Dhaka: 4:43 AM, Thu, 27 Jul, 2017

Bangladesh 2nd largest provider of online labour

Risingbd Desk: Bangladesh is the second largest supplier of online labour, says a recent report, analysing data from e-platforms connecting freelancers with employers.

Human could create habitable universes

Risingbd Desk: Does humanity exist to serve some ultimate, transcendent purpose?

Sex robots will be common in a decade

Risingbd Desk: Realistic sex robots will bring about a social and technological revolution in Britain, experts predict.


Russia unveils Star Wars combat uniform

Risingbd Desk: It might resemble something out of Star Wars, but this is the prototype for a combat suit that Russia hopes will give its soldiers the edge on the battlefields of the future.

Hawking urges Moon landing to ‘elevate humanity’

Risingbd Desk: Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by 2020.

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Risingbd Desk: Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice.

ICT division website restored

Risingbd Desk: Information Communication Technology (ICT) division's official website of the people's republic of Bangladesh has been restored hours after it was hacked by hackers.

ICT division website hacked

Desk Report: Information Communication Technology (ICT) division's official website of the people's republic of Bangladesh has been hacked.

China developing hypersonic missiles for jet fighters

Risingbd Desk: In a major step towards developing hypersonic missiles for jet fighters, China has claimed that it has successfully tested new ramjet engine technology.

Astronomers reveal the most extreme planets

Risingbd Desk: Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found – with a surface temperature greater than some stars.

Planet is hotter than most stars

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have found a hellish world where the "surface" of the planet is over 4,000C - almost as hot as our Sun.


Internet cut off to stop question paper leak

Risingbd Desk: Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.

Nasa reveals historic 2018 mission to 'touch the sun'

Risingbd Desk: Nasa is set to announce its ambitious plans to launch a probe mission directly into the atmosphere of the sun in a world first.

Centre of galaxy for a fifth force of nature

Risingbd Desk: Our understanding of the universe, based largely on Einstein's theory of general relativity, relies on four fundamental forces: Gravity, electromagnetic, and the strong and weak nuclear forces.

Scientists spot ‘potentially habitable’ super-Earth planet

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have detected a new ‘super-Earth’ planet just 21 light-years away, and they say it could be habitable.