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IPL: KKR beat CSK by 10 runs

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 runs after CSK shot themselves in the foot in a chase of 168. After electing to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders managed to add a respectable 167 on the board after 20 overs. Rahul Tripathi, who was promoted to open the innings along with Shubman Gill played a brilliant ...

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UK Covid-19 cases increase by 14,162 in single day

A further 14,162 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, have been validated. The latest results bring the total number of cases in the UK to 544,275. The Government also said a further 70 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday. This brings the UK total to 42,515. Separate figures published by the ...

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Act fast to save planet: Prime Minister to global leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said it is today, not tomorrow, to take action to save the planet as mankind is going to lose its ‘war against nature’. “In our war against nature, we’ll only lose. All our actions manifest that we’re consciously destroying the very support systems that are keeping us alive. So, the time to take action to ...

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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded to Charpentier and Doudna

French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing known as CRISPR. The recipients were announced Wednesday in Stockholm by Goran Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona ...

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7th March to be observed as Historic Day

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal for declaring 7th March as a ‘Historic Day’ in a bid to observe the day nationally and internationally commemorating the historic 7th March Speech of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The approval came from the virtual cabinet meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The PM ...

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T-Rex fossil sells for record-breaking $31.8 mn

One of the most complete specimens of a T-Rex fossil in the world was sold for a record $31.8 million Tuesday by Christie’s in New York, nearly quadrupling the previous highest price for a dinosaur at auction. The apex predator made mincemeat of Christie’s opening price of between six and eight million dollars, showing off the lasting power of the ...

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Covid can be airborne : US CDC guidelines

Coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air, sometimes for hours, says the US Centres for Disease Control. Its updated guidance says this airborne route of transmission is still uncommon – bigger droplets from coughs, sneezes and talking are still the main source. People are at higher risk of catching it the longer and closer they are ...

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Govt mulls amending law to make rapists liable to death

The government is actively considering amendment to law to ensure death penalty for the rapists, said Law Minister Anisul Huq. He made the remarks following recent spate of rapes and sexual harassment of women in various parts of the country. Law minister was addressing reporters before leaving residence for his office at the secretariat Wednesday morning. Violation of a housewife ...

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Bangladesh reports 35 COVID-19 deaths, 2,86,631 total recoveries

Bangladesh today recorded 35 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,520 fresh cases overnight. The recovery count rose to 2,86,631 after another 1,798 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period, a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said today. “Thirty-five more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the ...

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Mannan to inaugurate cent percent electrification at Dharmapasha

Planning Minister MA Mannan will inaugurate the ‘Hundred Percent Electrification’ programme at Dharmapasha Upazila in Sunamganj on October 10. Mannan will also witness various development projects there, officials said. Before that, the minister will attend various social programmes at Dakshin Sunamganj upazila on October 9. The planning minister is expected to return to Dhaka on October 11.

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