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National

PM mourns deaths of 3 Bangladeshi peacekeepers in Mali

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the deaths of three Bangladeshi peacekeepers in an IED (improvised explosive device) blast in Mali. In a condolence message, the prime minister recalled with deep gratitude the contribution of the Bangladeshi p... More...

CDA embarks 10-yr master plan for traffic management in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS)- Chittagong Development Authority(CDA) is going to embark upon a ten years long Master Plan for traffic management in the city. CDA has initiated the project in collaboration with the World Bank in line with the opinion of the experts following a series of meetings. ... More...

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers die in Mali

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers embraced martyrdom and another four got injured in an IED (... More...

ICSF urges Myanmar to stop persecution on Rohingyas

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - Expressing concern over the ongoing genocide on Rohingyas, International Crimes Strategy F... More...

Bangladesh, Myanmar talks for return of Rohingya refugees can be held: Inu

DHAKA, Sep 24, 2017(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar ... More...

International

Six injured in suspected acid attack in London

LONDON, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A suspected acid attack in east London injured six people, police said Sunday adding that they had arrested a 15-year-old male. Police were called late Saturday to the Stratford Centre near London's Olympic Stadium after a noxious substance was sprayed during an ar... More...

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

KARANGASEM, Indonesia, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday. Indonesia's disaster mitigat... More...

Earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, Sept. 24, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - A shallow, 5.4 magnitude earthquake rattled southern Philippines on Sunday, the Ph... More...

11 militants killed, 20 injured in Afghan northern Kunduz

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Sept. 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Afghan forces in the crackdown against Taliban have killed 11 armed fighters and injured 20 others in Dasht-e-Archi district of t... More...

North Korea minister launches tirade against Trump at UN

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Sept 24, 2017 (AFP) - North Korea's foreign minister assailed US President Donald Trump a... More...

Sports

Crucial Bangladesh-Nepal tie tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept.24,2017 (BSS) - It will be an acid test for Bangladesh U-18 booters as they face defending champions Nepal ... More...

Kool BSJA media football begins tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept. 24, 2017 (BSS) - The much awaited Kool-BSJA Media Football kicks-off tomorrow (Monday) at the Artificial ... More...

District

Garment worker dies in Ctg road accident

CHITTAGONG, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - A female garment worker was run over by a bus in Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) area ... More...

112 Puja mandaps get Tk 2.24 lakh grants in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - A total of 112 puja mandaps were given grants worth Taka 2.24 lakh for celebrating Durg... More...

Economic

SME loan disbursement increases by 19.86pc in 6 months

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - The credit disbursement for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) increased by 19.86 per... More...

Climate Change

Carmakers face billions in European CO2 fines from 2021: study

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Big-name carmakers including Volk... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Colourful festival on World Tourism Day

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - A daylong colourful festival and musical show will be held at Rabindra Sarabor, one of the capital's popular cultural hubs, on September 27th to celebrate the World Tourism Day with the theme of "Sustainable Tourism - a Tool for Development". Aviat... More...

Technology

Science festival in city from tomorrow

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is going to host a four-day science festival titled "InFact" from tomorrow here with a view to raising awareness on nuclear. The festival will kick off at 10:30 am through a ceremony at Bangaband... More...

Education

DU VC Prof Akhtaruzzaman accorded reception

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - An association of former students of Islamic Histo... More...

Weather

Met office forecasts moderate rain

DHAKA, Sept 24, 2017 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompa... More...