Treasury

Indian Rupee gains 8 paise against US dollar

Indian Rupee gains 8 paise against US dollar

Indian rupee strengthened by 8 paise to 63.32 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at Interbank Foreign Exchange on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters and banks

Health

Weight loss surgery beneficial for diabetes patients

Weight loss surgery beneficial for diabetes patients

A new study compares the benefits of weight loss surgery for people with type 2 diabetes says that weight loss surgery might have a better 3 year result than people who do not have the surgery and only make lifestyle changes

BD in Global Media

Trapped in Bangladesh’s brick factories

Trapped in Bangladesh's brick factories

Raffaele Petralla, a documentary photographer based in Rome, was struck by what he witnessed when he first arrived on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, living among the brick workers to get a real understanding of their difficult lives

Offbeat

Spiders can sail across water like ships

Spiders can sail across water like ships

Spiders can sail across water like ships, using their legs as sails and their silk as an anchor. It's the kind of discovery that makes arachnophobes quiver

Education

College admission results finally published

College admission results finally published

The results of the first merit list for college admission for the academic session 2015-16 were finally published on Sunday midnight after a three-day delay caused by technical glitches

Science &Tech

Airbnb needs to be better at search than Google

Airbnb needs to be better at search than Google

Airbnb, of course, is not one of the giants of search. Google and Amazon have it beat by almost any measure. Airbnb faces an altogether unique set of challenges, most notably, the fact that its search results don’t simply reflect websites or photos or products