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AL to get people's verdict in next polls: Tofail

BHOLA, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS)-Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday expressed his optimism that the people would once again vote Awami League to power as the present government carried out massive development for their welfare. "People are now happy with the development activities of the present govern... More...

Nahid for improving standard of higher education

DHAKA, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the government has attached priority to enhance standard of higher education for keeping up with the changing world of job market. "Higher educational institutions must improve their standard to provide quality education f... More...

New FF scrutiny committees to be formed soon: Mozammel

KURIGRAM, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS)- Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque yesterday said new freedom fighters (FF... More...

Education opportunity expanded in country: Maya

CHANDPUR, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS) - Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya yesterday said th... More...

Mass media runs freely: Iqbal Sobhan

BOGRA, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS) - Prime Minister's Media Advisor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury here yesterday said that mass media is... More...

International

6.3-magnitude quake hits 76km S of Putre, Chile -- USGS

BEIJING, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted 76km S of Putre, Chile at 01:06:42 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 110.82 km, was initially determined to be at 18.8879 degrees south latitude and 69.6165 degre... More...

Johnson says UK should welcome Trump

LONDON, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called for US President Donald Trump to be welcomed to the UK, warning Sunday that resisting a visit risked damaging his country's national interest. A day ahead of Johnson welcoming his US counterpart Rex Tillerson to Britain ... More...

N. Korea delegates arrive in Seoul for pre-Olympics inspection

SEOUL, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A North Korean delegation arrived in Seoul on Sunday to inspect venues and prepare cultu... More...

French prison unions vote to press on with strike

PARIS, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - A week-long French prison strike sparked by a spate of inmate attacks on guards looks se... More...

Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests

WASHINGTON, Jan 21, 2018 (AFP) - Donald Trump's first anniversary as US president was marred by chaos Saturday as lawmak... More...

Sports

Klopp wants Liverpool to do more than preserve unbeaten run

LIVERPOOL, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he has not given a second thought to his... More...

Djokovic's meditates to 'lose fear and stress'

MELBOURNE, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Novak Djokovic says meditating has helped him overcome fear and stress that comes wi... More...

District

Grant management training for youths stressed

RAJSHAHI, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS) - Speakers at a workshop have said the youths, both boys and girls, need training on fin... More...

RMCCI leaders for industrialisation to accelerate development

RANGPUR, Jan 20, 2018 (BSS) - Leaders of Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RMCCI) today laid emphas... More...

Economy

Growers eye good potato yield in Rajshahi region

RAJSHAHI, Jan 21, 2018 (BSS)-Farmers and others concerned are hopeful about a good potato yield in the region in the ... More...

Climate Change

Pentagon strategy drops climate change as a security threat

WASHINGTON, Jan 20, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Climate change and the impact it has on n... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

9-day Int'l Film Festival ends screening 216 movies

DHAKA, Jan 20, 2018 (BSS) - The 16th Dhaka International Film Festival ended today at the National Museum here with screening of 216 movies of 64 countries as Turkish movie Zer directed by Kazim Oz won the best film award.

Under the patronization of Foreign Ministry, Rainbow Film Societ... More...

Technology

Govt working hard to build digital Bangladesh: Mustafa Jabbar

NETRAKONA Jan 20, 2018 (BSS) - Post, Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said that the present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working hard to build a 'digital and developed' Bangladesh'. He was speaking at a c... More...

Education

Cultivate Bengali culture, be enlightened: Inu

DHAKA, 20 Jan, 2018 (BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today that w... More...

Weather

Weather may remain dry over country

DHAKA, Jan 20, 2018 (BSS) - Met office today predicted that mild to moderate c... More...