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International : NATO vows solidarity with Turkey over Islamic State **India building collapse kills seven**First child double hand transplant announced in US **Iran's Zarif has 'no concern' about nuclear deal **   |   National : No escape for Salauddin, SC upholds death for 'Rasputin" of 1971**   |   

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National

Charges that earn Salauddin death

DHAKA, July 29, 2015 (BSS) - The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today rejected an appeal filed by BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, challenging the death sentence given to him by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 for committing crimes against humanity. Earlier on Octobe... More...

'We should face IT crime through IT': Law Minister

DHAKA, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Advocate Anisul Huq today said information technology (IT) crime of the defeated forces of 1971 should be resisted through IT battle. "Defeated forces of 1971 have started new war against us through new ways and innovatio... More...

Bangladesh to get rid of war criminals: Mozammel

DHAKA, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haq today said Bangladesh will get rid of wa... More...

Nahid seeks cooperation of DCs for quality education

DHAKA, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today sought cooperation of deputy commissioners fo... More...

PM visits ailing Dipu Moni at hospital

DHAKA, July 28, 2015 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today visited ailing Dr Dipu Moni, Awami League joint gener... More...

International

India building collapse kills seven

MUMBAI, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Seven people died when a three-storey building collapsed in heavy rains in western India, an official said Wednesday, the latest deadly accident to highlight shoddy construction standards in the country. Rescuers were frantically searching for another three people bel... More...

Iran's Zarif has 'no concern' about nuclear deal

TEHRAN, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Iran's foreign minister moved Tuesday to dismiss speculation that his country's nuclear deal with major powers could hit difficulties, saying he had "no concern or worry" about its implementation. Mohammad Javad Zarif's remarks came during a news conference with v... More...

Leader of Pakistan anti-Shiite militant group killed by police: officials

LAHORE, Pakistan, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The leader of an anti- Shiite militant group behind some of Pakistan's worst... More...

Speculation grows of looming N. Korea rocket test

SEOUL, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Fresh satellite images suggest North
Korea has completed upgrades at its main satellit... More...

Earhquake rocks Colombia near Panama border

BOGOTA, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 rocked northern Colombia near its border... More...

Sports

Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back Tuesday at comments from the wife of Real... More...

International Champions Cup result

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Result from an International
Champions Cup friendly match on Tuesday:

Chelsea 2 (Hazard ... More...

District

Three Bangladeshis held from Hili frontier

RANGPUR, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB)
arrested three Bangladeshi nationals after their illegal intrusion
... More...

Mobile court fines eight gamblers in Pirganj

RANGPUR, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - A mobile court fined eight gamblers
with Taka 600 each in Pirganj upazila town in the district thi... More...

Economic

Oil prices down in Asia

SINGAPORE, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Oil prices were down in Asia
Wednesday as investors waited for the results of a US... More...

Climate Change

As desert encroaches, Niger turns to natural gas

NIAMEY, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Threatened by the advance of a desert that alr... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Key world premieres on slate at Toronto filmfest

TORONTO, Canada, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The 40th Toronto International Film Festival, scheduled for September 10-20, will include some 20 world premieres. Here are some of them: - "Demolition," starring Jake Gyllenhaal, tells the story of a brilliant investment banker who m... More...

Technology

Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers. Amazon Prime Air project vice president Gur Kimchi used a NASA convention in California ... More...

Education

Medical, dental college admission tests Sept 18

DHAKA, July 28, 2015 (BSS) - The admission tests for medical and dental colle... More...

Weather

Rains, floods kill 81 in Pakistan: disaster agency

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Torrential rains and flooding have killed 8... More...