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Scintilla BD make it three in a row

Emdad Rahman: The last game of the calendar year saw Scintilla CC BD wrap up proceedings with a hat trick of wins. At the BWDB Cricket Ground in Banani 11 and under the auspices of Umpires Raisul Islam Nafis and Tanvir Mahmud Shihab Scintilla lost the toss to allow opponents BJJobs to bat first. Despite 48 from Anik Chandra Sen ...

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Bangladeshi woman from Italy, her two sons killed in Makkah car crash

An expatriate Bangladeshi woman and her two minor children have died in a road traffic accident in Saudi Arabia where they had gone from Italy to perform Umrah. Two other Bangladeshis were also injured in the accident that occurred on their way to Madinah after they performed Umrah in Makkah on Thursday afternoon local time. Labour Counsellor Aminul Islam at ...

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Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church 

At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt’s Health Ministry spokesman said Friday. It was the latest attack targeting the mostly Muslim country’s embattled minority. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the attack outside the Coptic Church of Mar Mina left at least one ...

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One injured in gas explosion at RPGCL plant in Sylhet

Witnesses said the explosion occurred when the field manager of the gas plant lit a match to check a leaking petrol supply line An official of Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Limited (RPGCL) was injured in an explosion at the organization’s plant in Gopalganj, Sylhet. Witnesses said the explosion occurred when Monowar Ahmed, field manager of the gas plant, lit a ...

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Tory and DUP MPs criticised for ‘wining and dining’ tobacco firms

Conservative and DUP MPs have been criticised for hosting a string of receptions, lunches and dinners in parliament for tobacco companies over the last 18 months. Labour said the events were inappropriate given the public health risk posed by tobacco companies, which sell cigarettes despite the government’s efforts to make them less attractive through high taxes, plain packaging and graphic ...

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Take three steps before visiting GP, public urged

People should take three steps to try to solve a health problem before seeing their GP, a doctors’ leader has urged. Patients should see if they can sort it themselves, see a pharmacist or use a reputable online source of information, the Royal College of GPs says. GPs “really feel the pinch” over winter because of demand, said chairwoman Professor ...

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UK weather: More snow brings ‘nasty’ travel conditions

Glasgow airport has reopened after heavy snow caused flights to be temporarily suspended. Snow has also fallen across northern England and the southern Pennines, where a Met Office amber warning was issued. The temperature plunged to -12C at Loch Glascarnoch in the Scottish Highlands overnight. The RAC warned driving con

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Scintilla BD see off MJL Thunder

    Emdad Rahman:   Safayat Amin was the difference as Scintilla CC Bangladesh saw off MJL Thunder in the latest round of games of the Last Man Stands League at the Gymnasium Fields in Dhaka.   Amin was the pick of the crop after his 43 not out was enough to see Scintilla home.   Scintilla won the toss ...

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Flights suspended at Dhaka airport for 8 hrs

Flights at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport were suspended for more than 8 hours today due to dense fog, causing delay of at least 23 flights on international and domestic routes. “Flight operation at the airport was suspended from 1:30am. The operation resumed 9:30am,” said Rezaul Karim, spokesperson of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, told The Daily Star. Of the 23 ...

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Snowbabies or Embryology of Cryopreservation

Fatema Miah:   While this subject matter is an applauding in rejoice of  amusement, it also throws astonishment concerning questions of inquisition? Our science has advanced as such to an amazing highest point, it’s advanced improved features and experiments had brought an amazing result  in 2017s time of todays world.  A snowbaby was born of an Embryo has been frozen ...

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