Dhaka, Sunday, February 07, 2016

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Jatiya Sangsad

Move to make Bangladesh Biaman more profitable: Menon

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS)-The government undertook various plans over the last five years to make Bangladesh Bim... More...

Gazette of more 32 war-heroines soon: Mozammel

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today told the Jatiya Sangsad tha... More...

National

BTRC to sit with four operators for Robi-Airtel merger tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 07, 2016 (BSS) - Telecom regulator is going to sit with the cellular phone operators tomorrow over the country's first ever merger of two operators --Robi and Airtel Bangladesh. To this end, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) today sent letters to four cellular phon... More...

WaterAid to set up public toilet at TSC

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Dhaka University and WaterAid Bangladesh today struck a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for construction and maintenance of a public toilet in TSC Chattar. This public toilet will have separate male and female chamber, hand washing facilities and sanitary napkins... More...

Bangladesh will reconsider relations with Pakistan: 14-Parties

DHAKA, Feb 07, 2016 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister and Spokesperson of the ruling 14-Parties' Alliance Mo... More...

Direct rail link can attract investors in Rangpur div: RCCI

RANGPUR, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Setting up of direct rail communications with Chittagong and Mongla Sea Ports and four-l... More...

Completion of development projects needs time: Obaidul Quader

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Minister for Road Transport and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said time is required to compl... More...

International

Cross-border Yemeni shelling kills two in Saudi

RIYADH, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Saudi soldier and a civilian have been killed in cross-border shelling from rebel-controlled northern Yemen, authorities said late Saturday. A Saudi patrol was hit on Saturday morning in the southwestern region of Assir, killing the soldier, the interior ministry said... More...

Hondurans mobilize to wipe out Zika

TEGUCIGALPA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Armed with brooms, spades and hoes, Hondurans by the thousands took part in a day of national mobilization to try and eradicate mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, the government said. Some 200,000 residents of this Central American nation spent Saturday ridding h... More...

Turkey to open its border to Syrian refugees 'if necessary': Erdogan

ONCUPINAR, Turkey, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkey is ready "if necessary" to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees... More...

Global outrage over North Korea rocket launch

SEOUL, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea hailed an "epochal event" but its latest long-range rocket launch Sunday p... More...

N.Korea rocket launch 'serious damage' to regional security: Russia

MOSCOW, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Russia on Sunday condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, saying the move ... More...

Sports

Yasir Shah gets three month drugs ban: ICC

DUBAI, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty fo... More...

Students should practice of sports, exercise regularly

RANGPUR, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - The students should regularly practice sports and exercise to become physically stronger an... More...

District

Latif accuses designer, CCCI staff of distorting Bangabandhu portrait

CHITTAGONG, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Ruling party lawmaker MA Latif today held a graphic designer and a Chittagong Chamber of Commerc... More...

Ctg dist Bar Assoc election Feb 10

CHITTAGONG, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS)-The election to Chittagong District Bar Association (CDBA) will be held on February 10 with three ... More...

Economic

BB working to ensure sustainable energy: Governor

DHAKA, Feb 07, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) is working to help ensuring sustainable energy for achieving sustainabl... More...

Climate Change

Sea turtles with tumors fill Florida hospital

MARATHON, United States, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The young patient writhes on th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Dhaka Art Summit ends tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - The four-day Dhaka Art Summit, one of the largest platforms for South Asian art, will be concluded tomorrow at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy here in Dhaka. The Dhaka Art Summit is the biggest internationally publicized cultural event from Bangladesh ... More...

Technology

BTRC to sit with four operators for Robi-Airtel merger tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 07, 2016 (BSS) - Telecom regulator is going to sit with the cellular phone operators tomorrow over the country's first ever merger of two operators --Robi and Airtel Bangladesh.

To this end, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) today sent letters to ... More...

Education

DU signs MoU with WaterAid

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between Dhaka University (DU) and WaterAid at the Vice Chancellor's office.

Treasurer of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin and Country Representative of WaterAid, Ban... More...

Weather

Weather likely to remain dry

DHAKA, Feb 7, 2016 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with temporary... More...