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BNP leader Hannan Shah passes away

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2106 (BSS) - BNP standing committee member and former minister ASM Hannan Shah died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in Singapore early today. He was 77. BNP assistant office secretary Saiful Islam Tipu quoting family source told BSS that Hannan Shah breathed his last at 5:37am Sing... More...

Integrated water resource management stressed

RAJSHAHI, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- In addition to creating mass awareness about reasonable use of both surface and ground water, emphasis should be given on integrated water resource management for reducing the pressure on ground level in the drought-prone area. Besides, there is no alternative to conserv... More...

WB delegation meets education minister

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- The World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) will start extending financial assistan... More...

New leadership would work to bring AL again to power: Hasan Mahmud

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League publicity and publication affairs secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the ... More...

Govt to install Improved Clean Cook Strove in 3 crore households

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - The government as part of power energy saving measurers has undertaken a programme to insta... More...

International

Trump says US cannot be 'policeman of the world'

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump on Monday defended his comments calling long-standing alliances into question, saying nations like Japan must pay their way. "We cannot be the policeman of the world, we cannot protect countries all over the world, where they're not payi... More...

Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes

TAIPEI, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Taiwan went into shutdown Tuesday as the island faces its third typhoon in two weeks, with thousands evacuated, schools and offices closed across the island and hundreds of flights disrupted. Typhoon Megi is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan later Tuesday bu... More...

Trump claims Clinton does not have 'stamina' to be president

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump claimed Monday his rival Hillary Clinton does not have ... More...

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fi... More...

Brazil's wounded political giant Lula vows to fight on

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brazilian ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva hinted strongly at seeking a ... More...

Sports

Football: Stielike warns Spurs star Son over attitude

SEOUL, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - South Korea coach Uli Stielike has slammed the attitude of Son Heung-Min, despite the a... More...

Sabbir Rahman may face suspension

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman had to pay for his temper as he was slapped with two dem... More...

District

Youths need time-fitting leadership training: Speakers

RAJSHAHI, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- More other government and non-government organizations concerned should come forward and ... More...

610-mandap to celebrate Durga Puja in Narail

NARAIL, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) -Durga Puja, one of the greatest religious festival of the Hindu community, will be celebrated here wi... More...

Economic

Empowering women through building career in banking sector

By AKM Kamal Uddin Chowdhury

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/UNICEF) - It was difficult for Mahmuda Begum, Senior As... More...

Climate Change

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

GENEVA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing p... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone

SINGAPORE, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- A Singapore firm headed by a scion of one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone, with plans to diversify the iconic magazine into new business including live events and merchandising. BandLab Technol... More...

Technology

Sylvan to produce hi-tech electrical equipment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Sylvan Technologies Limited (STL), a concern of PRAN-RFL Group, signed an agreement with a Switzerland-based multinational company ABB to produce world-class electrical equipment.

Engineer Mustafizur Rahman Khan, STL chief operating officer and Moshfeq Ulla... More...

Education

DU Energy Institute's publication unveiled

DHAKA, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS) - 'ENERZINE,' a research publication of Institute of Energy of Dhaka University (DU) was unveiled today at a function on the campus here today.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique unveiled the pub... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2106 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompani... More...