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National

RAB arrests 4-JMB member, seizes petrol bombs at Dhakhinkhan

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS) - Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) today arrested four members of the banned Islamic militant-Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) and recovered explosives along with petrol bombs. The arrestees are identified as Abdur Razzak Haider alis Mamun, 35, Ziaul Bari alias Dalim, ... More...

Tributes paid to Saiful Islam Talukder

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS) -Professional personalities at a memorial meeting here today paid rich tributes to journalist Saiful Islam Talukder, a non-communal personality who played a significant role in establishing the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Peshajibee Sa... More...

FM pays tributes to Lee Kuan

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS)-Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali today paid rich tributes and his last respect to t... More...

Workshop on Liberation War Encyclopedia held

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS) - A daylong workshop on "Encyclopedia of Bangladesh War of Liberation" was held at Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (ASB) auditorium in the city today.

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IGP again denies arresting Salahuddin

TANGAIL, March 27, 2015 (BSS)-Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque today again denied the arrest of BNP Joint Secretary General Salahuddin Ahmed, also a former stat... More...

International

Vajpayee conferred Bharat Ratna

NEW DELHI, March 27, 2015(BSS) - Indian President Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Bharat Ratna on Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Indian Prime Minister this evening here. In a special gesture, the President conferred the Award in a simple ceremony held at the residence of Shri Vajpayee. ... More...

Nigeria recaptures Boko Haram 'HQ' Gwoza

ABUJA, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Nigeria's military on Friday announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year. "Troops this morning captured Gwoza destroying the Headquarters of the Terrorists self-styled Caliphate," Defenc... More...

Vikas Swarun new spokesperson of Indian external ministry

NEW DELHI, March 27, 2015 (BSS) - Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and noted novelist Vikas Swarup will b... More...

39 dead in Yemen since Saudi-led strikes began: health officials

SANAA, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 39 civilians have been killed in more than 24 hours of Saudi-led air strikes ... More...

Suu Kyi ducks Myanmar army parade on health grounds

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Friday snubbed a grand annua... More...

Sports

Syria dump Bangladesh 4-0 in AFC U-23 qualifiers

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS)- Strong Syria got off to a flying start in the AFC U-23 group E 2016 Qualifiers with a facile 4-0 goa... More...

Dharmasena and Kettleborough to stand in World Cup final

MELBOURNE, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and
England's Richard Kettleborough will be the on-f... More...

District

Two children burn to death in Bagerhat

BAGERHAT, March 27, 2015 (BSS)- Two children were burn to death at Golabari village under Chitalmari upazila of the district this ... More...

53 held in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Mar 27, 2015 (BSS) - Police arrested 53 persons, including three leaders and activists of Jamaat-Shibir and one BNP man... More...

Economic

Atiur asks banks to take cautionary steps to check terror financing

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS)-Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman today asked the commercial banks to take ca... More...

Climate Change

Ice around Antarctica shrank by almost 20 percent: study

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The ice floating around Antarctica has th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Miami Beach celebrates its 100th birthday

MIAMI BEACH, United States, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Thousands of tourists and residents basking in a hot sun filled the streets of the art deco district of Miami Beach to celebrate its 100th birthday on Thursday. "Happy Birthday, Miami Beach," yelled one of the party promo... More...

Technology

Digitisation becomes successful in building middle income nation: Speakers

RANGPUR, March 27, 2015 (BSS) - The government's digitisation programme has been running successfully accelerating to reach the government services to the people's doorsteps in building middle income nation, speakers said today. They were addressing the launching ceremony ... More...

Education

DU VC for promoting woman education with IT, linguistic skills

DHAKA, March 27, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor... More...

Weather

Flooding in Chilean desert region kills six

COPIAPO, Chile, March 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Flash floods in a normally bone-dry r... More...