Saturday, November 27

Day: March 11, 2016

Top 20 Richest Countries in the World
ENGLISH, Extras

Top 20 Richest Countries in the World

    A country’s wealth may be based on the per capita income of its citizens or on the total market value of all its goods and services in one year. The former measures the micro effect of the economy on the country’s citizens, while the latter measures its economic influence and power around the world. Here now is a list of the top 20 richest countries in the world based on the gross domestic product of its goods and services. 20. Switzerland – $622.86 billion Switzerland is a landlocked country known for its neutrality. It is one of the most competitive and innovative economies in the world. Its most important sector is manufacturing, specifically in the fields of chemicals, health and pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, precision measuring tools and musical toys. 19. S...
Nearly 6,000 foreign criminals freed to live freely in Britain
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Nearly 6,000 foreign criminals freed to live freely in Britain

    Nearly 6,000 foreign national criminals who are eligible for deportation from Britain have been released to live in the community, new figures have revealed. Official Home Office data disclosed how an average of five foreign offenders a day were freed from jail or bailed from immigration detention in the final three months of last year. Many will be claiming they cannot be deported because of their human rights, including the "right to private and family life" under Labour's Human Rights Act. Numbers have soared by nearly 900 in a year, with just 4,903 living in the community at the end of 2014 compared with 5,789 at the end of last year - a jump of 18 per cent. In 2012 the figure was less than 4,000. The figures, reported for the first time today, emerged in a report by t...
Daily nutritional drink can improve memory of people with illness
ENGLISH, Life Style

Daily nutritional drink can improve memory of people with illness

    A daily nutritional drink can improve the memory of people with very early Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. More than 300 people with prodromal Alzheimer’s disease people with memory problems that are not severe enough to be diagnosed as dementia had their brains scanned during a two year study. Half were given a daily drink containing Fortasyn Connect, a patented combination of fatty acids, vitamins and other nutrients, and the other half were given a control drink with equal calorie content but without the nutrients. After two years there was no difference in cognitive performance between the groups but when the participants were tested with a more sensitive exam to look at episodic memory, those who took the supplement performed better than the control gr...
FireEye hired to help probe Bangladesh Bank heist: Sources
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

FireEye hired to help probe Bangladesh Bank heist: Sources

    FireEye Inc's Mandiant forensics division is helping to investigate a cyber heist at Bangladesh's central bank last month that netted more than $80 million, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The two sources said Silicon Valley-based FireEye, which has investigated some of the biggest cyber thefts on record, was brought in by World Informatix, a smaller firm that is advising Bangladesh Bank on the investigation. World Informatix's website says it was founded by its chief executive, Rakesh Asthana, a former World Bank deputy chief information officer. Asthana recruited Mandiant to help with the probe, according to sources who asked not be identified due to the sensitive nature of the matter. One of those sources, a senior official with the central ban...