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WB delegation meets education minister

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will start extending financial assistance for the development of Bangladesh education sector under a new programme styled "Sector-wise Approach Programme (SWAP)" from January, 2018. The two development partners are now pr... More...

New leadership would work to bring AL again to power: Hasan Mahmud

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League publicity and publication affairs secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the new leadership of Awami League will work accordingly in line with bringing the party to power again in the next polls. "The national polls will be held in 2019. And those who will co... More...

Govt to install Improved Clean Cook Strove in 3 crore households

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - The government as part of power energy saving measurers has undertaken a programme to insta... More...

Shipping Minister flies to Sydney port, Australia

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2106 (BSS)- Shipping Minster Shajahan Khan left Dhaka for Australia last night to visit Sydney port ther... More...

PSC restricts carrying electrical device in BCS exams

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- The authority of Public Service Commission (PSC) yesterday put restriction on carrying any k... More...

International

Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes

TAIPEI, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Taiwan went into shutdown Tuesday as the island faces its third typhoon in two weeks, with thousands evacuated, schools and offices closed across the island and hundreds of flights disrupted. Typhoon Megi is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan later Tuesday bu... More...

Trump claims Clinton does not have 'stamina' to be president

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump claimed Monday his rival Hillary Clinton does not have the "stamina" to be president, hitting at the Democrat after a recent bout of pneumonia. "I said she doesn't have the stamina. And I don't believe she does have the stamina. To be pr... More...

Brazil's wounded political giant Lula vows to fight on

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hinted strongly at seeking a ... More...

'Snake on a train' halts Japan bullet express

TOKYO, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese bullet train was forced to make an emergency stop on Monday after a snake... More...

Oman court jails three journalists, orders daily shut

MUSCAT, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- An Omani court on Monday upheld a government order to permanently close a national news... More...

Sports

Sabbir Rahman may face suspension

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman had to pay for his temper as he was slapped with two dem... More...

Bangladesh face Oman tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Rejuvenated Bangladesh fresh from their incredible win against India take on Oman in thei... More...

District

Ctg new DC to continue ongoing dev work

CHITTAGONG, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - The newly appointed Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong M Shamsul Arefin today said that he... More...

One gets life for killing wife in Gazipur

GAZIPUR, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced a man to life-term imprisonment for killing his wife in Tongi of the... More...

Economic

Empowering women through building career in banking sector

By AKM Kamal Uddin Chowdhury

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/UNICEF) - It was difficult for Mahmuda Begum, Senior As... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone

SINGAPORE, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- A Singapore firm headed by a scion of one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone, with plans to diversify the iconic magazine into new business including live events and merchandising. BandLab Technol... More...

Technology

Sylvan to produce hi-tech electrical equipment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Sylvan Technologies Limited (STL), a concern of PRAN-RFL Group, signed an agreement with a Switzerland-based multinational company ABB to produce world-class electrical equipment.

Engineer Mustafizur Rahman Khan, STL chief operating officer and Moshfeq Ulla... More...

Education

DU Energy Institute's publication unveiled

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - 'ENERZINE,' a research publication of Institute of Energy of Dhaka University (DU) was unveiled today at a function on the campus here today.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique unveiled the pub... More...

Weather

Taiwan evacuates tourists ahead of third storm in two weeks

TAIPEI, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Taiwan evacuated thousands of tourists from ... More...