Facebook sees higher profits, more friends

Facebook said Wednesday that quarterly profit climbed to an all-time record $6.9 billion as it boosted its global user base despite scandals that have dented the leading social

Vaping twice as likely as gum to help smokers quit, research finds

People are almost twice as likely to succeed in quitting smoking if they use e-cigarettes than if they rely on nicotine replacement patches and gums, a new study has shown.

Bangladesh needs $24 b infrastructure spending to join middle income club: AIIB report

Bangladesh is "Vision 2021" road map, planning to join the middle-income countries, requires 24 billion U.S. dollars worth of investments in infrastructure per year, according to

Ekushey book fair kicks off Friday

The month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a yearly event for booklovers and publishers, will begin on the Bangla Academy premises and at adjoining Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on

No more question paper leak: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Thursday assured that there will be no incident of question paper leakage during the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent

Obaidul for rallies in city only on holidays

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday pushed for implementing a decision that prohibits rallies in the capital except on holidays.

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