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National

Kaptai Park is greatest wildlife abode in Bangladesh: study

by Syed Altefat Hossain DHAKA, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS) - Kaptai National Park appears to be greatest wildlife abode despite its relatively smaller size with an integrated study suggesting it to be the home of 50 percent of the country's total wildlife species. "Kaptai National Park in Rangamat... More...

Bangabandhu assassination plotted to jeopardize Bangladesh: Amu

JHALAKATHI, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said the perpetrators wanted to jeopardize the country through the assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members. "At the very dawn of the country's independence,... More...

Bangabandhu's assassination history's darkest chapter: Ashikur

RANGPUR, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS)- The August 15 heinous assassination of Bangabandhu and most of his family members in 1975... More...

Workers Party pay homage to Phulbari martyrs

DHAKA, August 27, 2016 (BSS) - Workers Party leaders and workers yesterday paid glowing tributes to Phulbari martyrs,... More...

Hanif for inquiry commission to unmask mastermind of Bangabandhu's killers

DHAKA, Aug 27, 2106 (BSS) - Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabub-ul-Alam Hanif yesterday urged the government... More...

International

Italy mourns quake dead as hope for survivors wanes

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hopes were fading Saturday of finding more survivors under the rubble of the devastating earthquake in central Italy, which has already claimed at least 281 lives. The first funerals for victims of the devastating quake that hit the mountainous region thi... More...

Facebook makes trending news feature more automated

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Facebook said Friday it is further automating its "trending" stories feature, a move that will scale back human input to prevent personal bias from influencing which stories get highlighted.

The social media giant will rely more heavily on an algorithm to operate the feature -- which lists what news o... More...

Hillary tops 50% support from US voters in latest poll

WASHINGTON, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - More than half of respondents in a new poll said they plan to vote for Hillary Clin... More...

Kerry, Lavrov kick off Syria talks in Geneva

GENEVA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in Gene... More...

Seven killed in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack

MOGADISHU, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Seven people were killed in an attack by Shabaab jihadists on a beachfront restauran... More...

Sports

Polish Olympian sells Rio medal to save boy battling cancer

WARSAW, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who took silver at the Rio Olympics, said tha... More...

Maradona criticises Messi over intíl retirement

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Argentina great Diego Maradona has criticised Lionel Messi, suggesting that the B... More...

District

Fire guts raw materials in CEPZ

CHITTAGONG, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)- A fire broke out at a textile mill in Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) here, gutting huge... More...

3 arrested for provocative status in face book in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS)-Police arrested a Juba Dal leader and two local reporters for giving provocative status in the fac... More...

 

Economic

Hong Kong stocks open higher ahead of Yellen speech

HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hong Kong shares rose in the first few minutes of trade Friday, putting them on cour... 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

AL to observe National Poet's death anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016(BSS)-The Awami League today announced its programmes to observe the 40th death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam tomorrow. The programmes include laying floral wreaths and prayers by Awami League leaders at 8 in the morning at the poet's gr... 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 rain likely

DHAKA, Aug 26, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanie... More...