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PSC restricts carrying electrical device in BCS exams

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- The authority of Public Service Commission (PSC) today put restriction on carrying any kind of electronic devices during the preliminary test of the 37th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations to be held on September 30, said a press release today. Restricting on... More...

BAF replaces 117 peacekeepers, deploys 3 helicopters in Mali

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) replaced a 117-member contingent, led by Group Captain AFM Shamimul Islam, at the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Republic of Mali, a press release of Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) said here today. As part of the replacement, ... More...

32nd death anniversary of Moyezuddin tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - The 32nd death anniversary of Moyezuddin, one of the organizer of country's War of Liber... More...

Six abducted fishermen rescued after gunfight

KHULNA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - A Rab-6 team early today rescued six fishermen, following a gunfight with robbers at ... More...

New leadership would work to bring AL again to power: Hasan Mahmud

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League publicity and publication affairs secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the new ... More...

International

'Snake on a train' halts Japan bullet express

TOKYO, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake was found slithering between the seats, local media reported. A passenger spotted the 30 centimetre (12 inch) serpent poking between a gap in the seats, prompting the train, trave... More...

Oman court jails three journalists, orders daily shut

MUSCAT, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- An Omani court on Monday upheld a government order to permanently close a national newspaper and jailed three of its journalists for undermining the state, judicial sources said. Authorities shut Azamn daily in August, drawing condemnation from international rights g... More...

Smoke forces Philippine Airlines flight to turn back

MANILA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Smoke from an air vent forced a Philippine Airlines flight to Japan to turn back ju... More...

Fuel tanker fire extinguished in Gulf of Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A massive fire that burned for more than 24 hours aboard a fuel tanker ship lo... More...

Four men injured in shootout in Sweden

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Four men were injured, one critically, late Sunday in the centre of Sweden... More...

Sports

Kvitova, Konta win as retirements rock Wuhan

WUHAN, China, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Briton Johanna Konta made convinc... More...

Cricket: India on verge of victory in landmark 500th Test

KANPUR, India, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - India closed in on victory Monday in the first Test against New Zealand, with t... More...

District

One to die, 4 get life for Bagerhat murder

BAGERHAT, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced one person to death and four others to life imprisonment for robbe... More...

Four food shops fined in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- Members of Department of National Consumer Right Protection (DNCRP) today fined four food shops T... More...

Economic

Training on export to China begins at DCCI

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - A two-day workshop on "how to export to China" began at Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Ind... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone

SINGAPORE, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- A Singapore firm headed by a scion of one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone, with plans to diversify the iconic magazine into new business including live events and merchandising. BandLab Technol... More...

Technology

Sylvan to produce hi-tech electrical equipment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Sylvan Technologies Limited (STL), a concern of PRAN-RFL Group, signed an agreement with a Switzerland-based multinational company ABB to produce world-class electrical equipment.

Engineer Mustafizur Rahman Khan, STL chief operating officer and Moshfeq Ulla... More...

Education

DU teachers, students get IFIC grant for research

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- Two teachers and eight students of Dhaka University (DU) today received the 'IFIC Bank Trust Fund' grants for research purpose while eight other students received stipend at a function on the campus here.

DU Vice-... More...

Weather

Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks

TAIPEI, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Taiwan evacuated thousands of tourists from ... More...