Daily Archives: January 30, 2018

Ex-Googlers create a self-driving car to deliver your groceries

Ex-Googlers create a self-driving car to deliver your groceries

Ex-Googlers create a self-driving car to deliver your groceries

TRIBUNAL DESK: Two former Google engineers have built a car that’s personalized for delivering your groceries, pizza or dry-cleaning. Nuro, a Mountain View, California, based startup, unveiled an autonomous vehicle Tuesday designed for making local commerce deliveries. The company plans to have several of the vehicles making deliveries on public roads by the end of

Smoking just one cigarette a day carries substantial risks

Smoking just one cigarette a day carries substantial risks

TRIBUNAL DESK: Smoking just one cigarette daily is associated with a “much greater than expected” increase in risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, researchers conclude in The BMJ. In a meta-analysis, the researchers analysed 141 prospective studies examining the association between smoking and CHD or stroke in millions of generally healthy people. Overall,

ALPB meets tomorrow to nominate presidential candidate

AL Parliamentary Board meeting to nominate presidential candidate

TRIBUNAL DESK: Awami League Parliamentary Board (ALPB) is going to meet tomorrow to nominate party’s presidential candidate as the tenure of President M Abdul Hamid expires on April 23. Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will chair the meeting at her Ganabhaban official residence tomorrow evening, a party press release said today. AL

Jubo League activists accused of looting 5 houses in Savar

Jubo League activists accused of looting 5 houses in Savar

TRIBUNAL DESK: Several Jubo League activists have been accused of looting and vandalising five houses in Savar. They are being accused of looting valuables including cash, electronic items, jewellery worth at least Tk30lakh, important land documents and domestic animals from five houses in Savar Friday evening. The looting is centred around the death of Jubo

Eight-month-old baby raped in Indian capital Delhi

Eight-month-old baby raped in Indian capital Delhi

An eight-month-old baby girl has been raped in India’s capital, New Delhi, allegedly by her 28-year-old cousin while her parents were out working. The rape has provoked angry reactions from activists who are pressing for long-pending police accountability to aid in the fight against sexual violence in the country. The mother found her child bleeding

“Padmaavat” banned in Malaysia

‘Padmaavat’ banned in Malaysia

TRIBUNAL DESK: Malaysia has barred controversial Indian period drama ‘Padmaavat” from receiving a theatrical release. The announcement by Malaysia’s National Film Censorship Board (LPF) was made on Saturday. Its “not approved” ruling gives no explanation for the ban. But local media quoted LPF chairman Mohd Zamberi Abdul Aziz as saying: “The storyline of the film

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