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National

Hugo Swire urges confidence-building measures to end violence in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS)- British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire today called for an end to the last 60 days of violence and disruption in Bangladesh. "Britain has long been a close friend of Bangladesh. I am therefore particularly saddened about the last 60 days of violence and disruption, whic... More...

Huda to nominate candidates for corporation elections

DHAKA, March 05, 2015(BSS) -Chairman of the Bangladesh Nationalist Alliance (BNA), former information and later communication minister of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) government, Barrister Nazmul Huda, said that they would nominate candidates to the upcoming Dhaka city corporation elections. ... More...

Khoka, Manna sued for sedition

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - A sedition case has been filed against BNP Vice Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka and Nagorik... More...

Moshiur urges journalists to make objective reporting

DHAKA, March 05, 2015 (BSS) - Prime Minister's economic affairs adviser Dr Moshiur Rahman today called upon journalists ... More...

Veteran Communist leader Comrade MA Quddus passes away

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - Comrade Advocate MA Quddus, an eminent lawyer and veteran Communist leader, died at a city hospital this morning.

He was 80.

Quddus, central comm... More...

International

At least 18 killed by regime barrel bomb in Aleppo: monitor

BEIRUT, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 18 civilians were killed in a single regime barrel bomb attack in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bomb, dropped from a helicopter, struck an eastern sector of the divide... More...

No new Ebola cases in Liberia last week: WHO

GENEVA, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- Ebola-ravaged Liberia has for the first time since last May gone a full week without reporting any new confirmed cases of the devastating virus, according to World Health Organization data. Liberia "reported no new confirmed cases" during the week to March 1, the ... More...

Two dead in Turkish fighter jet crash: army

ISTANBUL, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Two Turkish pilots were killed on Thursday when their fighter jet crashed during a... More...

South Sudan stalemate ahead of peace talks deadline

ADDIS ABABA, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Peace talks aimed at ending 15 month of civil war in South Sudan appeared stalem... More...

N. Korea reopens marathon to foreigners after Ebola ban lifted

SEOUL, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea has reversed a ban on foreigners taking part in its annual international ... More...

Sports

Mashrafe give credits to batsmen for historic win

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza praised his batsmen for their second best successful ru... More...

Hail for the Tigers

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS)-Bangladesh's magnificent record victory against Scotland in the ICC Cricket World Cup was the t... More...

District

Mamun declared mayor-elect in Sundarganj

GAIBANDHA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League-backed candidate Abdullah Al Mamun (symbol-coconut tree) was declared may... More...

4 Jamaat-Shibir-BNP men arrested for torching in Patgram

RANGPUR, March 05, 2015 (BSS) - Four activists of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Islami Chatra Shibir and Bangladesh Nationalist Par... More...

Economic

BB starts payment of Sonali's pending IBP

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Thursday started payments of the Sonali Bank's inland bill purchase... More...

Climate Change

Govt. for renewable energy to reduce Green House Gas

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS) -The government has put emphasis on development of the ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Saurav Kumar's musical evening March 7

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising a musical evening by Dr Saurav Kumar Nahar at IGCC, Gulshan-1, Dhaka at 6:30 pm on March 7. Dr Saurav is an established Hindustani classical vocal music exponent of India who is presently work... More...

Technology

Being at the big game -- without actually being there

NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Imagine sitting on Center Court at Wimbledon, ringside at a Las Vegas heavyweight boxing title fight, or amongst the VIPs at an NBA game -- all from the comfort of your own home. Far-fetched? Maybe. But in a few years, sports fans more a... More...

Education

DU, Nippon-BD sign MoU

DHAKA, March 5, 2015 (BSS) - The Center for Advanced Research in Sciences (CARS)... More...

Weather

Rain likely at few places

DHAKA, Mar 5, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and weather may remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky elsewhere ... More...