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Fishermen returning from sea following ban on...
NEWS FLASH DESK Fishermen along with their trawlers have started to return their homes from Bay of Bengal following a government ban imposed on fishing Hilsa. The government has imposed ban on the catching, selling and transportation of Hilsa for 22 days from October 1-22. There... More detail
Fishermen returning from sea following ban on...
NEWS FLASH DESK Fishermen along with their trawlers have started to return their homes from Bay of Bengal following a government ban imposed on fishing Hilsa. The government has imposed ban on the catching, selling and transportation of Hilsa for 22 days from October 1-22. There... More detail
President for united efforts to prevent...
NEWS FLASH DESK President M Abdul Hamid today urged all to come forward to prevent religious fanaticism and stand by the destitute and hapless people as per religious instructions. "Religious fanaticism is a threat to the global peace at present. All must come forward unitedly to prevent... More detail
Durga Puja ends with immersion
NEWS FLASH DESK The five-day Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Bengali-speaking followers of Hindu community, ended today with immersion of Devi Durga and other goddesses amid much enthusiasm and festivity. Durga Puja began on September 26 with the incarnation (Bodhon) of the... More detail
Padma Bridge becomes 'visible reality' as span...
NEWS FLASH DESK Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the construction work of the Padma Bridge is going on overcoming all barriers and the bridge has now become a 'visible reality' with the installation of its first span. "The Padma Bridge is not merely a colourful... More detail
Sheikh Hasina new star of East: Khaleej Times
NEWS FLASH DESK A leading daily newspaper of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today highly appreciated Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her humane approach in the Rohingya issue, dubbing her as the "new star of the East". "The Bangladesh Prime Minister is the new star of the East... More detail
CELEBRATING THE FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMK...
DHAKA Friday evening, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts (EMK Center). Joining the Ambassador were supporters and partners from academia, arts, business, civil society, the diplomatic... More detail
Bangladesh needs longer-term plan for Rohingya: UN
BSS The nearly half a million Rohingyas who have entered Bangladesh since August will likely not be leaving soon, the UN said Wednesday, calling for longer-term plans to manage the influx. The head of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, called the current camp set... More detail
President calls for upholding DU image
BSS President M Abdul Hamid today asked Dhaka University (DU) authorities to take necessary measures to uphold its image and dignity apart from ensuring its overall academic environment. "Abide by the rules and regulations at all levels in running the university," the President said while... More detail
PM's 71st birthday celebrated across country
BSS The 71st birthday of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the president of Bangladesh Awami League, was celebrated today across the country with various programmes, including milad and doa mahfils seeking divine blessings for her good health and long life. On this day in 1947, Sheikh... More detail
PM reiterates call for creating global fund for...
BSS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call to create a global fund to support research work on water and innovation as well as technology transfer for achieving sustainable development goals in the area of water resources and management. "We value water as rights and... More detail
PM seeks expeditious UN attempts to end Rohingya...
BSS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought expeditious UN and global interventions to protect all civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine State irrespective of religion and ethnicity and take effective steps for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis. Addressing the UN General... More detail
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WFP to give food support for 5 lakh Rohingyas

WFP to give food support for 5 lakh Rohingyas World Food Programme (WFP) will provide food assistance to 500,000 Rohingyas, who entered Bangladesh fleeing violence in Myanmar. WFP Executive Di...

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President for united efforts to prevent religious fanaticism

President for united efforts to prevent religious fanaticism NEWS FLASH DESK President M Abdul Hamid today urged all to come forward to prevent religious fanaticism and stand by the destitute and hapless peop...

Fishermen returning from sea following ban on Hilsa fishing

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4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah

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Politics

BNP chief for unity based EC formation

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Diplomacy

CELEBRATING THE FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMK CENTER

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BB: Full report submitted to Muhith

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Modi : Banking for all to end "financial untouchability"

Modi : Banking for all to end

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Google puts up doodle to mark Bangladesh’s Independence Day

Google puts up doodle to mark Bangladesh’s Independence Day

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Global internet giant Google paid homage to Bangladesh’s independence by putting up a ‘doodle’ portraying a Royal Bengal Tiger in a red circle sig...

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

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Modi says India will fight foreign threats

Modi says India will fight foreign threats NEWS FLASH DESK India can defend itself from anyone who seeks "to act against our country", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an Independence Da...

