Dhaka, Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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National : Eminent litterateur Syed Shamsul Haq passes away ** AL, BCL postpone tomorrow's programme    |   National : Nation celebrates Sheikh Hasina's 70th birthday tomorrow** Eminent citizens wish PM on her birthday** Youth held with 9 foreign pistols at Shahjalal airport ** President mourns death of Hannan Shah ** ICT market jumps 23 times in 7-yrs *   |   International : ** Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate ** Taiwan shuts down as Typhoon Megi strikes **   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

JS sitting adjourned till 5 Pm tomorrow

SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Deputy Speaker M Fazley Rabbi Miah adjourned the House at 9.04 pm today.

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Necessary steps taken to control sound pollution: Jacob

SANGSAD BHABAN, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - The government has undertaken various initiatives along with enacting necessary laws to brin... More...

National

Free flow of information helps establish people's rights: President

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)-President Abdul Hamid said free flow of information helps establish citizens' rights and empowers the people in the society. "The government is committed to ensure the right of access to information of the people as access to information is an inalienable part of the f... More...

AL, BCL postpone tomorrow's programme

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh Awami League and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) have postponed their programmes of discussion meeting and procession which were scheduled to be held tomorrow.

At the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Awami League and Chhatra League have postponed the programmes to mourn the death of versatile... More...

Huda urges Khaleda Zia to participate polls under present govt

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) -Former BNP leader and Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA) Chairman Barrister Nazmul Huda today called upon BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to take p... More...

Inu seeks extra media sensibility to protect child rights

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today urged the media to be more sensible to promote ... More...

New AL leadership to be combination of young, old: Quader

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Awami League presidium member and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader toda... More...

International

12 Afghan troops killed while sleeping in 'insider attack'

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two Afghan soldiers with suspected Taliban links killed at least 12 of their comrades as they slept in the volatile northern province of Kunduz, officials said Tuesday in the latest so-called "insider attack". The incident occurred just after midnigh... More...

Saudi petition seeks 'full' rights for women

RIYADH, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Thousands of Saudis have signed a petition urging an end to the guardianship system giving men control over the work, study and even travel of female relatives, an activist said Tuesday. The petition calls for the kingdom's women to be treated "as a full citizen,... More...

Five children die in Guam house fire

HAGATNA, Guam, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Five children were killed in a house fire in Guam, officials said Tuesday, desc... More...

Key quotes from the first Clinton-Trump debate

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Democrat Hillary Clinton and her Republican White House rival Donald... More...

Trump says US cannot be 'policeman of the world'

HEMPSTEAD, United States, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump on Monday defended his comments calling long-standing a... More...

Sports

Bangladesh blow away Oman in U-18 Asia Cup Hockey

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- A confident and spirited Bangladesh Under-18 hockey team emerged pool A champions in the Bo... More...

Buoyant Bangladesh aim to clinch series

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- After a magnificent victory in the first match motivated aiming to clinch series as they ... More...

District

Road accident kills one in Satkhira

SATHKHIRA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- A man was killed and two others were injured in a road accident on the Sathkhira-khulna highway ... More...

Modern road communications soon: Mayor Jhantu

RANGPUR, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu said roads, culver... More...

Economic

Discount on wedding services for Robi users

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Robi customers under the Dhonnobad programme can now enjoy world-class wedding photograph... More...

Climate Change

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

GENEVA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing p... More...

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Public Opinion

Entertainment & Arts

AL delegation visits ailing author Syed Shamsul Haq at hospital

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- A delegation of Awami League today paid a visit to ailing celebrated author, dramatist and poet Syed Shamsul Haq at United Hospital in the city. The Awami League (AL) delegation was led by its presidium member and Road Transport and Bridges Mi... More...

Technology

ICT market jumps 23 times in 7-yrs

DHAKA, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS)- In 2008, the total size of the ICT (Information Communication Technology)market in Bangladesh was merely $26 million, but in a span of seven years a massive growth in the industry has taken place setting its appearance on the global stage hitting a... More...

Education

CU goes on 12-day vacation from Oct 2

CHITTAGONG, Sept 27, 2016 (BSS) - Classes at Chittagong University (CU) will remain closed for 12 days on the occasions of holy Durga Puja, Ashura and autumn holiday.

The vacation will start from October 2 and continue till October 13, a CU... More...

Weather

Rain likely

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