Ghana, Kenya, Malawi to Test First Malaria Vaccine

Monday, 24 April 2017
School children participate in a class on malaria and how to protect themselves, Malawi.   The World Health Organization has chosen Ghana, Kenya and Malawi as the countries where the world's first malaria vaccine will be tested next year on young children. The injectable vaccine, known as RTS,S, or Mosquirix, was developed by the British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline. The test will be conducted on babies and toddlers, aged 5 to 17 months. Malaria is a... Read More...

Silicon Alley: The Latest New York Startups at NY TechDay

Monday, 24 April 2017
  Silicon Valley isn’t the only place to find the next Mark Zuckerberg. Nearly 9,000 tech startups call New York City home, and their offerings reflect the unique needs of the most populous U.S. city. At the recent NY TechDay event in New York, more than 500 startups were on hand to display their wares. The event was billed as the largest in the United States and a mix of founders, funders and tech-curious individuals were among the estimated crowd of 35,000. “The... Read More...

Chinese companies buy Chevron Bangladesh

Monday, 24 April 2017
  US oil giant Chevron Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron Global Ventures, Ltd., has entered into an agreement to sell the shares of its wholly-owned indirect subsidiaries operating in Bangladesh to a Chinese consortium named Himalaya Energy Co Ltd, said a Chevron press release. Himalaya Energy is owned by China ZhenHua Oil Co and CNIC Corporation Ltd. The financial deal has not been disclosed.   Chevron Bangladesh operates Block 12... Read More...

U.S.-Russian Crew Blasts Off for Space Station With One Empty Seat

Thursday, 20 April 2017
 Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, right, speaks as U.S. astronaut Jack Fischer listens during a news conference in Kazakhstan, April 19, 2017.   A scaled-down, two-man U.S.-Russian crew blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday for a six-hour ride to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed. A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, 43, and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, 58, lifted off at 1:13 p.m.... Read More...

Cameroon Denies Forcibly Repatriating Nigerian Refugees

Thursday, 20 April 2017
Nigerian refugees are seen on a Cameroonian military truck set to make its way out of Fotokol for Nigeria, in Fotokol, Cameroon, April 19, 2017. (M.E. Kindzeka/VOA)   A two-day-old baby boy cries as his parents take seats in a Cameroonian military truck in the border town of Fotokol. They were being transported home to the Nigerian village of Gamboru Ngala. In northern Cameroon, the military says some 7,000 Nigerian refugees have gone back to their towns and villages in the... Read More...


Written on 24/04/2017, 09:38 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
detroit-can-t-charge-bystanders-who-don-t-call-the-cops This video screen shot shows a fight in the streets in Detroit’s Greektown business district that was brazenly broadcast on Facebook Live and left one...
Written on 20/04/2017, 05:16 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
mich-lawmaker-help-in-opioid-fight-on-way U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, was involved in the 21st Century Cures Act, bipartisan legislation that includes opioid aid and approved by Congress...
Written on 20/04/2017, 05:15 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
police-3-hurt-in-2-shootings-on-detroit-s-east-side Detroit police are investigating two shootings that wounded three people Wednesday night on the city’s east side.(Photo: Detroit News file...


Written on 24/04/2017, 09:41 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
speed-up-relief-operation-in-haor-areas-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on April 24, 2017, directs the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry and authorities concerned to further accelerate the...
Written on 24/04/2017, 09:40 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
water-transports-resume-countrywide-operations Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka.   With the improvement of weather conditions, water vessels except smaller launches have resumed their operation...
Written on 24/04/2017, 09:39 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
raudha-s-fresh-autopsy-done-report-later A team of CID started exhuming the body at Hetim Khan Graveyard in Rajshahi city around 9:30am on Monday, April 24, 2017 in presence of Executive...
'Tamim and I are the messiest'

'Tamim and I are the messiest'

  As he has been for the last seven years, Shakib Al Hasan is a fixture in the Kolkata...

Champions Trophy team announced

Champions Trophy team announced

Bangladeshi players in a huddle before the start of a game. File Photo: Firoz...

Ronaldo hattrick fires Real into semis

Ronaldo hattrick fires Real into semis

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (2R) celebrates one of his three goals during the...

  • 'Tamim and I are the messiest'
  • Champions Trophy team announced
  • Ronaldo hattrick fires Real into semis

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Thumbnail Workers raise a taller fence along the Mexico-US border between the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico, Nov. 10, 2016. For almost two decades, a Mass has been celebrated...


The Center Holds in France
Monday, 24 April 2017
Thumbnail   Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, gestures to supporters after the first round of 2017 French...


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