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National : ***10 to die for attempting to murder PM in Kotalipara *** Govt. to continue food assistance to flood-hit people: PM*** Rawhide prices for sacrificial animals remain unchanged **Journalists hold 'protest rally' for 9th wage board**   |   International : ** Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston ** Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Syria conflict ** Terror charges over Australia 'IS-inspired' mosque arson **   |   

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National

EC to start dialogues with political parties Aug 24

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - The Election Commission (EC) will start holding dialogues with registered political parties on August 24, said acting secretary of EC Secretariat Helaluddin Ahmed. "Schedule of dialogues with 12 registered political parties have been finalised so far while the commission... More...

Special security measures taken for Eid: home minister

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today called upon the factory owners as well as BGMEA, BKMEA and FBCCI leaders to give their workers Eid leave in phases from August 28 to avoid traffic jams on highways. "We have discussed salary-allowances of RMG (readymade garment) wo... More...

Damaged roads to be repaired before Eid: Quader

DHAKA, August 20, 2017 (BSS) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said all damaged roads and hi... More...

President, PM pay tribute to Aug 21 grenade attack victims

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the v... More...

Victims cry for trial of Aug 21 perpetrators

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League Central Working Committee member SM Kamal Hossain, who received severe injurie... More...

International

Indian woman wins divorce over lack of toilet

JAIPUR, India, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - An Indian court has given a woman permission to divorce her husband because their home did not have a toilet, forcing her to seek relief outdoors. The family court in the northwestern state of Rajasthan ruled on Friday in favour of the woman, who argued tha... More...

Spain attack cell 'neutralised': Catalan government

BARCELONA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The cell which carried out twin vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside town has been "neutralised" even though one of the attackers remains on the run, the Catalan government said Sunday. "The capacity of this cell to act has been neutralised thanks to the ... More...

Terror charges over Australia 'IS-inspired' mosque arson

SYDNEY, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Three men will be charged with committing terrorism over alleged "Islamic State-inspire... More...

Terror charges over Australia 'IS-inspired' mosque arson

SYDNEY, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Three men will be charged with committing terrorism over alleged "Islamic State-inspire... More...

Netanyahu, Putin to meet over Syria conflict

JERUSALEM, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Russia on Wednesday for tal... More...

Sports

Mominul to replace Mosaddek in 14-member national squad

DHAKA, Aug.20, 2017 (BSS) - Lady luck smiled quickly for Mominul Haque, the solid Bangladesh batsman who on Saturday ... More...

Nasir wants to grab this opportunity with both hands

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) -Nasir Hossain, the Bangladesh allrounder wants to cement his place with worthy performance... More...

District

Flood disrupts train services from Dhaka to north and south

TANGAIL, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - All trains services to northern and south-western parts of the country for today was cancelled as... More...

RMP seek mass-media support to combat crimes

RAJSHAHI, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - Rajshahi Metropolitan Police's (RMP) high officials sought all-out support from journal... More...

 

Economic

BB for keeping 2pc general provision for unclassified credit card loans

DHAKA, August 20, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked the chief executives of all scheduled banks to keep 2 p... More...

Climate Change

Wind energy blows up storm of controversy in Mexico

LA VENTOSA, Mexico, Aug 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Cain Lopez looks tiny standing near... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Display of artworks on August 21 carnage at Shilpakala Academy tomorrow

DHAKA, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS) - An exhibition of artworks on the August 21 grisly grenade attacks in 2004 will be held at the Shilpakala Academy in the city tomorrow.

The exhibition titled "Behind the Grenade" will start at 5:30 pm and will continue till 10 pm.

Bangladesh Shilpa... More...

Technology

Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 20, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new flagship smartphones, the market leaders are seeking a wow factor that can help them fend off challenges from rising Chinese-based manufacturers. Apple is under particular pressure to dazzle a... More...

Education

Nahid urges students to materialize Bangabandhu's ideology

DHAKA, August 20, 2017 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today urge... More...