Rainfall 35-year
high for April

The rainfall recorded in three weeks is more than twice the monthly average


On digital literacy and lies

As digital citizens, we should be digitally literate and decent, Sharif Mahmud writes

Sri Lanka PM under pressure to retrieve oil tanks from India

Given India’s insistence that the lease is valid till 2038, the New Delhi parleys will be on forming a joint venture to run the tanks.

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. Reuters

Beware of intermittent rain!

Intermittent rains give rise to the chances of having dengue and chikungunya

Nadal wins 10th Monte Carlo title

Spaniard gears up for the French Open with a record-extending win at Monaco

Ground clouds dazzle Dhaka

Heavy rains follow the fog-like clouds 

FILE PHOTO -- Cobs of corn are held at a corn field in in La Paloma city, Canindeyu, about 348km (216 miles) northeast of Asuncion August 7, 2012. Corn export is second only to soybean export in Paraguay. Reuters

Toxin-producing fungus in US corn

The plant toxin sickens livestock and can also make humans and pets fall ill

Children run EU Facebook page for a day

This is part of EU’s global celebration

Younis first to 10000-run club for Pakistan

The veteran batsman earlier said that Windies series will be his swansong

French artist Abraham Poincheval is seen in a vivarium on the first day of his performance in an attempt to incubate chicken eggs, which takes from 21 to 26 days, at the Palais de Tokyo Museum in Paris, France, Mar 29, 2017. Reuters

French artist hatches eggs

Artist is famous for spending a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture


Netherlands finds RMG sector ‘safer’ now

The Dutch ambassador in Dhaka says while commemorating the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse

US carrier group heads for Korean waters

Trump sent the carrier group for exercises in waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning

FILE PHOTO: Cast members Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny pose at a premiere for 'The X-Files' at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California, US on January 12, 2016. Reuters

The truth is still out there

'The X-Files' returns for new season