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Scouts camp ends in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: A five-day long scouts camp ended at Gaibandha Islamia High School ground today with a call to respond in case ofany need of the country, reports BSS. On Wednesday evening, a Maha Tabu Jalsha was also held on the ground where the scouts coming from different academic institutions of the district performed their various […]

Menon for making Bangladesh historical days as tourist products

DHAKA,  – Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said the government has undertaken promotional activities to make different historical days of the country as tourism products, reports BSS. “We are working to promote observance of our Pohela Boishakh, 21st February, Ekushay book fair, Independence and Victory days before international travelers as tourist products,” […]

Nazrul made PM’s additional press secretary

DHAKA,  – The government has appointed Prime Minister’s Deputy Press Secretary Md Nazrul Islam (additional secretary) as the premier’s additional press secretary, reports BSS. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a notification in this regard today. Nazrul, an information cadre official of 1984 batch, has been serving as the PM’s deputy press secretary since 2009. […]

No extortionists, terrorists to get AL membership: Quader

DHAKA,  – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader today asked all not to allow any extortionist, terrorist and the members of communal force as the member of the party anyhow, reports BSS. “Extortionists, terrorists and members of the communal force will not be allowed in Awami League,” Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, […]

President seeks more Japanese investment

DHAKA,  – President M Abdul Hamid today sought more Japanese investment in the country as newly appointed Japanese ambassador Hiroyasu IZUMI presented his credential to him at Bangabhaban, reports BSS. “The President also urged Japan to invest in Special Economic Zone (SPZ) in Bangladesh,” President’s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin quoted Abdul Hamid as saying during […]


ICT Expo-2017 begins tomorrow

DHAKA,  – Bangladesh ICT Expo-2017 will begin tomorrow at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) for letting the people know about the remarkable successes achieved so far in ICT sector, reports BSS. Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division and Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) are jointly organising the three-day event. Planning […]

Rohingya issue to get higher importance in Russian parliament

DHAKA,  – Russian parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee chairman and upper house senator Konstantin Kosachev has assured that the Rohingya crisis would be taken up with more seriousness in their parliament, reports BSS. The senator gave the assurance in a meeting with a visiting Bangladesh delegation led by Deputy Speaker Md Fazle Rabbi Miah held on […]

7 killed in Kenya high school shooting during raid

Nairobi – A Kenya police official says seven people, including six students, have been shot dead when herdsmen from neighbouring South Sudan raided a high school, reports AP/UNB. Regional criminal investigations chief Gideon Kibunja said Saturday’s dawn attack occurred at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School near the countries’ border. Kibunja says a key suspect is a […]

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Trump’s ‘Obamacare’ move shakes up health care and politics

Washington – President Donald Trump’s abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America’s health care and political worlds alike, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance markets and shove Republicans into a renewed civil war over their efforts to shred “Obamacare”, reports AP/UNB. Defiant Democrats, convinced they have important leverage, promised […]


Russia postpones launch of cargo ship to space station

Moscow – Russia’s Mission Control says the launch of an unmanned Russian cargo ship to the International Space Station has been postponed, reports AP/UNB. The Mission Control didn’t immediately give the reason for the postponement of Thursday’s launch, which was announced minutes after the designated launch time at 12:32 Moscow time (0932 GMT). It said […]

37 dead, 40 missing in landslides, floods in Vietnam

HANOI – Landslides and floods triggered by heavy rain over the past four days in Vietnam’s northern and central regions have left 37 local people dead and 40 others missing, the country’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Thursday, reports BSS/Xinhua. They have also injured 21 local people, inundated over 16,700 […]


21 dead in ‘catastrophic’ California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, United States – More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday to help battle infernos which have left at least 21 people dead and thousands homeless, reports AFP/BSS. “This is a serious, critical, catastrophic event,” California fire chief Ken Pimlott told reporters. […]


Mashrafe presence to rejuvenate Tigers

DHAKA, Oct 11, 2017 (BSS) – It is expected that Mashrafe Mortaza will be able to rejuvenate the embattled Bangladesh team now touring South Africa after having been capitulated by the home side in the test series. Former national opener Ishtiaque Ahmad shared his thoughts with BSS on Tuesday. He said, ” Faf Duplesis and […]