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Tofail urges businessmen to increase foreign trade competency

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) has to increase support to businessmen for extending their external trade competency. "Country's foreign trade will be increased further in the coming days. So, the businessmen who are ... More...

CHT to turn into business hub: Menon

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said the government had taken initiatives to make the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) as a business hub for South and Southeast Asia using utmost potential of huge resources of the hilly region. "The CHT, 10 pe... More...

Nazrul's 118th birth anniversary celebrated

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - People from all walks of life today paid rich tributes to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam ... More...

Six die in Chittagong road accidents

CHITTAGONG, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - At least six persons were killed in separate road accidents here today.

Four passengers of a human hauler were killed and 10 others injured ... More...

Charge sheet on Holey artisan attack to be placed soon: Kamal

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said the charge-sheet on the terror attacks at Holey ... More...

International

California judge issues arrest warrant for yoga guru Bikram Choudhury

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the yoga guru Bikram Choudhury after he failed to pay nearly $6.5 million to a former legal adviser in a sexual harassment case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Edward Moreton also set bail at $8 mill... More...

Manchester terror attack: The victims

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's suicide attack on a Manchester pop concert, including an eight-year-old girl, teenagers and several parents who had come to collect their children. Police have established the identity of all of those kill... More...

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Britain raced Thursday to track down a jihadist network suspected o... More...

Republican congressional candidate 'bodyslams' reporter

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A Republican running for Congress in Montana "bodyslammed" a reporter for The Guard... More...

Manchester police conduct explosion in terror probe

LONDON, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - British police investigating the Manchester attack carried out a controlled explosion a... More...

Sports

Mahmudullah, Mushfiq secures 5-wicket win for Bangladesh

DHAKA, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - A match-winning knocks came from the bat of Mahmudullha and Mushfiqur Rahim enabled Banglade... More...

Cricket: England line-up warm-up games for Ashes tour

SYDNEY, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - England will play tour matches in Perth, Adelaide and Townsville in the lead-up to the... More...

District

Cop among six killed in road mishap

GOPALGANJ, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - At least six persons, including a police personnel, were killed in a head-on collision between ... More...

Call for massive tree plantation for ecological balance

RANGPUR, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Educationists, environmentalists and human rights activists have stressed on massive tr... More...

Economic

Merger renders Tk 1.7bn loss: Robi

DHAKA, May 25, 2016 (BSS) - Mobile phone operator Robi claims it was forced to incur a loss of Taka 1.7 billion at th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Film a powerful media to effect social change: Inu

DHAKA, May 25, 2017(BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said today films were a powerful media to effect social change. "It creates role models, values and culture," he told a function of actors and technicians of the film "Ora Egarojon", a pioneering film based on... More...

Technology

Jury out on North Korea link to ransomware attack

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month? That's the subject of heated debate in cybersecurity circles after analysts found similarities in the "WannaCry" worm to other malware at... More...

Education

Institutional quality can boost veterinary sector

RAJSHAHI, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - Scientists and researchers underscored on formula... More...

Weather

Mild heat wave sweeps over the country: Met office

Dhaka, May 25, 2017 (BSS) - A mild heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Khulna and Barisal divisions and the regions of Rangpur, Dinajpur, Rajshahi, Pabna, Chandpur, M-court, Feni, Hatiya and Cox's Bazar and it may continue.

Rain or thunder showers ... More...