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Bangladesh mission in Kolkata observes Genocide Day

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata observed the 'Genocide Day' today with due solemnity.

An exhibition of photographs of horrific crimes committed by Pakistani occupation army in 1971 was held, documentaries on the genocide and historic speech of March 7 of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur... More...

BNP doesn't recognize liberation war: Quader

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said BNP does not recognize War of Liberation as it has no program on Genocide Day. "Those who don't observe Genocide Day, don't recognizes War of Liberation. BNP has to clear its ... More...

BNP-Jamaat resorted to destructive path: Tofail

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS)- Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today made a scathing attack on the BNP-Jamaat combine, sayi... More...

Genocide Day observed with call for its international recognition

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - The nation today observed the 'Genocide Day' for the first time with the demand for recognizing the day as "International Genocide Day" commemorating ... More...

President visits armed forces' warfare display

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - President Md. Abdul Hamid visited the combined warfare display of Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force, marking the Independence and National Day at th... More...

International

Trump vows 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday declared that Obamacare will fall apart and vowed to develop a "great" new health care plan for Americans to take its place. "ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE... More...

Four Taliban fighters killed in eastern Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, March 25, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- At least four
militants were killed and four others injured as clashes flared up between security forces and Taliban in the eastern Ghazni province Friday night, a local army spokesman said Saturday.

The clashes, according to the spokesman, erupted after a group of Taliban insurgents atta... More...

Two charged over arms supply to French airport attacker

PARIS, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - French anti-terrorism judges have
charged two men suspected of involvement in suppl... More...

Palestinians hold Israel responsible for Gaza leader's murder

GAZA, March 25, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Islamic Hamas movement
and Palestinian factions in the Gaza on Saturday held Israel responsible for the murder of a top Hamas militant, who w... More...

New blow for Trump as Obamacare repeal bid collapses

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump suffered a stinging defeat in his first major legislative... More...

Sports

Tamim achieves another milestone in international cricket

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS)- Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal achieved another milestone in the international cricket as he be... More...

Calls for better marketing to motivate consumers

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Speakers at a seminar here today underscored the need for promoting products' qualities to motiva... More...

District

Declare March 25 as Int'l Genocide Day: Bangabandhu Parisahd

RANGPUR, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Leaders of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) unit of Bangabandhu Parisahd today c... More...

Crocodile kills youth in Barguna

BARGUNA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - A visibly irritated crocodile, raised at the Tengragiri eco-park, today killed a youth a... More...

Economic

Yechury wants data on amount of old currency deposited

New Delhi, Mar 25 (BSS/PTI) The CPI(M) on Saturday attacked the NDA government for not making public the data on the am... More...

Climate Change

Cities and monuments to dim lights in a nod to Earth

PARIS, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP)- From Sydney to New York,cities and monuments wi... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Photographer captures world's glacier melt over decade

CHICAGO, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - For the last decade, American photographer James Balog has been on a mission to document climate change through his camera lens. His effort has taken him to the farthest reaches of the world, from Antarctica to the northern ends of Greenla... More...

Technology

Stephen Hawking appears as hologram in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has spoken to a Hong Kong audience by hologram, showcasing the growing reach of a technology which is making inroads into politics, entertainment and business. The British scientist appeared Friday before... More...

Education

Weeklong art camp on liberation war begins at JU

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS)- In observance of the Independence Day, a weeklong 'Art Camp and Memorial Exhibition on Liberation War' kicked off today at Teacher Student Center (TSC) premises on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus.

JU Vice-Chancell... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and... More...