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National

2 killed, 14 injured in Tangail road accident

TANGAIL, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS) - Two people were killed and 14 others injured in a road accident in Dulla Mansur Battala area on Dhaka-Tangail highway of the district this morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Mirzapur fire service station leader Hazrat Ali sa... More...

PM seeks greater digital tech role for RTI outreach

DHAKA, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday laid importance on greater role of digital technology to outreach right to information to the people and for further strengthening the democracy and good governance in the country. "The role of digital technology is immense for t... More...

RTI part of democratic institutionalization: Inu

DHAKA, Sept 28, 2016(BSS)- Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said yesterday that the government headed by Prime Mini... More...

New AL leadership to be combination of young, old: Quader

DHAKA, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS) - Awami League presidium member and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yeste... More...

AL, BCL postpone tomorrow's programme

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have postponed their programmes of discussion meeting and procession which were scheduled t... More...

International

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japan castle

TOKYO, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese archaeologists said Wednesday they have for the first time unearthed ancient Roman coins at the ruins of an old castle. The discovery of 10 bronze and copper coins -- the oldest dating from about 300-400 AD -- in southern Okinawa caught researchers by surpris... More...

Obama says Peres never gave up on possibility of peace

WASHINGTON, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- President Barack Obama hailed Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, as a friend who refused to give up on the dream of peace. "There are few people who we share this world with who change the course of human history, not just through their ro... More...

Dutch-led team to release initial MH17 criminal probe

THE HAGUE, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Dutch-led international team of criminal investigators on Wednesday will release ... More...

Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres dies: doctor

RAMAT GAN, Israel, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wedn... More...

Syrian army retakes Aleppo district as bombs rain down

DAMASCUS, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Syria's army took control of a rebel-held district in central Aleppo on Tuesday, af... More...

Sports

Boxing: Roach slams 'dirty' Kwanpichit as title bout announced

LOS ANGELES, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Legendary trainer Freddie Roach accused Thailand's Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym of f... More...

Tennis: Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice

LOS ANGELES, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Serena Williams vowed she would not be "silent" on issues of social injustice Tue... More...

District

Chilli growers happy getting good price in Barguna

BARGUNA, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS) - Green chilli growers are happy for getting good price with their bumper production in the district... More...

Right to information day observed in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, Sept 28,2016 (BSS)- International Day for Right to Information was observed here today in a befitting manner through ho... More...

Economic

Oil stages weak rebound as hopes ease for output deal

SINGAPORE, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Oil prices posted marginal gains in Asia Wednesday as an industry report showing a... More...

Climate Change

Taking the environmental bite out of salmon farming

HITRA, Norway, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - In a peaceful bay off Norway's Hitra i... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Playboy features first Muslim woman in hijab

LOS ANGELES, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Playboy magazine, once famous for bunnies and soft porn, for the first time is featuring a Muslim woman wearing a hijab, in a spread that is drawing both praise and criticism. American journalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine's O... More...

Technology

Hi-tech park implementation can enrich software technology: Speakers

RAJSHAHI, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS)- Implementation of the proposed high-tech park in RajshahI within a shortest possible time could be the effective means of enriching the local software technologies which is very important for bolstering overall economy, speakers at a public consult... More...

Education

CU goes on 12-day vacation from Oct 2

CHITTAGONG, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Classes at Chittagong University (CU) will remain closed for 12 days on the occasions of holy Durga Puja, Ashura and autumn holiday.

The vacation will start from October 2 and continue till October 13, a CU... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2106 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompani... More...