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Organic agriculture has demand in contemporary era: Ranga

BOGRA, May 28, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for LGRD and Cooperatives M Moshiur Rahman Ranga today said that the present government is implementing the development activities by giving priority on organic agriculture terming it as a demand of the times in contemporary era.

Speaking as chief guest at a workshop here, he said that "Organic Agricu... More...

Accomplices of Aslam Chowdhury be traced out: Home Minister

BARISAL, May 28, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said here today that the accomplices of BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury, who has been accused of sedition charge, will be traced out soon. "We shall trace out the accomplices of Aslam Chowdhury," he said in reply to a question of a local rep... More...

Nasim denies reports on doctors' punishment in proposed law

DHAKA, May 28, 2016 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim today denied the media reports that sugges... More...

Govt for development of disabled population: Nuruzzaman

RANGPUR, May 28, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Food Nuruzzaman Ahmed MP has said the present government led by Prime ... More...

Awami League to protest BBC Bangla service news on Joy: Hanif

DHAKA, May 28, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif today said his party would protest... More...

International

Russian activists struggle to raise HIV awareness as epidemic grows

MOSCOW, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Vadim Pokrovsky stunned hundreds of students at a conference in Moscow last week when he reached into his pocket and took out a condom. "And you, the young generation, how do you protect yourselves from HIV?" said Pokrovsky, the 61-year-old head of Russia's federa... More...

Panama Papers law firm closes Jersey, Gibraltar offices

PANAMA CITY, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers revelations is closing its offices in the British-dependent territories of Jersey, Isle of Man and Gibraltar, it tweeted Friday. Mossack Fonseca "will be ceasing operations" in those territories, "but we will co... More...

Hundreds of civilians flee Iraq's Fallujah area

NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hundreds of people fled the Fallujah area Friday as forces pressed simul... More...

Demonstrators face off at Trump rally in California

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Thousands of pro- and anti-Donald Trump demonstrators faced off Friday outside a ... More...

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US President Barack Obama on Friday wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he ... More...

Sports

Milan readies for glitzy, all-Spanish Champions League final

MILAN, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Milan's San Siro stadium is preparing for a glitzy all-Spanish final of the Champions Le... More...

National taekwondo competition begins tomorrow

DHAKA, May 28, 2016 (BSS)- The 8th national taekwondo competition begins tomorrow (Sunday) at the National Sports Council gymnasiu... More...

District

Safe motherhood for healthy babies stressed

RANGPUR, May 28, 2015 (BSS) - Health experts at a post-rally discussion have laid emphasis on ensuring safe motherhood for health... More...

Polling in 47 UPs in Ctg ends, 2 killed; counting on

CHITTAGONG, May 28, 2016 (BSS)- Fifth round of Union Parishad (UP) polls in four upazilas in Chittagong ended amid stray incidents... More...

Economic

TCB to start OMS tomorrow

DHAKA, May 28, 2016 (BSS) - Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is set to start open market sale (OMS) of essential ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Johnny Depp ordered to stay away from wife over abuse claim

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Johnny Depp was hit with a restraining order on Friday after his wife appeared in court with a black eye, accusing the Oscar-nominated star of assaulting her. Amber Heard, who filed for divorce in Los Angeles earlier this week and is seeki... More...

Technology

SpaceX makes fourth successful rocket landing

MIAMI, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - SpaceX launched an Asian communications satellite into a distant orbit Friday and for the fourth time managed to recover the rocket that did the work. Under blue skies dotted with clouds, the shiny white Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape... More...

Education

IT expansion creates scope for free flow of information: DU VC

DHAKA, May 28, 2016 (BSS) - Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University Professor Dr A A M S Arefin Siddique today said the expansion of Information and Technology (IT) up to village has created an opportunity for ensuring free flow of grassroots information... More...

Weather

Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are dead

COLOMBO, May 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Around 100 people still missing following land... More...