Divers Removing 30-Year-Old Junk Reef Off California Coast

Thursday, 19 October 2017
This Oct. 12, 2017, photo provided by the California Coastal Commission/UC Davis shows a pile of scrap tires after they were pulled out of the water off Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, Calif.   Divers are removing hundreds of old tires, plastic jugs and other junk that was dumped off the Southern California coast nearly 30 years ago by a man who thought he was helping the ocean environment. The cleanup began last week off of Newport Beach, the California Coastal... Read More...

Scientists: Plant More Trees to Combat Climate Change

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
A caretaker of the Zika Forest near Entebbe, Uganda, poses under the trees, Jan. 28, 2016.   Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris agreement, an international study showed Monday. Natural climate solutions, also including protection of carbon-storing peat lands and better management of soils and grasslands, could account for 37 percent of all actions needed by 2030 under... Read More...

Urgent need for fund, aid

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
  A sick Rohingya refugee woman is carried by two men after crossing the Naf River near the no man's land on the Bangladesh side of the border with Myanmar. Border guards told them they were not allowed to leave the area and reach the refugee camps near Ukhia of Cox's Bazar yesterday. Over half a million Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, the UN said, warning that thousands more were still stranded at the border. Photo: AFP   Amid fresh... Read More...

‘New satellite images confirm mass destruction in Myanmar’

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Complete destruction of Rohingya villages in close proximity to intact Rakhine village, Maungdaw township, recorded on 21 September 2017. Photo courtesy: 2017 Human Rights Watch   At least 288 villages were partially or totally destroyed by fire in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar since August 25, 2017, according to new satellite images released by Human Rights Watch. The destruction encompassed tens of thousands of structures, primarily homes inhabited by ethnic Rohingya... Read More...

New research finds living near a forest is good for your brain

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
New research suggests that living near nature can has a positive effect on the brains of city dwellers. Photo: AFP   New European research suggests that living near nature can has a positive effect on the brains of city dwellers and especially on the amygdala, a part of the brain important for processing stress. Carried out by the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Germany, the study looked at the effect of being close to nature on the brains of city dwellers. It... Read More...


Written on 19/10/2017, 02:35 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
shot-fired-detroit-police-searching-for-armed-suspect-in-southwest Ronito Gomez, 27, escaped in a black Altima and is expected to be armed and in southwest.(Photo: Detroit Police Department)   Detroit police are...
Written on 18/10/2017, 00:05 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
teen-shot-in-foot-in-downtown-detroit Police said a fight broke out at Washington and Grand River on Tuesday night and a teen was shot in the foot.   A 14-year-old was shot in downtown...
Written on 18/10/2017, 00:04 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
at-large-detroit-council-incumbents-face-challengersA former state representative and a county legislative assistant are challenging at-large City Council members Brenda Jones and Janee Ayers in the Nov. 7...


Written on 19/10/2017, 02:34 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
rain-to-persist-for-2-days-more   Due to a depression in the Bay, Dhaka has been experiencing moderate to heavy rain since early today, causing immense sufferings to the...
Written on 19/10/2017, 02:32 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
cec-praises-al-for-development Awami League leaders were in electoral talks with the Election Commission yesterday at the Nirbachan Bhaban in the capital. Photo: Collected   Chief...
Written on 19/10/2017, 02:28 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
khaleda-gets-bail-in-zia-orphanage-zia-charitable-trust-graft-cases   A special court in Dhaka today granted bail to BNP chief Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases upon a bond of Tk 1...
Barca stroll as Messi joins Europe’s 100-goal club

Barca stroll as Messi joins Europe’s 100-goal club

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal with Paulinho. Photo:...

'Bowlers contributed to our progress'

'Bowlers contributed to our progress'

The Boland Park Stadium in Paarl was showered by rain yesterday, forcing the Bangladesh...

First-class negligence brings ODI mess

First-class negligence brings ODI mess

Bangladesh pacers Rubel Hossain (L) and Taskin Ahmed failed to deliver the goods in the...

  • Barca stroll as Messi joins Europe’s 100-goal club
  • 'Bowlers contributed to our progress'
  • First-class negligence brings ODI mess

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Thumbnail Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn in for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017.   U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on...


Thumbnail Protesters with ''esteladas'' or Catalonia independence flags pack the University square during a one-day strike in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017.   Tens of thousands of people protested...


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