Dhaka, July 21: State-run Bangladesh University Professionals (BUP) appears to have achieved a mark of excellence amid the COVID-19 pandemic through introducing online classes from the very beginning of the its (disease) outbreak in the country.
US civil rights pioneer, congressman John Lewis dies
The long-time member of the US House of Representatives has died, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. Lewis, who had announced in December that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, was 80.
Pioneer Jordan reducing Covid-19 pressure investing in PPPs
Muneer Ferozie, April 16, 2020 Jordan, a small country in the middle of a complex region, is facing steep economic and infrastructure challenges. Even before the coronavirus’ impact on the economy, the country’s public debt was already increasing faster than…
NASA pioneer Sue Finley still reaching for stars
Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months earlier. Now 82, she is one…