Switzerland

70 locomotives to be procured from Switzerland

Some 70 locomotives will be procured from Switzerland to improve Bangladesh Railway services. To import the locomotives, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has almost been completed for signing by...

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

World’s longest rail tunnel to open

The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is to be officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

No 'Santina Slam' for Hingis and Sania

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza lose their cool as their hopes of holding all four grand slam titles are dashed following a 6-3 6-2 defeat by Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Weasel halts most powerful machine on Earth

The largest scientific experiment goes offline because of a foreign intruder, reports CNN.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

8-day-old conjoined twins successfully separated

Eight-day-old twin girls who were joined at the liver and chest are successfully separated by doctors in Switzerland.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Moosa to disclose Swiss Bank details: ACC

Controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher has agreed to provide details of Swiss bank account to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) within a few days, an official said.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

2 most dangerous numbers in universe threaten end of physics

A deeply disturbing and controversial line of thinking has emerged within the physics community. It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world...

December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015

Fierce fighting in northern Yemen kills 75

Fierce fighting and airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition pounded northern Yemen, as the two main parties in the country's conflict continued to violate a ceasefire agreement and undermine...

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Five things that are wrong with Norway

Is life in the world's nicest country all it's made out to be? Most of those surveyed, mainly Norwegians, said yes. But, for balance, here are some aspects of Norwegian life that don'...

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

Pay with your wrist using Swatch

Swedish fashion brand Swatch has partnered with Visa on a watch capable of making smartphone payments with the swipe of your wrist, reports US-based tech portal CNET.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

384ft tower to be first evergreen building

Stefano Boeri is set to build a 117m-tall (384ft) apartment tower in Lausanne, Switzerland, that will be the first building in the world to be covered in evergreen trees