifa president Sepp Blatter, has been banned from football-related activities for eight years by world football’s governing body. Both men were found guilty of breaches surrounding a $2m “disloyal payment” made to Platini in 2011. They are appealing ...

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Preparations for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 to continue

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it will continue to prepare for this month’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 despite Australia withdrawing its team from the event and expressing its concerns about the safety and security of its squad and management. A press release of the ICC explained that its own security manager and an independent security ...

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Tigers aim to make dream start in New Year

Soumya hopes to get back rhythm against Zimabwe A poor BPL outing following a blockbuster international year has raised a question when hardships and disappointments lie in wait for Soumya Sarkar, a batsman who gave the Bangladesh top order a rare solidity since his debut. Soumya would get the T20 series against Zimbabwe to reply those questions but for the ...

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Zimbabwe in city to play T20I series

A 16-member Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in the city on Monday to play a four-match T20I series against Bangladesh. Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna will host all the four matches scheduled to be held on January 15, 17, 20 and 22. The visiting team will travel to Khulna from the capital on Tuesday. Zimbabwe squad: Malcolm Waller, Peter Joseph Moor, ...

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Anxious people fare better in a crisis

The brain devotes more processing resources to social situations that signal threat than those that are benign and anxious people process those threats using regions of the brain responsible for action, says a study. The study that may help explain the apparent “sixth sense” we have for danger found that “low anxious” people process the threats in sensory circuits, responsible ...

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