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Bangladesh envoy hosts dinner for Obaidul Quader

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali hosted a dinner in honour of Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader and members of his delegation at the mission yesterday. Obaidul Quader, who is also the General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami Lea... More...

Govt provides financial aid to amputee transport worker

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - Khalid Hasan Hridoy, a transport worker from Gopalganj who lost a hand in a road mishap recently, received Taka fifty thousand as medical aid from Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation trust. Secretary of Labour and Employment Ministry Afroza Khan paid a visit to Hrido... More...

Maya for relocating people living on hill slopes

RANGAMATI, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya today said ... More...

President asks BJSC members to perform duties sincerely

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - President M Abdul Hamid yesterday urged members of the Bangladesh Judicial Service Commiss... More...

US-Bangla raises questions about preliminary crash report

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - The US-Bangla airlines authority yesterday tended to contradict the Nepalese commission's ... More...

International

Last Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years over Brussels shootout

BRUSSELS, April 23, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A Belgian court on Monday sentenced the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, to 20 years in prison on terror charges over a bloody gun battle with police in Brussels days before his capture in 2016. Abdeslam's co-defendant Sofiane Ayari ... More...

Gaza Palestinian dies of Israeli gunfire wounds: ministry

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories, April 23, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A Palestinian wounded by Israeli gunfire in the Gaza Strip has died, the Hamas- controlled territory's health ministry said on Monday. Abdullah Shamali, 20, died overnight of "bullet wounds to his belly" sustained on Friday in Rafah,... More...

At least 32 Chinese killed in North Korea bus crash

BEIJING, April 23, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - At least 32 Chinese nationals and four North Koreans were killed in a bus crash i... More...

State visit set to test Macron-Trump 'friendship'

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron flies into Washington Monday on a three-day stat... More...

At least 40 killed or injured in Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen wedding

SANAA, April 23, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - At least 40 people were killed or wounded late on Sunday when air strikes by the Sa... More...

Sports

JFA cup U-14 women football begins tomorrow

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS)- The JFA U-14 Women's National Football Championship, financed by Japan Football Associati... More...

Central role lets Salah take centre-stage at Liverpool

LONDON, April 23, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Roma know the threat posed by Mohamed Salah more than most having sold the free-sco... More...

District

Five policemen, four organisations awarded for professional excellence

RANGPUR, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - The Rangpur Range of Bangladesh Police here today awarded its five personnel and four organisat... More...

Marriage registration becomes social tradition in char areas

RANGPUR, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - Marriage registration is gradually becoming a social tradition now in the riverine char ... More...

Economy

4-day Thai trade show begins in city today

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - A four-day Thai trade show has begun today aiming to build relation, especially in trade... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Jabbarer Boli Kela kicks off at Laldigi Maidan on Tuesday

CHATTOGRAM, April 22, 2018 (BSS) - The 110th traditional Abdul Jabbar Wrestling Competition, popularly known as Abdul Jabbarer Boli Kela, will commence at its permanent venue, the Laldighi Maidan, on Tuesday. Abdul Jabbar Smriti Kusti Praitijogita and Baishakhi Mela Commi... More...

Technology

Australian radio telescope array to receive massive upgrade

SYDNEY, April 23, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - The Murchison Widefield Array radio telescope in Western Australia is set to receive 2,048 additional antennas, it has been announced Monday, making the instrument 10 times more powerful. The project is one of four sites around the world ... More...

Education

Int'l conference on geology begins at JU tomorrow

SAVAR, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - A two-day international conference on 'Engineeri... More...

Weather

Rain, thundershowers likely over country

DHAKA, April 23, 2018 (BSS) - Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gu... More...