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  • BBC's Int'l radio playwriting competition underway

    Writers from around the world, including Bangladesh are invited to submit their scripts as the 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition has been opened for entries, says a press release.

  • Pietersen opposes day-night Tests

    Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has derided the idea of day-night Test cricket, accusing administrators of "messing with the greatness" of the five-day game.

  • First ancient African genome sequenced

    An ancient African genome has been sequenced for the first time from a 4,500-year-old skull that was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia.