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April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Exposed to fatal cylinder blasts

Passengers of a huge number of CNG-run vehicles are exposed to high risks of accidents in the absence of timely fitness verification of the gas cylinders. Further, many of these cylinders are...

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Peacekeepers at high risk of corruption

The militaries of the 30 countries that provide the most troops and police officers to UN peacekeeping operations are among those

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Bangladesh may enter list of risky nations again

Bangladesh runs the risk of being reclassified as a country exposed to money laundering and terror financing because of slow implementation of laws on battling illicit flow of funds.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

No coordination among providers

Lack of coordination between utility service providers, coupled with inadequate precautionary measures during the digging of roads for

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

Export to India at high risk

India has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of jute goods from Bangladesh to see whether the export prices are set below fair market prices. ...

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Low Zika risk for Bangladesh

Risk of Zika virus infection in Bangladesh is low as the countries affected by the mosquito-borne disease are far away, an expert said here yesterday.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Virtual reality ‘predicts Alzheimer’s’

Alzheimer's disease can be detected decades before onset, using a virtual reality test, a study suggests.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

First ‘in womb’ stem cell trial planned

The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Deadly dish: the dinner that can give you cancer

A local delicacy in north-east Thailand, made from raw fish, has been found to be behind a high incidence of liver cancer in the area, and doctors are trying to educate people about the risk.