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National

Earthquake jolts country

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - An earthquake was felt across the country including the capital around 6:35 pm today. Shah Alam, director of Metrological Department confirmed BSS tonight about the quake, saying there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. He said the quake meas... More...

Registration for rhinoplasty operation at DMCH going on

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS)- A two-day first ever International Rhinoplasty conference and workshop will be held at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on May 16-17, 2015 under the auspices of DMCH ENT Department and Bangladesh Society of Rhinology.

Eminent rhinologists from home and abroad will join the conference where rhinoplasty ope... More...

Nepalese students seek help for earthquake ravaged nation

RANGPUR, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - The Nepalese students, studying at
different private sector medical and dental college... More...

53rd death anniversary of Sher-e- Bangla AK Fazlul Haq observed

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - The 53rd death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla AK Fazlul Haq was observed here today amid v... More...

Moderate earthquake occurs

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred in India-Bangladesh border region at 6.35 pm today, an official of Bangladesh M... More...

International

Pakistan 'mini-cyclone' death toll rises to 44: officials

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A severe storm in northwest Pakistan, dubbed a "mini-cyclone", has killed 44 people and injured more than 200, officials said Monday, raising their previous death toll. Intense rain and strong winds buffeted the city of Peshawar and adjacent districts lat... More...

Kazakh President Nazarbayev wins reelection with 97.7 percent: official

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won re-election with 97.7 percent of the vote in a poll where opposition parties in the oil-rich ex-Soviet republic did not field a candidate, the electoral commission said Monday. Nazarbayev, who has ruled... More...

ASEAN warns Chinese actions 'may undermine peace' in S. China Sea

KUALA LUMPUR, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Chinese island-building efforts in the disputed South China Sea, where airstrip... More...

Togo awaits results of presidential vote marked by low turnout

LOME, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Only around half of voters turned out for Togo's presidential polls, election officials... More...

US should put N.Korea back on sponsors of terror list: report

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea has increased its
"material support" for terrorist organizations and... More...

Sports

Nepalese players mourn quake victims

SUZHOU, China, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Nepalese players at the World Table Tennis Championships in China mourned vict... More...

Chelsea to play Sydney FC in Australia

SYDNEY, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Chelsea will play a friendly against Sydney FC in June on their first visit to Austra... More...

District

Cricket bat hit schoolboy dies in Rangpur

RANGPUR, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - A schoolboy succumbed at Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) today after being injured seri... More...

Six armed dacoits arrested in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - Police rounded up six armed dacoits from Jurargonj area under Mirsarai upazila of the distric... More...

Economic

Banks, NBFIs, stock market to remain closed for city polls

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - Banks, non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) and stock market will remain closed on T... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Gunmen open fire on buses carrying rap star Lil Wayne, crew

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Two tour buses carrying rap star Lil Wayne and his entourage came under fire early Sunday in Georgia, according to US media, which said no one was injured in the shooting. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper reported that the sh... More...

Technology

Acer unveils new devices in Bangladesh

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Technology giant Acer today unveiled a full range of new devices in Bangladesh designed to improve people's lives - work and play. The new devices were unveiled through a "meet the press" programme held at a city hotel this morning. Fo... More...

Education

DU theater department and cultural ministry for boosting up drama research

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - Theater and Performance Studies Department of Dhaka University (DU) and Cultural Affairs Ministry will take a joint initiative to encourage students in conducting more research on drama.

Besides, the department a... More...

Weather

Rain with isolated hails likely

DHAKA, April 27, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporar... More...