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National

Inu urges South Asian nations to fight against terrorism

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) -Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, today urged all South Asian countries to join the fight against terrorism to build a region for future generations, which is safe, developed and prosperous. "We have common enemies in South Asia. Terrorists and militants are our... More...

Chinese president's visit to enhance ties: Syed Ashraf

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS)- Recalling the long friendship between Bangladesh and China, Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam said that the existing friendly relations between the two countries would be more cemented with the upcoming Dhaka visit of Chi... More...

Talks with Kerry was open, fruitful: FM

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh and the United States today held open and fruitful talks encompassing issues of... More...

John Kerry leaves for New Delhi

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) - US Secretary of State John Forbes Kerry leaves Dhaka for New Delhi wrapping up his nine-h... More...

Rawshan seeks enhanced US investment in talks with Kerry

DHAKA, August 29, 2016 (BSS) - Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Begum Rawshan Ershad today sought increased United States investment to be a development partner of Banglad... More...

International

New suspected MH370 debris found in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- A South African hotelier said Monday he had picked up a piece of aircraft wreckage off the Mozambican coast in the latest possible find of debris from the missing MH370 flight. Mozambique's aviation authorities in Maputo said they had been informed of the discover... More...

US regulators issue emergency authorisation for Roche Zika test: company

ZURICH, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Monday that US regulators had issued emergency authorisation to use its not-yet-approved diagnostic test for detecting the Zika virus in certain circumstances. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a so-called Emerg... More...

Teen cop attacker linked to IS charged in Germany

BERLIN, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- German federal prosecutors said Monday they had brought charges against a 16-year-old... More...

IS-claimed bombing against Yemen recruits kills 60

ADEN, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into an army recruitment... More...

Part of Los Angeles airport closed due to possible gunfire

LOS ANGELES, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Part of the busy Los Angeles International Airport was closed late Sunday due to un... More...

Sports

Eight more matches of DRU football held

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) -Eight more matches of the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) Media Cup Football decided on the se... More...

Metropolis Club Cup Wrestling inaugurated

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS)- The Walton Dhaka Metropolis Club Cup Wrestling Competition (men's) began today (Monday) in... More...

District

Ctg railway begins selling advance tickets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

CHITTAGONG, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS)-Bangladesh Railway (BR) authorities here have started selling advance tickets from today against th... More...

'Bangabandhu's assassination aimed at destroying independence'

RANGPUR, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS)- Assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15 was a... More...

 

Economic

ADB to support Bangladesh to produce IT skilled manpower

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) - Asian Development Bank (ADB) will initiate a project in Bangladesh for the development of... More...

Climate Change

Court dismisses challenge to Adani's Australia mine

SYDNEY, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- An India-backed company planning to build a m... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Bangladesh Book Fair begins in Kolkata Sept 1

DHAKA, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) -A 10-day Bangladesh Book Fair-2016 is set to begin in Kolkata on September 1 aiming to promote healthy growth of the publishing industry in both countries. Academic and Creative Publishers' Association of Bangladesh in cooperation with Jatiya G... More...

Technology

Mars isolation experiment in Hawaii ends

LOS ANGELES, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The six people who went into isolation for a year in Hawaii to help NASA plan for a mission to Mars emerged Sunday, happy to breathe fresh air and meet new people. The team was based on a barren, northern slope of Mauna Loa, living ... More...

Education

Bangabandhu dreamt of non-communal Bangladesh: CU VC

CHITTAGONG, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS) - Vice chancellor of Chittagong
University (CU) Prof Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury today said that the architect of independent Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman throughout his life dreamt Bangladesh as a... More...

Weather

Authorities warn as strong typhoon approaches Japan

TOKYO, Aug 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Japan braced Monday for a powerful typhoon -- ... More...