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National

Shrimp appears means of new livelihood to recoup AILA disaster

KHULNA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Cultivation of tiger shrimp virtually appeared as means of new livelihood in remote Koyra upazila of Khulna for farmers as the devastating 2009 AILA cyclone visibly made for good the area unsuitable for green agriculture.

Farmers said they waited for years expecting the land to regain fertility for crops overcoming ... More...

Mosharraf lays foundation of Sadar upazilla complex in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)-LGRD & Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said today that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina we are at the doorsteps of middle income country and if this trend of development continues we will be able to be a developed country... More...

Eid advance train tickets from Monday

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Railway authority will begin selling advance train tickets from Monday to ensure ... More...

5 killed in Comilla road accident

COMILLA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Five people including three of a family were killed in a fatal road accident on the Comil... More...

Five alleged robbers held in city

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in an overnight drive arrested five members of an inter-district gang of robbers from different ar... More...

International

At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire: ministry

MOSCOW, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 16 people died in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse on Saturday morning, Russian authorities said. "When the fire was being put out, a room that had been cut off by the flames was discovered," TASS news agency quoted the regional branch of the emerg... More...

Pilot killed in acrobatic plane crash in NW China

LANZHOU, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) -- The pilot of an acrobatic plane was killed after it plummeted to the ground during a flight show in northwest China's Gansu Province Saturday morning, the event organizer said. The crash at the 1st Silk Road International General Aviation Convention in the ... More...

Gabon: under Bongo family thumb for half a century

PARIS, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Since independence from France in 1960, Gabon has seen only three presidents, two of th... More...

Day of mourning in Italy as funerals held for quake dead

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Italy prepared for an emotional day of mourning Saturday with flags across th... More...

Storm Lester becomes a hurricane in the Pacific - US monitor


WASHINGTON, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Tropical Storm Lester off the
northwest Mexican coast strengthened to hurric... More...

Sports

Ariya roars back to claim Calgary lead

LOS ANGELES, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn roared back to form with a superb eight-under-par 64... More...

Klopp seeks Liverpool lift-off on Spurs return

LONDON, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Jurgen Klopp returns to the scene of his first game as Liverpool manager at Tottenha... More...

District

75 pc fund enhanced for university research

RAJSHAHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Seventy-five percent funds have been
enhanced to the research fields in public universities from t... More...

Shiva statue recovered in Munshiganj

MUNSHIGANJ, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Members of the Rapid Action Battalion
(RAB-11) recovered a touchstone statue of Lord Shiva weighi... More...

 

Economic

Fiat chief rejects complaints over US sales data

DETROIT, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Allegations that Fiat Chrysler
Automobiles falsified US sales data are meritless and ... More...

Climate Change

Climate change to double number of hay fever sufferers

PARIS, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Climate change and the spread of invasive ragwe... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

MTV to let stars loose in an unscripted awards extravaganza

NEW YORK, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The MTV Video Music Awards have long been more about the show than the actual winners, and this year the network will go all-out by letting the stars run wild. Stepping back from award ceremonies' traditional penchant for down-to-the-sec... More...

Technology

One pilot killed in Vietnam army jet crash

HANOI, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Vietnamese trainee pilot was killed when his fighter jet crashed into a rice field, an official said Friday, the third deadly military plane accident since June. The pilot was the only one on board when the plane went down in south-central V... More...

Education

Three-day debate competition begins at BRUR

RANGPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - The third inter-departmental debate competition... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rainfall likely

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