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National

Prof MU Ahmed's birth anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - The 27th birth anniversary of Prof MU Ahmed, a pioneer psychotherapist and founder of clinical psychology movement in this Sub-continent, will be observed here tomorrow (Sunday).

Prof MU Ahmed, developed an oriental method of drugless treatment, named as "Medistic Psychotherapy" and by applying which he cured a ... More...

Eng Mosharraf condoles death of Hasna Hamid

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Minister for Expatriates' Welfare & Overseas Employment Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain today expressed deep shock at the death of Hasna Hamid, mother of State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu. In a message of condolence, the mini... More...

Hasna Hamid passes away

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Hasna Hamid, wife of Professor Hamidur Rahman, a former lawmaker, ex-treasurer of the then Pakistan Awami League and a close associate of Father of t... More...

BNP leader Rizvi arrested from Baridhara

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS)-The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) last night arrested BNP Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi from Baridhara in the city.

A team of RAB-1 raided a... More...

30,000 slum families enjoying sanitation facilities in Rajshahi city

RAJSHAHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS)- More than 30,000 poor and slum households are enjoying sanitation facilities by dint of co... More...

International

Agni-5 successfully test-fired

NEW DELHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - India today successfully test-fired indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile "Agni-5" from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast. The three stage and solid propellant missile, which has a strike range of over 5,000 ... More...

1979 New York child murder trial gets under way

NEW YORK, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A mentally unstable man accused of killing a six-year-old boy in one of America's most famous missing child cases went on trial Friday, 36 years after the crime. Pedro Hernandez, 53, is accused of luring Etan Patz into the basement of a New York grocery store, before... More...

Aircraft set for minute-by-minute tracking

MONTREAL, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute... More...

New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince Charles

LONDON, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A new biography of Britain's Prince
Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and
infighting, according to extracts publish... More...

Top Congress figure lashes out at India's Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Beleaguered Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi came under new pressure Friday wh... More...

Sports

Australia, South Korea clash for Asian Cup

SYDNEY, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Hosts Australia take on South Korea in the Asian Cup final on Saturday in a blockbuster... More...

Pellegrini doesn't fear Chelsea title knockout blow

LONDON, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists a defeat in Saturday's crunch clash a... More...

District

Concern over violation of tobacco control law

RAJSHAHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Regional members of Anti Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) have expressed their grave concern over gros... More...

25 maunds jatka seized in Barisal

BARISAL, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS)-District fisheries officials in cooperation with police seized 25 maunds of banned jatka from Kashipur... More...

Economic

US economic growth in 2014 fastest in four years

WASHINGTON, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The US economy grew at its fastest pace in four years in 2014, outpacing all of the... More...

Climate Change

GMO mosquito plan sparks debate in Florida

MIAMI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A British company's plan to unleash hordes of ge... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Painting lovers throng six-day exhibition 'Colours of Youth' in city

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) -Hundreds of painting lovers today thronged at a six-day group exhibition of 28 talented O and A -level students styled "Colours of Youth" and tasted the diversities of their mini-master pieces reflecting their sense of colours, expressions and display... More...

Technology

Jihadists increasingly wary of Internet, experts say

PARIS, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - After having used the Internet profusely for propaganda and recruitment, jihadist organisations have realised that investigators are gleaning crucial information online and are increasingly concealing their web presence, experts say. Apart fr... More...

Education

Academics express concern over calling hartal during SSC exams

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- Noted academicians of the country today expressed deep concern about enforcing hartals and blockades by the political parties during the upcoming SSC examinations and demanded withdrawal of such programmes for the sake of... More...

Weather

Dry weather likely

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

Light to moderate fog may occur over the country during midnight till morning.

Night temperature may fall by 1-2 degree Celsiu... More...