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Militants, arsonists should not have civil rights: Inu

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015(BSS)- "Militants and arsonists who use fire do not have any democratic right," Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today. "If war criminals do not have civil rights, why should the leader of arsonists who use fire and their leader, Khaleda Zia and Tareque Zia, have th... More...

Falsehood has no place in journalism: Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury

CHANDPUR, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)-Prime Minister's Media Adviser Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury today said falsehood has no place in journalism and it should be resisted for the sake of a healthy growth of the profession. Speaking at a views exchange meeting titled 'Journalism and Current Situation' here, he sai... More...

Unity never be forged with those hands of whom stained in bloods: Nasim

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- Awami League presidium member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today sa... More...

Bangladesh witnessed unprecedented development in few years: Shahriar

RAJSHAHI UNIVERSITY, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - State minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam today said Bangladesh wit... More...

Monument for Allied Forces to be built in Ashuganj: Mozammel

BRAHMANBARIA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- A monument dedicated to the martyrs of the Allied Forces during the Liberation War w... More...

International

No Clinton apology over her use of private email

SAN JUAN, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- Hillary Clinton refused to say she was sorry Friday for using a private email account while secretary of state, although she apologized for the confusion and insisted her actions were "fully above board."

Clinton has long dismissed the email uproar as a manufactured imbroglio. Faced with eroding support, the ... More...

President Pranab reaches out to students in Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- President Pranab Mukherjee reaches out to students across the nation in Delhi today on the eve of Teachers' Day. President Pranab Mukherjee will give lessons in political science to students of class 11 and12 .The President who holds a master's degree in history a... More...

UAE says 22 of its soldiers killed in Yemen

ABU DHABI, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The United Arab Emirates said Friday that 22 of its soldiers had been killed in Yeme... More...

At least 30 migrants feared drowned off Libya: IOM

ROME, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 30 migrants are feared to have
drowned off Libya after their dinghy began to si... More...

McDonald's Japan hit by another food scandal

TOKYO, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - McDonald's in Japan said Friday it was investigating an incident involving a customer wh... More...

Sports

Auspicious start for Bangladesh in ICRC Int’l T20 Cricket

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- Bangladesh physically challenged cricket team got off to a auspicious start in the ICRC Inter... More...

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

PARIS, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Iceland took a big step towards sealing their ticket to Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win in the ... More...

District

Shibir leader arrested in Bogra

BOGRA, Sept 4,2015 (BSS)-Police arrested an absconding accused of 52 cases and Student Welfare Secretary of Central Committee of ... More...

UP chairman arrested in Sirajganj

SIRAJGANJ, Sept 4 (BSS)-Police arrested Abdullah Al Mamoon Ripon, Chairman of Shuvagacha Union Parishad under Kajipur upazila of ... More...

Economic

Govt. mulls over enacting Bangladesh Ship Recycling Law, 2015

By Ataur Rahman

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)-The government is mulling over enacting the 'Bangladesh Ship Recycling La... More...

Climate Change

India's Modi urges 'climate justice' ahead of Paris meet

NEW DELHI, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called T... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival kicks off today

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- The Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival kicks off today through lighting of earthen lamp (Mongal Pradeep) at the National Theatre Auditorium in Shilpakala Academy here this evening.

The nine-day festival has formally inaugurated by noted Indian film... More...

Technology

Smartphone distributed in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- BRAC, the non-government organization under its Adolescent Development programme with the assistant of Grameenphone, distributed smartphone among the eight members of the adolescent club of BRAC in Narsingdi region on Thursday. The eight members... More...

Education

‘No alternative to ICT-based modern education’

RANGPUR, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - There is no alternative to proper management and a... More...

Weather

Heavy rainfall likely

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - Under the influence of active monsoon over Bangladesh, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rangpur and Sylhet divisions during next 24 hours commencing 10am today.

Due to very heavy ... More...