Bill Gates hails Bangladeshi father-daughter duo (Video) By UNB | Last Updated: 16th January, 2020, 17:43

Dr Senjuti Saha currently works at the Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) with her father Dr Samir Saha, a professor of microbiology

Bill Gates hails ‘dynamic’ Bangladeshi father-daughter duo (Video)

Murderer arrested after 33 years at large Murderer arrested after 33 years at large

Li confessed to the murder to the police. Further processing of the case is underway


UK 'generations away' from equality in top roles: survey UK 'generations away' from equality in top roles: survey

The Fawcett Society urged the UK "government, political parties, the judiciary and employers to act now to ensure a step change in the numbers of women in senior roles


71 pc public hospitals violate tobacco law: Report 71 pc public hospitals violate tobacco law: Report

The evidence of smoking such as cigarette butts and smell of smoke were found at 71 percent of public hospitals in Dhaka 


Boom in beekeeping in Jashore mustard fields Boom in beekeeping in Jashore mustard fields

The agriculture officer said they are encouraging farmers in honey cultivation in mustard fields which is very profitable


Manirampur farmers making money by broccoli farming

Manirampur farmers making money by broccoli farming

According to nutritionists, broccoli is useful for fighting cancer, diabetics, heart disease, high blood pressure and reducing the cholesterol level in a human body


Protect children from social media addiction Protect children from social media addiction

Saima Wazed Hossain, chairperson of Bangladesh National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders


EVM better than ballot, say experts EVM better than ballot, say experts

 Amid a fresh political debate over the use of electronic voting machine (EVM) in the upcoming two city polls


Picnic Spots near Dhaka City for Short Break Picnic Spots near Dhaka City for Short Break

Near Dhaka city there are several high quality resorts that offer special arrangement for picnic facility


Behavioural issues may lead children to anti-social behavior

Behavioural issues may lead children to anti-social behavior

They're also more likely to be aggressive to get what they want because they don't fear the consequences


Women perform in favor of abortion before Mexican cathedral Women perform in favor of abortion before Mexican cathedral

A dozen women wearing green scarves lined up in front the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City's central square on Sunday


Rasulpur Liberation War memorial deserves special attention Rasulpur Liberation War memorial deserves special attention

During the Liberation War in 1971, more than 500 men and women were hauled in a group and forced to dig their own graves


Comprehensive steps stressed for saving youths from drug abuse Comprehensive steps stressed for saving youths from drug abuse

 Speakers at a post-rally discussion today stressed the need for taking comprehensive steps to save young generations


Bangladesh to witness over 8,093 childbirths on New Year’s Day: UNICEF Bangladesh to witness over 8,093 childbirths on New Year’s Day: UNICEF

An estimated 8,093 babies will be born in Bangladesh on the New Year’s Day while around 392,078 babies will be born


The 'lathi': India's colonial vintage anti-protest weapon The 'lathi': India's colonial vintage anti-protest weapon

Many believe the lathi originated as a martial arts accessory in South Asia. It was also used by feudal landlords against poor peasants, emerging as a symbol of unquestioned power and authority


Vegetable farming transforming lives of Brahmanbaria youths Vegetable farming transforming lives of Brahmanbaria youths

Mohiuddin and his friend Jamal Miah started cultivating vegetables together in 2008 on a five-bigha plot


Northern people hit hard by bone-chilling cold Northern people hit hard by bone-chilling cold

 People of Tentulia in Panchagarh district are suffering severely as the northernmost town of the country is facing the lowest temperature 6.2 degree Celsius 


Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations with midnight Mass Pope Francis kicks off Christmas celebrations with midnight Mass

Pope Francis ushered in Christmas celebrations for the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics on Tuesday


Children suffer most as cold spell grips country Children suffer most as cold spell grips country

Three-year-old girl Tanisha Raihan was lying on the bed wearing an oxygen mask and her anxious mother was sitting on a corner


Frontline fighting not enough to be a freedom fighter? Frontline fighting not enough to be a freedom fighter?

