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Launch services resume after 50hrs

Launch services resumed across Bangladesh on Monday morning after a disruption of more than 50 hours caused by cyclone ‘Bulbul’. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) issued a notice in this regard on Sunday night. Read More »

Dhaka cuts Rohingya camps off cellphone 3G, 4G services

Dhaka, Sep 3 (UNB) – Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Tuesday directed the mobile operators to suspend 3G and 4G services for a certain period every day in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps. Between 5pm and 6am, Rohingyas in the camp areas will only be able to make voice calls. People at the camp site will get 3G and 4G ... Read More »

Online doctor, telemedicine services for Asian consumers

Healthcare on the go with Pulse by Prudential Hong Kong, China – Media OutReach – 5 August 2019 – Prudential Corporation Asia (“Prudential”) today announced it will partner with telemedicine provider MyDoc to offer consumers access to value-added health services on their mobile phones, including doctor consultations, electronic prescriptions and electronic medical certificates. Read More »

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function

Beijing, May 20 (AP/UNB) — Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., said Monday it is complying with and “reviewing the implications” of the requirement for export licenses for technology sales to Huawei ... Read More »

Services growth boost Apple sales

Technology giant Apple, best known for its iPhones and computers, said newer lines of business such as Apple Pay, the App Store and Apple Music helped to drive growth in its third quarter. The services unit was what one analyst described as a “shining light” during a period with robust sales across Apple’s different product lines, including iPhones and iPads. ... Read More »

A second MSF hospital bombed in Syria in 10 days

By Sally Hayden and Reuters A hospital supported by medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Idlib province of northern Syria was “deliberately” hit by air strikes on Monday and eight people are missing, the charity has said in a statement. “This is a deliberate attack against a health establishment,” said Massimiliano Rebaudengo, head of mission of the NGO ... Read More »

Grameen Eye Hospital starts functioning at Thakurgaon

Grameen Eye Hospital Thakurgaon launched activities in its own 22 thousand square-feet two-storied hospital building on 28 August 2015. The hospital started with10 beds. The building has provision to expand eventually to a six-story building with 100 beds. Grameen Eye Hospital Thakurgaon is a social business initiative of Grameen Health Care Services Ltd. (GHS) which started operation in a rented ... Read More »

Sikder employee arrested for assaulting journo

Police on Thursday arrested Abu Sufian, an employee of ZH Sikder Women’s Medical College Hospital, on charge of assaulting Prothom Alo reporter Shishir Morol. Police arrested Sufian, a telephone operator of the hospital, in the afternoon. Hospital sources said the authorities have already sacked Sufian who along with Dr Shafiul Azam beat Shishir at the hospital on Tuesday. Read More »

Conspiracy on to destabilise health sector: Nasim

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim on Sunday alleged that a particular quarter is conspiring to destabilise the country’s health sector in a bid to put the government into trouble. “Those who’ve failed to assume power are now active to put the government into trouble. There shouldn’t be any scope for them to do so. Read More »

Yunus Centre at Taiwan University

Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus visited Taiwan from April 10 to 14, at the invitation of National Central University, Taiwan and the Rotary Club of Taiwan. A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was ceremonially signed on 14th April, 2014 between Yunus Centre and National Central University (NCU), the prestigious 99 year old public university, in the presence of the Mayor of ... Read More »

Four doctors suspended for skipping duty

Dhaka – Seven government doctors were suspended on Sunday for skipping duty, the Health and Family Welfare Ministry said. The doctors are medical officer of Shibpur upazila health complex of Narsingdi district M Razib Mahmud, Dr Ashfaq Nabi, assistant surgeon Dr Mohammad Mahmudul Kabir Bashar of Jessore Sub health center under Shibpur upazila, Polash upazila health complex junior consultant Dr ... Read More »

President for evaluating rural talents

President Abdul Hamid on Monday underscored the need for evaluating the rural talents for checking the growing evil culture in the country.   “We’ve countless talents remain scattered across villages who are actually living in their own creative worlds without any patronage. Read More »

No two people smell the same

A difference at the smallest level of DNA — one amino acid on one gene — can determine whether you find a given smell pleasant. Read More »

Internet can’t be left solely in hands of Dev World

By Samir Saran and Rahul Prakash According to World Bank estimates, India and China together account for more than 700 million Internet users. Citizens in both countries have embraced the digital sphere enthusiastically, and mobile phones and the Internet are the preferred platforms for anything and everything, from expressing opinions to conducting business. Read More »

Developing better weather forecasts

By being more precise in what is uncertain, the weather forecasts will become more reliable. A new method for forecasting the weather is now being developed at Uni Research. Read More »

Free operations conducted for VVF patients in Rangpur

Specialist surgeons have conducted free operations for 20 extremely poor female patients suffering from vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) diseases at Rangpur Community Medical College Hospital (RCMCH) in the city. Read More »

Could Concorde ever fly again? No, says British Airways

By Richard Westcott Ten years ago today, our ever-shrinking world got a little bit bigger again. Three Concordes landed in a procession at Heathrow airport, while thousands of emotional fans looked on. Read More »

World record: Wireless data transmission at 100 Gbit/s

The extension of cable-based telecommunication networks requires high investments in both conurbations and rural areas. Broadband data transmission via radio relay links might help to cross rivers, motorways or nature protection areas at strategic node points, and to make network extension economically feasible. In the current issue of the nature photonics magazine, researchers present a method for wireless data transmission ... Read More »

Discussion on tuberculosis held in Narayanganj

Discussants at a programme in Narayanganj n Sunday stressed united efforts of all concerned side by side with creating a mass social awareness about prevention and treatment of tuberculosis (TB), a completely curable disease. Read More »

Service at understaffed Betagi Health Complex far below need

The authorities of Betagi Upazila Health Complex are failing to provide healthcare service even near the necessity of the patients due to an acute crisis of physicians and lack of other logistics. Read More »