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Hindu religion followers should give up superstition : Narayan Chandra

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS)- State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Narayan Chandra Chanda today said followers of traditional Hindu religion should give up superstitions as the Hindu religion always upholds humanity. He said that after the killing of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman attempts we... More...

Over eight crore mobile phone SIM cards registered: Tarana

NARAYANGANJ, April 29, 2016 (BSS) - State minister for Posts and Telecommunication Tarana Halim today said over eight crore mobile phone SIM cards have been registered so far with biometric details. "Mobile phone operators should be more conscious regarding SIM registration process to avoid any sort... More...

Meeting on bus fare reduction Monday: Obaidul Quader

GAZIPUR, April 29, 2016 (BSS)- Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said a meeting will be held... More...

Six frauds arrested in city

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 9BSS) - Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in separate drives, in the capital arrested six former of... More...

M Jalalul Hai gets Japanese honour

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS)- The government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2016 Spring Imperial Deco... More...

International

Planeload of 33 rescued lions to fly from Peru to S. Africa

LIMA, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A planeload of 33 lions rescued from abuse in Peruvian and Colombian circuses will fly to South Africa Friday in what campaigners call the largest ever airlift of big cats. The lions, with names such as Zeus and Shakira, were freed after the use of wild animals in... More...

N. Korea gives Korean-American 10 years hard labour: Xinhua

SEOUL, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea on Friday sentenced a detained Korean-American, Kim Dong-Chul, to 10 years hard labour on charges of subversion and espionage, China's official Xinhua news agency said. The announcement, which comes at a time of elevated military tensions on the Korea... More...

Colombia dismantles network that trafficked drugs to Asia

BOGOTA, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Police in Colombia have dismantled a criminal network that specialized in smuggling i... More...

Mexico's chief investigator probed over missing students case

MEXICO CITY, April 29, 2016 (AFP) - Mexico's head of criminal investigations faced calls to be fired on Thursday as the ... More...

Venezuela opposition claims million signatures against president

CARACAS, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Venezuela's opposition tried to sack the food minister Thursday for shortages in ... More...

Sports

Football: It's red Leicester thanks to China's number one fan

BEIJING, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - He has never seen a Premier League
match live or even set foot outside China, but L... More...

Tushar, Williams steer Brothers to comfortable victory in DPL

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- A captaincy knock by Tushar Imran well supported by Sean Williams saw Brothers Union Club t... More...

District

Two killed in Rangpur, Nilphamari road crashes

RANGPUR, April 29, 2016 (BSS) - Two persons were killed and four others injured in separate road accidents at different places in ... More...

28 Jawans of Armed Battalion injured in Barisal accident

BARISAL, Apr 29 (BSS)- A total of 28 Jawans of Armed Battalion Forces were injured in a road accident in Barisal this morning.
... More...

Economic

Citi named best digital bank in Asia

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS) - The US-based Citi Bank was named the best digital bank in Asia by the Asset Magazine in its inaugural Asset Triple-A Digital Enterprise Awards. The bank also picked up best Digital Bank in India and Indonesia... More...

Climate Change

Large parts of Barrier Reef dead in 20 years: scientists

SYDNEY, April 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Large parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

ASE presents photo exhibition on nature around NPPs

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS) - Russian based, ASE Group of companies, engineering division of the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, in cooperation with the Atomic Industry Information Centre arranged a photography exhibition on beauty and diversity of nature surrounding nu... More...

Technology

Female entrepreneurs face challenges to grow business

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS)- With a commitment to establish a self-identity in society through innovation, talent and hard work, many educated women are launching their business enterprises to become successful entrepreneurs in the ICT sector. But country's most promising... More...

Education

Preliminary test for college level teachers' registration on May 13

DHAKA, April 29, 2016 (BSS) - The preliminary test for college-level teachers' r... More...

Weather

Temperature 41.2 degrees Celsius,normal life badly affected in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, April 29, 2016 (BSS)- Drought-like conditions have developed in Rajsh... More...