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National : **China favours permanent solution of Rohingya crisis **UNHCR promises continued support in tackling Rohingya crisis ** Durga Puja begins tomorrow amid festivity **   |   International : **N. Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban **Indian fireworks factory blast kills nine: police**   |   

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National

Participation of army in relief operation makes it coordinated: Quader

UKHIA, COX'S BAZAR, Sept 25, 2017 - Participation of the Bangladesh Army side by side with civil administration in relief operation for the Rohingyas made the operation happen in a coordinated way, said Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader. He was distributing relief materials a... More...

Bangladesh seeks $250m for Rohingyas health care: Zahid

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Maleque today sought $250 million from World Bank (WB) to provide health care facilities to Rohingy people. "We sought financial support of $250m from WB for supporting health facilities to Rohingya people, who took ... More...

Decision over hawkers' overseas employment soon: Sayeed Khokon

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) A move is underway to take the final decision soon about sending abroad the hawkers, who w... More...

Media a bridge between parliament and people: Speaker

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - Jatiya Sangsad Speaker and Chairperson of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) ex... More...

Hasan Mahmud for not terming Rohingyas as Bangali Muslims

CHITTAGONG, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today requested My... More...

International

Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'Buddhist terror' against Rohingya

ISTANBUL, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the security forces in Myanmar of waging a "Buddhist terror" against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh. Erdogan, who has repea... More...

N. Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

WASHINGTON, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump issued a new travel ban Sunday that saw North Korea, Venezuela and Chad among a list of eight countries cited for poor security and lack of cooperation with US authorities. Trump ordered the new restrictions to replace an expiring meas... More...

World's smallest squirrel discovered in Indonesian forest

JAKARTA, Sept. 25 (BSS/Xinhua) - Indonesian scientists have found the world's smallest squirrel in Borneo rain forest... More...

World's heaviest 500-kg lady passes away in Abu Dhabi

DUBAI, Sept. 25 (BSS/Xinhua) -- Iman Abd Al-Ati, once the world's heaviest woman, at weight 500 kg, passed away earl... More...

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

KARANGASEM, Indonesia, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Nearly 50,000 residents have evacuated their homes amid fears of an ... More...

Sports

Afghanistan U-19 cricket team arrives in city

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS)- The Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team arrived in the city this (Monday) evening to play fi... More...

Cricket: Smith worries as Australia let opponents off the hook

INDORE, India, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Australia captain Steve Smith is worried about his team's failure to convert... More...

District

Man to die for killing wife in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS)-A court here today sentenced a man to death for killing his wife for dowry 10 years back... More...

School teacher dies from snakebite in Narail

NARAIL, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - A school teacher died from snakebite at Bakdanga village under Lohagara upazila of the dis... More...

Economic

Govt forms NCMID to improve business environment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS)-A 15-member National Committee for Monitoring and Implementation of Doing Business Reforms... More...

Climate Change

Carmakers face billions in European CO2 fines from 2021: study

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Big-name carmakers including Volk... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Govt invites applications for National Film Award-2016

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - The government has invited applications for National Film Award -2016 from the country's film producers. The interested producers have to submit the application forms by 5 pm on October 26, said a press release citing Vice Chairman and Jury b... More...

Technology

Submarine cable repair won't disrupt internet: BSCCL

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - Maintenance work of country's first international submarine cable would not disrupt the internet connectivity, as Bangladesh has already been connected with its second undersea cable, officials said. They said Bangladesh Submarine Cable Compa... More...

Education

Nahid opens online EIIN programme, education directory app

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - With the view to reaching e-service to the doorste... More...

Weather

Met office forecast light to moderate rain

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2017 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanie... More...