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Bangladesh wins UN Human Rights Council membership election
DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)-Bangladesh has won the election of United Nations Human Rights Council for the period of 2015-17 by 149 votes. This election has been held in New York today (October 21), an official release said. Bangladesh has contested for this post from the Asia Pacific Region. Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Qatar were the candidates for four member posts reserved for the region in this election.... More...
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Govt to ensure safe future for every child: PM
DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)- Terming the barbaric killing of Sheikh Russell on the fateful night of August 15, 1975 as the saddest side of the carnage, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government is determined to ensure safe future of all children. "Killing of a child like Russell at point blank range is a most tragic side of the August 15 carnage. We don't want death of any child in this manner," she said adding, "We want to give them a safe future and build up each of them as worthy citizens of the country to enable them to lead the country in all spheres." The Prime Minister was distributing prizes among the winners of chess, drawing and cultural competitions organized by S... More...

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)- Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) and Chairperson of the executive committee Commonwealth Parliamentary (CPA) Dr Shirin Sharmin Chadhury returned h... More...

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS) - The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a development project to acquire some 1000 acres of land to set up ... More...
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Seminar on chemical-mixed food at PKSF Thursday
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Deputy speaker greets Saber Hossain Chowdhury
Shahriar visits NY Mission
JS body for reaching weather signals up to maritime boundary
Nasim urges well-off people to help poor get treatment
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Bangladesh to log a higher growth trajectory in five years: WB
Opening govt data for all stressed
IPU President Saber Hossain Chowdhury returns home
Ansari, Shirin for parliamentary friendship groups between India, Bangladesh
Shirin Sharmin for resolving pending issues with India thru talks
Modernisation of agriculture conserves soil health, gives better yield: experts
Dry weather likely
Light-traps helping farmers detecting, killing harmful insects
Modernisation of agriculture conserves soil health, gives better yield: experts
Newer cropping pattern for getting four crops annually stressed
Govt. to convert all textbooks of primary level into multimedia books
Probe committee formed for fatal road accident in Natore

FRANKFURT, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - Lufthansa pilots, on strike since Monday, extended their industrial action to include long-haul flights on Tuesday, grounding almost all ... More...

TEHRAN, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - The chairman of Iran's Assembly of Experts, the clerics who appoint and can dismiss the country's supreme leader, has died, four months afte... More...
Death toll in Poland mine blast rises to five
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Thailand's junta-picked council starts work on reforms
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Iraqi PM in Tehran for crisis talks on IS
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Separate peace talks for Colombia's ELN and FARC rebels

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS) - Dhaka stocks rebounded Tuesday on large and mid cap recovery, brining the price indices to the green zone. DSEX, the broader index of Dhaka Stoc... More...

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)-Reaffirming the government's commitment to ensuring the rights of workers, commerce minister Tofail Ahmed said the government has not only taken step... More...
Governor advocates green bond for green projects
UK-USAID joint study on investment and growth in Bangladesh
WB to resume budget support
Asia shares mixed ahead of China growth data
China September industrial output up 8.0% on-year: govt
Hong Kong shares flat at open

LOS ANGELES, USA, Oct. 21, 2014 (BSS) - Former national footballer Dewan Shafiul Arefin Tutul and brilliant athlete of his time Sayeedur Rabb also CEO of Thikana publications ... More...

NEW DELHI, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - Even as the glitzy Indian Super League grabs the spotlight, a 123-year-old football club in Kolkata has opted out of national tournaments thi... More...
Black Caps all out for 230 in SAfrica ODI
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CHITTAGONG, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS) - Detective Branch (DB) of Chittagong
Metropolitan Police (CMP) on Sunday rescued an eight-year old boy, who was kidnapped three days back from city's Nasirabad area.
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NARSINGDI, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)- Fish farming in paddy field is
increasing and gaining popularity among the people of the

District Fisheries Office sources said there are two ways of... More...
Corporate bodies should take care of child labours:Speakers
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COX'S BAZAR, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today stressed the need for providing new generation with moral education alongside knowledge on enginee... More...

RANGPUR, Oct 21, 2014 (BSS)- Speakers here at a divisional level workshop today said there is no alternative to time- befitting quality education for building an enlighten... More...
Gan-Sohagi International Peace Lecture held at DU
Medical admission test coaching suspended till Oct 24
Brazilian Envoy calls on DU VC
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