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Ershad greets Hindu community on Janmashtami

DHAKA, Sep 4, 2015 (BSS)- Jatiya Party Chairman Hussain Muhammad Ershad today greeted the members of the Hindu community on the occasion of Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. In a message on the eve of the occasion, he said, "I announced the Day as a public holiday showing respect to the... More...

Former finance minister Saifur Rahman's death anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- The sixth anniversary of death of former finance minister M Saifur Rahman will be observed tomorrow in a befitting manner. To mark the day, the BNP has taken different programmes, including a discussion and milad mahfil. A doa mahfil will be arranged at BNP central o... More...

HC Circuit Bench in Ctg not yet: CJ

CHITTAGONG, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha today said that decision to establish a Circui... More...

One held with arms, ammunition in Gulshan

DHAKA, September 04, 2015 (BSS) - Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested one and seized a foreign pistol and ... More...

Digitization campaign ensures transparency: Inu

GAZIPUR, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu today said the rapid spread of Information Communic... More...

International

UAE says 22 of its soldiers killed in Yemen

ABU DHABI, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The United Arab Emirates said Friday that 22 of its soldiers had been killed in Yemen taking part in a Saudi-led coalition battling rebels, in its biggest losses so far. The Emirati armed forces, in a statement carried by the official WAM news agency, did not discl... More...

At least 30 migrants feared drowned off Libya: IOM

ROME, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 30 migrants are feared to have drowned off Libya after their dinghy began to sink, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said Friday. Some 91 survivors rescued by the Italian coastguard on Thursday said the boat had been carrying between 120 and 1... More...

McDonald's Japan hit by another food scandal

TOKYO, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - McDonald's in Japan said Friday it was investigating an incident involving a customer wh... More...

Putin says Assad agrees to early parliamentary polls

MOSCOW, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was ... More...

UN calls for 200,000 refugees to be distributed across EU

GENEVA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees called Friday on the European Union to admit up t... More...

Sports

Auspicious start for Bangladesh in ICRC Int’l T20 Cricket

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- Bangladesh physically challenged cricket team got off to a auspicious start in the ICRC Inter... More...

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

PARIS, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Iceland took a big step towards sealing their ticket to Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win in the ... More...

District

Shibir leader arrested in Bogra

BOGRA, Sept 4,2015 (BSS)-Police arrested an absconding accused of 52 cases and Student Welfare Secretary of Central Committee of ... More...

UP chairman arrested in Sirajganj

SIRAJGANJ, Sept 4 (BSS)-Police arrested Abdullah Al Mamoon Ripon, Chairman of Shuvagacha Union Parishad under Kajipur upazila of ... More...

Economic

Flourishing small, cottage industries for accelerating uplift stressed

RANGPUR, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - Flourishing of local small and cottage industries, small and medium scale enterprises (SM... More...

Climate Change

India's Modi urges 'climate justice' ahead of Paris meet

NEW DELHI, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called T... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Australian police drop Mel Gibson probe

SYDNEY, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Hollywood star Mel Gibson will not face charges over allegations that he pushed and verbally abused a photographer, police said Friday, with the actor reportedly considering legal action himself. Kristi Miller, an experienced news photographer ... More...

Technology

Smartphone distributed in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS)- BRAC, the non-government organization under its Adolescent Development programme with the assistant of Grameenphone, distributed smartphone among the eight members of the adolescent club of BRAC in Narsingdi region on Thursday. The eight members... More...

Education

‘No alternative to ICT-based modern education’

RANGPUR, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - There is no alternative to proper management and a... More...

Weather

Heavy rainfall likely

DHAKA, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS) - Under the influence of active monsoon over Bangladesh, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places over Rangpur and Sylhet divisions during next 24 hours commencing 10am today.

Due to very heavy ... More...