Dhaka, Friday, September 30, 2016

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National : *** PM leaves Washington for home ***   |   National : AL to accord mass reception to PM tomorrow ***President, PM urges all to ensure safety, rights of girl children   |   National : President for modern agro- technology to make crop production sustainable**    |   National : Tofail seeks increased RMG price in global market ** UK politicians to deepen engagement with Bangladesh**   |   

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National

Ground water conservation scheme being implemented in Barind

By Dr Aynal Haque RAJSHAHI, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS)- A project is being implemented in the high and dried Barind areas with the main thrust of lessening the gradually mounting pressure on its ground water to some extent creating a high hope among the public in general. The drought-prone area com... More...

President for modern agro- technology to make crop production sustainable

DHAKA, 30, 2016 (BSS)-President Abdul Hamid yesterday suggested developing modern and environment friendly agricultural technology and reaching it to the doorsteps of the farmers for making the agricultural production sustainable. He also underscored the need for giving importance to developing new v... More...

Steps are underway to hold medical admission test: Nasim

DHAKA, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday said necessary measures have be... More...

Prime Minister to be greeted only with flowers: Syed Ashraf

DHAKA, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League general secretary and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam ye... More...

Kamal urges banks to reduce interest rate for expansion of trade

DHAKA, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS)-Planning Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal has urged the commercial banks to cut their rate of int... More...

International

100 days on: Terms of Brexit remain unclear

LONDON, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - One hundred days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the government has yet to give any detail of when and how it plans to depart. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May says "Brexit means Brexit" and she will seek the best deal for Britain, but... More...

Colombia among top picks for Nobel Peace Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The architects of a historic accord to end Colombia's 52-year war are among the favourites to win this year's Nobel Peace Prize as speculation mounts ahead of next week's honours.

The awards season opens Monday with the announcement of the medicine prize laureates in Stockholm, but the most keenly-watch... More...

Australian ex-MP's Iraq visit dubbed 'stupid'

SYDNEY, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A former Australian politician's decision to travel to Iraq was "very stupid", Prim... More...

Saudi Arabia and 9/11: What we know

WASHINGTON, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A new US law allows survivors of
terror attacks and victims' relatives to sue for... More...

Brazil's left risks hammering in local elections

BRASILIA, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brazil's once dominant leftist Workers'Party, already reeling from the impeachment of former president Dilma Rousseff, risks a drubbing Sunday i... More...

Sports

Fit-again Ronaldo back in Portugal squad

LISBON, Sept 29, 2016 (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo was named in the Portugal squad Thursday after recovering from a knee i... More...

Sheikh Jamal, Abahani match end in 3-3 draw in BPL

DHAKA, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS)- Holders Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and Abahani Limited split points when their match ended in a 3-3 ... More...

District

CPB for resisting militancy, politics in name of religion

RANGPUR, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS) - Leaders of the Communist party of Bangladesh (CPB) today called upon the common people ir... More...

One held with phensidyl in Dinajpur

DINAJPUR, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS)- Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested one person from Hakimpur frontier early this morn... More...

Economic

DSE indices highest in over eleven months

DHAKA, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS) - The price indices of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached the highest position in over eleven... More...

Climate Change

Taking the environmental bite out of salmon farming

HITRA, Norway, Sept 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - In a peaceful bay off Norway's Hitra i... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Lady Gaga to headline Super Bowl halftime show

LOS ANGELES, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Pop diva Lady Gaga will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl LI in Houston in February. Giving a nod to her latest single "Perfect Illusion," she wrote on Twitter: "It's not an illusion. The rumors are true. This year's Super Bowl go... More...

Technology

Rosetta spacecraft set for comet crash

DARMSTADT, Germany, Sept 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Europe's pioneering spacecraft Rosetta headed for a crash landing Friday on the comet it has stalked for two years, a dramatic end to a 12-year odyssey to demystify our Solar System's origins. Sent by ground controllers on a leisu... More...

Education

Steps to prevent question leakage in MBBS admission tests: Jhantu

RANGPUR, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS) - Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) Alhaj Sa... More...

Weather

Modern weather forecast radar soon

DHAKA, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS) - The government has launched modern radar system ins... More...