Daily Archives: February 25, 2018


Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

BBC Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The King’s College London team found that drinking them between meals and savouring them for too long increased the risk of tooth erosion from acid. The research, in the British


Rohit to captain India for Sri Lanka T20 tri-series

BSS India’s Rohit Sharma will captain the country’s 15-member Twenty20 squad for the tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh next month, selectors announced on Sunday. The Indian selectors announced that some team seniors including regular captain Virat Kohli had been rested for the series. “We have kept in mind the workload and upcoming schedule


BD against forceful repatriation; wants continued pressure on Myanmar BD unjustifiably bearing brunt of Rohingya crisis, says Shahriar

Bangladesh has said it will not repatriate anybody ‘without his or her will’ but urged the international community to keep up pressure on Myanmar for creating conditions in Rakhine to make Rohingya repatriation sustainable. “I urge the international community not to lose focus on Rohingya issue and continue to exert pressure on Myanmar,” said State

Save Hatirjheel

Tribunal Desk The deteriorating quality of water in Hatirjheel is quite alarming. This project was supposed to be an entertainment site for the Dhakaites. Instead, it is beginning to embrace the fate of Buriganga River with its water getting dirtier and polluted, repulsing the visitors. The authorities concerned should identify the causes of pollution and

Naples: Elena Ferrante’s brilliant city

Like many tourists in Naples, I have only ever been there en route to somewhere else. For years the city has had a reputation for being dirty, dangerous and traffic-choked: why on earth would anyone choose to linger? But this has changed. Naples is becoming a destination in its own right, thanks in part to


Programmable logic controller workshop held in RUET

Tribunal Desk A daylong workshop on ‘Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)’ was held in Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) here yesterday. RUET’s Department of Mechatronics Engineering hosted the workshop to devise ways and mean on how to overcome the existing challenges in this applicable field. Vice-chancellor of RUET Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg and its