Dhaka, Thursday, November 23, 2017

LATEST NEWS

National : ** Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU on Rohingya repatriation **   |   National : ** Army to play role in public welfare activities, continuation of democracy: PM hopes ** 100 technical schools, colleges to be set up by 2019 **   |   International : Zimbabwe's next leader prepares to take power ** Three bodies found in Colombia after wreck of boat from Venezuela ** Notorious gang 'behead man' near Washington ** 5 killed, 3 injured in central China scaffold collapse   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

Govt to stockpile adequate doses of anti-venom at district hospitals, Malique tells JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - The government has a plan to stock adequate anti-venom, vaccine for snake bite treatment, a... More...

83 HIV-infected Rohingyas found in Cox's Bazar: Nasim

SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Health Minister Mohammad Nasim today said a total of 83 HIV-infected Rohingya patie... More...

National

Appointing CJ jurisdiction of President: Anisul

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today said the President holds the absolute authority to appoint the chief justice. "I have no authority to say something about appointment of the chief justice as it is the jurisdiction of the President. But, I th... More...

BERC adjusts power price upward

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS)-The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) adjusted the power price upward as it announced increase of the power tariff by 5.3 percent or Tk. 0.35 per unit on an average at the retail level. The new tariff will come into effect from December, BERC Chairman Monwar ... More...

SC wants continued surcharge from riches over Tk 2cr

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) today issued a rule allowing continuatio... More...

Canadian minister calls on Speaker Shirin

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - The visiting Canadian International Development Affairs Minister Marie Claude Bibeau today ... More...

Bangladesh role model for LDCs for economic growth: Amu

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said Bangladesh can be a role model for the Lea... More...

International

Twin saves brother's skin in transplant first

PARIS, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A man who had suffered burns over 95 percent of his body, putting him on the verge of death, was saved by a skin transplant from his identical twin in a world-first operation, French doctors said Thursday. The 33-year-old man, identified only as Franck, received sk... More...

Cuba, DPRK vow to strengthen ties amid escalating tensions with U.S.

HAVANA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - Cuba and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday vowed to strengthen ties amid escalating political tensions with Washington. During a meeting with visiting DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterate... More...

Zimbabwe's next leader prepares to take power

HARARE, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa was preparing Thursday to take powe... More...

Nine killed in apartment blaze in north Taiwan

TAIPEI, Nov. 23, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Nine people were killed and two others slightly injured in a blaze Wednesday nig... More...

Massive search expands for US sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

TOKYO, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Eight warships joined a US aircraft carrier and scores of helicopters and planes Thurs... More...

Sports

Men's 3x3 Basketball tournament tomorrow

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS)- The day-long U-23 Men's 3x3 Basketball tournament will be held tomorrow (Friday) at Dhanmo... More...

Gremio edge clear in Copa Libertadores final

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Substitute Cicero scored the only goal as Brazilian side Gremio defeated ... More...

District

Three youths killed in Habiganj road accident

HABIGANJ, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Three youths were killed as a microbus hit a motorcycle in Shaistaganj Upazila of the dis... More...

RpCC election to be free and fair: EC Rafikul Islam

RANGPUR, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Election Commissioner (EC) Md Rafikul Islam here today said all necessary steps would be ... More...

 

Economy

US dollar appreciates against Taka

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) -US dollar continues to gain strength against Bangladesh Taka (BTD) as the demand of the gr... More...

Climate Change

Polar bears crowd on Russian island in sign of Arctic change

MOSCOW, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A boatload of tourists in the far eastern Rus... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

As Black Friday nears, US stores get creative to battle e-commerce

NEW YORK, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The photo op with Santa Claus has long been a holiday mainstay for American children. But this year, shopping malls in several states are scheduling glamour shots for man's best friend. As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high g... More...

Technology

Scientists prove earth can "absorb" subatomic particles for first time

CANBERRA, Nov. 23, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Australian scientists have observed how earth stops high-energy neutrino particles in their tracks for the first time. The international study, led by University of Adelaide scientists, marked the first time that the earth's absorptio... More...

Education

RU sings MOU with Rabindra Bharati University

RAJSHAHI, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS)- Rajshahi University (RU) here today has signed a m... More...

Weather

Light fog likely over river basins

DHAKA, Nov 23, 2017 (BSS) - Light fog may occur over the river basins of the ... More...