Dhaka: 5:48 AM, Wed, 23 Jan, 2019

China Moon probes take snaps of each other

Risingbd Desk: A Chinese rover and lander have taken images of each other on the Moon's surface.

BMW creates 'a Martian pod on wheels'

Desk Report: BMW’s new concept should be music to the eyes and ears of anyone who has been stuck behind a caravan on a B road.

Signals from space: Five theories on what they are

Risingbd Desk: Mysterious signals have been picked up from distant galaxies.

Mysterious radio signals from deep space

Science Desk: Astronomers have revealed details of mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy, picked up by a telescope in Canada.

Genetically modified 'shortcut' boosts plant growth by 40%

Risingbd Desk: Scientists in the US have engineered tobacco plants that can grow up to 40% larger than normal in field trials.

China Moon mission lands spacecraft on far side

International Desk: China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing.

Apple blames China as it cuts forecast

Desk Report: Apple has rattled investors with news that its sales have been slowing, blaming economic weakness in China.

Young Founders School to teach entrepreneurship

Desk Report: Young Founders School (YFS) successfully launched the first weekend Bootcamp in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Facebook takes down more Myanmar accounts over military links

Desk Report: Facebook Inc has removed hundreds of additional accounts, pages and groups in Myanmar from its social networks after discovering what it called “coordinated inauthentic behavior” and links to the country’s military.

Indonesian tsunami clue found on seafloor

Desk Report: Scientists are getting closer to understanding the tsunami that struck Palu in Indonesia in September.

China mission launches to far side of Moon

International Desk: China has launched the first mission to land a robotic craft on the far side of the Moon, Chinese media say.

Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer

Risingbd Desk: A nutritional supplement may be able to slow the development of some cancers and enhance the effects of treatment, a study in mice suggests.

Exoplanet discovered around neighbouring star

Risingbd Desk: Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun.

Gaia satellite spots mysterious 'ghost' galaxy

International Desk: Astronomers have discovered a remarkably faint ‘ghost’ galaxy hiding behind the Milky Way’s disc.

Shakib Al Hasan becomes brand ambassador of Uber

Risingbd Desk: Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, today announced that ace all-rounder and the captain of Bangladesh’s test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

Seriously ill Ershad flies to Singapore Sunday

Senior Correspondent: Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad has fallen seriously ill. He has become weak alarmingly and cannot move easily. His physical condition has been deteriorating day by day. Currently, he cannot talk and recognise the acquaintances properly.

Chinese New Year celebrated in Dhaka

Entertainment Correspondent: It was Chinese New Year on Thursday (January 17). The event is celebrated in around 400 towns of 130 countries every year.