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RoboWatch: Robots learn by watching ‘how-to’ videos
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RoboWatch: Robots learn by watching ‘how-to’ videos

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
Scientists are teaching robots to watch how-to videos and derive a series of step-by-step instructions to perform a task, an advance that may help future ‘personal robots’ to do everyday housework such as cooking and washing...
US researchers identify genetic link in biology of aging
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US researchers identify genetic link in biology of aging

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
SAN FRANCISCO: Researchers with Oregon State University (OSU) have identified a protein, Nrf2, that is behind the breakdown in genetic communication causing syndromes associated with aging. Nrf2 helps regulate gene expression and...
Tarana wants no tax on SIM ownership change
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Tarana wants no tax on SIM ownership change

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
State minister for posts and telecommunication Tarana Halim said “If we consider the SIM cards as commodity, tax has already been paid against those. So, NBR could impose transfer fee, but not any tax if those SIMs are...
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Tk 1.95b project taken to boost fruit production

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
The government has under taken a project at a cost of Tk1.95 billion to boost the country’s fruits production. Under the project, both indigenous and foreign species of fruits will be produced across the country round the year....
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Experts for utilising opportunities in Japanese IT market

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
Terming Japan as one of the most potential markets for Bangladeshi IT companies, experts at a seminar Monday suggested for adopting effective measures to grab the opportunities. Bangladesh Association of Software and Information...
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Bangladesh signs $1.0m grant aid with KOICA

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
A Record of Discussions (RD) was signed between the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Economic Relations Division (ERD) on Sunday aiming to support capacity building of Bangladesh National Museum. Kim Jihoon,...
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228 BRTC buses to carry Ijtema devotees

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) has decided to run a special bus service in two phases from January 6 to 19, 2016 for ferrying devotees of the Bishwa Ijtema. The first phase of the Bishwa Ijtema would be held January...
4 comfort foods for winter
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4 comfort foods for winter

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
Make winters fun by indulging in your favourite comfort food. Soupy noodles – What makes this the first on this list, is the fact that it is not just easy but extremely delectable. Prepare your regular noodles with slightly...
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Jamuna Bank Foundation arranges art competition for children

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
An Art Competition for the children was held with the support of Jamuna Bank Foundation at IDEB Bhaban, Dhaka. The Chairman of Jamuna Bank Al-Haj Md. Sirajul Islam Varosha graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and distributed...
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Meghna Bank opens 25th branch

December 29th, 2015 | by admin
The 25th branch of Meghna Bank Limited was inaugurated recently at Patherhat, Raozan, Chittagong. Managing Director & CEO of the Bank Mr. Mohammed Nurul Amin presided over the inauguration ceremony. Vice Chairman of the Bank...