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National : ** Kaptai Park is greatest wildlife abode in Bangladesh: study ** PM to address press conference tomorrow **   |   International : 20 killed, 17 injured in central Nepal bus accident **Belgium sports centre blast kills one: agency ***Italy quake toll rises to 267   |   

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National

Bangabandhu assassination plotted to jeopardize Bangladesh: Amu

JHALAKATHI, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said the perpetrators wanted to jeopardize the country through the assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members. "At the very dawn of the country's independence, the ... More...

Patrons of Gulshan & Sholakia attacks be brought to justice anytime: Home Minister

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said there were political patronisation behind the Gulshan and Sholakia militant attacks. "The masterminds behind these attacks will be brought to justice at anytime," he said. The minister said this while speaking as the ch... More...

Workers Party pay homage to Phulbari martyrs

DHAKA, August 26, 2016 (BSS) - Workers Party leaders and workers today paid glowing tributes to Phulbari martyrs, who l... More...

Hanif for inquiry commission to unmask mastermind of Bangabandhu's killers

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2106 (BSS) - Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif today urged the government to fo... More...

Water levels of 61 rivers fall, 24 rise

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - Water levels in 61 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) ... More...

International

Hillary tops 50% support from US voters in latest poll

WASHINGTON, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - More than half of respondents in a new poll said they plan to vote for Hillary Clinton -- the first time the Democratic presidential candidate has breached that all-important 50 percent threshold. The poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University found the for... More...

Kerry, Lavrov kick off Syria talks in Geneva

GENEVA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in Geneva on Friday for an expected push towards resuming peace talks for war-ravaged Syria. The pair sat down in a luxury hotel on the shores of Lake Geneva at around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), ... More...

Seven killed in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack

MOGADISHU, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Seven people were killed in an attack by Shabaab jihadists on a beachfront restauran... More...

Gambia releases opposition figure on bail

BANJUL, Gambia, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A ruling party parliamentarian turned leading Gambian opposition figure has bee... 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 the... More...

Sports

Polish Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

WARSAW, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said tha... More...

Maradona criticises Messi over intíl retirement

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Argentina great Diego Maradona has criticised Lionel Messi, suggesting that the B... More...

District

Fire guts raw materials in CEPZ

CHITTAGONG, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- A fire broke out at a textile mill in Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) here, gutting huge... More...

3 arrested for provocative status in face book in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)-Police arrested a Juba Dal leader and two local reporters for giving provocative status in the fac... More...

 

Economic

Hong Kong stocks open higher ahead of Yellen speech

HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hong Kong shares rose in the first few minutes of trade Friday, putting them on cour... 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

AL to observe National Poet's death anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016(BSS)-The Awami League today announced its programmes to observe the 40th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam tomorrow. The programmes include laying floral wreaths and prayers by Awami League leaders at 8 in the morning at the poet's gr... 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 rain likely

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