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Scientists identify genes responsible for mental illnesses

While mental health still remains a taboo as far as mainstream discussions are concerned, researchers are constantly trying to zero down every possible root cause of it. A recent study has identified 70 previously unknown genes that contribute to people developing serious mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As part of the study, a team of ...

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President flies to London for check-up

Several ministers and others see President Abdul Hamid off at the VVIP Lounge of the airport on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, May 15 : President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for London on Wednesday for medical check-up. President’s Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin told that a VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines  carrying the President took off from ...

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Singer Khalid Hossain in critical condition

Nazrul Sangeet singer and researcher Khalid Hossain’s health condition has deteriorated. He is currently undergoing treatment at Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hospital in the capital. The veteran singer’s son, Asif Hossain said on Wednesday morning: “Doctors at the hospital have informed us that his condition is very critical now. I urge everyone to ...

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Obaidul Quader returns home this evening

After taking two months of treatment at a hospital in Singapore, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader is scheduled to return home on Wednesday evening as his health condition has improved remarkably. “Quader will return home on Wednesday after taking treatment from a Singapore hospital by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines,” Awami League Acting General Secretary Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif said. ...

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Comedian Tim Conway of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ dies at 85

Photo: Actor Tim Conway poses with his award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on “30 Rock” in the press room at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Los Angeles, May 15 : Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred ...

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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Photo: A currency trader watches the computer monitors near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Beijing, May 15 : Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher Wednesday after President Donald ...

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NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon

Photo: Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. “Pete” Conrad stands on the moon’s surface. Cape Canaveral, May 15 : NASA’s chief said Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for getting astronauts back on the moon within five years. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees a day after the White House introduced the budget ...

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England chases down 359, eases to 6-wicket win over Pakistan

Photo: England’s Tom Curran, left, celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan’s Imam Ul Haq, during the ODI cricket match between England and Pakistan, at the Bristol County Ground, in Bristol, England. Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Bristol, May 15 : England’s batsmen showed they are in prime form ahead of the Cricket World Cup by chasing down a target of 359 ...

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SUST Eid vacation begins today

SUST Correspondent : The summer and Eid-ul-Fitr holidays of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) started on Wednesday. All academic activities will remain closed from May 15 to June 13 while the administrative activities will remain suspended from May 22 to June 13, said a SUST press release. The academic activities will resume on June 16.

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Ship-breaking yard worker burnt to death in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 15 : A worker at a ship-breaking yard was burnt to death and five others sustained injuries while dismantling a ship in Sitakunda upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mohamamd Rubel, a cutting worker of ‘Premier Trade Corporation and Mahinur Ship Recycling’ yard. Zahirul Islam, in-charge of Chattogram Medical College Hospital police camp, said six workers ...

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