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National

Information biggest weapon to empower people: Inu

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today said information is power and it is the biggest weapon to empower the people. He came up with the observations while addressing the Reunion-2015 of BCS Information Association at the Press Institute of Bangladesh an official rel... More...

Govt to open IT centre in every district: Amu

JHALAKATHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said the government will open IT centre in every district to ensure optimum use of information and communication technology (ICT). "Bangladesh will go ahead further through attaining the goals in IT sector by 2021," he said... More...

Plastic factory fire kills 13 at Mirpur

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - At least thirteen people including a women were killed and 10 others received burn injuries ... More...

Speaker leaves for London

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, also the Chairperson of executive committee of Commonw... More...

Khaleda's conspiracy to destroy education won't be tolerated: Menon

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said the government will not to... More...

International

10 killed as effluent plant tank collapses in Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Ten persons were killed when a public effluent tank collapsed in the early hours of today on the SIPCOT campus at Ranipet about 119 kms from Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

The effluent tank which could hold a capacity of more than two lakh metric tones collapsed due to over burdening of effluents from the tannery un... More...

Sushma Swaraj leaves for China on four-day visit

NEW DELHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj will leave India for China on a four-day visit on Saturday. According to an official release, Swaraj will discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of concern to both sides with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. ... More...

Agni-5 successfully test-fired

NEW DELHI, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - India today successfully test-fired indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-... 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 mos... 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...

Sports

Aussies break Korean hearts in Asian Cup final

SYDNEY, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Hosts Australia won the Asian Cup after beating South Korea 2-1 in extra time of an ... More...

Dominant Serena beats Sharapova for 19th Slam

MELBOURNE, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam with a h... More...

District

Ctg businessmen to take to street against blockade, strike

CHITTAGONG, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Businessmen in port city Chittagong today announced to take to the street against all kinds of... More...

45 detained in Ctg for hurling petrol bomb

CHITTAGONG, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Chittagong Metropolitan Police in separate raids detained 45 persons after raiding Darul Ulum ... More...

Economic

Quality corporate governance a must for banks: Governor

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Attaining high quality of corporate governance is imperative for creating and maintaining... 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

LICT project formally launched to develop 30000 IT professionals

DHAKA, Jan 31, 2015 (BSS) - Leveraging ICT (LICT) for Growth, Employment and Governance Project of Bangladesh Computer Council under the ICT Division was formally inaugurated here tonight aiming at developing 30000 IT professionals in the next three years. Chairman of U... More...

Education

Academics for postponing hartal-blockade during SSC exams

DHAKA,Jan 31,2015 (BSS)- UGC chairman, members and vice-chancellors of public and private universities today urged the hartal and blockade enforcers to postpone hartal and blockade during the SSC examinations for the sake of 15 lakh examinees' acade... 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...