'Biofortified’ Seeds Can Help Combat Malnutrition

Monday, 29 May 2017
Scientists are creating seeds with more nutrients to help fight world hunger. HarvestPlus, a Washington-based nonprofit, has been fortifying sees with vital nutrients since 2003.   Scientists are helping to combat the world hunger crisis by breeding nutrient-packed crops that will fill stomachs and lessen the effects of malnutrition. It’s called biofortification. It sounds complicated, but the concept is simple: create smarter seeds that grow into more nutrient-dense... Read More...

US Considering Laptop Ban on All International Flights

Monday, 29 May 2017
In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas.   The U.S. Homeland Security chief says he's considering banning laptop computers from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States. John Kelly says there are signs of a "real threat" against civilian aviation from carry-on electronic devices. Speaking on the Fox News Sunday television program, Kelly said terrorists are "obsessed" with the idea of "knocking down an airplane... Read More...

From Bitcoin to Big Business, Blockchain Technology Goes Mainstream

Sunday, 28 May 2017
  The technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is being looked at by more conventional companies and businesses. Known as blockchain, it is a public digital ledger that keeps a running tally of all cryptocurrency transactions within a distributed network of computers. Once they are recorded, transactions cannot be edited or removed, thus adding to the “chain.” “It’s kind of like if you share an Excel file with a group of your employees at the office, but... Read More...

After UK, Egypt Attacks, Libya Seen as Militants' Haven

Sunday, 28 May 2017
Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, May 17, 2017. The Libya connection in the Manchester concert bombing and Friday’s attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists... Read More...

Protest over fellows’ death: 42 Jahangirnagar University students get bail

Sunday, 28 May 2017
The residential students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) are seen waiting for vehicles as they have left their dormitories on Sunday, May 28, 2017 following a decision of the authorities. Photo: STAR   Forty-two students of Jahangirnagar University today got bail after they were produced before a Dhaka court in connection with a vandalism case. They were picked up by law enforcers yesterday while protesting death of their two fellows in a road crash on Friday and shown... Read More...


Written on 29/05/2017, 06:36 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
grants-aim-to-boost-tourism-at-mich-marine-sanctuaryTwo grants worth $200,000 aim to expand educational and tourism opportunities at northern Michigan’s national marine sanctuary. The Friends of Thunder...
Written on 28/05/2017, 09:46 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
group-protests-use-of-belle-isle-for-detroit-grand-prix  Citizens with the group, “Belle Isle Concern” protest along E. Jefferson in Detroit at the foot of the Belle Isle bridge, Saturday afternoon, May 27,...
Written on 28/05/2017, 09:44 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
detroit-man-pulls-young-brothers-away-from-pit-bulls Elgin Harris, 27, of Detroit, stands outside his northwest Detroit apartment and talks about how he saved two young boys from a pit bull attack Friday...


Written on 29/05/2017, 06:35 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
al-trying-to-be-friends-with-hefazat-for-votes-moudud BNP leader Moudud Ahmed   Alleging that the government is trying to be in good terms with Hefajat-e-Islami, BNP leader Moudud Ahmed today said the...
Written on 29/05/2017, 06:34 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
chief-justice-warns-law-ministry Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.   Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha today said the consequence will be very serious if the law ministry officials...
Written on 29/05/2017, 06:33 by Md. Rizwanur Rahman
govt-plans-for-hassle-free-eid-trip-this-year Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader.   With better traffic management and beforehand preparation, journey for home-goers this Eid will...
Wary Tigers reach London

Wary Tigers reach London

Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal walks into the Grange City Hotel in London after their...

Waiting in the shadows

Waiting in the shadows

Ahead of Bangladesh's first warm-up game against Pakistan at Edgbaston, the focus, especially...

Tigers overcome Kiwi challenge

Tigers overcome Kiwi challenge

Bangladesh's Mahmudullah Riyad (L) and Mushfiqur Rahim celebrate the winning runs against...

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