India's cabinet has announced a ban on the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes, saying they pose a risk to health.
Human childbirth can be a long, painful, drawn-out process, needing assistance and sometimes taking days.
Risingbd Desk: Scientists have discovered the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans.
Risingbd Desk: The children of women who experience severe stress when pregnant are nearly 10 times more likely to develop a personality disorder by the age of 30, a study suggests.
Risingbd Desk: People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease and a higher risk of stroke, a major study suggests.
Risingbd Desk: Endangered carnivorous plants are being reintroduced to parts of England in an attempt to reverse their decline.
Risingbd Desk: Cancer now causes more deaths among the middle-aged in higher-income countries than cardiovascular disease, a study suggests.
Risingbd Desk: One of the world's rarest bats is now confined to a single cave in Western Cuba with less than 750 remaining, according to a population survey.
Risingbd Desk: People must use less transport, eat less red meat and buy fewer clothes if the world is to virtually halt greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the UK government's chief environment scientist has warned.
Risingbd Desk: People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3 fish oil supplements, researchers from the University of East Anglia say.
Risingbd Desk: Microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Risingbd Desk: People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life, says a study.
Risingbd Desk: Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay.
Risingbd Desk: Older women are at most risk of contracting Lyme disease, a study suggests - and parts of southern and south-west England are "hotspots".
Risingbd Desk: The remains of a giant penguin the size of a human have been discovered in New Zealand.
Fazlur Rahman Khokon and Md Iqbal Hossain Shamol have been elected president and general secretary respectively of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student wing of BNP.
Lustrous Bollywood actress and model Nargis Fakhri is coming in Dhaka to participate in a concert to be held on September 21.
Uday Hakim, after returning from Dublin (Ireland): It was the second tour to Ireland. The first journey was two years back. Ireland's visa was granted in just two hours then! But now it took a little longer, three-day. Yet a country visa in Europe is available in three days! Yes, it’s easy to get!