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Jatiya Sangsad

Bangladesh to achieve 2nd largest economic growth in 2019

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Lawmakers from both treasury and opposition benches today expressed their firm hope... More...

Country earns $90.11m exporting electric Items: Amu

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said the country has earned $90.11 milli... More...

National

Prime Minister doesn't spare any wrongdoer: Nasim

DHAKA, February 10, 2016 (BSS)- Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been steering the country attaching priority to the interests of the country and its people but she doesn't spare any wrongdoers. "She (Prime Minister) has proved this by even ... More...

No place for conspirators, killers in Bangladesh: Inu

KUSHTIA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that conspirators and killers would have no place in Bangladesh. He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the country would be free of evil-doers. "One-by-one war criminals were being tried a... More...

Bangladesh envoy meets US Congressman

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS)- US Congressman Sander M. Levin on Tuesday said his country wants to see Bangladesh as an acti... More...

Developed capital market must to achieve goal: Kamal

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today called for ensuring a strong capital market to att... More...

President assures DUJ of cooperating to solve problems of journalists

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS)-President Abdul Hamid has assured Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) of extending his continued ... More...

International

Jawaharlal Nehru University observes

NEW DELHI, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS)- Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and St Xavier's College, Kolkata jointly organized an event titled "Bhasha Divas" today as part of their preparation for commemorating the International Mother Language Day on 21st February 2016. Bangladesh High Commissioner to Ind... More...

Pregnant woman diagnosed with Zika in Australia

SYDNEY, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Australia, officials said Wednesday, adding that the disease was acquired overseas. The Australian government has urged pregnant women to avoid areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus, suspected of causing a ... More...

S.Korea to suspend operations at joint industrial park in N. Korea

SEOUL, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - South Korea said Wednesday it would
suspend operations at the Kaesong joint industrial ... More...

Seven Spanish potholers trapped in southwest France: police

TOULOUSE, France, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Seven Spanish potholers were trapped Wednesday in a cave in southwestern Fran... More...

Taiwan developer grilled over collapse of quake building

TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Taiwan prosecutors were Wednesday questioning the developer of an apartment com... More...

Sports

Junior Tigers aim to seal final berth in ICC U-19 WC

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS)- Motivated Bangladesh U-19 team embarked on a new mission to secure the coveted final as they ... More...

ODI fallout has Australia fired up for NZ Test

WELLINGTON, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia have warned of a "fiery clash" in the first Test against New Zealand star... More...

District

Ctg dist. bar polls ends

CHITTAGONG, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - The election of the Chittagong District Bar Association (CDBA), the country's second largest prof... More...

Thai delegation visits Ctg port

CHITTAGONG, Feb 10,2016 (BSS) - A high profile Thai delegation today visited Chittagong Port (CP) as per the Memorandum of Underst... More...

Economic

Realise reasonable VAT, tax in hassle-free manner: RCCI

RANGPUR, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Leaders of Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) today urged the concerned offic... More...

Climate Change

Climate change 'forcing species to move'

SYDNEY, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Warming temperatures are causing about half of ... More...

Photo Gallery

Entertainment & Arts

Bangladesh's Shadman selected as finalist in global photography contest

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Poland-based Grand Prix Photo Festival, a major global forum of photographic events, has selected Bangladesh's Shadman Shahid as one of the 10 finalists for its worldwide annual competition in 2016. The 27-year photographer made his room ... More...

Technology

JS body discusses Bangabandhu Science and Technology Fellowship Trust Act

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - The parliamentary standing committee on Science and Technology Ministry today recommended submission of "Bangabandhu Science and Technology Fellowship Trust Act, 2016" into the parliament.

The committee in its 11th meeting at Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban here h... More...

Education

40 DU students get Scholarship

Dhaka, 10,02,2016 (BSS) - A total of 40 financially challenged meritorious students of various departments under the Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU) awarded scholarships today from Hamim Group Limited and First Security Islamic B... More...

Weather

Light to moderate fog likely

DHAKA, Feb 10, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate fog may occur at places over the ... More...