Mars Research Crew Emerges After 8 Months of Isolation

Monday, 18 September 2017
A HI-SEAS crewmember participates in a year-long simulated Mars mission in Mauna Loa, Hawaii.(Courtesy University of Hawaii / HI-SEAS)   Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits, vegetables and a fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food during their isolation. The crew of four men and two women are part... Read More...

Suu Kyi’s last chance

Sunday, 17 September 2017
António Guterres   UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an army offensive that has forced tens of thousands of Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh. "The tragedy will be absolutely horrible" unless she acted now, Guterres told BBC's HARDtalk ahead of UN General Assembly that will feature the Rohingya refugee crisis, one of the fastest growing in recent years.  The UN chief said Suu Kyi had a last... Read More...

Responsibility lies with all

Sunday, 17 September 2017
This is how we envision our ponds -- surrounded by trees and without a fear of encroachment or pollution. The photo of the around eight-bigha reservoir was taken at the capital's Islampur recently. Photo: Rashed Shumon   Emphasising the necessity of ponds in mitigating waterlogging crisis and during fire incidents, urban experts and environmentalists demanded that the government take proper measures to protect these vital organs. A pond is also beneficial for the... Read More...

Evidence of ‘campaign of burnings’ targeting Rohingya found: Amnesty

Friday, 15 September 2017
A Rohingya boy carries a child after after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 1, 2017. Reuters file photo   Amnesty International says it has turned up evidence of an "orchestrated campaign of systematic burnings" by Myanmar security forces targeting dozens of Rohingya villages over the last three weeks. The human rights group is releasing a new analysis of video, satellite photos, witness accounts and other data that found over 80 sites... Read More...

World's Nations Make Progress on Some, But Not All, Health Goals

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Hilda Heine, President of Marshall Islands, addresses the United Nations High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, at U.N. headquarters, April 21, 2016.   More than 60 percent of the world's nations are expected to meet some of their health targets in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The targets include reducing child and maternal deaths and deaths from malaria. However, fewer than five percent are projected to meet... Read More...


Written on 18/09/2017, 02:08 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
michigan-companies-struggle-to-find-skilled-workers Huron Inc. in Sanilac County plans to expand and add jobs making parts for turbocharger cooling systems, but the tight labor market makes finding...
Written on 15/09/2017, 08:42 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
detroit-philanthropists-tout-investments-in-city Dan Gilbert, far left, jokes with philanthropist Stephen Ross, center, as well as Golden State Warriors player and former MSU basketball star Draymond...
Written on 12/09/2017, 01:37 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
mich-college-settles-in-nursing-student-s-lawsuit   Nichole Rolfe, 35, was awarded about $15,000 on Tuesday in a lawsuit against Baker College(Photo:   A Michigan college has been...


Written on 17/09/2017, 23:10 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
rohingya-crisis-hasina-to-seek-global-support   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who reached New York yesterday to attend the United Nations General Assembly, would plead for global support to cope...
Written on 17/09/2017, 23:08 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
making-money-so-easy   Bank balance of a customs department assistant commissioner has raised eyebrows at Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). The officer, who joined the...
Written on 15/09/2017, 08:45 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
army-to-deal-with-relief-for-rohingyasBangladesh Army will be dealing with the aid and relief materials for the Rohingya refugees . File photo   Bangladesh Army will be dealing with the aid...
Girls show grit in narrow defeat

Girls show grit in narrow defeat

Bangladesh's AFC U-16 Women's Championship encounter against Australia may have been a dead...

Bayern out to silence critics as Bundesliga returns

Bayern out to silence critics as Bundesliga returns

Bayern Munich's German striker Thomas Mueller reacts during the Champions League group B match...

Messi double inspires Barcelona to Juventus revenge

Messi double inspires Barcelona to Juventus revenge

Barcelona's talisman Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal during the UEFA Champions...

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Thumbnail Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington on U.S. policy in Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2017.   U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday the United...


Thumbnail Kulsoom Nawaz (L), wife, and Maryam Nawaz (R), daughter former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, wave to supporters at a campaign rally in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 4, 2013. Kulsoom Nawaz won...


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