Dhaka, Sunday, August 28, 2016

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National

Autism: too expensive to manage!

By Sagar Biswas Dhaka, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) - Mother of two, Dr Bannya has been struggling hard to manage her 14-yeard old daughter diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. She is sometimes aggressive. She can't express what prompts her to sudden sadness or makes her angry but shows good recept... More...

DB arrests six culprits in Badda four-murder case

DHAKA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) - Detective Branch (DB) of police in separate drives last night arrested six culprits including the mastermind behind the sensational four-murder that took place in city's Badda area last year.

The arrestees are mastermind and the main killer Md Harunur Rashid Jewel, 28, Md Mujahidul Islam, 21, Md Safayet Ullah al... More...

Wills student Risha dies of stabbing

DHAKA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) - Suraiya Akther Risha, a class eight student of Wills Little Flower School in the capital died this morning while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical C... More...

Home Minister for raising voice against militancy, extremism

RAJSHAHI, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, MP yesterday called upon all citizens including the ... More...

President flies to London for medical checkup

DHAKA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid today left here for
London for medical checkup.

A VVIP flight of B... More...

International

Couple rescued after searchers spot SOS on remote island

WELLINGTON, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard said Sunday. The couple, who had "limited supplies and no emergency equipment", were found on uninhabited Ea... More...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi faces test at ethnic peace conference

YANGON, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi faces what could be the toughest test of her leadership yet when she opens a major ethnic peace conference Wednesday aimed at ending wars that have blighted the country since its independence. The five-day talks will bring hundreds of ethn... More...

Volunteers give kiss of life as Laos road tolls mount

VIENTIANE, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- "Look at me, stay with us," the paramedics shout as a barely conscious motorcyclist ... More...

Rebels, Colombia eye peace deal strides

HAVANA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Colombia and Marxist FARC rebels will ink their landmark peace deal officially late next... More...

Drawing out children's trauma in quake-hit Italy

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Inside a shady tent in the middle of quake-hit Amatrice, a little girl hunches ... More...

Sports

'Brilliant' England delight resilient Root

LONDON, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Joe Root showed plenty of Yorkshire grit in making 89 as England beat Pakistan by four w... More...

Hockey and Whitlock to cash in: expert

LONDON, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Field hockey and telegenic gymnast Max Whitlock will be the biggest winners from Team GB... More...

District

Abdul Hamid laid to rest in Satkhira

SATKHIRA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) - Veteran freedom fighter Abdul Hamid Sarder was laid to eternal rest with state honour at his fam... More...

Anti-militancy campaign: registration goes on in Barguna

BARGUNA, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS) -The work on registration of house owners and tenants is going on in full swing in the area under Ba... More...

 

Economic

Russia's Lada maker boss eyes profits despite struggling auto industry

MOSCOW, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Four months after taking the helm of struggling Russian automobile giant Avtovaz, Renault executive Nicolas Maure has set his sights on returning the Lada maker to profit by 2018.

Maure, who headed Romania... More...

Climate Change

French environment minister announces partnerships in Iran

TEHRAN, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - French Environment Minister Segolene Royal me... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Seeing new market, electronic party expands to India

NEW YORK, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- One of the world's premier electronic music festivals is expanding to India, seeing a major new market in the billion-plus country once off the radar for Western concert promoters. The Electric Daisy Carnival, whose giant flagship party ta... More...

Technology

Facebook makes trending news feature more automated

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Facebook said Friday it is further automating its "trending" stories feature, a move that will scale back human input to prevent personal bias from influencing which stories get highlighted. The social media giant will rely more hea... More...

Education

Iran keens to extend institutional support to RU

RAJSHAHI, Aug 28, 2016 (BSS)-Iran along with its institutions concerned is int... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rainfall likely

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