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Japanese beef is gaining fans abroad, but are they eating it wrong?

Wagyu is gaining a following far beyond Japan, but diners in the West may be missing out on the best of its flavor. This premium beef, it turns out, is not really cut out for steaks. In the Japanese...Full News..

‘Pregnancy rotas’ add to working women’s woes

Sayako had been trying to conceive a second child for two years when her boss at a Japanese daycare centre suggested she stop because she had missed her "turn". Sayako, who spoke to AFP using a...Full News..

AI better at finding skin cancer than doctors: study

A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against machine in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers say. A team from...Full News..

Global Scholarship and Admission Information

There are many scholarships that are available for international students at undergraduate level to PhD. Please visit - https://globalscholarshipinfo.com information on...Full News..

Bangladesh 10th highest number of HIV deaths in Asia

Bangladesh recorded the 10th highest number of deaths from HIV/AIDS among Asian countries in 2016, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has revealed. According to the recent...Full News..

At Least 62 HIV Positive Rohingya Refugees identified BD government

Rohingya refugee Senoara Khatun knew nothing about HIV/AIDS until doctors found the immunodeficiency virus in her bloodstream, days after the expectant mother and her husband escaped to Bangladesh...Full News..

Unhealthy lifestyle causes sexual dysfunction in men: Survey

Nearly 20% of young adults and middle-aged men in the national capital have consulted a doctor with concerns of sexual dysfunction including reduced drive, frequency or satisfaction issues, a survey...Full News..

Cambridge considers typed exams as handwriting worsens

The increasing illegibility of students’ handwriting has prompted Cambridge University to consider ending 800 years of tradition by allowing laptops to replace pen and paper for...Full News..

HC rules on party registration criteria

The High Court has issued a rule for the government and the Election Commission over the law that stipulates criteria for political parties to get registered. It has issued a rule asking why two...Full News..

Govt will take initiative to expunge objectionable matters in the judgment

Law minister Anisul Huq has said that the government would take initiative to expunge the ‘objectionable matters’ in the16th amendment judgment. In his formal reaction to the SC judgement on...Full News..

SC releases full text of verdict on 16th amendment

The copy of the full verdict was released after singing of all seven members of the Appellate Division bench, headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, said the SC additional registrar Sabbir...Full News..

Roundtable held on regional cancer centres

A roundtable discussion was organised by the Centre for Cancer Prevention and Research (CCPR) and Rotary Club of Dhaka on the importance of establishing a regional cancer centre in the National Press...Full News..

Rohingya refugees may stay in Bangladesh ‘for some more time

AFP: Nearly half a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in squalid Bangladeshi camps face staying "for some more time", the UN high commissioner for refugees said Monday. Filippo Grandi,...Full News..

Remove stairs of Hanif Flyover: SC

Correspondent: The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld a High Court order that directed authorities concerned to remove illegal stairs at different points of Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in Dhaka. A...Full News..

HC issues rule on chikungunya

The High Court has issued a rule asking why it will not order authorities to compensate patients diagnosed with mosquito-borne viral disease, chikungunya. Secretaries to the ministries of...Full News..

Zia Orphanage graft case: Khaleda’s re-investigate plea rejected

The Supreme Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order that rejected a petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking its order for re-investigation into a portion of Zia Orphanage Graft case...Full News..

Vitamin D supplements may help manage pain

Vitamin D supplements, combined with good sleeping habits, could help manage pain-related conditions including fibromyalgia, arthritis, menstrual cramps and chronic back pain, says a study. The...Full News..

4 get bail in case over protest of statue removal from Supreme Court

Four people, who were picked up while protesting the removal of the statue of Lady Justice from the Supreme Court premises on Friday, were granted bail by Dhaka court on Sunday. Those who got bail...Full News..

A-level results to be released on Feb 24

SINGAPORE - The 2016 GCE A-level examination results will be released next Friday (Feb 24). Candidates from schools may collect their result slips from their respective schools on that day, from...Full News..

indiana lawmakers ready to tackle education issues

Education is always a big topic in the Indiana General Assembly, and this year will be no exception. Hoosier lawmakers begin their 2017 legislative session today with a slate of school-related issues...Full News..

Comilla Medical College shut amid Chhatra League infighting

The authorities declared Comilla Medical College closed for an indefinite period on Wednesday following a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL). A chase and counter-chase...Full News..

Gazette editorial: A little less higher education bureaucracy?

Long ago, West Virginia’s state-supported colleges and universities mostly operated independently, each lobbying the Legislature for more tax money. The state Department of Education supposedly...Full News..

SUST closed after BCL clash

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) has been declared closed for an indefinite period following a factional clash by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists this morning. All...Full News..

Gap between rich and poor primary school pupils wider than it was 50 years ago

The UK's education class divide is wider now than it was half a century ago, new research has revealed, with children from poorer backgrounds already eight months behind their more privileged peers...Full News..

