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International Conference on Envisioning Our Common Future 2016

International Conference on Envisioning Our Common Future 2016

International Conference on Envisioning Our Common Future 2016 was held on December 22 to December 23, 2016, with about 200 paper presenters and participants, 15 international registered delegates with more than 25 national and international professors and scientists. The conference was dedicated to the intellectual martyrs of Bangladesh. The conference was inaugurated with the welcome […]


Russian helicopter crash kills 19 in Siberia

Nineteen people died when a helicopter carrying oil and gas field workers crashed in a remote area of Siberia in bad weather, Russian investigators said on Saturday. The Mi-8 helicopter carrying 22 people including three crew crashed on Friday night in the far-northern Yamalo-Nenetsky region, some 2,400km (1,500 miles) northeast of Moscow, investigators said. Photos […]

A look into the booming e-cigarette industry and the potential misinformation behind its growing success.

Investigating e-cigarettes

The e-cigarette industry is enjoying great success across the United States with over 10 percent of all American adults – an estimated 20 million people – currently vaping. Profits are high, with revenue from the vaping industry doubling in value from $1.75bn in 2013 to $3.5bn in only a two-year space of time. Based on […]


Mehedi Hasan, Shakib script historic Bangladesh win

Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Shakib Al Hasan cleaned up the England batting order for just 64 runs in a dramatic post-Tea session to hand Bangladesh a historic 108-run win against England – their first ever against the visitors – on Sunday (October 30). With the dramatic victory, the hosts also drew the two-match series, after […]


The Muslims of Cuba

“Documents printed” reads a handwritten sign hanging outside the first floor of a house on the outskirts of Santa Clara, a university town in central Cuba. Hassan Jan, 43, runs his makeshift printing shop from the front room of his home – part of a once-airy villa, now divided into four small dwellings, and surrounded […]


Shadow War in the Sahara

Africa remains a key territory on the global chessboard of the 21st century. Rich in oil and natural resources, the continent holds a strategic position. But despite its position and resources, conflict and chaos have spread throughout the continent. At the heart of this turmoil is a strategic territory: the Sahel. The region that straddles […]


Massive marine park declared in Antarctic Ocean

The world’s biggest marine park is to be be created in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 million sq km, after a “momentous” agreement was finally reached by 24 countries and the EU. The deal, sealed on Friday in Hobart, Australia, after years of negotiations and with Russia dropping its long-held opposition, will see a massive US […]



All of us know that Anushka Sharma, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt are a few actors who have always raised their voice in support of animals. Much to our surprise, Ranbir Kapoor has now joined the cause too. Recently, Anushka started urging her fans to celebrate a noise-free Diwali so that animals such as her […]