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 In a major step toward creating artificial life, US researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural

S Korea to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang

South Korea will impose new unilateral sanctions against nuclear-armed at Pyongyang, a report said Sunday, in Seoul's latest effort

Steinhoff calls Moelis and Alix to advise lenders

Troubled international retail conglomerate Steinhoff, whose shares plunged last week after disclosing accounting problems, said on Sunday it had

Thyssenkrupp makes offer to workers for Tata Steel deal

Thyssenkrupp has offered workers commitments on jobs and investments to get union backing for its deal with Tata Steel

Mediaset shares TV content with Telecom Italia

Mediaset's chief executive said he hoped the shared interest over TV content with Telecom Italia could pave the way

WTO opens conf to trade accords

The World Trade Organization opened a conference Sunday under the cloud of US hostility to  multilateral trade accords. The

Bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut

Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated US debut, which backers hope will encourage wider

Glaxo heads on lookout for cancer deals

GlaxoSmithKline will scout for deal opportunities in cancer medicine, as well as immunology, as the drugmaker seeks to rebuild

Uber heads to court in fight for London survival

Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was

Emphasis laid on making child marriage-free society

Discussants at an opinion exchange meeting voiced for energetic support from the community, especially teachers, parents and leaders of

'We fail to recognize a language activist'

Awami League Joint Secretary Dr Dipu Moni said, people like Principal Sheikh Mohammad Abu Ahmed never do anything for

Quiz competition organized in Rajshahi

In order to impel students exercising general knowledge, the Department of Economics of Varendra University (VU) recently arranged a

Unidentified body found in Rajshahi

Police recovered a floating body of an unidentified man from the River Padma river in the city on Monday

Case filed over OMS rice seizure

A case has been filed in connection with the seizure of a truck carrying 176 sacks of rice meant

Road crashes kill eight persons in 3 districts

At least 8 people were killed in separate road accidents in Comilla, Magura and Sirajganj districts on Monday. Asian

US Democrats could turn harassment crisis into chance

US Democrats pushed two of their own out of Congress this week for sexual harassment allegations, intent on claiming

US pressures Big Corn to meet on biofuels policy

President Donald Trump's administration called two lawmakers from the U.S. corn belt to convince them to join talks about

The last hours of Yemen's Saleh

A day before they killed Yemen's former president, gunmen from the Iran-aligned Houthi militia group overran one of Ali

Argentina's ex-president's arrest sought

A judge in Argentina says he is seeking the arrest of former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner over accusations

How GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa

In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. Their cotton fetched top prices because its

US energy gets time to decide on coal

The new chairman of the US office that regulates energy projects was granted more time on Friday to decide

Global stocks rise on US jobs data, Brexit deal

Global stocks rocketed higher Friday, with Wall Street indices ending at fresh records, following strong US jobs data and

Tax-loss selling to pressure 2017's losers

Stocks that have been lackluster so far in 2017 are unlikely to see their fortunes reversed in the final

Apple to acquire music finding app Shazam

Apple Inc is in talks to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, whose software helps users identify songs by pointing their

Free Eye Camp held in Saturia

A Free Eye Camp was held in Saturia of Manikganj recently. State Minister for Health Alhaj Zahid Malek Swapan

30 women get 'Joyeeta Award'

A total 30 women of five upazilas of the district received 'Joyeeta Award' on Saturday for attaining success in

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