Dhaka, Friday, February 24, 2017

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National

Cultural movement as important as political: Inu

SYLHET, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today that cultural movement was as important as political struggle in the battle against militancy. The minister was speaking as chief guest on the third day of a ten-day cultural festival arranged by the Bengal Foundation he... More...

BGB to observe Peelkhana Martyrs' Day tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will observe the Peelkhana Martyrs' Day tomorrow with due solemnity. Mutinous soldiers of the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) on February 25-26, 2009 went berserk and killed many officers. Marking the day, wreaths will be placed at the B... More...

Students' attraction towards science increases: Nahid

DHAKA, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said the number of students in science group has ... More...

Electricity to be reached to every house by 2018: Maya

CHANDPUR, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS)- Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, toda... More...

BNP is terrorist party: Bahauddin

MADARIPUR, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS)-Organizing Secretary of Awami League AFM Bahauddin Nasaim, MP, today said it is now intern... More...

International

Pakistan says gas leak, not bomb, behind Lahore blast

LAHORE, Pakistan, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - An explosion that killed seven people and caused panic in the Pakistani city of Lahore was caused by a gas leak and not a bomb as police had earlier stated, officials said Friday. The blast on Thursday wounded dozens in the provincial capital, already on edge... More...

Use of VX in Kim killing 'blatant violation' of treaty: Seoul

SEOUL, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The use of the banned nerve agent VX in the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Malaysia was a "blatant violation" of an international treaty, the South said Friday. "We are shocked by the latest revelation by the Malaysian authorities that VX... was us... More...

Suicide bomber kills eight at gate of Yemen army base

ADEN, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 11 on Friday when he blew up his vehicle at the gate of a Yemeni army base, security sources said.
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5-year jail term for Hitler-inspired British extremist

LONDON, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A right-wing extremist from London who described Adolf Hitler as "his God" was jailed f... More...

60 years after Japan army husband fled, Vietnam war bride clings to love

HANOI, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - It's been more than sixty years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, ... More...

Sports

Barcelona launch major academy in China

BEIJING, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Ronaldinho launched a Barcelona academy for about 1,000 students in China on Friday as... More...

Fu Wang Food Cup Golf Tournament begins in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - The three-day "Fu Wang Food Cup Golf Tournament-2017" kicked off this morning on the Golf ... More...

District

3-day Shib Choturdashi fair begins in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS)- A three-day traditional Shib Choturdashi Fair of the Hindu community began at Chandranath Shrine ... More...

AL invites applications for Narsingdi district council poll

DHAKA, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Awami League has invited applications from indenting candidates for Narsingdi district coun... More...

Economic

Govt working relentlessly to promote trade, business: Officials

RANGPUR, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Officials of the Ministry of Commerce at a meeting here have said the present govern... More...

Climate Change

Plan to save Great Barrier Reef set back decades: experts

SYDNEY, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Australia's plan to rescue the beleaguered Gr... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Book sales rise with weekend crowd

DHAKA, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS)- A large number of visitors thronged the Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2017 as today is the final weekend during the month-long mega event.

The stall attendants were seen busy dealing with the visitors and big smiles flashed on the face of the publishers as holyday... More...

Technology

Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Alphabet on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Uber and its self-driving vehicle unit Otto of stealing technology from Waymo, a subsidiary of the Google parent company. "Otto and Uber have taken Waymo's intellectual property so that they ... More...

Education

JU VC honored as first woman VC to public university

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - The authority of Gulaidanga Muktijuddho Smriti College in Manikganj district today at a function honored Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Farzana Islam as the ever first woman V... More...

Weather

Weather may remain dry

DHAKA, Feb 24, 2017 (BSS) - Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary part... More...