Dhaka, Saturday, August 27, 2016

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National : ** PM rules out any harm to Sundarbans from Rampal power plant ** President goes to London tomorrow for checkup ** Gulshan attack mastermind, two others killed in police raid **   |   National : ** PM to address press conference today ** Brahmanbaria-Kolkata new bus service introduced **   |   

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National

Bringing back Nazrul was farsighted decision of Bangabandhu: Muhith

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said bringing National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam back to Bangladesh was a farsighted decision of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "Realizing Nazrul's remarkable contribution to the arena of Bengali literat... More...

England team's visit good news: PM

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)-Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today described the upcoming visit of England cricket team as "good news" and said the outcome of her discussion with US Secretary of State John Kerry would be informed after the talks. "The outcome of talks and what John Kerry would say that y... More...

BNP won't be able to foil country's forward march: Tofail

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League Advisory Council member and Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said BNP would ... More...

Nazrul's death anniversary observed

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - The 40th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was observed in the country to... More...

Patrons of militants to be brought to justice shortly: Home Minister

RAJSHAHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, MP, here today reiterated that there were political ... More...

International

Two quakes hit northern India

NEW DELHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - Two earthquakes hit the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, a senior disaster management official said.

However, there have been no reports of any casualty or damage to properties in the two quakes that hit the hilly state in a span of just 20 minutes, the official said, on condition of a... More...

Train kills 3 elephants in eastern India

NEW DELHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - Three elephants have been killed after being hit by a passenger train in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a senior railway official said on Saturday. The incident took place when the three -- two female adults and a calf --were crossing railway tracks nea... More...

2 killed in eastern India hospital fire

NEW DELHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - At least two persons have been
killed and several others injured in a major fire... More...

At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire: ministry

MOSCOW, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 16 people died in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse on Saturday morn... More...

Italy quake toll rises to 284

ROME, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) -- The death toll of the deadly earthquake in central Italy has risen to 284, said ANSA ... More...

Sports

Ariya roars back to claim Calgary lead

LOS ANGELES, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn roared back to form with a superb eight-under-par 64... More...

Klopp seeks Liverpool lift-off on Spurs return

LONDON, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Jurgen Klopp returns to the scene of his first game as Liverpool manager at Tottenha... More...

District

One electrocuted in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, Aug 27 (BSS)-One person was electrocuted at Vangerpar village under Debiganj upazila of the district this afternoon.
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Cheques distributed among journalists in Bogra

BOGRA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Cheques under Journalists Welfare Trust given by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina were distributed today am... More...

 

Economic

Amtrak awards Alstom $1.8 bn deal for high-speed trains

WILMINGTON, United States, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US rail operator Amtrak on Friday awarded a $1.8 billion deal to Fre... More...

Climate Change

Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers

PARIS, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Climate change and the spread of invasive ragwe... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

MTV to let stars loose in an unscripted awards extravaganza

NEW YORK, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The MTV Video Music Awards have long been more about the show than the actual winners, and this year the network will go all-out by letting the stars run wild. Stepping back from award ceremonies' traditional penchant for down-to-the-sec... More...

Technology

One pilot killed in Vietnam army jet crash

HANOI, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Vietnamese trainee pilot was killed when his fighter jet crashed into a rice field, an official said Friday, the third deadly military plane accident since June. The pilot was the only one on board when the plane went down in south-central V... More...

Education

Three-day debate competition begins at BRUR

RANGPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - The third inter-departmental debate competition... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rainfall likely

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2106 (BSS)- Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompan... More...