Dhaka, Monday, August 21, 2017

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National : ***Proceedings of Gatco graft case against Khaleda to continue ***   |   National : *** 13th anniversary of Aug 21 grenade attacks today ****   |   International : ** S. Korea, U.S. kick off joint annual war game **** Ten sailors missing after US destroyer collision off Singapore ***   |   

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National

Renewable energies vital to protecting environment: Speakers

RAJSHAHI, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS)- Educationists and development activists addressing a youth conference opined substantial and sustainable protection of environment and natural resources together with promotion and using of renewable energies is very important for protecting both climate and life. They... More...

2,500 flood-affected families get relief in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, August 21, 2017 (BSS)- Around 2,500 flood-affected families received relief in various villages under Mohanpur and Bagmara Upazilas of the district on Sunday. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam distributed the relief materials among the marooned families. He distributed 30 ton... More...

10 to die for attempting to murder PM in Kotalipara

DHAKA, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS) - A court here yesterday sentenced 10 persons to death in a case lodged over an attempt to mur... More...

EC to start dialogues with political parties Aug 24

DHAKA, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS) - The Election Commission (EC) will start holding dialogues with registered political parties ... More...

Mozammel for trial of conspirators of Bangabandhu killing

GAZIPUR, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq yesterday said those who plotted the kill... More...

International

Indian railway ministry suspends 4 officials over deadly rail accident

NEW DELHI, Aug. 21, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - The Indian railway ministry suspended four officials and sent on leave three of its top officials, including a secretary-level railway board official, following a deadly rail accident in northern state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said Monday. The step was t... More...

Nine killed in southern Philippines village attack

MANILA, Aug. 21, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Nine people were killed and 10 others wounded on Monday when up to 50 fully armed men raided a remote village in Basilan province in the southern Philippines, police said. Chief Superintendent Reuben Theodore Sindac, the police director of the Autonomous Reg... More...

11 Chinese tourists injured in Thailand road accident

BANGKOK, Aug. 21, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - Eleven Chinese tourists and three Thais were injured after a pick-up truck crashe... More...

Putin visits international jazz festival in Crimea's Koktebel

KOKTEBEL , Crimea, August 21, 2017 (BSS/TASS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the international festiva... More...

Police quash Quebec City anti-racism demo after clashes

QUEBEC CITY, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Clashes erupted Sunday between police and dozens of anti-racist activists on the ... More...

Sports

Lightning strikes Shanghai SIPG's title hopes

SHANGHAI, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Shanghai SIPG's preparations for Tuesday's AFC Champions League quarter-final first ... More...

Sri Lanka coach slams selection policy after defeat

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka's cricket coach Nick Pothas has blamed outside interference for... More...

District

Exemplary punishment of August 21 grenade attackers demanded

RANGPUR, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS) - Leaders of Awami League (AL) and its associate bodies here today demanded for unveiling masks of the... More...

41 held with arms, ammunitions in Khulna

KHULNA, Aug. 21, 2017 (BSS) - Law enforcement agencies here in separate drives arrested 41 persons, including three alleged robbe... More...

 

Economic

Myanmar calls for preserving fresh water lake to promote ecotourism

YANGON, Aug. 21, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Myanmar's Tourism Federation has called for preserving Indawgyi Lake, the country's... More...

Climate Change

Love beckons for recovering chimp in Brazil refuge

SOROCABA, Brazil, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Marcelino is calling to her, but Ceci... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Putin visits international jazz festival in Crimea's Koktebel

KOKTEBEL , Crimea, August 21, 2017 (BSS/TASS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited the international festival Koktebel Jazz Party in Crimea on Sunday evening. The president came on the stage to greet those present and thank the festival organizers. "Music is a la... More...

Technology

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

CHARLESTON, United States, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it. They are ready. ... More...

Education

Educational materials distributed among students in C'nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Aug 21, 2017 (BSS) - Different educational materials including ... More...