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National

SSC exams results tomorrow

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations will be published tomorrow. Nearly 15 lakh candidates appeared in the examinations. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid will hand over the copy of the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Has... More...

Construction of railway line from Mawa to Pyra port demanded

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Leaders of two factions of the Barisal Bibag Samity (BBS) demanded construction of railway line from Mawa bridge to Payra port via Kuakata.

They also demanded allocation in the upcoming national budget for the development of the division.

The demands were formally placed while the leaders from both the fac... More...

Quader for improving standard of services in BRTC buses

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS)-Expressing dissatisfaction over deterioration of services in BRTC buses, road transport and ... More...

Govt remains alert about ferrying passenger during Eid: Shajahan

MADARIPUR, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said the government remains alert over ferrying ... More...

People's participation in local budget can enhance democracy: speakers

RANGPUR, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Participation of the common people in formulating local budgets could enhance and institutionalise democracy at the grassroots, speakers at an open... More...

International

Japan evacuates island after volcano erupts

TOKYO, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A violent volcanic eruption in southern Japan forced the evacuation of an island on Friday, as a huge column of ash was shot high into the sky. Footage by the Japan Meteorological Agency captured the moment the plume rocketed from Mount Shindake on the far southern... More...

India tells bureaucrats to stretch with yoga-loving PM

NEW DELHI, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - He has already nixed their long lunches and complimentary golf club memberships. Now India's famously ascetic prime minister is seeking to whip the country's top bureaucrats into shape by making them join him for early-morning yoga. Senior civil servants have r... More...

Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as president of Nigeria

ABUJA, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the new president of Nigeria on Friday in a historic ... More...

China detains artist for mocking leader Xi Jinping

SHANGHAI, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Chinese police have detained an artist for creating an image of Communist leader Xi J... More...

Radioactive leak detected at Delhi airport: official

NEW DELHI, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A radioactive material leak was
detected Friday at New Delhi's international airpor... More...

Sports

Dalmiya thanks Mustafa Kamal for attending IPL final in Kolkata

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS)- President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)Jagmohan Dalmiya warmly thanked fo... More...

We need to fix FIFA right now, Blatter tells congress

ZURICH, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sepp Blatter told members of world football's governing body on Friday that they must h... More...

District

8.5 kg gun powder recovered in C'nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, May 29, 2015 (BSS)-Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 8.5 kg of gun powder from a paddy field ... More...

4 persons of a family murdered in Bandarban

BANDABAN, May 29, 2015 (BSS)- Four persons including 2 Children of a family were slaughtered in Katalbagan area under Kuhalong ... More...

Economic

Tokyo stocks eke out gain in 11-day rally

TOKYO, May 29, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Tokyo stocks eked out another gain Friday, extending the benchmark index's rise to an 1... More...

Climate Change

US expands protection for streams, water supply

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The US Environmental Protection Agency un... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Ferdous Ara's Nazrul Geeti evening tomorrow

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) is organising an evening of Nazrul Geeti by one of Bangladesh's most popular and revered artists, Ferdous Ara, and students of her music school, Surshaptak, at 6.30 pm tomorrow at the IGCC at Gulshan-1 in the ca... More...

Technology

'Pro-women ICT ecosystem stressed to boost women empowerment'

By Md Morshadur Rahman --- DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS)- Although women's access to the ICT sector has increased remarkably in the past couple of years, the country needs to create pro-women ICT ecosystem along with changing mindset to develop women IT professionals and entr... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, May 29, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gu... More...