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International conference on EEiCT concludes at MIST

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - A 3-day long International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information and Communication Technology (iCEEiCT)-2016 was concluded at Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) on Saturday at Mirpur Cantonment in the city. Senior Secretary of Defence Minist... More...

Inu calls for pollution-free politics, rivers

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that to attain sustainable development the politics of the country had to be cleansed of communalism and militancy and rivers freed of polluters and grabbers. He was speaking as the chief guest at a five-day photo exhibi... More...

Govt took challenge to protect rivers: Shajahan Khan

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said the government has taken a challenge to protect ... More...

Country progresses for PM's able leadership: Syed Ashraf

SAVAR, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam today said Bangladesh is progressing... More...

Dhaka to get 4 more new passport offices soon: Asaduzzaman

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2106 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said four more passport offices will be set up i... More...

International

Clinton, Trump neck and neck heading into first debate

WASHINGTON, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The lengthy US presidential campaign is careening towards a 90-minute Monday showdown, with Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump squaring off in their first televised debate as they sit nearly neck and neck in the polls.

The event, which is expected to be watched -- and parsed -- by tens of ... More...

Trump tells Netanyahu he'll recognize Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided' capital

NEW YORK, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Republican candidate Donald Trump pledged Sunday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he is elected president, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who Hillary Clinton also met that evening. Netanyahu met privately with Trump... More...

Pressure is on Clinton, Trump in first debate

WASHINGTON, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Pressure mounted on Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump Sunday as... More...

Dolce & Gabbana gets Milan dancing to tropical beat

MILAN, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- It was coconuts all round as Dolce & Gabbana unveiled a tropically-tinted collection fo... More...

Egypt migrant shipwreck deathtoll rises to 168

CAIRO, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Egyptian rescue workers have recovered 168 bodies from a migrant shipwreck off Egypt's M... More...

Sports

South Africa beat Ireland by 206 runs in ODI

BENONI, South Africa, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- South Africa beat Ireland by 206 runs in a one-off, one-day internatio... More...

Sheikh Jamal continue winning spree in BPL

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS)- Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited continued their winning spree beating Brothers Union Limited by 5... More...

District

More consciousness of people for saving rivers stressed

RANGPUR, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Speakers at a discussion here today urged the common people and all concerned to be more ... More...

Eleven lakh extreme poor become poverty free under EEP project: Ranga

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - About 11 lakh extreme poor people of char, haor, water-logged, costal and hill tract regions have com... More...

Economic

Tokyo shares drop by break on strong yen, weak oil

TOKYO, Sept 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Tokyo shares fell on Monday, as a strong yen sparked selling of exporters while lower oil prices hit energy stocks.

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.84 percent, or 141.45 points, to sit at 16,... More...

Climate Change

Turkish PM hits out at 'biased' Moody's after debt ratings cut

ANKARA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim hit out... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Cover of book "Chhotader Sheikh Hasina" unveiled

NEW YORK, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS)- The cover of a book "Chhotader Sheikh Hasina" written by Nazrul Islam, deputy press secretary to the Prime Minister, was unveiled at a function here on Saturday night. Bangabandhu Shishu Kishore Mela, US chapter, arranged the function at "Khamar ... More...

Technology

Sylvan to produce hi-tech electrical equipment

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Sylvan Technologies Limited (STL), a concern of PRAN-RFL Group, signed an agreement with a Switzerland-based multinational company ABB to produce world-class electrical equipment.

Engineer Mustafizur Rahman Khan, STL chief operating officer and Moshfeq Ulla... More...

Education

Calamities affect classes in 5,000 schools: Study

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Natural disasters like cyclone and flood are severely hindering children's education in Bangladesh, affecting classes in around 5,000 schools every year and severely damaging 900 schools across the country, according to a... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Sept 25, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompani... More...