Staff Correspondent: Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ridesharing company, today announced the launch of a first-of-its kind insurance program for riders and driver partners.
Risingbd Desk: Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Monday said ICT sector will get priority in the upcoming budget for the fiscal year 2018-19.
Risingbd Desk: Scientists have detected an unexpected rise in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) highly damaging to the ozone layer.
Desk Report: SpaceX debuted a more reusable, higher-thrust model of the Falcon 9 rocket Friday, hauling Bangladesh’s first communications satellite into orbit from Florida’s Space Coast.
Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is set to step into space early Friday as it will launch its first communication satellite 'Bangabandhu-I' into the orbit.
Risingbd Desk: The US and European space agencies are edging towards a joint mission to bring back rock and soil samples from Mars.
Risingbd Desk: A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum.
Risingbd Desk: The planet Uranus has clouds made up of hydrogen sulphide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their unpleasant smell.
Risingbd Desk: The US space agency's Tess satellite has launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on a mission to find thousands of new worlds beyond our Solar System.
Risingbd Desk: A senior Nasa engineer has said the first person to set foot on Mars should be a woman.
Desk Report: Digital security act has been made not to gag freedom of expression rather to stop spreading of falsehood and militant activities through social media to protect minority community, said Prime Minister's ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy.
Risingbd Desk: A dozen black holes may lie at the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way, researchers have said.
Risingbd Desk: "One-stop shops" aimed at speeding up cancer diagnosis are being introduced across England.
Risingbd Desk: Researchers are using astronomical techniques used to study distant stars to survey endangered species.
Risingbd Desk: Facebook's chief executive and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said the social media company is aware that its tools have been used to spread anti-Rohingya propaganda and "incite real harm" in Myanmar.
Senior Correspondent: Referring to Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader’s comment on a conspiracy like 1/11, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the ruling party is the most beneficiary of the 1/11 political changeover.
Entertainment Desk: Scarlett Johansson has been named as the world’s highest-paid female actor after earning $40.5m (£31.2m) in the year to June 2018.