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National : **DNCC, DSCC fix 528 slaughtering spots during Eid-ul-Azha**Journalist Ashrafuddin Makbul passes away **Work on Mongla economic zone going on in full swing**   |   International : ** IS kills US Navy SEAL in Iraq attack *** Floods following drought worsen Ethiopian hunger    |   

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National

Al-Badr honcho Nizami's brutality knew no bound

by Mahmudul Hasan Raju DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - As Dr Alim Chowdhury along with his family were watching the bombardment of allied air force on Dhaka from the balcony of their Purana Paltan house on the afternoon of December 15, 1971, and were much excited thinking about the imminent independe... More...

Accreditation tool can help policymakers, regulators

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) -The market-based tools that include accreditation, standards and conformity assessment can be used by the policymakers to frame better regulation, protect environment, ensure public safety, prevent fraudulence and gain public trust.

This was observed at a seminar titled "How Accreditation Helps the Work of Policy M... More...

AUST teacher held over sexual abuse allegations

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Police early today arrested Mahfuzur Rashid Ferdous, an associate professor of the Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), over sexual... More...

Journalist Ashrafuddin Makbul passes away

KHULNA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Former special correspondent and Khulna bureau chief of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) ... More...

Rangpur to have modern communication networks: City Mayor

RANGPUR, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC)
and valiant freedom fighter Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahme... More...

International

Brazil prosecutor seeks obstruction of justice probe against Rousseff: reports

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brazil's top prosecutor on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to open a probe into alleged obstruction of justice by President Dilma Rousseff, major Brazilian newspapers reported, in a potentially explosive twist to the country's political crisis.

According to reports in Globo, Folha de Sao Paulo and Estadao ... More...

Drought takes toll at Palau's famed Jellyfish Lake

KOROR, Palau, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A severe drought in Palau is killing marine life at the island nation's popular Jellyfish Lake, researchers say, forcing tourism operators to cancel trips to the unique Pacific destination. The lake near the capital Koror normally provides a tranquil, otherworl... More...

Iphone can be a handbag, Chinese court says in Apple case

BEIJING, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Chinese court has ruled against Apple in a case it brought against a small maker of ... More...

Floods following drought worsen Ethiopian hunger

DERALA, Ethiopia, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Stuck on a track in eastern Ethiopia, trucks carrying food for the starving ar... More...

Trump the 'presumptive' White House nominee as Cruz crashes out

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump looked all-but-certain of carrying the Republican Party colors in the 2... More...

Sports

Pellegrini promises City will attack Madrid

MADRID, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has promised his side won't be afraid to attac... More...

French Federation offices raided over alleged corruption

PARIS, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The French Tennis Federation's offices and the home of its president Jean Gachassin were raided Tue... More...

District

Schoolboy electrocuted in C'nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- A schoolboy was electrocuted at Chak Alampur Firingipara under Ranihati union in Sadar upazi... More...

Schoolboy electrocuted in C'nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- A schoolboy was electrocuted at Chak Alampur Firingipara under Ranihati union in Sadar upazi... More...

Economic

Better Haribhanga mango production likely in Rangpur

RANGPUR, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - The farmers are expecting better
production of the fibreless and highly tasty local varie... More...

Climate Change

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Entertainment & Arts

Rock legends to perform at mega concert

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who -- the most celebrated acts in rock'n roll -- will perform at a mega festival in October, organizers said Tuesday. The iconic artists have been confirmed... More...

Technology

Google autonomous car project teams with FiatChrysler

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Fiat Chrysler in a major expansion of its fleet of self-driving vehicles. The Google autonomous test fleet would be more than doubled with the addition of 100 new ... More...

Education

Innovation lab to be launched at Dhaka University

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- Dhaka University (DU) will establish a "DU Innovation and Incubation Lab (DU i-lab)" with an objective of accelerating innovation in Bangladesh.

A press conference will be held at the Old Senate Room of DU Vice-Chance... More...

Weather

Rain with temporary gusty wind likely

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or Thunder showers accompanied by temporary gus... More...