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National

Govt committed to equal rights for people of all religions: Shahriar

RAJSHAHI, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, MP, has categorically said the present government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is committed to provide equal opportunities to people of all religions. To this end, he said the government has been working relentlessly. ... More...

Four held with 12 kg gold

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) -1 arrested four people with 12 kilogrammes of gold from Tantibazar of the capital and Aminbazar in Savar. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. RAB claimed that they are members of an international gold smuggling... More...

Mosharraf stresses on maintaining communal harmony

FARIDPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said here yesterday t... More...

New generation should know details about Bangabandhu killing: Hanif

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif yesterday said that the new generat... More...

BNP gives birth to fanaticism, militancy in Bangladesh: Amu

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League Advisory Council member and Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said ... More...

International

Gambia releases opposition figure on bail

BANJUL, Gambia, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A ruling party parliamentarian turned leading Gambian opposition figure has been released on bail, her lawyer said, after she was detained twice in one month over allegations of fraud and embezzlement. Tina Faal, who was a ruling party parliamentarian from 2007... More...

Kill drug lords, Philippines' top cop tells addicts

MANILA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, as he seeks to maintain momentum in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial crime war that has claimed 2,000 lives. "Why don't you give them a visit, pour gasoline on the... More...

Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners

LA PAZ, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Bolivia's Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes has been killed by miners who kidnap... More...

20 killed, 17 injured in central Nepal bus accident

KATHMANDU, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Twenty people were killed and 17 others injured in a bus accident in central Nep... More...

Death in day care: Japan's parents face nursery lottery

TOKYO, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - When Yuki Kai dropped her baby son off
at nursery on her way to work he was his usual b... More...

Sports

Serena shoulders burden of history at US Open

NEW YORK, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Serena Williams once again arrives at Flushing Meadows poised to rewrite the tennis r... More...

WTA New Haven results - collated

LOS ANGELES, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Results from WTA Tournament in New
Haven, Connecticut on Thursday:

Women's singles
Quar... More...

District

Janmashtami celebrated in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - Janmashtami, one of the religious festivals of the Hindu community marking the birth anniversary of... More...

`Janmashtami' celebrated befittingly in Rangpur division

RANGPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - The Hindu community celebrated
`Janmashtami', the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna, in a befitting man... More...

 

Economic

Robi invests Tk 560 cr for network expansion

DHAKA, Aug 25, 2016 (BSS)- Mobile operator Robi invested Taka 560 crore for expanding its network that comprises 2.5G ... More...

Climate Change

Obama to create world's largest marine reserve

WASHINGTON, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - President Barack Obama will travel to his n... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Britney Spears biopic coming to TV

NEW YORK, Aug 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The turbulent life of Britney Spears -- who went from teenage pop idol to tabloid fodder -- is becoming a television biopic. Lifetime, a US network geared toward women, said Wednesday it had given the green light to a two-hour film on th... More...

Technology

Auto, aerospace industries warm to 3D printing

EDEN PRAIRIE, United States, Aug 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - New 3D printing technology unveiled this week sharply increases the size of objects that can be produced, offering new possibilities to remake manufacturing in the auto, aerospace and other major industries. One applic... More...

Education

BOU HSC exams begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Aug 25, 2016 (BSS) - Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination under the Bangladesh Open University (BOU) will start from tomorrow.

A total of 1,52,140 students will appear in the examinations at its 330 examination centres across the... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanie... More...