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National

International conference on business research starts at EWU

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS)- A two day international conference on Business Research began today at East West University (EWU) at Aftabnagar in the city.

The Department of Business Administration of the university arranged the conference financially supported by World Banks Higher Education and Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP).

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Lions international director praises Bangladesh economy, foresees greater prospect of Lionism

DHAKA, MAY 27, 2016 (BSS) - A foreign dignitary representing the International Lions Club today praised the way Bangladesh made its steady progress in economy and said thus a wider door had been opened for further spread of service to the humanity by the members of Lions Clubs in this country.

"Bangladesh has been doing very well in all sector... More...

Two people including a indigenous killed in road accident at Ashulia

SAVAR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - At least two people including an indigenous people were killed and other five were injured in two separate accidents held at Ashulia here this morning... More...

PM improves life standard, dignity of workers: Nuruzzaman

RANGPUR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Food Nuruzzaman Ahmed MP said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken v... More...

LGIs women representatives need more political power

RAJSHAHI, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Some women public representatives at a meeting here on Thursday have voiced for making th... More...

International

Obama arrives at Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Park

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Barack Obama arrived at Hiroshima's atomic bomb park Friday on a historic first visit by a sitting US president. Obama was greeted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, where he was due to lay a wreath at the cenotaph... More...

Two tourists killed, two missing in Thai speed boat accident

BANGKOK, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two foreign tourists were killed and two others are missing after a packed speed boat capsized off the popular Thai holiday island of Koh Samui, an official said Friday. The boat, which was carrying 32 tourists plus four crew, flipped over Thursday afternoon aft... More...

Key dates in the nuclear arms race

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Here is a timeline of the development of nuclear weapons, as US President Bar... More...

Hiroshima bombing: the morning the earth shook

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - With a blinding flash of light and an ear-splitting roar, the age of nuclear ... More...

ICoast court rejects appeal by ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo

ABIDJAN, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Ivory Coast's supreme court has rejected former first lady Simone Gbagbo's appeal agai... More...

Sports

Black Caps plan day-night Test against England

WELLINGTON, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - New Zealand on Friday unveiled plans to host a day-night Test against England as pa... More...

Nadal wins 200th Grand Slam match

PARIS, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nine-time French Open champion Rafael
Nadal on Thursday became just the eighth man to ... More...

District

Youth's body recovered from Pirgachha

RANGPUR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Police recovered the body of a youth from village Monirampur under Kandi union of Pirgachha upazila ... More...

Student killed in Meherpur road crash

MEHERPUR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident at Meherpur town area on Jarubaria road this morning... More...

Economic

Growers happy with bumper litchi output, lucrative price

RANGPUR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - The litchi growers are now happy on bumper production and lucrative market price of lit... More...

Climate Change

Indonesia arrests three men accused of poaching Sumatran tigers

JAKARTA, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Three men accused of poaching rare Sumatran ti... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported on Wednesday. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Hea... More...

Technology

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania on record-breaking flight

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy by consuming no fuel. After taking off from Dayton... More...

Education

Political use of public varsities affects quality of education: Speakers

CHITTAGONG, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Educationists and academics in a discussion today said quality education in different public universities is affected as the universities are now being used for political purposes.

The discussants said a section o... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary ... More...