Prince Harry condemns press 'abuse' of girlfriend

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Shakib-Srabanti romance in London

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Sienna Miller on why her new role is not 'just a wife'

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Sabira emerges with incredible talent in literature and music

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Sports

Fifa corruption scandal: Blatter re-elected president

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Shakib wants rest to regain strength, enhance focus

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Aviation / Tourissiom

Passengers must show Photo ID for domestic flights

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Leather tech expo begins November 3

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Country

President for united efforts to prevent religious fanaticism

President for united efforts to prevent religious fanaticism NEWS FLASH DESK President M Abdul Hamid today urged all to come forward to prevent religious fanaticism and stand by the destitute and hapless peop...

Fishermen returning from sea following ban on Hilsa fishing

Fishermen returning from sea following ban on Hilsa fishing NEWS FLASH DESK Fishermen along with their trawlers have started to return their homes from Bay of Bengal following a government ban imposed on fis...

4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah

4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah News Flash Correspondent Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) will ensure 4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah on the day of Eid-ul Fitr, installing closed-...

Politics

BNP chief for unity based EC formation

BNP chief for unity based EC formation News Flash Correspondent Pointing to the need of stronger Election Commission in Bangladesh, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said, 'The Election Commissi...

Diplomacy

CELEBRATING THE FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMK CENTER

CELEBRATING THE FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMK CENTER DHAKA Friday evening, U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Ser...

FROM IOWA TO BANGLADESH, TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE

FROM IOWA TO BANGLADESH, TECHNOLOGY SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE Dan Mozena , U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh


I grew up on a dairy farm in Iowa and spent my formative years milking cows, slopping hogs and helping Dad g...

Economy

BB: Full report submitted to Muhith

BB: Full report submitted to Muhith < > Newsflash Correspondent The probe body formed to investigate the Bangladesh Bank ... <

Modi : Banking for all to end "financial untouchability"

Modi : Banking for all to end

Reuters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the launch of the Jan Dhan Yojana, or the Scheme for People's Wealth, in New Delhi August 28, 2014. ...

Stocks extend loss as major sectors dip

Stocks extend loss as major sectors dip < > Newsflash Desk Stocks extended loss to maintain falling trend for the second consecuti...

Technology

Google puts up doodle to mark Bangladesh’s Independence Day

Google puts up doodle to mark Bangladesh’s Independence Day

Desk

Global internet giant Google paid homage to Bangladesh’s independence by putting up a ‘doodle’ portraying a Royal Bengal Tiger in a red circle sig...

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos BANGALORE, India, Sept 25, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the cou...

Dur-desh

Modi says India will fight foreign threats

Modi says India will fight foreign threats NEWS FLASH DESK India can defend itself from anyone who seeks "to act against our country", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an Independence Da...

Prince Harry condemns press 'abuse' of girlfriend

Prince Harry condemns press 'abuse' of girlfriend Newsflash Desk Prince Harry has confirmed US actress Meghan Markle is his girlfriend, in a statement from Kensington Palace attacking the media for s...

Entertaiment

Shakib-Srabanti romance in London

Shakib-Srabanti romance in London < > Newsflash Correspondent Shooting of the Indo-Bangla joint venture film ‘Shikari’ ... <

Sienna Miller on why her new role is not 'just a wife'

Sienna Miller on why her new role is not 'just a wife' If there's one thing Sienna Miller has in common with the character she plays in exploration epic Lost City of Z, it's that she's not afraid to air he...

Sabira emerges with incredible talent in literature and music

Sabira emerges with incredible talent in literature and music Newsflash Desk In her uniqueness in different genres of creative works, popular writer and singer Sabira Sultana has emerged with extraordinary tal...

Sports

Fifa corruption scandal: Blatter re-elected president

Fifa corruption scandal: Blatter re-elected president Desk Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, football's world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegati...

Shakib wants rest to regain strength, enhance focus

Shakib wants rest to regain strength, enhance focus SPORTS DESK Now it is not a secret anymore that Shakib Al Hasan is taking temporary break from cricket and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Mo...

Aviation / Tourissiom

Passengers must show Photo ID for domestic flights

Passengers must show Photo ID for domestic flights NEWS FLASH CORRESPONDENT The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has instructed all local airlines to issue boarding passes for any domes...

Leather tech expo begins November 3

Leather tech expo begins November 3 < > Newsflash Correspondent A three-day long international exhibition on machinery, componen...

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