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Ig Nobel win for kidney stone removing roller-coaster

Riding on some types of roller-coaster is an effective way of removing kidney stones. This is the conclusion of research that has won this year’s Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine.   The US researchers who carried out the work recommend that those afflicted with the condition should regularly use the theme park attractions.   The Ig Nobels are spoof prizes ...

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Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh to face Sri Lanka Saturday

Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, who will kick off the latest edition of the Asia Cup, are grappling with injuries ahead of their game in Dubai on Saturday, 15 September. Overview   Bangladesh v Sri Lanka   Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Asia Cup, Group B   Saturday, 15 September, 3.30pm local, 11.30am GMT   First, the injury updates. For ...

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RMG workers protest fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8000

Several hundred garment workers under the banner of ‘Garments Workers’ Trade union Centre’ a platform of  RMG workers, staged sit-in in front of the National Press Club around 11:30 am on Friday, Sep 14, 2018. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 14 : Rejecting the fixation of minimum wage at Tk 8000 by the government readymade garment (RMG) workers on Friday staged ...

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216 FF’s heirs get Indian scholarships

SUST Correspondent : Indian High Commission in Dhaka handed over scholarship checks to 216 descendants of freedom fighters of different districts in Sylhet division and Kishoreganj district on Thursday. TK 50,000 was awarded for graduate-level-student while TK 20,000 was given for each school level student, disbursing a total of around TK77 lakhs as the scholarship money. Indian envoy to Bangladesh ...

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UK driving licence ‘may not be valid in EU’ after no-deal Brexit

UK drivers may have to get an international driving permit if they want to drive in some European countries after a no-deal Brexit. The government says that after March 2019 “your driving licence may no longer be valid by itself” in the EU, in its latest no-deal planning papers. It also warns that Britons travelling to the EU may need ...

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JS passes Sylhet Medical University Bill

Sylhet Office : The ‘Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018’ was passed in Parliament on Thursday to set up a medical university in Sylhet division for expanding higher education and research on medical education and medicare. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote in the House. Nasim said the proposed medical ...

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Road Transport Bill 2018 placed in JS

Maximum 5-yr jail for death or serious injuries by reckless driving Dhaka, Sept 13 : The much-anticipated ‘Road Transport Bill, 2018’ was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday. The Bill has a provision of maximum 5 years’ jail for any death or serious injuries caused by reckless or negligent driving while death penalty for intentional murder by driving. Road ...

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Marine resources might be a game changer for Bangladesh: Amu

56 businesspeople get CIP card Photo : Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu hands over the Commercially Important Person (CIP) card to a businessman on Thursday, September 13, 2018 Dhaka, Sept 13 : Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on Thursday said Bangladesh can be one of the richest countries in the world if its marine resources can properly be tapped. Addressing ...

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Bangabandhu killer Rashid’s son-in-law held under ICT act

Fuad Zaman, son-in-law of Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, executed killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Photo: Collected Dhaka, Sept 13 : Members of Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) on Wednesday night arrested the son-in-law of Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, executed killer of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, from city’s Hatirjheel area for posting derogatory comments against Bangabandhu on Facebook. Fuad Zaman, ...

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Serve people with dedication, PM asks BSMMU doctors, staff

Photo: Sheikh Hasina addressing a function after laying the foundation stone of the Super Specialised Hospital of Bangabanhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). Dhaka, Sept 13 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all the doctors and staff of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) to serve people with dedication. “I would like to request all the teachers, doctors, ...

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