The unabashed intelligence of Dark
Saykot Kabir Shayok Dhaka CourierSince the cliffhanger ending of season two Netflix’s time-traveling saga Dark has been perhaps the most sought after sci-fi series in recent times. So many questions were left unanswered before the third season premiere, it is only natur ...বিস্তারিত
What Price Would You Put on Your Personal Data?
Bloomberg For all the talk of digital rights — and the Big Brotherly tentacles of Big Tech — a surprising number of Americans would sell even their most sensitive data, sometimes for a song. In fact, according to research commissioned by Okta, which develops cloud so ...বিস্তারিত
‘Dirty, disgusting’ depictions of Kim Jong-un’s wife in leaflets may have set off a stronger anti-South rhetoric
Wion News North Korea has upped its anti-South Korea rhetoric, and recently took it a step further by bombing a joint liaison office symbolic of Korean unity and peace. The country claimed that South Korea had been smuggling anti-Kim leaflets across the border, in a bid ...বিস্তারিত
The UK’s ‘new deal’ is no more than Boris bluster
Ansrew Hammond/ Arab News Channeling the spirit of legendary former US President Franklin Roosevelt, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined on Tuesday what he called a “New Deal” for the country’s post-pandemic recovery. Yet his vision was little more than a recy ...বিস্তারিত
Why Putin should fear Belarus
V laadslav Inozemtsev / Project Syndicate President Alexander Lukashenko has been ruling Belarus with an iron fist since 1994. But his grip on the country has weakened significantly in recent months, and he may well be out after the presidential election scheduled for Augus ...বিস্তারিত
Hagia Sophia is Erdogan’s latest political battleground
Menekse Tokyay/ Arab News Turkey’s highest administrative body on Thursday delayed its decision about the fate of the Hagia Sophia, the 1,500-year-old cathedral and UNESCO World Heritage site that could be converted into a mosque. The Council of State will make its rul ...বিস্তারিত
Respect women’s autonomy
Lalita Panicker/ Hindustan Times The Gauhati high court’s ruling, granting a man a divorce on the grounds that his wife refused to wear a shaka (conch shell bangle) and sindoor as per Hindu custom amounted to her refusal to accept the marriage, is a huge step backwards ...বিস্তারিত
The permafrost pandemic: could the melting Arctic release a deadly disease?
Zach Boren/ Unearthed Last week it was hotter in parts of the Arctic circle than it has ever been in the United Kingdom. And the satellite data suggests that while the air in north eastern Siberia was a scorching 38C, the land surface temperature was even higher — a ...বিস্তারিত
Why are Black and Asian people at greater risk from COVID-19?
Ellie Broughton / Weekday Mornings Now, a new review by Public Health England (PHE) found that, even after taking into account the effect of sex, age, deprivation and region, people of Chinese, Indian, Pakistani or Caribbean backgrounds and people with 'Other Black' or 'O ...বিস্তারিত
A drink or two a day could help protect cognitive health as we age, says study
Inquirer. Net A drink or two a day could help protect cognitive health as we age, says studyThe surveys included questions on the participants’ drinking habits in order to establish their level of alcohol consumption, with light to moderate drinking defined as less than ...বিস্তারিত