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National : ** PM clears urgent files from US ** Bangladesh presidency of LDCs praised in UN **   |   International : ** Britain, France, US seek urgent Security Council meeting on Syria ** Police capture gunman in Washington state shooting that killed 5 ** Marchers in Mexico City decry same-sex marriage **   |   

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National

Shajahan leaves for Australia tonight

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - A five-member delegation led by Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan will leave the capital tonight for Australia to visit the Sydney port for gathering knowledge to turn the Chittagong and Mongla ports as international standard. The other members of the team are Mongla P... More...

DB arrests 4 fake cops in city

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a raid last night detained four fake DB men from Motijheel area in the capital. A spokesman of DMP media wing told BSS that the detectives also seized Walkie Talkie, DB jackets, toy pistol, handcuff and baton from... More...

Cover of book "Chhotader Sheikh Hasina" unveiled

NEW YORK, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS)- The cover of a book "Chhotader Sheikh Hasina" written by Nazrul Islam, deputy press secre... More...

New industry policy focuses on diversification: Amu

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said the new Industry Policy-2016 has been f... More...

ICT export to cross $1b mark by 2018: Palak

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS)- State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak yesterday laid emphasis on enhancing export of sof... More...

International

French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

NEW DELHI, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The less-than-supersonic sale of French Rafale fighter jets to India has highlighted the obstacles facing foreign arms firms seeking to do business with the world's biggest weapons importer. India has signed a series of key defence deals under Prime Minister Na... More...

Indonesia struggles to tap volcano power

WAYANG WINDU, Indonesia, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Columns of steam shoot from the ground at an Indonesian power plant sitting in the shadow of an active volcano, as energy is tapped from the red-hot underbelly of the archipelago. Pipes zig-zag up rugged mountainsides covered in tea plantations, carry... More...

Marchers in Mexico City decry same-sex marriage

MEXICO CITY, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Thousands marched in Mexico City Saturday against same-sex marriage, which Presid... More...

Police capture gunman in US mall shooting that killed 5

LOS ANGELES, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Authorities on Saturday arrested a Turkish-born man suspected of shooting five pe... More...

Britain, France, US seek urgent Security Council meeting on Syria

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Britain, France and the United States have requested an urgent ... More...

Sports

Football: Ronaldo has to live with being subbed - Zidane

MADRID, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo has to learn to live with... More...

NHL: Canada rolls over Russia to reach World Cup final

TORONTO, Canada, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brad Marchand scored twice and Sidney Crosby finished with a team-high three ... More...

District

Preparation afoot to celebrate Durga Puja in Rangpur division

RANGPUR, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Preparations have been continuing in full swing to celebrate the five- day Durga Puja,... More...

2 Shibir leaders held in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Debiganj Thana police arrested two local Shibir leaders from Ramganj Bilashi area under Debig... More...

Economic

China's Li seeks new tack in ties with Cuba

HAVANA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relatio... More...

Climate Change

Turkish PM hits out at 'biased' Moody's after debt ratings cut

ANKARA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hit out... More...

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Public Opinion

Entertainment & Arts

In quake film, Mexican actor Bichir sees broken politics

MEXICO CITY, Sept 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - In his latest film, Mexican actor Demian Bichir plays a man trapped in the rubble after a major earthquake, an ordeal he sees as a symbol of his country's political mess. Ahead of Friday's premiere of "7:19" in Mexico, Bichir listed ... More...

Technology

First rooftop-based carbon fibre tower installed

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2016 (BSS) - Mobile phone tower company edotco Bangladesh today successfully installed the first rooftop-based carbon fibre tower in Bangladesh in Technical Mor in the capital. The deployment was possible by the continuous research and development of edotco, in... More...

Education

Nahid urges youths to groom themselves as skilled force

MYMENSINGH, Sept 24, 2016 (BSS)- Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today laid... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompani... More...