With a hope to have an independent country, he took part in the Liberation War in 1971 like many others


Pitha tastes good as winter bites

Pitha tastes good as winter bites

Taking warm pithas in the cold is really delicious. Many people with their family members come after evening to take pithas here


What is love? It depends on what language you speak What is love? It depends on what language you speak

In Austronesian languages, for example, "surprise" was closely associated with "fear," whereas in the Tai-Kadai languages of southeast Asia and southern China


Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy Slavery museum in Liverpool aims to confront painful legacy

Scarlet shackles sit peacefully on display in front of a sad, gray backdrop


Global gender equality will take another 100 years to achieve, study finds Global gender equality will take another 100 years to achieve

Calculating the four areas together, across countries with a wide range of attitudes toward gender equality, the report forecasts it will take 99.5 years to achieve full gender equality everywhere


Heralding a new era in Bangladesh Archery

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Bangladesh are only ahead of sixth-placed Maldives and bottom-placed Bhutan


Myanmar Rohingya: Aung San Suu Kyi cuts a haunted figure in court Aung San Suu Kyi cuts a haunted figure at UN genocide court

The feel-good factor of rubbing shoulders with someone who had dedicated much of her adult life to the pursuit of democracy was irresistible


Mohasin- a cricket crusader on wheelchair Mohasin- a cricket crusader on wheelchair

Mohammad Mohasin, born in Tongi, never knew how to quit. Despite losing the ability to walk after extracting polio in childhood


UK general election: What could happen? UK general election: What could happen?

A Johnson victory, regaining the Conservative majority lost in 2017, is the most likely result according to bookmakers and pollsters


Bougainville to become World's newest nation: 10 things to know Bougainville to become World's newest nation

The South Pacific archipelago of Bougainville on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to become independent of Papua New Guinea


Xinjiang a role model in eradicating terrorism Xinjiang a role model in eradicating terrorism

China has gained ultimate successes of eradicating terrorism from its inseparable part Xinjiang


Job uncertainty restricts journalists' freedom in Bangladesh Job uncertainty restricts journalists' freedom in Bangladesh

While journalists have made it their mission to speak for the rights of others, there is nobody to speak for them


One-stop centres help woman, children to cope with crisis situation One-stop centres help woman, children to cope with crisis situation

OCC is such a specialized system, which is in place in some of the selected government medical college hospitals 


Female migrant workers in Lebanon lead safe life, change family fortune Female migrant workers in Lebanon lead safe life, change family fortune

With a dream to have a better life and livelihood, Sara Marak of a remote village in Sunamganj district


Hyderabad case: Why Indians are celebrating the killings Why Indians are celebrating the killings in Hyderabad

People chant "police zindabad" ("hail the police"), distributed sweets and showered flowers on the spot where the 27-year-old vet's charred body was found last week 


Why Indians are celebrating the killings Why Indians are celebrating the killings

The killings of four men accused of gang-raping and murdering a young woman last week in Hyderabad have been largely greeted with joy in India


Bangladesh needs to do more for learning outcomes for all adults: Unesco official Bangladesh needs to do more for learning outcomes for all adults: Unesco official

Only a systematic approach to adult learning and education will lead to successful learning outcomes for all adults


Unheard tales of trapped Bangladeshis in Algeria Unheard tales of trapped Bangladeshis in Algeria

We had no money to pay as we're extremely poor, and seven of us finally returend to Bangladesh on September 28 last


Macron pension reform: Why are French workers on strike? Why are French workers on a nationwide strike?

Mr Macron has not suggested immediately increasing the age of retirement from 62, those retiring before 64 would receive a lower pension based on the points earned


58pc urban, 40pc rural males above 60 are literate: UNESCO 58pc urban, 40pc rural males above 60 are literate: UNESCO

About 58 percent of urban and 40 percent of rural males above 60 years of age are literate in Bangladesh


North Korean missile and Kim Jong-un's 'Christmas gift' decision Kim Jong-un mulls 'Christmas gift' decision

Just 15 months ago, the leaders of North and South held hands on Mt Paektu, optimistic that they would be able to come to some kind of an agreement to finally end the Korean War

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