Monthly Archives: January 2016

The shrine has been targeted before, such as this bus bomb attack in 2012

Syria conflict: Dozens killed near Sayyida Zeinab shrine

At least 45 people have been killed in three blasts near the Shia shrine of Sayyida Zeinab, south of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media say. Scores of people were…

One group said guns bought on Facebook had been used in crimes

Facebook and Instagram ban private gun adverts

Private individuals will no longer be allowed to advertise guns on Facebook and Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook. Facebook had already banned the sale of guns without identity…

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3 DMDs join Bangladesh Krishi Bank

Md. Golam Faruque   New DMD of Bangladesh Krishi Bank Md. Golam Faruque has joined Bangladesh Krishi bank as Deputy Managing Director recently. Mr. Md. Golam Faruque, Prior to his…

The Gateway to Edward College.

Departmental Stories

Edward College: The Department of Bangla Prof. Moha. Abdure Razzaque Head of the Department of Bangla Edward College In 1898 including 14 students and 7 teachers of the Ganges, Jamuna…

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Edward College is playing an important role in making Bangladesh digitalized

– Prof. Dr. Humayun Kabir Majumder Interview by Kazi Gias During the period of British rule, Edward College deserved the prestigious position in the field of education and science. Professor…

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Edward College is an excellent abode of learning, heritage and culture in Bangladesh

-Prof. Dr. Naied Md. Shamsul Huda Edward College is a centennial-old historic institution and stands as an ideal seat of promoting civilization in Bangladesh, said Professor Dr. Naied Md. Shamsul…

Prof Hawking (pictured at an event last year) said humans are creating "new ways things can go wrong"

Hawking: Humans at risk of lethal ‘own goal’

Humanity is at risk from a series of dangers of our own making, according to Prof Stephen Hawking. Nuclear war, global warming and genetically-engineered viruses are among the scenarios which…

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Minecraft to launch education edition

An “education edition” of Minecraft is to be launched by Microsoft. The product will offer teachers new ways to use the world-building video game in a range of subjects. Microsoft…

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Burkina Faso hotel siege ‘over’ amid reports of new attack

A siege is over at a Burkina Faso hotel seized by suspected Islamist gunmen, the government says, but reports say a nearby hotel is now under attack. In all, 126…

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The giant glass slipper church of Taiwan

A 16m-high (55ft) glass church in the shape of a high-heeled shoe has been built in Taiwan, apparently in a bid to attract more women. A huge glass… what? Yes,…