Risingbd Desk: We've just been told that e-cigarettes are the safest way to smoke.
Risingbd Desk: When a child topples over or bickers with a friend on the playground, a parent's first instinct is often to intervene. While it may resolve the short-term issue, stepping in stunts their budding self-confidence in the long run.
Staff Correspondent: The cover of the new book of writer Uday Hakim has been unveiled at the ongoing month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair.
Risingbd Desk: South Korean women will be the first in the world to have an average life expectancy above 90, a study suggests.
Risingbd Desk: Scientists have identified a new continent to the east of Australia that they have named 'Zealandia'.
Risingbd Desk: Cat owners in Malaysia no longer have to feel guilty leaving their pets behind when they jet off on a humans-only vacation.
Risingbd Desk: A lot of us are in the habit of storing food and then reheating it at the time of consumption. But what if you were told that reheating certain foods actually make them toxic?
Risingbd Desk: A huge well of molten carbon that would spell disaster for the planet if released has been found under the US.
Risingbd Desk: In the hunt for life outside Earth, researchers have discovered 60 new planets orbiting stars near our solar system.
Risingbd Desk: When it comes to embracing the benefits of Ayurveda, watching what you eat is possibly the best way to start. “Ahar (meaning dietary habits in Ayurveda) says that food eaten should have at least one of six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent,” says Dr Rahul Dogra of the Kairali Ayurvedic Group, an institution that has been dedicated to Ayurvedic research and healthcare for over two decades. “The right foods promote sattva (purity), detox the body, and rejuvenate it as well, leading to an overall increase in immunity, physical and mental strength, and digestion."
Risingbd Desk: For years, their existence has been debated - elusive electrical discharges in the upper atmosphere that sport names such as red sprites, blue jets, pixies and elves.
Risingbd Desk: Our bodies are one of the most complicated machines. Like any sophisticated machine, they constantly send information about defects: in this case, the workings of our internal organs and systems. However, we often ignore what our bodies tell us, and this is a big mistake.
Risingbd Desk: Incidence of cancer is projected to be six times more among women over the next two decades, mainly because of obesity, according to an assessment by Cancer Research, UK.
Risingbd Desk: Smoking electronic cigarettes does increase your risk of heart disease, a new study claims.
Risingbd Desk: The revelations about the illegal trade in baby chimpanzees triggered an outpouring of emotion on social media about the cruelty suffered by these adorable animals.
Senior Correspondent: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has demanded a high-level investigation committee to unearth the mystery behind the Pilkhana tragedy.
Entertainment Desk: Aishwarya Rai is one of the few Bollywood actresses, who have maintained a safe distance from various digital platforms. But as per the recent reports, the diva wants to join the social media bandwagon now.