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60,152 hajj pilgrims return home

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - A total of 60,152 pilgrims returned home from Saudi Arabia by 172 return hajj flights till today after performing the holy hajj. According to a release issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the return flights started on September 6 and will continue until Octobe... More...

Padma Bridge works to be visible soon: Quader

NARAYANGANJ, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the construction works of Padma Bridge will be visible soon. "Because of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's prudent decision, Bangladesh is building Padma Bridge with its ... More...

PM condoles death of AL leader Sadrul Kabir Aungur

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the death of freedom fighter and... More...

Quader for barring car on Manik Miah Avenue on 1st Friday of each month

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today... More...

PM for peace, Khaleda for conspiracy: Inu

DHAKA, Sep 22, 2017(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was seeing the c... More...

International

Greek court approves first forced Syrian deportations

ATHENS, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Greece's top administrative court on Friday approved the forced deportation of two Syrian refugees, setting a precedent for hundreds of similar cases, a justice source said. Over 750 Syrian exiles are likely to be affected by the ruling by the Greek council of sta... More...

Religious leaders urged to take due role in establishing peace

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - An international summit ended in Seoul on Tuesday calling religious leaders across the world for taking due role in establishing peace and harmony among multi-faith people and societies, according to a release received here today. "Religious leaders have to become the ju... More...

Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

BANGKOK, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their tru... More...

Full text of N. Korean leader's message to Trump

SEOUL, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Friday warned he would make US President Donald Trump "... More...

Squeezed on all sides, Hamas bids for reconciliation

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - When Hamas announced this week it would accept demands fro... More...

Sports

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game - reports

PARIS, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 game at Montpellier on Saturday after t... More...

Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi on FIFA best player shortlist

LONDON, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortli... More...

District

4 killed in separate incidents in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Sept, 22, 2017 (BSS)-Four people were killed in separate
incidents in the city and district today.

The victim... More...

639 turtles, 640 wild animals recovered in city

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - A team of police recovered 639 turtles and 640 wild animals including one crocodile and arrested one ... More...

Economic

BB trying to expand green finance in country

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - Through continuous monitoring and taking appropriate actions, Bangladesh Bank (BB) is tryin... More...

Climate Change

World Car Free Day today

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - The World Car Free Day 2017 will be observed today ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Feature film "Khancha" to get released today

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - Khancha, a film financed by government-grant made on the backdrop of British era, gets released today in six cinema halls including Star Cineplex across the country. Akram Khan directed the movie, which was made on the story of eminent short story ... More...

Technology

Facebook to give Russian ads to Congress, boost transparency

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday Russia-linked ads on the huge social network aimed at inflaming tensions around last year's US presidential election will be given to Congress. News of the decision came with word... More...

Education

Du Kha-unit admission test held

DHAKA, September 22, 2017 (BSS) - The admission test of first year honours fo... More...

Weather

Met office forecasts light to moderate rain

DHAKA, Sept 22, 2017 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanie... More...