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At the site of a former cocoa factory in Canada's Quebec province, tiny holes punctured in the walls of

100 parts for NASA's Orion capsule to be 3D printed

More than 100 parts for US space agency NASA's deep-space capsule Orion will be made by 3D printers, using

China's pig farmers hit brakes on expansion

Some Chinese pig farmers are adjusting expansion plans or putting planned projects on hold because of a glut in

US finds aluminum imports from China

The US Commerce Department said on Tuesday it has made a preliminary determination that common alloy aluminum sheet imports

Soaring US aluminum prices to diverge from LME

Aluminium prices in the United States have soared and are expected to diverge from those traded on the London

New Zealand manufacturing moves to added value

Key parts of New Zealand manufacturing are moving beyond commodities into value-added products, showed a new report released Tuesday

Cold winter helps take fizz out of Heineken Q1

Dutch brewing giant Heineken Wednesday posted an 11 percent drop in first quarter profits, with the cold winter taking

Global stock get boost from growth outlook

Global stock markets rose Tuesday on the back of optimism on the world economic outlook sparked by upbeat data

Social resistance can end violence against women

Speakers at a discussion observed creating mass-awareness coupled with a changed social mindset could be the effective means of

Eastern Europe growth slowing after upswing: IMF

Economic growth rates in eastern European countries are set to slow down, the IMF said in its spring forecast

Karotoa River bank protection work begins

Karotoa river bank protection work started at three points of Mohim-aganj, Rakhalburuz and Darbasta unions under Gobindaganj upazila in

Resisting drug to save young generations underscored

Officials and anti-drug campaigners at a post-rally discussion in Rangpur have underscored the need for resisting drug aggression to

Musk's Boring Co raises $112.5 million in funding

Elon Musk's Boring Co said on Monday it raised $112.5 million in equity, with 90 percent coming from Musk

Saudi slams Iran, US Jerusalem move at Arab summit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran's "blatant interference" in regional affairs and criticized the US over Jerusalem

Philippines bars EU party official critical of Duterte

The Philippines has barred entry to an EU party official critical of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drugs crackdown, in

Japan traders ask Rusal to stop shipping aluminum

Major Japanese trading houses have asked Russia's United Company Rusal to stop shipping refined aluminum and other products in

China March industrial output up 6.0 percent

China's industrial output grew 6.0 percent in March from a year earlier, missing expectations, while fixed-asset investment growth slowed

Oil bolstered as investors factor in supply risks

Oil rose on Tuesday, boosted by investors' growing concern over the potential for disruptions to crude supply, especially in

China, Japan vow new starting point in ties

Asian rivals China and Japan on Monday pledged a "new starting point" for bilateral ties, vowing close co-operation amid

Anglo American counting on turnaround

Two leaks in a month, a 90-day outage and $58 million in fines is not enough to temper Anglo

12 students get RU Dean's Award

Twelve students of Rajshahi University (RU) were given Dean's Award for their brilliant result for the first time with

Bring up children with anti-corruption outlook

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Administration Ministry HN Ashiqur Rahman has called for bringing up

Wife tortured by husband over dowry

A woman is groaning with severe pain on a hospital bed after she was beaten up badly by her

Historic Mujibnagar Day observed

The Historic Mujib-nagar Day-2018 was celebrated in Gaibandha as elsewhere in the country today in a befitting manner with

LGD distributes sewing machines

Local Government Division (LGD) disbursed 43 sewing machines among poor women of Nowarpara union under Islampur upazila of Jamalpur

Farmers' Field Day held

A Farmers' Field Day was held at Tarakanda-Pichlakori village in Urfa union's Urfa block in Nakla upazila of Sherpur

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