Risingbd Desk: A sugar rich diet may be fuelling various forms of cancer, as new research confirms a long suspected belief.
Risingbd Desk: Adult Muslims, during the Holy month of Ramadan, practice daily fasting from dawn until sunset. They break the fast at sunset with a meal called Iftar and then eat again pre-dawn at Suhoor.
Risingbd Desk: New research has identified a cradle of young stars 2.4 billion light years away as the source of mysterious fast radio bursts detected on Earth.
Risingbd Desk: It is a scene we all dread – an enormous space rock colliding with Earth, causing widespread chaos and destruction.
Risingbd Desk: While Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX may have ambitions to set up a colony on Mars, Jeff Bezos, CEO of rival, Amazon, is setting his sights slightly closer to home.
International Desk: Around 14 centuries ago, two people living in ancient Korea were sacrificed to ensure the successful construction of a royal fortress.
Risingbd Desk: In the course of just one year, a spacecraft observing Earth spotted hundreds of mysterious ‘flashes’ reflecting off the surface of our planet.
Risingbd Desk: Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way.
Risingbd Desk: It has been one of the biggest unanswered questions for decades – is there, or was there ever, life elsewhere in the solar system?
Risingbd Desk: Save your weird internet search habits for your personal computer.
Risingbd Desk: Hundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals.
Risingbd Desk: The 'world's heaviest woman' has sat up in bed for the first time in years having shed half her bodyweight in just two months.
Risingbd Desk: Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists.
Risingbd Desk: We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.
Risingbd Desk: Weddings can be wonderful opportunities to celebrate your love with family and friends. The real work begins, though, after the party ends.
Senior Correspondent: Like every year, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday took iftar with orphan students and alem-ulema (Islamic scholars) on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Entertainment Desk: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, who made her way into the Hindi cinema through Bigg Boss, will soon be see judging Mr. & Mrs. Attitude 2017.
The holy Ramadan, a month of self-purification through fasting, begins across the country. The first ten days of Ramadan are days of mercy [Rahmat] ; the second period of ten days is for forgiveness [Maghfirat], and the final period of ten days (or nine days) is for seeking refuge from Hellfire [Nijat].