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National : ** Disciplinary forces must obey rule of law: PM ***President, PM recall contribution of Sher-e-Bangla*** People not to face food deficit due to flash flood in Haor *** PM to visit flood-hit Sunamganj April 30   |   International : ** US missile defence equipment reaches S.Korea site ** N. Korea hails 'largest ever' firing drill ** China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media **   |   

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National

Mosharraf asks officials to complete projects in time

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain today asked all concerned, including engineers, to complete all projects within the stipulated time by maintaining its standard.

He said this while speaking as chief guest at the inaugural function of the two-day long annual conference to review the... More...

Decision on internet price reduction in next six months: Tarana

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS)- State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim today asked the telecom operators and internet gateway providers to inform the people about the reason of price gap of internet from operator to consumer level. "People have the right to know whether there is any... More...

55th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla tomorrow

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS)- The 55th death anniversary of Sher-e-Bangla Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq will be observed in t... More...

People not to face food deficit due to flash flood in Haor

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - Food Minister Advocate Qamrul Islam today ruling out any possibility of food deficit in th... More...

Gowher Rizvi for developing management professionals

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS)- Prime Minister's International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi has underscored the need f... More...

International

Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

SEOUL, April 26, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) -Part of the elements of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system has been deployed in southeastern South Korea, Seoul's defense ministry said Wednesday. Without elaborating, the ministry said in a statement that part of the TH... More...

UK PM May to meet EU's Juncker, Barnier ahead of key summit

LONDON, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday hold talks with EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker and chief negotiator Michel Barnier, ahead of a summit to set the bloc's Brexit "red lines". In the first such meeting between the three key players, they will... More...

Mourning and joy for Egypt's Christians as Pope visits

CAIRO, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Egypt's Christians are still mourning fellow members of the Coptic Orthodox community ... More...

N. Korea hails 'largest ever' firing drill

SEOUL, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea on Wednesday hailed its
largest-ever firing drill, overseen by leader Kim... More...

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media

BEIJING, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state... More...

Sports

English T20 tournament gets green light

LONDON, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A new city-based Twenty20 tournament in England was given the go-ahead to start in 2020 foll... More...

Mominul's 152 blow away Prime Doleshwar in Premier cricket

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - Mominul Haque's colossal innings of 152 saw Gazi Group Cricketers registered an exciting 35 runs ... More...

District

Operation Eagle Hunt starts in Shibganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - A team of SWAT from Dhaka along with the district police started Operation Eagle Hunt at a... More...

Pro-Awami League panel bags all posts in CUTA election

CHITTAGONG, Apr 26, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League and pro-liberation forces backed 'Yellow' panel swept the Chittagong University T... More...

Economic

Advancing large caps drive share markets up

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - Considerable gain in large cap securities drove the share markets further up on Wednesday when all market indicators finished higher with rising transactions.

The broader price DSEX index of Dhaka Sto... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

'Guardians 2': 'Not as funny' but eyeing box office jackpot

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Three years ago, "Guardians of the Galaxy" arrived as a breath of fresh air, a smart corrective to the self-important pomposity of many superhero movies, and proved a box office smash. Before the world had heard of "Deadpool," James ... More...

Technology

MoU signed to incorporate ICT in development activities

DHAKA, April 26, 2017 (BSS) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh to include ICT in the development activities through creating new partner... More...

Education

Weather

Maritime ports advised to lower signal

DHAKA, April 25, 2017 (BSS) - Maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla... More...