World students end meeting on tsunami awareness

High school students from 30 countries who joined a meeting in western Japan on tsunami have called for continued efforts to encourage public awareness of the threat. More than 360 students ended...Full News..

Major HIV vaccine trial in South Africa stokes hope

After decades of shadowboxing with the human immunodeficiency virus, researchers were encouraged four years ago when a test of a vaccine on 16,000 people in Thailand turned up a previously unknown...Full News..

BBC places Japanese cancer blogger 100 Women 2016

The BBC has included a high-profile Japanese cancer blogger in its list of 100 Women of the Year. The British public broadcaster names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world...Full News..

NHS cancer testing ‘at breaking point’

Pathology departments in NHS hospitals around the UK are struggling to cope with rising requests for cancer tests, Cancer Research UK has warned. Without more staff to meet the demand, long waits...Full News..

5 tips to stay fit and healthy during pregnancy

Expecting mothers should go for pregnancy-friendly exercises and should get comfortable maternity gear for working out, says an expert. Yuvraj Randhawa, gym trainer and owner of Health Plus gym...Full News..

HC judge feels embarrassed to hear petition against AG

A judge of a High Court bench today felt embarrassed  to hear a writ petition filed challenging the legality of holding the office of attorney general by Advocate Mahbubey Alam. The bench of...Full News..

Natural remedies for chronic pain

Hi Sandra. My partner suffers from complex regional pain syndrome. Are there any plant medicines that can be used to help with chronic pain? Thank you for your question. Complex regional pain...Full News..

Rakibul Hasan wins 120 Under 40 award

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health... The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and...Full News..

HC orders bail to man jailed for 17 yrs without trial

The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to a man who was imprisoned for 17 years in a murder case without any trial, until the settlement of the case. A two member HC bench of Justice M Enayetur...Full News..

Teen Nepali veg seller Kusum shoots to fame online

A few weeks ago, social media made an overnight star of blue-eyed Pakistani tea-seller Arshad Khan. Now a pretty Nepali vegetable seller has shot to fame as the internet's new darling. Kusum...Full News..

Japan holds annual quake, tsunami preparedness drill

School children gather in an evacuation shelter on a hill during a tsunami simulation drill ahead of World Tsunami Awareness Day at Futaba elementary school in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, on...Full News..

Study: Skin patch could help kids with peanut allergies

A wearable skin patch may help children who are allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut protein, according to a new study that calls for the therapy to be further explored. The...Full News..

Kawasaki Halloween parade draws thousands in Japan

Thousands of Japanese costume fans have joined forces for the Kawasaki Halloween parade - dressed as everything from a Chanel handbag to a Samsung Galaxy phone. The annual spectacle celebrated its...Full News..

Schools reopen in quake-hit Kurayoshi

Public schools in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture, southwestern Japan, have reopened after classes were suspended following Friday's strong earthquake. Many students arrived at school on Monday...Full News..

Teacher accidentally leaks names, health records of students on school website

A junior high school in Kobe is under fire after a teacher accidentally leaked private information, including students’ names and health records, on the school’s website on Wednesday, the local...Full News..

What the new photos of North Korea’s leaders say

North Korea has released a new set of photos of Kim Jong-un and party and military leaders. The BBC spoke to US-based North Korea expert Michael Madden about what the pictures tell us, after the...Full News..

Death sealed for Mir Quasem

The Supreme Court has reinstated the war tribunal’s death sentence awarded to Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War. A...Full News..

Writing verdict after retirement not unconstitutional

Opposing the chief justice's remark on writing verdicts after retirement, Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the CJ can give directives to judges on writing judgments within a specific...Full News..

Sayedee files review petition seeking acquittal

Jamaat-e-Islami nayeb-e-amir Delwar Hossain Sayedee on Sunday filed a review petition with the Appellate Division of Supreme Court seeking acquittal of his sentence of imprisonment until...Full News..

Donald Trump’s sexism is infectious – even the women are catching it

What better way to reaffirm to an entire right-wing, conservative political party that a woman’s role is to be everything to everyone; to have the glittering career and still get home in time to...Full News..

Now I’m an extreme obstacle course champion

I’ve always been sporty but didn’t get into obstacle course racing [OCR] until 2014, when a friend from my running club – London Heathside – asked me to join his team. I ended up...Full News..

South Africa vs England third Test, day three: Tourists win series with Test to spare

At 1pm Stuart Broad walked on to the outfield at the Bullring in front of a packed house of South African fans with the smell of meat grilling on the braai hanging in the air. • South Africa vs...Full News..

In defence of Ugg boots, and how to wear them well

The big chill is officially here. This weekend will see temperatures plummet and many parts of the country will experience flurries of snow, if they haven’t already. It means it’s time to bring...Full News..