Dhaka: 11:50 AM, Fri, 24 Jan, 2020

Bangladeshi born Omar Ishrak made Intel chairman

California-based Intel Corp. announced Tuesday that Bangladeshi-American businessman Omar Ishrak, chief executive of medical device giant Medtronic, has been elected as lead independent chairman of the chip manufacturer.

Space mission to reveal 'Truths' about climate change

The UK is going to lead a space mission to get an absolute measurement of the light reflected off Earth's surface.

‘ASOCIO Award’ handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

The ASOCIO ICT Education Award was handed over to the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by the State Minister for ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP on Monday at cabinet meeting.

Immune discovery 'may treat all cancers'

A newly-discovered part of our immune system could be harnessed to treat all cancers, say scientists.

Pill to make exercise obsolete

An exercise pill could one day replace a workout after scientists discovered a protein that mimics a gym session.

Oldest material on Earth discovered

Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth.

Japanese billionaire seeks ‘life partner’ for Moon voyage

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is looking for a female "life partner" to accompany him on Space X's maiden tourist voyage to the Moon.

NHS to pioneer cholesterol-busting jab

A twice-a-year injection that reduces bad cholesterol to protect the heart is to be pioneered by the NHS in England.

Weather forecasts start using space laser data

Europe's novel wind-measuring satellite, Aeolus, has reached a key milestone in its mission.

Cabinet approves ‘Startup Bangladesh’

The final approval of a state-owned venture capital company “Startup Bangladesh Limited” was approved at a regular cabinet meeting on Monday.

Walton Refrigerator’s official Facebook page verified

The authorities of popular social networking site Facebook have recognized the official page of Walton Refrigerator, country's most popular refrigerator brand.

Russia deploys Avangard hypersonic missile system

Russia's first regiment of Avangard hypersonic missiles has been put into service, the defence ministry says.

Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Astronomers are warning that their view of the Universe could be under threat. From next week, a campaign to launch thousands of new satellites will begin in earnest, offering high-speed internet access from space.

Sales starts for OPPO A9 2020 Vanilla Mint Edition

OPPO Bangladesh has commenced the first sale of Vanilla Mint Edition of OPPO A9 2020.  With 8GB RAM and 5000mAh battery, the affordable gaming device comes with BDT 24,990 price tag.

Boeing astronaut Starliner capsule lands after incomplete mission

The Boeing company has cut short the uncrewed demonstration flight of its new astronaut capsule.