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Swadhinata Bankers' Parishad emerges

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS)- Swadhinata Bankers' Parishad, a council of bankers, was formed making Bangladesh Bank Deputy Director Hamidul Alam Sakha as convener and Janata Bank Principal Officer Sabbir Ahmed Shimul as member secretary.

The parishad was formed through a press conference held yesterday at VIP auditorium of the Jatiya Press Club.
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Tarique stages drama to hide Aslam-Safadi conspiracy: Hanif

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif today said BNP leader Tarique Rahman has staged drama with Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy to hide the party's (BNP's) anti-government activates by joining hands with Israeli spy agency Mossad. "No meet... More...

HC for detail report on teacher humiliation by June 8

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS)- The High Court today asked the deputy commissioner of Narayanganj and superintendent of poli... More...

Huq promises punitive steps for fatal judicial blunders

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - Law Minister Anisul Huq today promised punitive steps against people in judicial system who... More...

Nahid for evaluating extracurricular activities of students

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today called for evaluating extracurricular activities... More...

International

Fourth body found after Thailand speedboat accident

BANGKOK, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The body of a British man missing for four days after a tourist speedboat crashed in southern Thailand was found Sunday on rocks close to where the boat went down, bringing the death toll to four. The vessel, which was carrying 32 tourists plus four crew, capsized Thu... More...

Hollande, Merkel remember WWI dead 100 years after Verdun battle

VERDUN, France, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Sunday stand shoulder to shoulder on the battlefield of Verdun to remember those killed 100 years ago in one of the bloodiest episodes of World War I. To mark the centenary, Hollande... More...

US zoo kills gorilla after boy falls into enclosure

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Workers at the Cincinnati Zoo in the US state of Ohio shot and killed a gorilla on ... More...

Venezuelan officials and opposition meet mediators over standoff

CARACAS, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Venezuelan officials and opposition members have held separate secret meetings in the ... More...

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 whe... More...

Sports

National Taekwondo begins

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS)- The 8th national taekwondo competition began today (Sunday) at the National Sports Council g... More...

CCS beat MSC by 31 runs in DPL cricket

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - Cricket Coaching School (CCS) upset Mohammedan Sporting Club by 31 runs in the rain-affecte... More...

District

Two gets five years RI for keeping drugs in Khulna

KHULNA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced two drug peddlers to five years rigorous imprisonment (RI) for keeping ... More...

12 injured in clash between two rival groups in Madaripur

MADARIPUR, May 29, 2016 (BSS)-Twelve peoples including a Sub Inspector (SI) of Shibchar Thana Abu Taleb were injured in a clash b... More...

Economic

Stocks open week upward ahead of budget

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS)- Stock market opened the week Sunday upward ahead of the national budget, which would be place... More...

Climate Change

Tropical storm Bonnie forms off southeastern US coast

MIAMI, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Tropical Storm Bonnie formed off the southeaster... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Chai stirred into Silicon Valley coffee culture

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - In a Silicon Valley culture known for brilliant ideas boiling up in coffee shops, Gaurav Chawla is pouring his heart into chai. Chawla was on a break from his job as an engineering manager at San Francisco-based cloud-computing star Sale... More...

Technology

Trump or not, 'big data' could be huge in 2016 vote

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - "Big data" could play a huge role in the 2016 US election, even if Donald Trump doesn't think so. Trump, who sailed through the Republican primaries using unconventional campaign rallies and Twitter messages, has indicated that he sees litt... More...

Education

Preparatory meeting held to observe DU Day on July 1

DHAKA, May 29, 2016 (BSS) - The 95th founding anniversary of the country's premi... More...