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Jatiya Sangsad

15,30,982 youths receive vocational training since 2009: Dr Biren

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 25, 2016 (BSS)-Department of Youth Development has trained 15,30,982 unemployed youths and helped 4,29,567 tr... More...

JS sitting resumes

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 25, 2016 (BSS)-The sitting of the Jatiya Sangsad resumed at 10.55 am today with Speaker Dr. Shirin ... More...

National

Mung bean farming makes rural women self-reliant in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, June 25, 2016 (BSS)- Expanded mung-bean farming has opened up the money-making door for more than twenty thousand rural women, including students, as they are harvesting the cash crop in the greater Rajshahi region this season. Harvest of mung bean is going on in full swing in different area... More...

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 go... 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...

International

Car bomb kills four in Libya's Benghazi: hospital

TRIPOLI, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A car bomb killed four civilians and wounded 14 others in the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi Friday night, a hospital official said. The car was parked in front of the entrance of the Al-Jalaa hospital, one of the two biggest in the city and where troops get treatm... More...

Breaking Ramadan fast the Sudanese way

AL-NUBA, Sudan, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - As the sun sets over the Sudanese village of Al-Nuba, Ibrahim Abdelrahim rolls out carpets by the side of the Khartoum highway and his friends line them with plates of food. Minutes later, groups of villagers rush into the road, shouting and waving down approa... More...

Eurosceptic English resort hopes for sunny future post-Brexit

LONDON, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - With its deserted casinos, ice-cream parlours and seagulls circling above a lofty Victorian pier, the English seaside town of Clacton-on-Sea is li... More...

From pundit to player, Gudni Johannesson, Iceland's presidential hopeful

REYKJAVIK, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Gudni Johannesson has spent most of his career commenting on Icelandic politics. No... More...

Two men killed in Marseille shooting

MARSEILLE, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two men were killed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle and a 14-year-old girl serious... More...

Sports

Football: Knockout ties will bring out best in Germany - Neuer

LILLE, France, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer believes the world champions can put a slow sta... More...

Cricket: West Indies v South Africa scoreboard

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Scoreboard of the ninth and final preliminary match of the Tri-Nation On... More...

District

Eid-marketing gaining momentum in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, June 25, 2016 (BSS) - As the holy Eid-UL-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of the Muslims is getting nearer... More...

Processing plants imperative for Rajshahi's mango

RAJSHAHI, June 25, 2016 (BSS)- Rajshahi along with its adjacent district Chapainawabganj is famous for its tasty and del... More...

Economic

Mexico announces $1.68 bn budget cut after Brexit

MEXICO CITY, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Mexico's government announced on Friday a $1.68 billion budget cut to deal with t... More...

Climate Change

Two dead in California fires, thousands evacuated

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least two people have died in a fire i... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Brazilian music legend Gilberto Gil released from hospital

SAO PAULO, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Celebrated Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil was released Friday from a Sao Paulo hospital where he was treated over the past week for kidney problems. Gil, 73, on his Instagram account posted a photo showing the rear of a car with the words ... More...

Technology

US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The US Navy is quietly pushing ahead with a radical new cannon that one day could transform how wars are fought, even though some Pentagon officials have voiced concerns over its cost and viability. Named the railgun, the weapon in questio... 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...