Breakthrough in leukemia treatment

A molecular process involved in the action of anti-leukemia drugs has been discovered at Université de Montréal’s Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC). While calling into question a central tenet of oncology, this discovery, published today in the journal Cancer Cell, also holds promise for the development of effective treatments in the near […]


Time slows down in this Parisian fairyland

Tourism Report Most tourists hear Paris and think of the Eiffel Tower. Maybe also of the elegant cafés, innumerable museums and popular landmarks strewn all around the city. But in this glorious roster of spectacles comprising the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Place de la Concorde, Cathédrale Notre-Dame (alas, currently closed for renovation), Montmartre, Place Vendôme […]


Biman staff held with 38 gold bars

Armed Police Battalion (APBn) yesterday detained two staff members of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and recovered 38 gold bars, weighing around four kilogrammes, at Dhaka airport. Both detainees — Emdad Hossain Chowdhury, 46, and Abdur Rahim, 35 — are traffic helpers of Biman, said Alamgir Hossain Shimul, additional superintendent (ops and media) of APBn. The officer […]



Korean PM Lee Nak sees huge investment potentials in BD’s economy Holiday Report South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon who visited Bangladesh last week said his country sees huge investment potentials in several growing business sector of Bangladesh economy. The list of his interest include investment in infrastructure, power, ICT, deep sea fishing, construction, shipbuilding […]