Dhaka, Saturday, June 25, 2016

LATEST NEWS

National : Four die, dozens injured in elevator crash, fire in Uttara ** Dhaka, Washington agree to boost cooperation to fight terrorism ** Anisul seeks Russian cooperation to modernize Bangladesh judiciary **   |   International : **British PM David Cameron says he will resign ** China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98 ** US election is about more than beating Trump: Sanders **    |   

Top Stories

News

National

Asaduzzaman vows to trace killers of SP's wife

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today vowed to trace the perpetrators of the killing of Police Super Babul Akhtar's wife and ensure exemplary punishment for the culprits. "Criminals whatsoever powerful they are or not will be arrested and brought to justice . . . no ... More...

Govt working sincerely to establish the rule of law: Law Minister

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS)- Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq said the Awami League-led government has been working sincerely to establish the rule of law in the country. "Because, Awami League believes that the country's economic and social development would not possibl... More...

People get something whenever Sheikh Hasina's govt is in power: Matia

SHERPUR, June 24, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League presidium member and Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury said here tod... More...

Inter-city trains to be introduced on Dhaka-Mohanganj route

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - The long-cherished dream of the haor people is going to be materialized as the government h... More...

BNP-Jamaat alliance prefers secret killing to panic people

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League's Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said the BNP-Jamaat allian... More...

International

Brexit pitches world into uncharted terrain

PARIS, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Slowing growth, a return to protectionism, questioning of free trade agreements and doubts over the stability of the EU: the world economy is entering a period of deep uncertainty following Brexit.

"We are moving into completely uncharted territory where the only certainty will be uncertainty," said Jean-Michel... More...

UK politics in uncharted waters after Brexit vote

LONDON, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - British politics was upended Friday by a shock vote to leave the EU which forced Prime Minister David Cameron to quit, triggered a leadership race and raised doubts the country could survive in its current form. Announcing his resignation outside Downing Street, Ca... More...

Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98

YANCHENG, China, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Survivors scrabbled through the rubble of their homes Friday after hurricane-force winds and a tornado left at least 98 dead in China, wi... More...

British PM David Cameron says he will resign

LONDON, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday he will resign after Britons voted to... More...

Britain votes to leave EU: BBC

LONDON, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Britain has voted to leave the European Union by 52 percent to 48 percent, the BBC ... More...

Sports

Football: Open draw offers Wales, N. Ireland chance of a lifetime

PARIS, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two small, British nations clash for the momentous prize of a Euro 2016 quarter-final... More...

Football: Bundesliga intel preps Swiss for Poland clash

SAINT-ETIENNE, France, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Experience forged in the German league will help Switzerland's Bundesliga star... More...

District

34 passengers injured in Ctg road accident

CHITTAGONG, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - At least 34 persons were injured in a road accident in Custom Bridge area of Bandar thana in the... More...

Four food producing factories fined Tk 26 lakh by mobile court in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, June 24,2016 (BSS)- A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a series of anti-adulteration drive here on Frid... More...

Economic

Oil prices rally as Britain votes on EU exit

NEW YORK, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - World oil prices rallied Thursday, joining a buoyant mood on markets as investors ... More...

Climate Change

California fire destroys 80 buildings, closes highways

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A fast-spreading fire in central California has destroyed at least 80 buildings and is threatening 1,500 more, prompting ... More...

Photo Gallery

Entertainment & Arts

Orientation on heritage held at Sonargaon Museum

NARAYANGONJ, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - An orientation course on cultural and heritage of Bangladesh was held at the Library Building of Bangladesh Folk Art and Craft Foundation on the premises of Sonargaon museum here today. Additional Cultural Secretary Mohammad Mashiur Rahma... More...

Technology

Govt creates master trainers at Dist.level to make 10,000 info leaders

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS)- The government has developed master trainers in all the 64 districts to build 10,000 entrepreneurs of Union Digital Centers (UDCs) as info leaders, official sources said.

They said 128 (2 in each district) local level journalists and
entrepreneurs of UDCs w... More...

Education

SFP in primary schools within five years: Mostafizur

RANGPUR, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - Minister for Primary and Mass Education Mostafi... More...

Weather

Met office predicts light to moderate rainfall today

DHAKA, June 24, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi, Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal and... More...