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Mashiur for increasing institutional capacity for boosting investment

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - Prime Minister's Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman called for raising the institutional capacity of different entities, especially the public ones, to encourage people to invest their small savings. "People feel safe to invest their small savings if institutional c... More...

21st Feb gets UNESCO recognition during AL govt: Mujibul

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - Railways Minister Mujibul Haque today said the 21st February had got recognition as the International Mother Language Day by the UNESCO during the tenure of Awami League government in 1999. He was addressing a function marking the 17th anniversary of the announcement of F... More...

History to evaluate role of Zia after '75: Quamrul

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2106 (BSS) - Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam today said the history will evaluate BNP founder Ziaur... More...

Three-day training course ends at Monirampur

JESSORE, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - A three-day foundation training course for the journalists organized by Press Institute of ... More...

Nasrul for meeting challenges through skilled human resources

SYLHET, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS)- State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said skilled human ... More...

International

Nine dead, 25 missing after fire at California rave party

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- At least nine people were killed and 25 unaccounted for following a massive fire at a rave party in Oakland, California, fire officials said. Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed said most of those who died were found on the second floor of the two-story warehouse bui... More...

Massive funeral set for Brazil football team killed in crash

CHAPECO, Brazil, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- The bodies of 50 players, coaches and staff from a Brazilian football team tragically wiped out in a plane crash in Colombia arrived home Saturday for a massive funeral. Fireworks lit up the sky over the stadium in Chapeco as two Brazilian Air Force planes tra... More...

Ugly Austrian 'election of hate' draws to a close

VIENNA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Austria's long and ugly presidential campaign drew to a close Saturday, with the far-rig... More...

40 years of total control: how Dos Santos shaped Angola

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- For nearly 40 years Angolans endured a bloody civil war and extreme poverty as pow... More...

Russia and Japan 'striving to resolve' island dispute: Lavrov

MOSCOW, Dec 3, 2016 (AFP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday ahead of a visit to Japan by President Vladimir Putin that the countries' leaders are pushing to en... More...

Sports

Alfred Dunhill Championship third round scores

MALELANE, South Africa, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Leading third round scores from the Alfred Dunhill Championship at the p... More...

Spanish taxman investigates Ronaldo revelations

MADRID, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Spanish tax authorities are investigating reports that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo hid 150 ... More...

District

'Professional training imperative to achieve success'

RANGPUR, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - Professional training always enhance capacities to turn every citizen into human resource t... More...

Mainstreaming of people with disabilities stressed

RANGPUR, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - Coordinated efforts of the government and non-government organisations had become imperativ... More...

Economic

SME main engine for achieving fast industrialization: Amu

CHITTAGONG, Dec 03, 2016 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu termed the Small and Medium entrepreneurs (SME) as... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies aged 86

LONDON, Dec 2, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Actor Andrew Sachs, famed for his role as a waiter in British sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died, his wife said in a newspaper interview on Thursday. Sachs, 86, died at a care home in London last week and was buried on Thursday after suffering f... More...

Technology

Indian IT giants urged to invest in Bangladesh ICT sector

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh has urged Indian IT giants and businessmen to invest in its ICT sector to enjoy the lucrative incentive package the government is offering for the foreign investors.

"The government offers an attractive incentive package, including tax exemption up t... More...

Education

3-day International Conference on Biotechnology begins at DU

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS) - A three-day 8th International Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Conference styled "Biotechnology for innovative Agriculture and Food Security " began today on Dhaka University campus.

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Weather

Weather likely dry

DHAKA, Dec 3, 2016 (BSS)- Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly ... More...