Saturday, September 18

Opinion

A Guinness World Record attempt: Largest Bangladesh national flag made of handmade envelopes
Opinion

A Guinness World Record attempt: Largest Bangladesh national flag made of handmade envelopes

On the occasion of the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's Independence, Symon Imran Hyder, a craft artist, attempted a Guinness World Record, titled "Largest Envelope Mosaic (flag)" by making the largest Bangladesh National Flag made of envelopes. Today an event named ‘Durnibar Bangladesh' was held at the InterContinental Dhaka upon the approved application from the Guinness authorities where the artist celebrated the milestone of the new record.The gigantic national flag of Bangladesh, which measures 20 meters long and 12 meters wide, took more than 5 hours to create. With the assistance of a voluntary team named ‘Agroho’, Symon Imran has made the largest Bangladesh National Flag by using red and green envelopes. Around 16000 envelopes were required to execute the plan to make the 240 s...
Opinion, Sports

Super League trio to carry on with breakaway project after court decision

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus said on Friday they will continue with plans for a European Super League after a court ruled that governing body UEFA terminate disciplinary proceedings against founding members of the breakaway project Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus said on Friday they will continue with plans for a European Super League after a court ruled that governing body UEFA terminate disciplinary proceedings against founding members of the breakaway project. The three clubs released a joint statement https://www.fcbarcelona.com/en/club/news/2202247/statement-on-the-european-super-league welcoming a Madrid court's decision on Friday asking UEFA to revoke action against them for planning the creation of the Super League. Juventus, Barcelona and Real Madrid are the la...
Opinion, Sports

West Ham sign PSG goalkeeper Areola on loan

The 28-year-old France international's deal will see him stay with the Hammers on an initial season-long move West Ham have signed goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on loan from Paris Saint-Germain, the English Premier League club announced Thursday. The 28-year-old France international's deal will see him stay with the Hammers on an initial season-long move but with the option to make his switch permanent after the end of the campaign. Areola spent last season with fellow London club Fulham and will now compete with Lukasz Fabianski to be West Ham's first-choice goalkeeper. As well as their domestic commitments, West Ham will be playing in the Europa League next season. "Alphonse is an experienced and talented goalkeeper who has played at the highest level and performed very well ...
Opinion

Sundarbans heritage site status in danger

Govt gives go-ahead to 5 concrete production lines inside backwoods' environmentally basic region. Unesco legacy body meets in Baku today to determine destiny Th Sundarbans' status as a world legacy site is being scrutinized as the Unified Countries organization managing legacy postings, goes into meeting today with a proposition to consign the world's biggest mangrove woodland to their 'Rundown of World Legacy At serious risk.' The World Legacy Council of the Assembled Countries Instructive, Logical and Social Association (Unesco) starts its 43rd meeting in Azerbaijan's capital Baku, today. In addition to other things on its plan: consigning six legacy locales, including the Sundarbans, to their peril list. All things considered, this advancement shocks no one as it was bound to...
Opinion

Delta variant is California’s most dominant coronavirus strain

The paper looks at the history of coronavirus strains, and how the Delta variant eventually became the dominant strain in California.The paper first explores how coronavirus strains have evolved throughout history, from the earliest strain known as SARS-related coronavirus (SARS-CoV) to the more recent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The paper also discusses how coronaviruses work and what they do to humans. It describes some of historical cases of coronavirus infection before concluding with a discussion on the recent epidemic of H7N9 avian influenza in China.Section topic: Importance of play for childrenIntroduction: Playing, when done right, is an important part of childhood. It's important for kids to The delta variant is the most dominant coronavirus strai...
Opinion

Modi’s Kashmir Gamble and Uttar Pradesh Election 2021

His arrangement is only an augmentation of his Hindutva belief system India's Kashmir strategy is part outside undertakings, part home issues. Contingent on the preference of the individual in power in Delhi, the general offer fluctuates. For instance, in Pandit Nehru's time when international strategy used to issue more, it was basically seen through the crystal of global legislative issues. Be that as it may, in Narendra Modi's time, since Hindutva governmental issues is ruling as far as possible, his Kashmir strategy is only an augmentation of his Hindutva philosophical push. Behind each move in Kashmir, it is significant for the Modi government to perceive how it would impact the Hindu citizens in the cow belt. Except if one is prepared to examine the current improvements accord...
Opinion

Include everyone in the society to implement restrictions effectively

Bangladesh will be under strict restrictions or lockdown from Thursday to curb the growing coronavirus infection. These restrictions will be in place from 8:00 am on 1 July to 12:00 midnight on 7 July. After the cabinet meeting on Monday, the cabinet secretary announced the government's decision, saying people would not be able to leave their homes without emergency. In addition to the police, BGB, battalion police and army will be on patrol to enforce strict restrictions. He also remarked that the lockdown could be extended for another week if necessary. Earlier, the National Advisory Committee on Covid-19 recommended a shutdown to stem the sharp increase in the infections across the country. Although the cabinet secretary clarified some issues in his speech, many things remaine...
Opinion

OP-ED: One state or two states?

Is peaceful resolution between Palestine and Israel ever possible? A major fallout of the latest Israeli conflict over Gaza is the departure of Benjamin Netanyahu after 12 years as the prime minister. The Israel-Palestine truce over Gaza seems to be holding up so far -- it has been nearly a month now. Whether Israel's truce over Gaza lasts for another six months or a year, or the new PM Bennet will be able to translate this truce to a more permanent solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, is an open issue. But it is unlikely that a mere change in the government leadership of Israel will happen anytime soon unless the future of the territory is amicably agreed upon by the warring parties. Since 1948 there have been three major wars in the area over this division, all over cla...
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Myanmar forces seize arms cache near Mandalay: State media

Myanmar security forces seized a large cache of weapons on a truck bound for Mandalay this week, after arresting insurgents following a firefight in the second-biggest city, state media reported on Friday. Since its 1 February coup against Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, the military has tried to stamp out dissent and has killed or arrested hundreds of protesters. The junta's opponents have formed militias known as People's Defence Forces (PDF), most of which are lightly armed and have received limited training, with their attacks focused mainly in rural areas or smaller cities. The state-run Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper carried a photograph of four arrested people in front of a weapons cache. It said more than 100 firearms, 10,000 bullets, 499 grenades, plus bomb...