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Cell-sized robots to help detect diseases

MIT scientists have developed a method to mass produce robots no bigger than a cell that could be used to monitor conditions inside an oil or gas pipeline, or to search out disease while floating through the bloodstream.   The key to making such tiny devices, which the team calls “syncells” (short for synthetic cells), in large quantities lies in ...

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Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing deal

About 6.5m poor, vulnerable people to get benefit, says WB World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal Qimiao Fan and Additional Secretary Mahmuda Begum of Economic Relations Division exchange documents in Dhaka on Sunday, October 28 2018. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 28 : The government of Bangladesh on Sunday signed a $300 million financing agreement with the World ...

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Writ filed seeking division to Mainul in jail

Barrister Mainul Hosein. File Photo Dhaka, Oct 28 : A writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking to give barrister Mainul Hosein the first-class division in jail. Mainul’s wife Saju Hossain filed the writ on Sunday with the bench of Justice Sheikh Hasan Arif and Justice Rajik AL Jalil, said his lawyer Khandaker Mahbub Hossain. The hearing is likely ...

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BGB man drowns in Sonai river

Photo: BGB members sent the body of Lance Nayak Rafiq to the Satkhira Sadar Hospital. Satkhira, Oct 28 : A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) drowned in Sonai River in Kolaroa bordering area on Saturday night after being tangled in a rope used to smuggle goods. The deceased was identified as Lance Nayak Rafiq, 35, of Kolaroa Kakdanga BOP ...

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People suffer on first day of countrywide transport strike

City commuters suffer as no public transports were plying on the city roads on the first day of 48-hour transport strike on Sunday, October 27, 2018. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Oct 28 : A countrywide 48-hour transport strike, enforced by Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation, left people in distress and caused immense sufferings on Sunday. The transport workers on Saturday declared ...

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Bus plunge kills two in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  Two passengers were killed as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Osmaninagar upazila on Sunday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. The accident took place around 6 am when a bus of ‘Ena Paribahan’ plunged into a roadside ditch after its driver lost his control over the steering, leaving the ...

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Motorcyclist killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A college boy was killed and his two pillion riders were severely injured as the motorcycle they were riding collided head on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Gazi Borhanuddin road at Gazbaribazar in Kanaighat upazila on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Ashraf Shamim, 19, son of Nasir Ahmed, and the injured are Moudud Ahmed, 19, son ...

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BPL6: Waqar sets sight on title for Sylhet Sixers

Dhaka, Oct 27 : Former Pakistani captain and legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis arrived in Dhaka on Saturday ahead of the 6th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL6) draft on Sunday. Waqar, considered as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time, was assigned as head coach to prepare franchise team Sylhet Sixers as title contenders for the 6th version of ...

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Oikyafront’s Chattogram rally begins

Photo: Jatiya Oikyafront holds a rally in front of BNP office at Kazir Dewri in Chattogram on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Chattogram, Oct 27 : The rally of Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, began in front of BNP office at Kazir Dewri in the port city to drum up public support in favour of the alliance’s seven-point demand, ...

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Govt has master plan to develop southern region: PM

2nd nuke power plant to be built in southern region, she says Photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the 1300 MW Kolapara Power Plant in Patuakhali on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Patuakhali, Oct 27 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government has a master plan to develop the southern region of the country as it remained neglected. ...

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