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National : Dhaka's participation in Afro-Asian Summit sets up new milestone: PM ** 6.6 earthquake jolts country again ** No child without schooling: PM ** Bangladesh sends relief materials, medical team to Nepal   |   International : Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,200 ** Flights disrupted as Chile volcano spews more ash ** US sending disaster response team to Nepal: official ** Everest avalanche toll rises to 14: Nepalese official **   |   

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National

Anisul Haq urges voters to take part in polls

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League (AL) supported Mayor candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation polls Anisul Haq today urged the all voters to take part in elections on April 28.

"Yours only one valuable vote can introduce a new era, can take ahead the journey to solve the identified problems in the city corporation area," he was sp... More...

Mozammel for united efforts to build Bangabandhu's Sonar Bangla

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq today urged the people to come forward to build Sonar Bangla dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the eldest daughter of Bangabandhu, is working restlessly... More...

Workers party urges world leaders to stand beside Nepal

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS)- Workers party President Rashed Khan Menon and General Secretary Comrade Fazle Hossian Bads... More...

Awareness for occupational safety, health stressed

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Emphasizing on the necessity of occupational safety and health, speakers at a seminar tod... More...

BNP-Jamaat may create disorder in city polls : 14-party

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS)- A delegation of 14-party alliance today expressed their concern to the Election Commission... More...

International

Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal's rich cultural heritage

KATHMANDU, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal's rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the country, experts said Sunday. In the heart of Kathmandu, many of a cluster of temples and statues bui... More...

Nepal airport closes briefly after powerful aftershock

KATHMANDU, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Nepal's international airport briefly shutdown on Sunday when a powerful aftershock hit the capital Kathmandu, forcing planes to turn around midflight, officials and reports said. India's budget SpiceJet said it was forced to recall its plane to New Del... More...

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups

HONG KONG, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers an... More...

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,200

KATHMANDU, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that k... More...

Frantic search for Nepal quake survivors as toll hits 1,800

KATHMANDU, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Nepal rescuers battled landslide debris and communication blackouts Sunday as they... More...

Sports

MSC return to winning streak in BPFL

DHAKA, Apr 26, 2015 (BSS)- Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited returned to the winning streak as they posted a 2-1 goal victor... More...

Ganguly donates pension to Keshri's family

KOLKATA, April 26, 2015 (BSS/PTI) - Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has decided to give away his BCCI pension for t... More...

District

Father and son burn to death in Kustia

KUSTIA, April 26, 2015 (BSS)-A father and his son were burn to death by a devastating fire at Moshaura crop field under Mathurapur... More...

Putting maximum importance on female education stressed

RANGPUR, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - The present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put maximum importance o... More...

Economic

Robi subscribers' to get special offer at Hotel Agrabad

DHAKA, April 22, 2015 (BSS) - Subscribers of the cellular phone operator Robi would get special offer at Hotal Agrabad... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Blur returns with inspiration from Asia

NEW YORK, April 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The epitome of the British sound two decades ago, Blur has made an unexpected return not with new takes on England but with inspiration from Asia. Blur -- who, along with arch-enemies Oasis, formed the vanguard of the 1990s Britpop scene... More...

Technology

Acer unveils new devices in Bangladesh

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Technology giant Acer today unveiled a full range of new devices in Bangladesh designed to improve people's lives - work and play. The new devices were unveiled through a "meet the press" programme held at a city hotel this morning. Fo... More...

Education

President for grooming young generation with creative knowledge

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS)- President Abdul Hamid today underscored the need fo... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, April 26, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary g... More...