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National

Youth can bring revolution in development through ICT: Yeafesh

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman today said youth can bring revolution in development in the country through taking proper technical education. "About 65 percent of the country's populations are youth . . . If we can teach them technology, the... More...

India offers all assistance for Bangladesh's anti-militancy campaign

NEW DELHI, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - India yesterday reiterated its readiness to offer all assistance to Bangladesh's fight against terrorism appreciating Dhaka's firm stance against militancy as home ministers of the two countries held talks in the Indian capital.

"India reiterated its eagerness to offer whatever Bangladesh needs in the fight again... More...

Engaging stakeholders to fight extremism stressed

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - Speakers at a seminar here yesterday underlined the need for taking a holistic approach inv... More...

Govt for caution on using free SMS software

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - The government urged people of Bangladesh to be careful on using free SMS open source softw... More...

JS body for ensuring price, quality of LPG

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry yesterd... More...

International

Oracle boosts cloud business with $9.3 bn acquisition

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Software giant Oracle agreed to acquire cloud computing company NetSuite for $9.3 billion in cash, the companies announced Thursday. Oracle will incorporate NetSuite's cloud-based financial management and resource planning products into its offerings to corpora... More...

Husband of UK woman killed in Pakistan calls for justice

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The husband of a British woman who was killed in Pakistan has called for the UK and Pakistani governments to ensure his wife received justice, as he sought to keep the spotlight on so-called "honour" killings.

Mukhtar Kazam presented at an emotional press conference a copy of the post-mortem... More...

Clinton vows to be president for 'all Americans'

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hillary Clinton on Thursday
accepted the Democratic Party's White House nominat... More...

US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalit... More...

Clinton tells Sanders supporters: 'I've heard you'

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday offered an olive bra... More...

Sports

Football: Akpom strikes as Arsenal down MLS All-Stars

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Chuba Akpom scored a late winner as English giants Arsenal defeated the Major L... More...

Tennis: Djokovic advances over showman Stepanek

TORONTO, Canada, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Novak Djokovic stopped tennis showman Radek Stepanek on Thursday with a 6-2, ... More...

District

Flood situation deteriorates further in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - With the continuous rise of water level in the rivers of Brahmaputra and Ghagot for the last co... More...

Crops on 16,090 hectares submerged in Rangpur region

RANGPUR, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - The farmers fear losses as standing crops on 16,090 hectares of land have been submerge... More...

Economic

Oil prices remain near three-month lows

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Oil prices showed no sign of ending their downward march on Thursday, remaining at t... More...

Climate Change

US military bases at risk from sea level rise: study

MIAMI, July 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US military bases along the Atlantic Ocean and ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Sabina Yasmin gets Firoza Begum Gold Medal

DHAKA, July 28, 2016 (BSS) - Dhaka University today conferred "Firoza Begum Memorial Gold Medal" on eminent singer Sabina Yasmin. Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over the award to Sabina Yasmin at a function at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaba... More...

Technology

C-Zentrix with Digicon to evolve state-of-art product innovation in BPO

DHAKA, July 28, 2016 (BSS)- C-Zentrix, one of the leader for global software products for contact center today announced its growth plans for Bangladesh in partnership with local company Digicon Technologies Ltd. C-Zentrix aims to leverage its Bangladesh expansion plans. T... More...

Education

Greece to school migrant children from September: PM

ATHENS, July 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Greece will hire hundreds of extra teachers to... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompa... More...