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2012-07-09 13:40:29

While the science community celebrates a monumental discovery, one researcher who helped lead the discovery of the God particle has been shunned by his home country.

2009-03-16 13:40:00

Garment manufacturers in Bangladesh said they asked for government support to keep the industry afloat during the global economic slowdown. Leaders of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association demanded the government provide a 10 percent cash incentive based on export performance to prop up the country's largest exporting industry, The Daily Star reported Monday. BGMEA President Abdus Salam Murshedy warned that delaying support would work against the industry as competing...


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.