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Reimagining the Office

By Carlo Ratti BOSTON – Last month, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the company would allow its employees, currently working from home in accordance with social-distancing protocols, to stay there for good. Several other big businesses – from Facebook to the French automaker PSA – have followed suit with plans to keep far more employees at home after the ... Read More »

Will China’s Wildlife-Consumption Ban Work?

by Federico Varese, Rebecca W.Y. Wong OXFORD – Since the outbreak of COVID-19, which is widely suspected to have emerged from Wuhan’s Huanan Market in December 2019, public-health and animal-rights advocates have been calling for more scrutiny of “wet markets,” where a wide range of live animals are kept in close contact with one another and with people, slaughtered on ... Read More »

60,000 Rohingya youths to be trained for community work

Dhaka, Jan 30 – The cabinet committee on purchases has approved a project of the disaster management ministry to help to train at least 60,000 youths of displaced Myanmar citizen known as ‘Rohingya’ to improve access to basic services and build faster and social resilience of their population in Cox’s Bazar. Read More »

Work on Lower Subansiri HEP sans people’s concerns opposed

October 21, 2019 SANDRP – With work on NHPC Ltd’s 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project restarting after a wait of almost eight years, anti-dam organisations led by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) vowed to launch an intense resistance movement to stop further construction of the project. AASU, in a statement, alleged that ... Read More »

Wildlife, people work together during Assam’s annual floods

by Nabarun Guha, Sahana Ghosh on 23 July 2019 • Deadly monsoon floods have ravaged Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and other protected areas of the state. • Nearly 200 animals have been killed in Kaziranga National Park, home to the world’s largest population of greater one-horned rhinos. The floods are a necessary evil for Kaziranga’s ecology. Read More »

Kareena will begin work on Karan Johar’s Takht this year

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s next outing will be in Karan Johar’s Takht, a multi-starrer featuring Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Anil Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor. The actress recently shared that the movie, which is set in the Mughal era, reportedly a tale of two warring brothers, will start filming this year in December. She also said that she’s ... Read More »

Jeff Koons work sells for $91.1 million, record for living artist

A sculpture by American artist Jeff Koons sold on Wednesday for $91.1 million at an auction organized by Christie’s in New York — a record price for a living artist. “Rabbit”, a stainless steel casting of an inflatable rabbit, overtook the previous record set by British painter David Hockney’s “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)”, which sold last ... Read More »

Saif Ali is excited to work with Fatima Sana Shaikh

Actor Saif Ali Khan is venturing into the horror comedy genre with his next film, Bhoot Police. The film was announced yesterday and also stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Ali Fazal. “I’m so pleased about Bhoot Police. The subject is brilliant. A story that really works and is surprising till then end. Clutter breaking even in its genre. Pavan is ... Read More »

Work together to combat TB

Speakers at a discussion here yesterday urged all government and non-government organisations to work unitedly for eliminating the deadly disease Tuberculosis (TB) from the country. “All have to work together to eliminate TB from the country to help achieving health-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG),” Director General of Health Services Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad said. He was speaking as the ... Read More »

Dhaka-Moscow joint body reviews Rooppur NPP work

Dhaka, March 09 – The 4th meeting of the Joint Coordinating Committee (JСС) of Russia and Bangladesh on the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant was held at a city hotel in Dhaka recently. The main topic of discussion was the present status of construction of Rooppur NPP and further actions to be required for completion of the project. Both ... Read More »