Dhaka, Monday, February 08, 2016

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National : **Cabinet okays draft MoU with Malaysia to send 15 lakh workers**Three Appellate Division judges sworn in**   |   International : **UN condemns N. Korea rocket launch, vows sanctions soon **Canada to unveil plans for new anti-ISIS cooperation**Turkish border town fears fresh Syrian refugee influx**   |   

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National

Bank branch managers asked to discharge duty with sincerity

RAJSHAHI, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - Senior bankers have asked the district level branch managers of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) to discharge their duty with utmost sincerity and honesty to attain the targets of loan disbursement and recovery and deposit collection. They also urged them to spee... More...

2 killed in Comilla road crash

COMILLA, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - At least two persons including a cop were killed and two others were injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Iliatganj bazaar here early today. The deceased were highway police man Rokon Miah, 32 and unidentified helper of the covered van, aged about ... More...

Mustard cultivation expanding under new cropping pattern

RANGPUR, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - Agriculture experts have said cultivation of mustard has been expanding satisfactorily... More...

Young Bangla brings internship opportunities at Microsoft

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Students at university level, for the first time in the country, are going to have the opportunity to pursue internship in the world's leading software ... More...

Journalist Altaf Mahmood a man of principles: Inu

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that the late journalist leader Altaf Mahm... More...

International

2 Cambodian kids die hitting discarded rocket with an axe

PHNOM PENH, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two Cambodian children have been killed trying to prise open a discarded rocket-propelled grenade with an axe, police said Monday. Nearly three decades of civil war gripped Cambodia from the 1960s, leaving the poverty-stricken nation both one of the most heavily bom... More...

Two survivors rescued from rubble of Taiwan quake

TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two survivors were Monday rescued from the rubble of an apartment complex in Taiwan felled by an earthquake, after being trapped for more than 50 hours. One man was lifted out by crane, said AFP reporters at the toppled Wei-kuan building in the southern cit... More...

UN urges Haiti to pick new government

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed Haiti's agreement on a tr... More...

Nigeria army probes recent Boko Haram attacks

ABUJA, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nigeria's army on Sunday said it has launched a probe into recent attacks by Boko Hara... More...

S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel

SEOUL, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol boat that intruded ove... More...

Sports

Australia make New Zealand bat in deciding ODI

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia won the toss and put New Zealand in to bat in the series-sett... More...

Big-hitting McCullum joins 200 ODI sixes club

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brendon McCullum completed the sixes double Monday as he signed off his... More...

District

Social awareness stressed for child marriage-free society

RAJSHAHI, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - Building social awareness among the community people, especially teachers, parents and ... More...

Man commits suicide in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - A man was committed suicide by hanging himself at Arazi-Vajni village in Pamuli union under Debi... More...

Economic

Oil prices dip as supply fears offset Saudi-Venezuela talks

TOKYO, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Crude prices edged down in Asia on Monday as worries about the ongoing supply glut offs... More...

Climate Change

Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

MARATHON, United States, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The young patient writhes on th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Dhaka Art Summit ends today

DHAKA, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - The four-day Dhaka Art Summit, one of the largest platforms for South Asian art concludes this evening at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy here in Dhaka. The Dhaka Art Summit is the biggest internationally publicized cultural event from Banglade... More...

Technology

Japan steps up bid to win Australia submarine contract

SYDNEY, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Japan has assured Australia it will share its most secret stealth technology if it wins a contract to design and build Canberra's next generation of submarines, a report said Monday. Three international bidders are competing for the project wort... More...

Education

DU signs MoU with WaterAid

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between Dhaka University (DU) and WaterAid at the Vice Chancellor's office.

Treasurer of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin and Country Representative of WaterAid, Ban... More...

Weather

Dry weather likely

DHAKA, Feb 8, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers is likely to occur today... More...