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47th Independence and National Day being celebrated

DHAKA, March 26, 2017 (BSS)-The nation is celebrating the 47th Independence and National Day today with a fresh vow to uphold the spirit of the Liberation War and build a "Sonar Bangla" as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

On this auspicious occasion, glowing tributes were paid to the martyrs and veterans of the... More...

Independence Day being celebrated in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, March 26, 2017 (BSS) - The 47th Independence and National Day-2017 is being celebrated amidst much enthusiasm and festivity in the district as elsewhere across the country. The district administration, Zila Parishad, police administration, Awami League (AL) and its associate bodies, Muktijod... More...

PM phones Mashrafe, Tamim after Bangladesh's victory against Sri Lanka

DHAKA, March 26, 2017 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday talked to Bangladesh one-day skipper Mashrafe Bin M... More...

Bangladesh mission in Kolkata observes Genocide Day

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata observed the 'Genocide Day' today with due solemnity.

An exhibition of photographs of horrific crime... More...

BNP doesn't recognize liberation war: Quader

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League general secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader toda... More...

International

Landslide buries five in Guizhou

GUIYANG, China, March 26, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - At least five people were buried in a building hit by a landslide at Sunday dawn in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local government said. The landslide occurred at the village of Baga in Panxian County at 1:20 a.m. More than 300 police, fire fighter... More...

Police stumped as all but one suspect freed in London attack

LONDON, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - British police admitted Saturday they may never know the motive behind this week's terror attack on parliament, after releasing all but one of 11 people held over the assault. They have named 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood as the man who killed four people in We... More...

US air strike in Afghanistan killed senior Qaeda leader: official

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda ... More...

Trump vows 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday declared that Obamacare will fall apart and vo... More...

Four Taliban fighters killed in eastern Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, March 25, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- At least four
militants were killed and four others injured as clashes flared up between security forces and Taliban in the ea... More...

Sports

Lucic-Baroni clobbers Radwanska in straight sets

MIAMI, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Fifth-seed Agnieszka Radwanska had her bid to repeat her 2012 success at the Miami Op... More...

Henry leads New Zealand's triple strike

HAMILTON, New Zealand, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - New Zealand bagged three wickets including the crucial dismissals of ... More...

District

Independence Day being celebrated in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 26, 2017 (BSS) - The Great Independence and National Day-2017 is being celebrated here today with partici... More...

Independence and National Day being celebrated in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, March 26, 2017 (BSS)-The Independence and National Day is being celebrated in Rajshahi city and its adjacent a... More...

Economic

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

BRASILIA, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.

The three countries, ... More...

Climate Change

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The Empire State Building and United Nati... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Tears and laughter for Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Friends, family and hundreds of wellwishers gathered in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday to celebrate the lives of beloved celebrity mother and daughter Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Comedy actor Dan Aykroyd and singer James Blunt... More...

Technology

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said Sunday. No one was seriously injured in the accident which occurre... More...

Education

Weeklong art camp on liberation war begins at JU

DHAKA, March 25, 2017 (BSS)- In observance of the Independence Day, a weeklong 'Art Camp and Memorial Exhibition on Liberation War' kicked off today at Teacher Student Center (TSC) premises on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus.

JU Vice-Chancell... More...

Weather

4 killed, 700 houses damaged due to rain, thunderstorm in NE India

NEW DELHI, March 26, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Heavy rain accompanied with thunderstor... More...