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Jute mills workers to get DA with salary before Eid

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Workers of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporations (BJMC) will get dearness allowances (DA) and festive bonus with their regular salary before Eid-ul-Fitr.

State Minister for Jute and Textiles Mirza Azam declared it at an views exchange meeting with the leaders of Bangladesh Jute Mills Sramik League at the conference r... More...

Govt chalks out programmes to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - The government today chalked out a number of programmes to celebrate the holy Eid-ul-Fitr with due respect and in a smooth manner.

The programmes were taken at an inter-ministerial meeting of Religious Affairs Ministry chaired by Religious Minister Principal Motiur Rahman, said an official release here.

The meeting... More...

Quality of care for health service delivery strategy launched

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - A national strategy has been launched today on the quality of care for health service del... More...

Court rejects bail plea of Rony

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - A Dhaka court today rejected bail plea of Bakhtiar Alam Rony, accused of shooting two inn... More...

Khaleda to face music for terrorism

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmood MP, today said the common ... More...

International

27 killed in road accident

New Delhi, July 2, 2015 (BSS)- At least 27 people were killed and 20 others injured when a private bus they were travelling in, collided with a truck head-on on the Indore-Khandwa state highway in Madhya prodesh. The bus was headed towards Khandwa. At the time of incident, more than 55 passengers... More...

At least 33 dead after Philippine ferry capsizes: govt

MANILA, July 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 33 people were killed after a passenger ferry with 173 on board capsized in rough waters in the central Philippines on Thursday, a disaster monitoring official said. At least seven rescue boats picked dozens of survivors who clung to the overturned hull of ... More...

Taiwan pilot shut off engine before air crash, report says

TAIPEI, July 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The pilot of a passenger plane that crashed into a river in Taiwan killing 43 people sh... More...

Indonesian plane's engine likely failed before deadly crash: air force

MEDAN, Indonesia, July 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The Indonesian military plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood... More...

Fresh push in Iran nuclear talks in Tehran, Vienna

VIENNA, July 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Major-power foreign ministers and the UN atomic watchdog chief were set to launch a fresh two-pronged push Thursday to nail down an elusive nucle... More...

Sports

FIFA officials visit Kamalapur Stadium

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS)- Three FIFA officials today
visited at the Bir Shreshtha Shaheed Sepoy Mohammad Mostafa Kamal... More...

SA-BCB XI warm-up T20 tomorrow

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Favorites South Africa start their Bangladesh campaign when they face Bangladesh Cricket Boa... More...

District

Minor boy drowned in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA, July 2, 2015 (BSS)-A minor boy was drowned in a pond at Uttar Dhamapur village under Sreepur union of Sundarganj Upazil... More...

KCC works relentlessly to fulfill desire of city dwellers: mayor

KHULNA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Md. Moniruzzaman Mony today said KCC has been working relen... More...

Economic

Stocks open new fiscal with negative note

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) concluded the first trading session of the new 2015-16 financial ... More...

Climate Change

Call to enhance capacity for climate financing

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Climate experts here today said Least Developed Coun... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Nasim visits ailing film actor Razzak

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today visited ailing film actor Nayok Raj Razzak at United Hospital in the city. The minister stayed beside him for some time and inquired about his treatment. Firm actor Razzak was admitt... More...

Technology

PayPal buys money-sending service Xoom in $890 mn deal

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Online payments titan PayPal said Wednesday it is buying international money-sending service Xoom in a deal valued at $890 million. PayPal, a subsidiary of eBay, will pay $25 per share of Xoom in what amounts to a premium of 32 perc... More...

Education

Vocational education for human resource development stressed

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Experts at a discussion here today underscored the importance of vocational and modern education for development of human resources to face future challenges economy.

Educationists, economists, social workers and other ... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, July 2, 2015 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompani... More...