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Mass Media to give peace, sustainable, cultural development to humanity: Inu

INCHON, Korea, May 24, 2016(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that the media would work for peace, sustainable and cultural development. The minister was speaking at the plenary session of the conference on World Information, Communication and Broadcasting Summit, 2016, her... More...

JS body for implementation of dist-level schools feeding project

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Parliamentary Standing on Primary and Mass Education Ministry today emphasized to bring all schools at district- level under the school feeding project to accelerate the implementation of the project.

"The committee (standing) today asked to bring all schools at district level under school feeding project in ord... More...

Next deposition of witnesses in seven-murder case May 30

NARAYANGANJ, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today fixed the date of next deposition of the witnesses in two cases,... More...

JS body approves amended public procurement act

DHAKA, May 24, 2016(BSS)-The parliamentary standing committee of the Planning Ministry today approved the Public Procu... More...

Three get life term in Hall-Mark Group scam

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - A Dhaka court today handed down life imprisonment to a former official of Sonali Bank and t... More...

International

Iran sends new delegation to Saudi for hajj talks

TEHRAN, May 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - An Iranian delegation was travelling to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks on the annual hajj pilgrimage despite a diplomatic crisis between the Gulf rivals, the official IRNA news agency. "A delegation of six people will leave this afternoon for Saudi Arabia at the i... More...

In first, Russia, China emergency medical teams get global certificate: WHO

GENEVA, May 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Three Russian and Chinese emergency medical teams have become the first certified by the World Health Organization to respond to disasters and disease outbreaks globally, the UN health agency said Tuesday. The two teams from Russia and one from China "completed ... More...

At least 11 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide, many feared missing: officials

YANGON, May 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myan... More...

Chinese media slam US lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

BEIJING, May 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Chinese state media on Tuesday slammed the lifting of a decades-old US arms embargo a... More...

Vietnam activist 'stopped' from meeting Obama

HANOI, May 24, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Vietnamese activist Tuesday said he had been stopped by authorities from meeting Barack Obama as the US leader prepares to engage with rights cam... More...

Sports

DPL: Doleshawar beat Kalabagan in rain-hit match

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Prime Doleshawar Sporting Club beat Kalabagan Cricket Academy by 49 runs in rain-hit Dhaka Premier Div... More...

Bangabondhu-Bangamata soccer tourney inaugurated in Domar

NILPHAMARI, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Two matches were decided on the inaugural day of the Bangabandhu -Bangamata Begum Sheikh Fazilatu... More...

District

Three get life term for kidnapping, raping in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, May 24, 2016 (BSS)- Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal in Manikganj awarded life term rigorous imprisonme... More...

BCL leader Hasu killed in Rangpur road crash

RANGPUR, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Hasanur Rahman Hasu, 25, was killed in a ... More...

Economic

Demand for implementation of Ganges Barrage project

RAJSHAHI, May 24, 2016 (BSS)- People of the metropolis in a meeting have called for immediate implementation of the G... More...

Climate Change

Optimum use of cultivable land can ensure food security: experts

RANGPUR, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Attaining sustainable national food security is p... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Khilkhil Kazi's recitation & song evening May 27

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising an evening of recitation and songs by Khilkhil Kazi and Salauddin Ahmed on Friday on the occasion of the 117th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The event will be held at 6.... More...

Technology

Solar Impulse plane postpones Ohio departure

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2016 (BFF/AFP) - A solar-powered plane set to fly from Ohio to Pennsylvania on Tuesday delayed its departure to inspect possible damage due to a mishap, organizers said. The Solar Impulse 2, set to be piloted by Swiss national Bertrand Piccard, was schedule... More...

Education

HSC exams of May 27 shifted to June 12

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS) - The scheduled HSC and equivalent (DIBS) examinations of May 27 under secondary and higher secondary education boards has been rescheduled for June 12 (Sunday) for unavoidable circumstances.

An official release said ... More...

Weather

Kalbaishakhi may lash some places

DHAKA, May 24, 2016 (BSS)- Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary We... More...