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Heatwave makes Sylhet life miserable

Heatwave sweeping across the country for the last couple of days made public life miserable in Sylhet district and city and elsewhere in the country. The high temperature that soars up over the last few days is aggravating the plight of the commoners. However, the heat wave might continue for two more days, says Met office. People are feeling 3 ...

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Minor girl drowns in Sylhet

A minor girl drowned in a pond at Chattigar village in Dakshin Surma upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Nusrat Jannat Ema, 18 month, son of Kacha Mia, a resident of Chattigar village. Locals said Ema playing at home ground area to in the morning on Tuesday. At one stage, he slipped into the pond adjacent to ...

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Bappy sends Scintilla home happy

    By Emdad Rahman   Mohammad Badrul Alam Chowdhury (Bappy) smashed 92 and took 2 crucial wickets as Scintilla stormed a comeback to take the points against Hawks CC.   Scintilla were 70-6 when Chowdhury stepped up to the crease after Orett Hoilett had ripped through the home team top order. His gargantuan effort sent his team into tea ...

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Shah Ali the difference as Jagannathpur beat Beanibazar 2-0

By Ismael Rahman A rain swept friendly fixture saw Jagannathpur take the spoils as the boys in white beat Beanibazar 2-0 at Stepney Green Park. Shah Ali beat the outstanding Abdul Salik to score the opener as Jagannathpur made a rare first half foray into the opposition half. As the rain beat down Beanibazar stepped up the tempo and reverted ...

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Nobel is on fire as Scintilla beat Supernova to retain top spot

  Emdad Rahman In a clash of the top two, Scintilla defeated Supernova in the latest National Cricket League meeting at Ongar Cricket Ground. In this Super Sunday clash the Essex team batted first to reach 184/10 from 38 overs. Nobel Rahaman scored 69, Ashraful Islam 30, and vice captain Sajal Rahman, 21. Supernova have led the league for most of this ...

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Magnificent Roy scores 120 but Surrey miss out on quarter-final place

    Emdad Rahman   Centurion Jason Roy and Aaron Finch scored the biggest stand in the competition this season as Surrey beat Kent by 37 runs in a blistering Natwest T20 Blast clash at The Kia Oval.   A sell out 25,500 crowd witnessed the brutal Roy remain unbeaten on 120 as Surrey racked up 212-4, but despite his brilliant ...

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Golapgonj held by Bishwanath

Emdad Rahman : Gulopgonj and Bishwanath shared the spoils in a competitive Sonali Upazila Cup friendly at Mabley Green. Emrul Islam put Golapgonj ahead in the first half after an assist from Mujibul Islam but deep into the second half Bishwanath equalised through Mo. The game finished 1-1. Mujib Islam of Golapgonj said, ‘It was rainy, and cold but we ...

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‘Hacking nerves can control disease’

Controlling human nerve cells with electricity could treat a range of diseases including arthritis, asthma and diabetes, a new company says. Galvani Bioelectronics hopes to bring a new treatment based on the technique before regulators within seven years. GlaxoSmithKline and Verily, formerly Google, Life Sciences, are behind it. Animal experiments have attached tiny silicone cuffs, containing electrodes, around a nerve ...

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