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National

CLP: An effective model for alleviating abject poverty

RANGPUR, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - The Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) has become an effective model for alleviating abject poverty and attaining self- reliance by the have-nots group char people in the remote riverine areas. Under the comprehensive livelihoods development programme, 1.27 lakh extremely ... More...

4 killed in Jhenidah road crash

JHENIDAH, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Four persons were killed and 4 others injured, three of them seriously, in a road accident in front of Dudshar Ashrayan Project area on Jhenidah-Kushtia highway under Shailakupa upazila of the district this morning. The dead, Amirul Islam, 30, Mojibur Rahman Mondol, 40, ... More...

Social afforestation improves financial condition of poor people

RAJSHAHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)-Significant number of small and marginal farmers attained economic emancipation through the participatory social afforestation programme.

The Depart... More...

Qulkhwani of Amina Khatun tomorrow

GAZIPUR 29, 2015 (BSS) - The qulkhwani of Amina Khatun, grandmother of Shaheed Ahsanullah Master, MP, Smriti Parishad General Secretary and Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Journa... More...

Govt to do all for people's security: Mozammel

GAZIPUR, Jan 29, 2015 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today said the government would do ever... More...

International

Police in El Salvador arrest 117 over gang activities

SAN SALVADOR, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Police in El Salvador on Thursday arrested 117 people as they staged raids targeting gang members across the country, officials said. Weapons and ammunition were seized in the operations, which were conducted in the departments of San Vicente, La Paz, Cabanas and... More...

India woman who alleges rape sues Uber in US court

NEW DELHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A woman who alleges an Uber driver raped her in the Indian capital has sued the online taxi service in a US court, accusing it of failing to provide passenger safety. In her lawsuit, the Indian woman accuses Uber of putting profits over safety, calling the US-based ... More...

N. Korean leader Kim Jong-Un set for global debut

SEOUL, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un looks set to take an initial, tentative step onto the g... More...

WB CM condoles death of Colonel M N Rai

KOLKATA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/PTI) - West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee today expressed condolence to the family o... More...

Jaishankar takes charge as Foreign Secretary

NEW DELHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/PTI) - S Jaishankar today took charge as
Foreign Secretary, replacing Sujatha Singh whose ... More...

Sports

Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

MELBOURNE, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Andy Murray has defended his fiancee after she was caught on camera during his tense... More...

'Aussies out' - Cup hosts hit by shock AFC revolt

SYDNEY, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australia's football body reeled from shock revelations about a movement to oust it f... More...

District

School bags distributed among meritorious students in Madaripur

MADARIPUR, Jan 30,2015 (BSS)-Madaripur Social Service Club(MSSC),a non-governmental organization, has distributed school... More...

Arms trader jailed for 14 years in C'nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- A court sentenced a person to 14 years jail in an arms case on Thursday.

The convicted p... More...

Economic

Reach government services to char people: speakers

RANGPUR, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Speakers at the concluding ceremony of a day-long Char Service Fair-2015 have stressed for reaching government services to the extremely poor people living in hardly reachable char areas to accelerate their dev... More...

Climate Change

Canada's Winnipeg still under boil-water advisory

OTTAWA, Jan 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Residents of Canada's sixth-largest city were a... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Iraqi artist aims kick at IS jihadists

BAGHDAD, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The Islamic State group militant glares at Baghdad residents with bulging eyes and bared teeth, but neither kidnapping nor death are imminent, because this jihadist is made from a shoe. A black, treaded sole with the toe broken off serves as h... More...

Technology

The new Candy Crush? Chinese language apps make learning a game

HONG KONG, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone -- hooked by the brightly-coloured reminders telling him to play again or risk falling from the triple-figure level he had reached. Yet gripping t... More...

Education

China vows no 'Western values' in universities

BEIJING, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - China's education minister has vowed to ban un... More...

Weather

Cloudy sky likely

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary par... More...