Dhaka: 9:24 PM, Wed, 26 Sep, 2018

Safe internet programme for 4 lakh children

Risingbd Desk: Grameenphone, Telenor Group and UNICEF have jointly inaugurated “Safe Internet Outreach Programme” in schools nationwide aiming to create awareness among children about safer internet environment.

25,000 people to get jobs in Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City

Risingbd Desk: About 25,000 new job opportunities are expected to be created with an investment of US$ 14 million in the country’s first hi-tech park – Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City – in Gazipur as plots have already been allotted to nine companies to set up their industries in the park.

76 get BASIS ICT Awards 2018

Science Desk: BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 came to an end with Grand Award Giving Ceremony. The Award Giving Ceremony took place at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh-IDEB, Kakrail.

Huawei Bangladesh celebrates gala event with 10 students

Staff Correspondent: Huawei, world’s leading ICT solutions provider, has selected 10 outstanding ICT talents from five renowned universities of Bangladesh in a gala event.

Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve.

The engine that could take man to Mars

International Desk: Engineers from NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have revealed a major step forward in a radical ion engine designed to get man to Mars.

Xiaomi phone threatens a price war

Desk Report: Xiaomi has unveiled a smartphone with high-end features and a budget price, under a new brand.

Uber rolls out insurance for riders, drivers in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ridesharing company, today announced the launch of a first-of-its kind insurance program for riders and driver partners.

'Next budget will be an IT business-friendly one'

Risingbd Desk: Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Monday said ICT sector will get priority in the upcoming budget for the fiscal year 2018-19.

Mysterious rise in emissions of ozone-damaging chemical

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have detected an unexpected rise in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) highly damaging to the ozone layer.

Bangabandhu-1: First upgraded Falcon 9 rocket

Desk Report: SpaceX debuted a more reusable, higher-thrust model of the Falcon 9 rocket Friday, hauling Bangladesh’s first communications satellite into orbit from Florida’s Space Coast.

Bangabandhu satellite to be launched early Friday

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is set to step into space early Friday as it will launch its first communication satellite 'Bangabandhu-I' into the orbit.

Agencies aim to deliver rocks from Mars to Earth

Risingbd Desk: The US and European space agencies are edging towards a joint mission to bring back rock and soil samples from Mars.


US soldier gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant

Risingbd Desk: A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum.

Rotten egg gas around planet Uranus

Risingbd Desk: The planet Uranus has clouds made up of hydrogen sulphide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their unpleasant smell.