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National

Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue concludes

NEW DELHI, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - The two-day Bangladesh-India Friendship Dialogue concluded today in New Delhi with the announcement of Delhi Declaration with a view to take the bilateral relations towards a positive direction.

The dialogue, with the theme "Bangladesh-India relations: Bilateralism and Beyond" took place in four sessions with m... More...

Economy achieves ability to tackle political instability: Muhith

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP today said the economy of the country has achieved ability to tackle political instability but it has to gather more strength. "Political instability is a matter of concern for overall economy including for investment. But see... More...

Militancy-fanaticism and imperialism threat to the country: Menon

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) -Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said militancy, fanaticism and i... More...

Greed, illegal acts sink launches: Inu

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- "Unbridled greed, violation of law and lack of enforcement of the law are responsible for ma... More...

One kg gold, sex stimulating tablets seized at Shahjalal airport

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS)-In separate raids, one kilogram of gold and a huge quantity of sex stimulating tablets have b... More...

International

Ethiopia votes with ruling party set to return

ADDIS ABABA, May 24, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, holds its first general election on Sunday since the death of strongman Meles Zenawi, whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is all but certain to stay in office. Over 36.8 million Ethiopians have registered for Sunda... More...

Poles to vote in presidential cliffhanger

WARSAW, May 24, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Poles vote Sunday in the second round of a too-close-to-call presidential election with incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski trying to fend off the populist challenge of conservative newcomer Andrzej Duda. Sunday's result is also being billed as a pointer to the o... More...

Turkish police injured in clashes over Morsi death sentence

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 11 Turkish police officers were injured in clashes with Islamist demonstrators in the Kurdish-majority southeast who were pro... More...

Jayalalithaa takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

NEW DELHI, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa today sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth ti... More...

Saving migrant lives at sea 'top priority'

HANOI, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday that saving the lives of migrants strande... More...

Sports

Mourinho wants champs Chelsea to finish on a high

LONDON, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Jose Mourinho has urged his Chelsea side to set one more landmark before they receive t... More...

Defiant Pellegrini says second place isn't failure for City

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Manuel Pellegrini
claims Manchester City's second place finish in ... More...

District

Three arrested with Ganja in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, May 23, 2015(BSS)- Members of the elite force Rapid Action
Battalion(RAB) recovered four-kg of Ganja and sale proceeds... More...

Boro paddy procurement drive begins in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- Boro paddy and rice procurement drive started here today under the auspices of Netrakona district ... More...

Economic

Govt-private partnership for blue economy stressed

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Experts at a seminar today stressed the need for partnership between the government and the private sector to ensure optimum use of resources lying on the sea.

They said advanced technologies are opening ... More...

Climate Change

Japan to give $400 mn to Pacific islands to fight climate change

TOKYO, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on
Saturday ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Cannes race wide open on awards eve

CANNES, France, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The competition for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival wraps up Saturday with a clutch of favourites jockeying for one of global cinema's most coveted prizes. A Cate Blanchett lesbian love story, a gruelling Auschwitz drama, a... More...

Technology

Officials must have computer knowledge: Mayor Jhantu

RANGPUR, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) and valiant freedom fighter Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu has said every official must have adequate computer knowledge for properly conducting their responsibilities. Terming the present time as the era ... More...

Education

Chinese delegation meets DU VC

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- A Chinese education ministry delegation called on Dh... More...

Weather

Mild Heat wave sweeps over country

DHAKA, May 22, 2015 (BSS) - Mild heat wave is sweeping over different parts of ... More...