Dhaka, Saturday, March 07, 2015

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National

BR west zone implements TK 7902.02 cr projects

RAJSHAHI, March 7, 2015 (BSS) - The West Zone of Bangladesh Railway (BR) has been implementing eight major projects involving around Taka 7902.02 crore aiming at improving the railway tracks and other infrastructures for bringing more other passengers and businessmen towards railway services. Works on... More...

President says March 7 speech, the charter of freedom of Bangalees

DHAKA, March 06, 2015 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid today said the historic March 7 address of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the charter of freedom for the Bangalee nation. His declaration of "Struggle this time is the struggle for independence" in a thunder voice, which... More...

FBI to give support to BD to trace Avijit's killers

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS)- A delegation of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who arrived in the capital on... More...

Two crore suffering from kidney disease

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) - The number of kidney patients has increased alarmingly as two crore people in the country ... More...

DUJ expresses concern over journo termination

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS)- Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) at a meeting here today expressed deep concern over the pre... More...

International

Obama in Selma for milestone march's 50th anniversary

SELMA, United States, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Tracing the footsteps of civil rights leaders who made his journey to the White House possible,President Barack Obama will on Saturday visit Selma, Alabama to enlist a new generation in their fight. America's first black president will mark the 50th anni... More...

Top Qaeda leader, commanders reported killed in Syria

BEIRUT, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- The military chief and several top commanders of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front have been reported killed in northwestern Syria, where the jihadist militia has been making major gains in recent months. Syrian state media, a monitoring group and a local activist... More...

Saudi top diplomat urges allies to face IS 'on the ground'

RIYADH, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Thursday urged the US-led coalition conducting air ... More...

Myanmar police charge 14 garment workers as protests gather pace

YANGON, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar police have charged 14 garment workers with rioting following a crackdown on a... More...

Northern divisions undermine peace hopes in Mali

BAMAKO, March 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Divided into rival armed factions,
plagued by drug trafficking and at the mercy of ji... More...

Sports

Malinga feels rhythm, not blues after surgery

SYDNEY, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga
believes his bowling rhythm is returning at the Worl... More...

South Africa put Pakistan into bat

AUCKLAND, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - South African captain AB de Villiers won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in the... More...

District

Khulan mobile court punishes one for stanching away BSC question paper

KHULNA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) -A mobile court here today jailed one youth for two years on charge of snatching away a question pa... More...

Two killed in road accident in Tangail

TANGAIL, Mar 6, 2015 (BSS)-Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger loaded bus and a goods loaded truck col... More...

Economic

US stocks lower after up and down week

NEW YORK, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - US stocks opened the week with a flourish and ended with a thud.

Monday's trade s... More...

Climate Change

Dengue deaths on rise in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Cases of dengue fever are on the rise in Sa... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Joy Bangla Concert tomorrow

DHAKA, March 06, 2015 (BSS) - Young Bangla, a platform for the youths, under the auspices of Center For Research and Information (CRI), is going to organize "Joy Bangla Concert" tomorrow marking the historic March 7 speech given by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib... More...

Technology

As hacking grows, biometric security gains momentum

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - With hackers seemingly running rampant online and millions of users compromised, efforts for stronger online identity protection -- mainly using biometrics -- are gaining momentum. Biometrics, which can include fingerprints, iris scans, f... More...

Education

DAISAA holds 9th reunion

DHAKA, March 6, 2015 (BSS) - The 9th reunion of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems Alumni Association ((DAISAA) of Dhaka University was held at the university TSC here today.

Over 700 out of 1,800 members of the association... More...

Weather

Rain likely at few places

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere ... More...