EU parliament approves ban on single use plastics

European lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an EU-wide ban on single-use plastic products such as the straws, cutlery and cotton buds that are clogging the world is

Facebook to ban white nationalism and separatism content

Facebook will no longer allow content supporting white nationalism and white separatism, it said on Tuesday. The announcement comes nearly a year after the revelation that its

Nasa’s first female spacewalk scrapped over spacesuit sizes

Plans for the first all-female spacewalk in history have been scrapped for lack of a second space suit, the US space agency Nasa says.

Hypertension drug shows promise in liver disease

While there are therapies to treat some forms of liver diseases, including hepatitis C and autoimmune hepatitis, options have been limited for treating portal hypertension.

Climate trouble associated with spike in energy

A 2.3 per cent jump in global energy demand last year outstripped the expansion of renewable and helped drive record-high greenhouse gas emissions, the International Energy Agency

Nayeem, Urmila pair up in ‘Poradhin’

For the first time in their acting career, audience-admired artists FS Nayeem and Urmila Srabonti Kar will be seen appearing in a drama serial titled ‘Poradhin’. Directed by

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