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Police to have 18 residential towers: Asaduzzaman

SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said the government would build 18 residential t... More...

Govt. determined to establish rule of law: home minister

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said the government is determined to establish the r... More...

National

Right to Information Day on Sept 28

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- The government has taken extensive preparations to observe International Right to Information Day in the country on September 28. The Information Commission will organize the main program of the day under the supervision of the information ministry. President M. Abdul... More...

3-phase security for Durga Puja

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- Three phases security have been taken ahead of the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community for its smooth and peaceful celebration. "Three phases of security measures--- pre, during and after the festival--- have been taken for ensuring peaceful and smooth c... More...

World Tourism Day tomorrow: Practical TMP planned

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Aiming to boost contribution to the country's national economy, the government is formula... More...

WB delegation meets education minister

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will start extending financial assist... More...

PSC restricts carrying electrical device in BCS exams

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- The authority of Public Service Commission (PSC) today put restriction on carrying any ki... More...

International

'Snake on a train' halts Japan bullet express

TOKYO, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake was found slithering between the seats, local media reported. A passenger spotted the 30 centimetre (12 inch) serpent poking between a gap in the seats, prompting the train, trave... More...

Oman court jails three journalists, orders daily shut

MUSCAT, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- An Omani court on Monday upheld a government order to permanently close a national newspaper and jailed three of its journalists for undermining the state, judicial sources said. Authorities shut Azamn daily in August, drawing condemnation from international rights g... More...

Smoke forces Philippine Airlines flight to turn back

MANILA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Smoke from an air vent forced a Philippine Airlines flight to Japan to turn back ju... More...

Fuel tanker fire extinguished in Gulf of Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A massive fire that burned for more than 24 hours aboard a fuel tanker ship lo... More...

Four men injured in shootout in Sweden

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Four men were injured, one critically, late Sunday in the centre of Sweden... More...

Sports

Security plan for England cricket team finalised

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS)- Police at a meeting today finalized the plan over giving security of the England cricket team.

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Kvitova, Konta win as retirements rock Wuhan

WUHAN, China, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Briton Johanna Konta made convinc... More...

District

Ctg new DC to continue ongoing dev work

CHITTAGONG, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - The newly appointed Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong M Shamsul Arefin today said that he... More...

One gets life for killing wife in Gazipur

GAZIPUR, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced a man to life-term imprisonment for killing his wife in Tongi of the... More...

Economic

Empowering women through building career in banking sector

By AKM Kamal Uddin Chowdhury

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/UNICEF) - It was difficult for Mahmuda Begum, Senior As... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone

SINGAPORE, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- A Singapore firm headed by a scion of one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone, with plans to diversify the iconic magazine into new business including live events and merchandising. BandLab Technol... More...

Technology

Sylvan to produce hi-tech electrical equipment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Sylvan Technologies Limited (STL), a concern of PRAN-RFL Group, signed an agreement with a Switzerland-based multinational company ABB to produce world-class electrical equipment.

Engineer Mustafizur Rahman Khan, STL chief operating officer and Moshfeq Ulla... More...

Education

DU Energy Institute's publication unveiled

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - 'ENERZINE,' a research publication of Institute of Energy of Dhaka University (DU) was unveiled today at a function on the campus here today.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique unveiled the pub... More...

Weather

Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks

TAIPEI, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Taiwan evacuated thousands of tourists from ... More...