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Govt working on making collaborators's list

SANGSAD BHABAN, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - The government has started to make a list of all local collaborators including Rajakars, Al-B... More...

Govt to construct houses for another 10,000 insolvent FFs

SANGSAD BHABAN, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) -Liberation War affairs Minister A K M Mozammel Haque today said the government would... More...

National

Fazle Karim elected VP of IPU's Committee of Human Rights of Parliamentarians

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury has been elected vice-president of Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians of Inter Parliamentary Union today. He was elected in the 146th session of the committee for July 2018 ten... More...

Govt to procure 6 ships for BSC

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - The government will procure six ships for Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) with the financial assistance of China. The ships will be procured following Direct Procurement involving US$ 18.45 crore. China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) will su... More...

President, PM laud police force in curbing terrorism and militancy

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today lauded the role of the members... More...

Inu for stopping killing people or facing grave consequence

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, once again warned Khaleda Zia to refrain from bur... More...

Dhaka, Delhi venturing into newer areas of cooperation: FM

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today said Bangladesh and India are venturing into newer ar... More...

International

Greek anti-austerity coalition takes power after bombshell vote

ATHENS, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years on Monday and was set to lead an anti-austerity coalition after a stunning election win that sent shockwaves through Europe.

Tsipras's decisive victory in Sunday's vote set the country on a collision course with international credi... More...

Australian PM faces backlash over royal 'knightmare'

SYDNEY, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott was Tuesday facing a backlash over his surprise move to knight Britain's Prince Philip which has prompted ridicule and questions about his leadership even from conservative supporters. Abbott, whose personal approval rating ... More...

Eerie: blizzard brings New York to sudden halt

NEW YORK, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - With deserted train stations and eerily empty streets, Winter Storm Juno emptied N... More...

Stricken plane safely parachutes into sea off Hawaii

LOS ANGELES, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Video from a US Coast Guard aircraft released Monday captured the drama of a si... More...

Modi in diplomatic balancing act as Obama visits India

NEW DELHI, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Narendra Modi has trumpeted a new era of friendship with Barack Obama but experts sa... More...

Sports

Tennis: Dark horse Makarova races into Open semis

MELBOURNE, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australian Open dark horse Ekaterina Makarova of Russia raced into the semi-final... More...

Swimming: Five things about Park Tae-Hwan

SEOUL, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Five moments from the career of South Korean former Olympic champion Park Tae-Hwan, w... More...

District

Pickup van driver gets burn injury in Thakurgaon

THAKURGAON, Jan 26,2015 (BSS)-Driver Nazmul Islam received burn injury when miscreants threw Petrol bomb on his pickup van near Th... More...

Four BNP-Jamaat activists arrested in Habiganj

HABIGANJ, Jan 26,2015 (BSS)-Four BNP-Jamaat activists were arrested in Habiganj when they damaged seven auto rickshaws during har... More...

Economic

Int'l Customs Day marks with call for facilitating business

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS)- Bangladesh on Monday celebrated the International Customs Day with a fervent call to all conc... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Inu urges film makers to develop film industry

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, urged all stakeholders of the film industry to work together for the development of film industry. The information minister made this call while addressing a meeting of film directors at his Secretariat of... More...

Technology

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US

LONDON, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - WikiLeaks on Monday accused Internet giant Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to the US authorities, and not notifying them for almost three years. It was acting on warrants that reveal the US Department o... More...

Education

95 pc pass in NU honors 3rd year exam

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Result of honors 3rd year examination of 2012 unde... More...

Weather

Light to moderate fog may occur over the river basins

DHAKA, Jan 26, 2015 (BSS) - Light to moderate fog may occur over the river basins of the country during midnight till morning, said Met office weather bulletin today adding weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the cou... More...