Friday, March 1, 2024

Mobiles in pockets hit fertility

PTI. NEW YORK: An Indian American fertility expert has warned men that keeping their cellphones in pockets and belts while talking on hands-free could affect their fertility. In a study published on in the Journal of Fertility and Sterility, Ashok Agarwal, lead author, says men who keep their cellphones in their pockets or clip them ... Read more

Jennifer Hudson mourns family

Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Knowles, Missy Elliott and Queen Latifah attended the memorial service for Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew yesterday (03.11.08). Jennifer looked “upset but managed to keep herself together” as she joined 450 mourners at Chicago’s Apostolic Church of God to bid a final farewell to her mom Darnell Donerson, brother Jason Hudson ... Read more

‘Aishwarya Rai should stop trying to act’

NDTV Correspondent (New Delhi) In these times of economic crisis and a relatively sober, gift-less Diwali, Delhi needed some hilarity, and that’s just what it got. Stand-up comedian of Indian descent, Russell Peters, was in the National Capital to raise the spirits of the people and bring them out of their doledrums. Apart from his ... Read more

Broadband Policy to be announced soon

BSS, Dhaka. Special Assistant to the Chief Adviser for Post and Telecommunications Brig Gen (retd) MA Malek said here yesterday the government will soon announce the “National Broadband Policy-08.” With the announcement of the policy, he said, the Internet service facilities will increase in the country and cost of using Internet will also be reduced. ... Read more

Reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Global Warming Reduce greenhouse gas emissions Farhad Tuhin. Greenhouse gases naturally blanket the Earth and keep it about 33 degrees Celsius warmer than it would be without these gases in the atmosphere. Over the past century, the Earth’s temperature has increased by about 0.5 degrees Celsius and scientists believe this is because of an increase ... Read more

Karan Johar praises Shilpa Shetty’s bikini act

Spicezee Bureau. Mumbai, Oct 29: Shilpa Shetty’s ever-so-perfect vital stats have seen many of her Bollywood contemporaries go green with envy and rarely do any of them get generous with compliments for this long legged lass. Nevertheless, men have often gone gaga over her perfect curves and the latest one, who seems to be smitten ... Read more

BB asked to seek recommendation of national pay commission

PROPOSAL FOR SEPARATE PAY STRUCTURE BB asked to seek recommendation of national pay commission Staff Correspondent. The finance ministry has asked Bangladesh Bank to seek recommendation of the National Pay Commission on its proposed separate pay scale for the officials and employees, official said. ‘If the government allows the central bank to have a separate ... Read more

Ode to the oxygen-givers

Slideshow by Noazesh Ahmed at Chhayanat Cultural Correspondent Photographs by Noazesh Ahmed Noazesh Ahmed is a name that hardly needs any introduction. He is an internationally reputed plant geneticist and notable photographer. Ahmed started as a photographer in the ’50s. He is a plant geneticist by profession and has made immense contribution to the agriculture ... Read more