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Jatiya Sangsad

JS passes "Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technology University Bill- 2017"

SANGBAD BHABAN, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the "Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Science and Technol... More...

Over 3.59 lakh govt posts vacant: Ismat Ara Sadique

SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) -Some 3,59,261 posts have been lying vacant with different ministries, State Minister for Pub... More...

National

PM mourns Indian Congress leader Dasmunsi's death

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today mourned the death of India's veteran Congress party leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi calling him a good friend of Bangladesh. "He played a laudable role as an Indian youth leader during our Liberation war in 1971 . . . Bangladesh lost a ... More...

Saogat editor Nasiruddin's birthday celebrated

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - The 129th birth anniversary of Mohammad Nasiruddin, a pioneering journalist and editor of Bengali literary magazine Saogat, was celebrated today. Marking his birthday, Bangladesh National Museum organized a memorial meeting at its Poet Sufia Kamal auditorium here. "Moham... More...

Indian Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passes away

NEW DELHI, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - India's veteran Congress party leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passed away today at a New... More...

All crimes against women not reported: Inu

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017(BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today that all crimes against women were not repo... More...

Armed Forces Day tomorrow

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - The Armed Forces Day will be celebrated tomorrow marking the founding of army, navy and a... More...

International

Twenty killed as truck topples onto van in Pakistan

KARACHI, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - At least 20 people including women and children were killed Monday when a lorry toppled over and shed its load of coal onto a passenger van in southern Pakistan, police said. Five people were injured in the accident in Khairpur district in Sindh province. A senior ... More...

Greece unveils flood relief measures as death toll hits 20

ATHENS, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Greece's government on Monday announced relief measures for areas hit by flooding as the death toll rose to 20 with two more people missing. "All households (confirmed to) have sustained damage will receive an emergency benefit of 5,000 euros ($6,000)," governmen... More...

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win

NAIROBI, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's Oc... More...

US 1960s cult killer Charles Manson dead at 83

LOS ANGELES, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Charles Manson, the psychopathic guru who masterminded a savage killing spree in... More...

Fourteen killed, many wounded in Colombia bus accident

BOGOTA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - At least 14 people were killed and 35 injured when the bus they were traveling in plun... More...

Sports

Hasan Ali, Malik take Comilla Victorians on top in BPL

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS)- A fantastic five-wickets haul by Hasan Ali followed by Shoaib Malik's match-winning half c... More...

Cricket: First Test between India and Sri Lanka ends in draw

KOLKATA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four quick wickets to give Sri Lanka a scare but the visitors h... More...

District

Husband gets death penalty for murdering wife

CHITTAGONG, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced husband to death for murdering his wife over a family feud in 2010. ... More...

3 killed in Kurigram road accident

KURIGRAM, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - Three motorcycle riders were killed as their motorbike hit a roadside tree in Pathari a... More...

Economy

DSEX, DSES reach new high

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - Stocks continue to maintain upward trend on Monday extending the wining spell for third cons... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

India's int'l film event to begin in Goa

NEW DELHI, Nov. 20, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - India's largest film event International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will begin Monday in western state of Goa, officials said. During the nine-day event, around 200 films from over 80 countries will be screened. "The 48th ... More...

Technology

UK to have driverless cars by 2021: govt

LONDON, Nov 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - British finance minister Philip Hammond is to announce o75 million ($99 million, 84 million euros) funding for Artificial Intelligence and plans to put driverless cars on UK roads by 2021, in his budget speech on Wednesday. Hammond will annou... More...

Education

Japanese Prof meets DU VC

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - Prof Ishikawa Hirohiko of Disaster Prevention Res... More...

Weather

Dry weather with cloudy sky likely

DHAKA, Nov 20, 2017 (BSS) - Weather may remain dry with temporary partly clou... More...