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Jatiya Sangsad

Sheikh Hasina University Bill, 2017 placed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The Sheikh Hasina University Bill, 2017 was placed today in the Jatiya Sangsad with an aim to... More...

Govt operates 22 jute mills, one profitable, minister tells JS

SANGSADBHABAN,Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - A total of 22 Jute mills are now in operation under the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corpora... More...

National

Bangladesh-Turkey vow to work together for disaster risk reduction

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The governments of Bangladesh and Turkey have vowed to work together and share experiences for risk management of disasters including flood, cyclone and earthquake. Bangladesh Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, and head o... More...

Govt. working to preserve cultural heritage: Yeafesh

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - Minister for Science and Technology Architect Yeafesh Osman today said that the government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working with utmost sincerity for preserving the cultural heritage of Bangladesh. As a result of her leader... More...

Thai govt. to impart training to primary students

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The government of Thailand will impart training to primary students here in growing vegeta... More...

Reducing case gridlock major challenge for judiciary: Anisul

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq today described the lessenin... More...

Smart card to be distributed at district level in Dec

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The Election Commission (EC) will begin distribution of smart card at district level fr... More...

International

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said, in an attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists. The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the Unguwar S... More...

Cigar-shaped asteroid came from another solar system: study

WASHINGTON, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A rocky cigar-shaped object detected in space last month came from another solar system, astronomers said Monday as they confirmed an unprecedented observation. The discovery may provide clues as to how other solar systems formed, said the researchers, who pu... More...

Noises detected in Argentine sub search disappoint

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Experts ruled out Monday the possibility that noise detected at se... More...

Putin says he will talk to Trump following Assad meeting

SOCHI, Russia, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will talk to US counterpart Donald Tr... More...

Impeachment motion looms again

HARARE, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Zimbabwe's ruling party is to launch impeachment proceedings Tuesday against Presiden... More...

Sports

Ariful scripts Khulna's exciting victory in BPL

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS)-A match-winning knock came from the bat of Ariful Haque, who helped Khulna Titans register an ... More...

Warner hit by neck injury ahead of Ashes

BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Australia vice-captain David Warner said he will undergo intense treatment... More...

District

Saturia free day observed in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - Saturia free day was observed in a befitting manner through various programmes today as the upa... More...

Female students vow to save young generation from drug abuse

RANGPUR, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The female students of Lalkuthi Girls' High School and College here today took oath to c... More...

Economy

NBR honours 14 FIs to encourage taxpayers

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - The National Board of Revenue (NBR) honoured 14 financial institutions, including ten bank... More...

Climate Change

Air quality again deteriorates in Indian capital city

NEW DELHI, Nov. 21,2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Air quality in Indian capital city of D... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Nazrul was poet of egalitarianism, humanism: Inu

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said here today that National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was a poet of egalitarianism, humanism and patriotism. The minister was speaking at an international conference organized by Uttara University and University... More...

Technology

'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi authorities said Monday they had detected an "advanced" cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers. The government's National Cyber Security Centre said the attack involved the use o... More...

Education

14 DU students get Fatema Iqbal scholarship

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - Fourteen meritorious students of Shamsunnahar Hal... More...

Weather

Met office predicts cloudy sky

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2017 (BSS) - Weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloud... More...