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Ctg became volatile from first week of March, 1971

CHITTAGONG, March 1, 2015 (BSS) - The overall situation in the port city Chittagong became volatile with the spontaneous protest of general masses since March 1 in 1971 when the then Pakistani rulers had postponed the scheduled March 3 session of National Assembly.

The postponement was a part of Pakistani rulers' continued conspiracy against the... More...

Great liberation war an esteemed experience in Rajshahi University

By Dr Aynal Haque RAJSHAHI, Mar 1, 2015 (BSS) - Rajshahi University (RU), second largest university in the country, has a great reputation in education and research field and also a testimony of the liberation war till now. During the independence war of the country RU teachers, officials and stude... More...

Month long Amar Ekushey Book Fair ends

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS)- The month-long Amar Ekushey Book air-2015 ended today.

Nearly 3,000 new books arrived in the fair this year. A total of 125 new books arrived on th... More...

Govt committed to work with private sector for uninterrupted power: Tawfiq

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS) - Prime Minister's Power, Energy and Mineral Resources adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today said the government is committed to work with the privat... More...

Being defeated in politics, Khaleda killing people: Menon

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS)-Workers Party president Rashed Khan Menon today said being defeated in politics, BNP chairper... More...

International

Prince William travels to tsunami-hit northeast Japan

ISHINOMAKI, Japan, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Britain's Prince William on Sunday made a pilgrimage to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors before the fourth anniversary of the disaster. Winding up his first trip to the count... More...

S. Korea's Park urges Japan to apologise to 'comfort women'

SEOUL, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo. Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, mainly from Korea but also from China, Indonesia ... More...

Conjoined Brazilian twin dies after surgery

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A five-year-old Brazilian boy has died after surgery to separate him from his ... More...

Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia to trial new jet tracking system

SYDNEY, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australia Sunday said it was trialling a "world first" system with Malaysia and Indone... More...

Nepal police fire teargas at charter protesters

KATHMANDU, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Nepalese police Saturday fired
teargas and water cannon at thousands of oppositio... More...

Sports

Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost

SYDNEY, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka inflicted England's third
crushing defeat by a Test nation at this World Cu... More...

Sri Lanka rout England by nine wickets

WELLINGTON, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka chased down a target of 310 to rout England by nine wickets in the World... More...

District

Role of Light House in preventing HIV/AIDS lauded

RANGPUR, Mar 01, 2015 (BSS) - Speakers at a project facilitation meeting here have landed the role of Light House Consortium, a no... More...

10 BNP-Jamaat-Shibir activists detained in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Mar 1, 2015 (BSS) - Chittagong city and district police in a series of drives detained ten activists of BNP-Jamaat-Shi... More...

Economic

China manufacturing shrinks again in February: govt

BEIJING, March 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Resist violence thru' cultural activities: speakers

RANGPUR, Mar 01, 2015 (BSS) - Theatre personalities at a discussion here last night called upon the common people as well as dramatists for resisting the current violence in the name of political movement through spreading cultural activities. They stressed for flourishing our... More...

Technology

Hong Kong company to use Bangladesh software

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS)- BC Finance Limited, a Hong Kong-based financial institution, will use a software "Southtech Ascend Banking" developed by a Bangladeshi IT firm for their official activities.

To this effect, an agreement was signed recently between the Bangladeshi IT firm, S... More...

Education

Too many waiting for blood stem cell transplants: study

PARIS, Feb 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Over a million people have received blood and ma... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gu... More...