Dhaka, Wednesday, April 01, 2015


National : Jatka Preservation Week starts tomorrow *** HSC examinations begin tomorrow ***ECNEC approves six projects involving TK 52,778cr*** PM calls for protecting Jatka    |   International : Canada votes for air strikes on Islamic State in Syria ** Russia, Iran, Syria share same vision: Assad *** 15 killed in lightning in Bihar *** Flood situation in Kashmir valley improves, death toll 17   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

Lawmakers hail President's speech in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, Mar 31, 2015 (BSS) - Lawmakers from both treasury and opposition benches today hailed the President's speech gi... More...

JS sitting adjourned till 5 pm tomorrow

SANGSAD BHABAN, Mar 31, 2015 (BSS)-Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin
Chaudhury adjourned the House at 9.00 pm today.

The House w... More...


Khaleda can't turn Bangladesh into a failed state: Syed Ashraf

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League general secretary and LGRD Minister Syed Ashraful Islam today said BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia's conspiracy to turn Bangladesh into a failed state would never succeed if the nation remains united under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "No... More...

BAU Democratic Teachers Forum meets Nahid

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - A delegation of Democratic Teachers Forum (DTF) of Bangladesh Agriculture University (BAU) today met Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. The 10-member delegation led by its President and General Secretary raised the allegation of different irregularities including finan... More...

Noor for cultural movement to wipe out terrorism

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor today said there is no alternative to cultural ... More...

JS body meeting on Primary and Mass Education held

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - The 12th meeting of Parliamentary Standing committee on Primary and Mass Education was held today at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with its Chairman Md Motaha... More...

PM condoles death of Saher Mohammad Chowdhury

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today expressed deep shock at the ... More...


'Heaviest' Arab raids rock Yemen capital

SANAA, March 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Explosions lit up the skies over Yemen's capital overnight in the heaviest bombing raids yet in a six-day operation led by Saudi Arabia, which hit out at Iran for supporting Shiite rebels. The coalition has vowed to keep up the strikes until the Huthi rebels end th... More...

Modi seeks Saudi help for evacuation of Indians from Yeamen

NEW DELHI, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - India has sought Saudi Arabia's support and cooperation in the evacuation of Indian citizens from strife-torn Yemen.

In a telephonic conversation with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his deep concern about the safety and welfare of approximately 4000 Indian citiz... More...

Thai junta to replace martial law but retain key powers

BANGKOK, March 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Thailand's junta chief said Tuesday he had asked the king for permission to lift ma... More...

Flood situation in Kashmir valley improves, death toll 17

NEW DELHI March 31, 2015 (BSS)- The flood situation of Jammu and Kashmir has improved considerably and added that six ex... More...

15 killed in lightning in Bihar

NEW DELHI, March 31, 2015 (BSS) At least 15 people were killed in Bihar yesterday when they were struck by lightning in different parts of the state.

Of them, 13 casualties ... More...


New Zealand's Vettori calls time on international career

WELLINGTON, March 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Long-serving New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori called time on his internation... More...

Hackett comeback gathers steam

SYDNEY, March 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Olympic swimming great Grant Hackett takes another step in his comeback following a ... More...


Robi launches PDB bill payment service in Rangpur

Rangpur, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - Robi introduced electricity bill payment service for the Power Development Board (PDB) in Rangpur ... More...

Mobile court conducts anti-adulteration drives in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - A mobile court of Rangpur City
Corporation (RCC) today conducted anti- adulteration dri... More...


Economy strengthened boarding on Bangabandhu's works: Atiur

DHAKA, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman today said the economy of Bangladesh has sec... More...

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Dutch royals to return Nazi confiscated art

THE HAGUE, March 31, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The Dutch royal family will return a painting in its collection after discovering that the Nazis confiscated it from Jewish owners, the palace said on Tuesday.

The discovery was made by independent research commissioned by the palace in 2012 into ... More...


Science-based information can help reduce loss in disaster

RAJSHAHI, March 31, 2015 (BSS)- Speakers at a post-rally discussion here today said dissemination of science-based information can be an effective means of substantially reducing loss of lives and property caused by the natural disasters.

They viewed there is no scope of preventing occu... More...


90,381 students to appear in HSC exams in Dinajpur Board

RANGPUR, March 31, 2015 (BSS) - A total of 90,381 students will take
part in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Examinations- 2015 at
182 examinations centres in Rangpur division under Dinajpur Education
Board from tomorrow.

All necessary p... More...


Dry weather likely

DHAKA, Mar 31, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gu... More...