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National

President says March 7 speech, the charter of freedom of Bangalees

DHAKA, March 06, 2015 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid today said the historic March 7 address of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the charter of freedom for the Bangalee nation. His declaration of "Struggle this time is the struggle for independence" in a thunder voice, which... More...

FBI to give support to BD to trace Avijit's killers

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS)- A delegation of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who arrived in the capital on Wednesday, started its activities here today for giving support to Bangladeshi investigators to find out the killers of writer Avijit Roy, who was murdered on Dhaka university campus o... More...

Two crore suffering from kidney disease

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) - The number of kidney patients has increased alarmingly as two crore people in the country ... More...

DUJ expresses concern over journo termination

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS)- Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) at a meeting here today expressed deep concern over the pre... More...

Women empowerment is not dream in Bangladesh: Chumki

DHAKA, Mar 6, 2015 (BSS) - State Minister for Woman and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki today said the Bangladeshi w... More...

International

Top Qaeda leader, commanders reported killed in Syria

BEIRUT, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- The military chief and several top commanders of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front have been reported killed in northwestern Syria, where the jihadist militia has been making major gains in recent months. Syrian state media, a monitoring group and a local activist... More...

Saudi top diplomat urges allies to face IS 'on the ground'

RIYADH, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Thursday urged the US-led coalition conducting air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq to wage a ground war against the jihadists. The kingdom, part of that coalition, "stresses the need to provide the military ... More...

Myanmar police charge 14 garment workers as protests gather pace

YANGON, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar police have charged 14 garment workers with rioting following a crackdown on a... More...

Northern divisions undermine peace hopes in Mali

BAMAKO, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Divided into rival armed factions,
plagued by drug trafficking and at the mercy of ji... More...

After decades of conflict, Israeli women say 'enough

JERUSALEM, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - As Israel readies for a general election, the issue of peace with the Palestinians ... More...

Sports

Cricket: Indis scrape past Windies to book quarter-final spot

PERTH, Australia, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- Defending champions India survived a scare to beat the West Indies by four wi... More...

Final round of School hockey begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Mar. 6, 2015 (BSS)-The final round of First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey competition will begin to... More...

District

Khulan mobile court punishes one for stanching away BSC question paper

KHULNA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) -A mobile court here today jailed one youth for two years on charge of snatching away a question pa... More...

Two killed in road accident in Tangail

TANGAIL, Mar 6, 2015 (BSS)-Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger loaded bus and a goods loaded truck col... More...

Economic

RAKUB's programme for boosting fish output gains popularity

RAJSHAHI, March 6, 2015 (BSS) - The special credit programme of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) for boosting fi... More...

Climate Change

FM urges Climate Vulnerable Forum to adopt holistic approach on climate change

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS)- Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali called upon the members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum to work together adopting a hol... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Joy Bangla Concert tomorrow

DHAKA, March 06, 2015 (BSS) - Young Bangla, a platform for the youths, under the auspices of Center For Research and Information (CRI), is going to organize "Joy Bangla Concert" tomorrow marking the historic March 7 speech given by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib... More...

Technology

46,000 Twitter accounts linked to Islamic State: study

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- At least 46,000 Twitter accounts have been linked to supporters of the Islamic State in late 2014, a research report released in Washington showed. The study released Thursday by the Brookings Institution found that even though many account... More...

Education

DAISAA holds 9th reunion

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) - The 9th reunion of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems Alumni Association ((DAISAA) of Dhaka University was held at the university TSC here today.

Over 700 out of 1,800 members of the association... More...

Weather

Rain likely at few places

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere ... More...