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One killed, 25 injured in post-election clash in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 29, 2015 (BSS) - One person was killed and 25 others, including six policemen and one Ansar member, were injured in clashes between supporters of two contesting chairmen candidates of Saddyapuskurini union under Sadar upazila here tonight, police sources said.

The clash erupted after counting of votes completed at Bhelu Balarh... More...

AL backed candidate wins Madhukhali Pourasabha election

FARIDPUR, March 29 2015 (BSS)- Awami League backed candidate Khondoker Morshed Rahman Limon became the first elected mayor of the newly formed Madhukhali Pourasabha in the peaceful and fair poll held today.

Limon defeated his nearest BNP candidate Shahbuddin Ahmed Satej by a margin of 3037 votes. Limon secured 7410 votes while Satej secured 4... More...

'Bangalee never forget India's cooperation in Liberation War'

DHAKA, March 29, 2015 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq today said Bangalee nation will never for... More...

13 mayoral candidates submit nomination papers in CCC polls

CHITTAGONG, March 29,2015 (BSS)- A total of 13 mayoral candidates from different political parties, mainly Awami League (AL) backed Nagorik Committee and BNP backed Chattagram Unna... More...

Tofail suggests Khaleda shun political hypocrisy

DHAKA, March 29, 2015 (BSS) - Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has suggested BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia shun political hy... More...

International

Eleven dead in Brazil clashes with police

SAO PAULO, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Eleven people were killed Sunday in clashes in eastern Brazil between police and gangs that also left two officers injured, media reports said. Seven people suspected of belonging to a gang of bank robbers were killed in the town of Currais Novos in northern Rio G... More...

Bodies found at site of collapsed New York buildings

NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - New York police recovered two bodies Sunday from the rubble of a Manhattan building destroyed by a suspected gas explosion. Two people had been reported missing from a sushi restaurant ravaged by Thursday's blast, which blew the front off a commercial and residenti... More...

Solar Impulse departs Myanmar for China

MANDALAY, Myanmar, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Solar Impulse 2 took off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay early Monday and headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flig... More...

Grateful Singapore gives Lee Kuan Yew a hero's funeral

SINGAPORE, March 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- More than 100,000 people lined Singapore's streets to bid farewell to its founding ... More...

Pakistan sends plane, frigate to evacuate citizens from Yemen

ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Pakistan has sent a jumbo jet and a naval frigate to evacuate its citizens and di... More...

Sports

Dunga hails players for restoring Brazil's pride

LONDON, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Dunga says Brazil's renaissance under his leadership has been sparked by the players... More...

Verdasco upsets Nadal while Serena, Murray win

MIAMI, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup ... More...

District

FF accorded reception in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, March 29, 2015 (BSS)- State minister for water resources Lt. Col. (Retd) Nazrul Islam Hiro (Bir Pratik) said the freedo... More...

Mobile court conducts anti-adulteration drive in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 29, 2015 (BSS) - A mobile court of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) in an anti- adulteration drive today fi... More...

Economic

Japan factory output drops in February

TOKYO, March 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese factory output fell by a
worse-than-expected 3.4 percent in February, data showed today, adding to the gloom enveloping the world's third largest economy as it struggles to overcome last year's ... More...

Climate Change

ADB to enhance funding for climate change mitigation

DHAKA, March 29, 2015 (BSS)- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will enhance its ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Delhi's Aditi Arya crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015

MUMBAI, March 29, 2015 (BSS/PTI) - Delhi girl Aditi Arya was crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015 at a glittering ceremony at Yashraj Studios here on Saturday night. Afreen Racheal Vaz was adjudged first runner-up while Vartika Singh second runner up at the grand finale of... More...

Technology

Microsoft signs deal with BCS to promote "genuine software"

DHAKA, March, 29, 2015 (BSS) - Microsoft Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) to promote "genuine software". Sonia Bashir Kabir managing director of Microsoft Bangladesh and A.H.M. Mahfuzul Arif president... More...

Education

DU Journalism Alumni reunion on April 17

DHAKA, March 29, 2015 (BSS)- The reunion of Dhaka University Mass Communicati... More...

Weather

German, British skiers killed in Swiss avalanches

GENEVA, March 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Two skiers, a German and a British national, ... More...