Dhaka, Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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National

Symposium on controlling chemical weapons held in city

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - A national symposium on controlling the chemical weapons was held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden in the city today. Marking the 20th founding anniversary of Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Bangladesh National Authority for Chemical Weapons ... More...

HC passes contempt of court rule against 5 govt official

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - The High Court (HC) today passed a contempt of court rule against five officials of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs including its secretary for not giving regular allowances of 13 freedom fighters ignoring the court order. A HC division bench comprising Justice Qua... More...

Journalists warns of consequences against upsetting wage board

DHAKA, Oct 17 (BSS)- Journalists representing mainstream print and electronic media today warned of unpleasant conseque... More...

Spain to provide humanitarian aid for Rohingyas soon: envoy

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - The newly appointed Spanish Ambassador in Dhaka Alvaro de Salas today reiterated Spain's ... More...

September inflation 6.12pc

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - The rate of inflation in the country in September this year was registered 6.12 percent wh... More...

International

Japan military chopper with four crews aboard missing

TOKYO, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese military helicopter with four people on board went missing on Tuesday during a drill in the Pacific off central Japan, the defence ministry said. The Black Hawk helicopter of the Air Self-Defence Force disappeared from radar at around 6:00 pm (0900 GMT), so... More...

Rain, winds help tame wildfires in Spain and Portugal

LISBON, Portugal, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Overnight rain and winds helped firefighters tame wildfires that devoured homes and people in their cars, leaving 36 dead in Portugal with four also killed in blazes in northern Spain. Portugal's civil protection agency said Tuesday that the 15 biggest f... More...

Venezuela faces more isolation, sanctions after contested vote

CARACAS, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The United States condemned closely watched regional elections in Venezuela as neith... More...

US strikes kill 'dozens' at IS training camps

ADEN, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The US military said Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters at the group's tr... More...

British and US authors vie for Man Booker Prize

LONDON, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Three British and three US authors will on Tuesday discover which one of them is the w... More...

Sports

AHF honour BHF President & Secretary

DHAKA, Oct. 17, 2017 (BSS) - Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has honoured the president and general secretary of Banglades... More...

BCB announce draft voters list

DHAKA, Oct.17,2017 (BSS) - A five member election commission announced 167 names in the draft voters' list yesterday for... More...

District

Two die in Kushtia road accident

KUSHTIA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - Two people died and three others injured as a passenger bus collided head on with an eas... More...

Hossainpur AL leader Razu passes away

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - Aminul Islam Razu, the organizing secretary of Hossainpur Uapzila Awami League in Kishoreganj distric... More...

Economic

Stocks up on large-cap vibe

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - Stocks saw upward trend on Tuesday with the major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong St... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Japan's blind piano maestro plays it by ear

TOKYO, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Blind since birth, virtuoso Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii puts his global success down to a wide range of experiences outside music -- and listening to how the conductor breathes. "I love sport, I love swimming, skiing," the 29-year-old ... More...

Technology

ICT Expo-2017 begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh ICT Expo-2017 will begin tomorrow at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) for letting the people know about the remarkable successes achieved so far in ICT sector. Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority of Information a... More...

Education

DU 'Gha' unit admission test begins Oct 20

DHAKA, Oct 17, 2017 (BSS) - The first-year honors admission test of Dhaka Univer... More...

Weather

Dry weather with partly cloudy sky likely

DHAKA, Oct 17 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with temporary p... More...