Trump Says Solar Tariff Decision Coming Soon, Stakes Huge for Industry

Thursday, 18 January 2018
  A rooftop is covered with solar panels at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, Feb. 14, 2017.   U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, “Everybody goes out of business.” The solar industry is anxiously awaiting the decision, which will have wide-reaching implications for the sector. Domestic panel... Read More...

US Net Neutrality Move May Lead to Trade War with Chinese Internet Firms

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
A protester holds a sign that reads "Resist the FCC. Text: INTERNET To: 52886" at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in Washington, Dec. 14, 2017.   A recent decision by the United States' Federal Communications Commission to repeal net neutrality, which are rules designed to prevent the selective blocking or slowing of websites, has wide-ranging implications for China, which never believed in net neutrality and banned hundreds of foreign websites. The decision... Read More...

Scientists: Conflict in Ukraine Escalated Spread of HIV

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
A doctor takes an AIDS/HIV blood test in a mobile laboratory in Odessa, Ukraine, Nov. 21, 2012.   Fighting in Ukraine that erupted in 2014 escalated the spread of HIV throughout the country as millions of infected people were uprooted by violence, a study published Monday found. Conflict-affected areas such as Donetsk and Luhansk, two large cities in the east of Ukraine, were the main exporters of the HIV virus to other parts of the country such as Kyiv and Odessa, the... Read More...

How Tech Affects Kids a Concern at Consumer Electronics Show

Monday, 15 January 2018
Robots and other technologies were on display at CES, the world's largest consumer electronics show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 9-12.   Kathryn Green and her husband prevented their young son from playing on screen devices until he was 2 years old. Then they handed him a Square Panda, a screen that sounds out letters. He loved it. “It was pretty incredible and actually scary in some ways to see how quickly he was drawn to it and knew what to do,” said Green, who... Read More...

French Dairy Recalls Infant Milk from 83 Countries

Monday, 15 January 2018
Quentin Guillemain, president of the victim's association of the Lactalis baby milk products contaminated with Salmonella gives a press conference, on January 12, 2018 in Paris.   More than 12 million boxes of French baby milk products are being recalled from 83 countries for suspected salmonella contamination. The recall includes Lactalis' Picot, Milumel and Taranis brands. The head of the French dairy Lactalis on Sunday confirmed that its products are being recalled... Read More...


Written on 16/01/2018, 04:19 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
rental-companies-sue-over-detroit-inspection-ordinance Landlords are required to register with the city’s Building, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department and get annual certificates of compliance...
Written on 14/01/2018, 01:35 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
detroit-gives-new-indoor-velodrome-a-spin-at-opening   The second indoor velodrome in the United States opened in Detroit on Saturday, giving city kids and seniors a facility where they can ride bicycles...
Written on 14/01/2018, 01:34 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
finley-another-two-detroits-tale There are two versions of the auto industry on display this week at the North American International Auto Show in Cobo Center. And I’m finding it hard...


Written on 18/01/2018, 06:21 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
status-quo-on-felling-trees-on-jessore-benapole-road photo of trees along the Jessore-Benapole highway.   The felling of century-old Jessore-Benapole highway trees has been halted for six months in the...
Written on 18/01/2018, 06:20 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
n-ganj-mayhem-action-to-be-taken-against-gun-toting-men A man brandishes a gun during a clash between the supporters of Narayanganj Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy and local Awami League lawmaker Shamim Osman in the...
Written on 18/01/2018, 06:18 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
now-hc-stays-elections-to-18-dscc-wards   The High Court today stayed the process of holding elections to the councillors’ post of 18 wards included in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in...
We have moved on from Hathurusingha, says Mashrafe

We have moved on from Hathurusingha, says Mashrafe

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza during the press conference today. Photo: BCB   Bangladesh ODI...

No fun without a challenge: Shakib

No fun without a challenge: Shakib

When Tamim Iqbal (R) and Shakib Al Hasan are on song, it's very difficult for an opposing...

Tigers take on Zim as new era starts

The cold and fog may not allow the sun to shine bright on the skies of Dhaka today but the Tigers...

  • We have moved on from Hathurusingha, says Mashrafe
  • No fun without a challenge: Shakib

United States

Thumbnail Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, shakes hands with U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura before their meeting on Oct. 26, 2017, in Geneva.   Secretary of State Rex...


Britain Appoints Minister of Loneliness
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Thumbnail A man sits by himself at a bus stop in London, Oct. 18, 2013. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said at the time that there were hundreds of thousands of people in England who were chronically lonely. A...


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