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National

Need for substantial advancement in technological arena stressed

RAJSHAHI, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Substantial and sustainable dvancement in technological arena has become an urgent need as it plays pivotal role in the economical development of a country, technological experts and researchers at a discussion here said.

They mentioned that wide-ranging expansion and promotion of technology is adjudged as only d... More...

ATJFB forms new executive committee

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Nadira Kiron of ATN Bangla and Tanzim Anwar of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) have been elected as President and General Secretary respectively for the new 23-member executive committee (2015-17) of Aviation and Tourism Journalists' Forum of Bangladesh (ATJFB). The Vice ... More...

Ensure safe motherhood for building healthier nation: experts

RANGPUR, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Health experts at a post-rally discussion have stressed for ensuring safe motherhood and h... More...

Support for oppressed women good, but not enough ?

... by Asraful Huq and Mahmudul Hasan Raju ...

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS-Unicef feature)- Salma Akhter, a young housewife from Goneshpur village under Palashbari upazila of Gaiba... More...

Rangpur to have planned communication networks: Jhantu

RANGPUR, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) and valiant freedom fighter Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed ... More...

International

Cameron urges 'flexible and imaginative' EU reforms

BERLIN, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron prepared Friday to lobby German Chancellor Angela Merkel for "flexible and imaginative" EU reforms, but faces an uphill battle against Franco-German plans for a more integrated eurozone. The second day of Cameron's European tour ca... More...

Kenyan man pleads guilty in US to supporting terrorist groups

MIAMI, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A Kenyan man pleaded guilty to supporting three different terrorist organizations Thursday, admitting to providing money and recruits in Syria and Somalia, the US Justice Department said. The suspect, 27-year-old Mohamed Hussein Said, is accused of providing material s... More...

Iran, N. Korea 'collaborate' on nuclear arms: Iranian opposition

PARIS, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - An exiled Iranian opposition group accused Tehran Thursday of a "vast collaboration" wit... More...

Mexico nabs New Generation cartel honcho

MEXICO CITY, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Mexican authorities have detained a senior operative of a drug cartel that has cla... More...

Future at stake, Republicans crowd into White House race

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - With eight declared Republican
presidential hopefuls and eight more expected to ru... More...

Sports

Blatter defiant as re-election vote looms

ZURICH, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - FIFA boss Sepp Blatter headed into a re-election vote Friday adamant that only he can c... More...

Federer, Sharapova take centre stage

PARIS, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Former winner and second seed Roger Federer and women's champion Maria Sharapova take to... More...

District

TCB to sell sugar, edible oil, pulse thru' dealers by June 1

KHULNA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - The state-owned Trading Corporation of
Bangladesh (TCB) would start sale of five essential... More...

Gidari UP Complex Bhaban opens in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Gidari Union Parishad (UP) Complex Bhaban was opened at Councillor Bazaar area under Sadar upazila... More...

Economic

Gold up slightly after 4-session loss

CHICAGO, May 29 (BSS/Xinhua)- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rebounded slightly ... More...

Climate Change

US expands protection for streams, water supply

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The US Environmental Protection Agency un... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Paris chefs hit the roofs with wave of gastro gardens

PARIS, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - In the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, a chef in a tall white toque bobs between great bushes of herbs as busy as the bees buzzing through beds of strawberries and tomatoes.

Even slap bang in the middle of Paris, chefs are taking the slogan "eat local" to hea... More...

Technology

Google's new Android seeks to make smartphone smarter

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Google's updated Android mobile software seeks to make the smartphone smarter, while keeping the search titan relevant in a world where people rely on apps on the go. At its annual Google developers conference Thursday, Google offered a ... More...

Education

Najenda-Aziz Trust lecture held at DU

DHAKA, May 28, 2015 (BSS) - The Najenda-Aziz Trust lecture organized by the Centre for Moral Development of Dhaka University was held today at RC Majumder Arts auditorium of the university.

Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique addres... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gu... More...