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Jatiya Sangsad

Budget session prorogued with passing 16 bills

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 27, 2016 (BSS) –With passing 16 bills out of the total 27, the budget session of the 10th Jatiya Sa... More...

We must unite to root out terrorism: Rawshan Ershad

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - Terming terrorism and violent extremism as the worst threats to the sustainability... More...

National

DC Ctg selected as best DC in Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG, July 27, 2016 (BSS)-Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mejba Uddin has been selected as best Deputy Commissioner in Bangladesh for his outstanding performance to maintain public interest in the district-level in the country. He was selected as the best DC at the four-day DC conference that ... More...

Asaduzzaman calls on Pranab Mukherjee

DELHI, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today called on Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. During the meeting, they exchanged views on current issues and discussed matters of bilateral interest. Latter, Khan attended a dinner hosted by Ban... More...

Illegally occupied land of roads and highways recovered: Quader

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS)- Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that illegally occupied lands ... More...

Bangladesh receives Tk 2.40 cr from BSNL for bandwidth

NEW DELHI, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim today received a cheque fo... More...

Workshop on finalizing 'National Youth Policy' held

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS)- A workshop on finalizing National Youth Policy-2016 was held here with the objectives to collect feedback, opinions, suggestions and recommendations fro... More...

International

Toll rises to 44 in bomb attack in Syrian Kurdish city: state media

DAMASCUS, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The toll in a massive bomb attack on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria has risen to 44, state media said. The official SANA news agency said at least 140 people were also injured when a suicide bomber in a vehicle blew himself ... More...

Turkey issues warrants for 47 ex-staff of Zaman daily

ANKARA, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkey issued arrest warrants Wednesday for 47 former staff of the Zaman newspaper, an official said, in a growing crackdown on people suspected of links to alleged coup mastermind Fethullah Gulen. The official, declining to be named, said the swoop covers "executives... More...

Iran announces May 19 presidential election

TEHRAN, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Iran's Guardian Council announced
Wednesday that next year's presidential election w... More...

French church attack intensifies terrorism fears in Europe

PARIS, July 27, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - Two knife-wielding attackers, several hostages, and an elderly priest cut throat -- that's a few keywords of the latest terror attack that has ... More...

Japan knife attacker grins before cameras

TOKYO, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabl... More...

Sports

New Zealand's Tahuhu replaces Australia's Lanning in Surrey squad

LONDON, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - New Zealand's Lea Tahuhu will replace Australia captain Meg Lanning in the Surrey squa... More...

Nanna Da hockey team clinch umpires hockey title

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS)-Nanna Da hockey team clinched title of 2nd Mirza Farid Smrity hockey umpires tournament beating Meer... More...

District

RDRS Bangladesh distributes relief goods in Dimla

RANGPUR, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - RDRS Bangladesh today distributed dry foods as relief goods among 200 flood-hit families ... More...

Four robbers arrested in Khulna

KHULNA, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - The members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-6) arrested four robbers from village Baniashanta under E... More...

Economic

Stocks end mixed on post-MPS trade

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS) -Stock market closed today mixed with moderate loss in indices after Bangladesh Bank (BB) a... More...

Climate Change

African children to suffer as El Nino winds down: NGO

NAIROBI, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Millions of children will suffer
dispropor... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Award nods

NEW YORK, July 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Beyonce on Tuesday led nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards as she basked in acclaim for her intertwined film-album "Lemonade." The pop diva was in the running for 11 awards at MTV's annual extravaganza, which will take place Aug... More...

Technology

BPO summit begins in city tomorrow

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS)-The two-day Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Summit-2016 begins tomorrow at Sonargaon Hotel in the city. BPO aims to create a fluent, self-reliant industry with sustainable jobs in this sector for at least 2,50,000 by the year 2021. "Ba... More...

Education

MoU signed between BRAC, Orbis International

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between BRAC and Orbis International, a US-based international organisation, at BRAC Centre in the city for extending quality modern eye-care treatment for the ultra poor.

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Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, July 27, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompani... More...