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New iPhones aim for momentum in sputtering smartphone market

Apple is set to unveil new iPhones, aiming to gain fresh momentum in the premium segment of a global smartphone market showing signs of fatigue. In its usual secretive style, Apple has remained mum about revelations planned for Wednesday’s event at its spaceship campus in Silicon Valley, but the timing fits its pattern of annually introducing new iPhone models. Speculation ... Read More »

Positive move on finance vital to execute Paris Deal – G77

Bangkok, 7 Sept. 2018 (Prerna Bomzan) – At a joint-stocktake session of the Bangkok climate talks held on Sept 6 to assess progress on the work to produce a negotiating text for guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement (PA), developing countries called for progress on matters related to finance. The G77 and China expressed concerns over the reluctance of developed countries in making ... Read More »

Int’l Confce on Bio-chemistry Research held at RU

Rajshahi, Sept 6 – An International Conference on “Research of Biochemistry in Sustainable development and Prosperous life” held at Rajshahi University (RU) on Thursday. Organized by the Biochemistry and Molecular department of the university the conference was held at the Senate building of the university. University Pro-VC Professor Dr Ananda Kumar Saha inaugurated the programme. Teachers, Researchers and various professionals from the ... Read More »

How agroecology can ensure dietary diversity, high nutrition

Around the world, there is a major shift in dietary patterns underway towards uniformity. This ‘global dietary transition’ phenomenon is historically unprecedented and is occurring fastest in the urban areas of developing countries. About 3 billion people currently have low-quality diets based on a small number of plant and animal species. Their increasingly uniform diets either lack sufficient calories, minerals ... Read More »

The world Is digitalising – so too should regulators

Governments, including the Swedish government, are beginning to explore how legislating could be improved in light of digital technologies. This is welcome but something that businesses and business leaders have known for some time: the data being generated by our interactions in the digital world holds more potential than just the optimisation of what advertising we see. Read More »

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 starts transmission

Bangabandhu Satellite-1, the first commercial satellite of the country, will begin its experimental operation by facilitating Bangladesh Television (BTV) air live the matches of the 12th South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship Cup beginning on Tuesday. Read More »

Artificial intelligence beyond the superpowers

By Perry World House Much of the debate over how artificial intelligence (AI) will affect geopolitics focuses on the emerging arms race between Washington and Beijing, as well as investments by major military powers like Russia. And to be sure, breakthroughs are happening at a rapid pace in the United States and China. But while an arms race between superpowers ... Read More »

Rooppur NPP: Over 1400 specialists, trained in Russia

Dhaka, Aug 20 – A 4.5 months training course on “Major Construction Works Management” intended for the Rooppur Nuclear Nuclear Power Plant staff began at Rosatom Technical Academy in the Russian city Obninsk last week. By the end of the current year Rusatom Service, the ‘Electrical Power’ division of The Rosatom State Corporation will train three more groups and the ... Read More »