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BTCL takes initiatives for land phone protection: Tarana Halim

SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) has undertaken a set of measur... More...

Country receives $ 2,828.9m remittance in June, July: Mannan

SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - The country received $ 2,828.9 million in remittance during June and July in the f... More...

National

Govt. donors launch labor awareness campaign

DHAKA, Sept 03, 2015 (BSS) - The International Labor Organization (ILO) jointly with the Bangladesh and Norwegian governments today launched a radio show on labor rights and responsibilities. The weekly one-hour program will be broadcast on Radio Today on Fridays at 5 pm. In all 16 such programs ... More...

Degradation of values responsible for campus unrest

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS)- Eminent teachers and politicians came up with remarks that loose teacher-student relationship and degradation of values are responsible for the present unwarranted situation in the educational institutions including Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). Talk... More...

Justice Abu Sayeed should be decorated with independence medal

DHAKA, September 3, 2015 (BSS)-Speakers at a discussion today raised the demand for decorating Justice Abu Sayeed Chowd... More...

Swedish envoy meets Nahid

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka Johan Frisell paid a courtesy call with Education Minister Nurul... More...

Pro-AL white panel sweeps in Bar Council polls

DHAKA, Sept 03, 2015 (BSS)-Pro-Awami League and like-minded Sammilita Ainjibi Parishad's white panel swept in the Bangl... More...

International

One dead, one injured in California college shooting

LOS ANGELES, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - One man was killed and another seriously wounded in a shooting at a Sacramento, California college campus, police said late Thursday. "Campus is clear... investigation is underway," Sam Somers, police chief in the California capital city said in a tweet, adding t... More...

Trump makes Republican loyalty pledge

NEW YORK, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Republican frontrunner for president and brash billionaire Donald Trump pledged loyalty to the Republican Party on Thursday and ruled out a third-party tilt for the 2016 election. He made the announcement in the lobby of his New York headquarters as he shot to an eve... More...

Six peacekeepers hurt in Sinai bombings: Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Six peacekeepers -- four Americans and two multinational troops -- were injured whe... More...

China cuts military manpower, but showcases strength at WWII parade


BEIJING, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - China announced it would cut 300,000 troops to streamline its vast army Thursday, ... More...

France confirms wing part found on Reunion is from Flight MH370

PARIS, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - French prosecutors confirmed Thursday that a wing part found on a remote Indian Ocean i... More...

Sports

Federer routs Darcis at US Open

NEW YORK, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - World number two Roger Federer, the 17- time Grand Slam champion seeking his first US Open titl... More...

Australia 305-6 against England

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australia, after winning the toss, made 305 for six against Englan... More...

District

Meeting on overall development held in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, Sept 03, 2015 (BSS) - A view-exchange meeting on 'overall development of Netrakona district' was held at the conferen... More...

5 medicine shops fined in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS)- An anti-adulteration mobile court on Thursday realized fine from five medicine shops for selling d... More...

Economic

Stock ends week flat amid bearish trend

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - Stock market ended flat on Thursday amid bearish trend that resulted in moderate level of lo... More...

Climate Change

India's Modi urges 'climate justice' ahead of Paris meet

NEW DELHI, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called T... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Australian police drop Mel Gibson probe

SYDNEY, Sept 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Hollywood star Mel Gibson will not face charges over allegations that he pushed and verbally abused a photographer, police said Friday, with the actor reportedly considering legal action himself.

Kristi Miller, an experienced news photographer with Sydne... More...

Technology

Wikipedia blocks accounts linked to paid edits

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Wikipedia yesterday said that it has blocked more than 300 accounts being used by people being paid to create or tweak entries at the communally sourced online encyclopedia. Weeks of investigation revealed 381 accounts being used at t... More...

Education

Textbooks printing works to begin next week

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - Textbook printing works for primary- level are set t... More...

Weather

Flood worsens further, 1.5 lakh people marooned

DHAKA, Sept 3, 2015 (BSS) - Monsoon flood triggered by incessant rainfall during past couple of days has worsened further in most parts of the country as major rivers have continued to rise, officials and local people said.

According to Flood Fore... More...