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April 11, 2020

Afghan authorities say 26 police officers poisoned in Laghman province

Kabul , April 11 (Sputnik/ANI): As many as 26 police officers were positioned in the eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, provincial governor's spokesman Asadullah Dawlatzai told Sputnik on Saturday."Yes, several local police officers were poisoned in the Alishang district. Thanks to timely response, their lives were saved," Dawlatzai said.According to the spokesman, the police are now probing the food contractor, and an investigation is underway to determine how officers were poisoned. (Sputnik/ANI)

Abdul Majed, convicted of killing ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, hanged

Dhaka , April 12 (ANI): Abdul Majed, a sacked Bangladeshi Army officer and one of the convicts in the killing of the country's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was executed on Sunday, according to a prison official."The convict was hanged at 12:01 am Sunday," Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen AKM Mustafa Kamal Pasha was quoted as saying by Dhaka Tribune.Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, known as the architect of Bangladesh's independence, was killed along with most of his family members at his home in 1975. His daughters,…

Afghan Presidential Palace guard shot dead in Kabul

Kabul , April 12 (Sputnik/ANI): An unknown gunman has killed a guard of the Afghan presidential palace in the capital city of Kabul, the second such murder in a week, Sputnik has learned from the Afghan Ministry of Interior.A man named Syed Attaullah was killed by an unknown attacker in the Taimini area of Kabul and a colleague of his has sustained injures during the same attack, a security source told Sputnik. The source has shared a video of the attack and murder shot by a surveillance camera.The Afghan Ministry of…

Listening Beethoven during lecture and in dreamland help students do better during test: Study

Washington D.C. , April 12 (ANI): College students who listened to classical music by Beethoven and Chopin during a computer-interactive lecture on microeconomics and heard the same music later again that night did better on a test the next day in comparison to peers who slept with white noise in the background instead, studied recently.Over the long haul when students took a similar test nine months later the boost did not last. Scores dropped to floor levels, with everyone failing and performance averaging less than 25 per…

Unravelling role of fungi in early childhood dental health

Washington D.C. , April 11 (ANI): By examining the oral mycobiome, including all the fungi that might live there may lead to a possible treatment using fungi that may someday lead to better cavity prevention measures and treatments in children, says a new study.Biological sciences assistant professor Vincent Richards led the study published in the journal of Applied and Environmental Microbiology."This work provides valuable insight into the oral mycobiome and the role fungi play in the mouth as it relates to caries," said…
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