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National

Bulbul elected president of BFUJ

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul won the Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) by-election for the post of president by bagging 1,065 votes, while his nearest contender Ashok Chowdhury got 962 votes, according to results announced by Abu Taher, chief election commissioner. ... More...

Bangladesh, Bhutan ink MoU on information technology

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- Access to Information (a2i) Programme under Prime Minister Office of Bangladesh and Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) of Bhutan today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on "transferring service delivery through the use of technology".

A2I Programme Project Director Kabir Bin Anwar and D... More...

DCs asked to create mass awareness against terrorism, militancy

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- The main massage given to the deputy commissioners (DCs) was that they should treat creating of mass awareness against terrorism and militancy as their... More...

Inu asks DCs to stand by constitution in war on militancy

DHAKA, July 29,2016(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, today appealed to deputy commissioners (DCs) to stan... More...

We must unite to root out terrorism: Sherif

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)-Terming terrorism and violent extremism as the worst threat to the sustainability of human c... More...

International

Husband of UK woman killed in Pakistan calls for justice

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The husband of a British woman who was killed in Pakistan has called for the UK and Pakistani governments to ensure his wife received justice, as he sought to keep the spotlight on so-called "honour" killings. Mukhtar Kazam presented at an emotion... More...

Clinton vows to be president for 'all Americans'

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party's White House nomination, casting herself as a tireless champion of the people and rejecting Donald Trump's dark picture of America. Becoming the first woman to win the nomination of a major political pa... More...

US-led coalition raids kill 15 civilians in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 15 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in air strikes by a US-led coalit... More...

Clinton tells Sanders supporters: 'I've heard you'

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday offered an olive bra... More...

Chelsea Clinton hails 'wonderful, thoughtful, hilarious mother'

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Chelsea Clinton on Thursday tried to lift the public veil on one of America's best-known and most disliked politicians, telling the Democrat... More...

Sports

Football: Akpom strikes as Arsenal down MLS All-Stars

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Chuba Akpom scored a late winner as English giants Arsenal defeated the Major L... More...

Tennis: Djokovic advances over showman Stepanek

TORONTO, Canada, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Novak Djokovic stopped tennis showman Radek Stepanek on Thursday with a 6-2, ... More...

District

JU student killed in road accident

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - A student of Jahangirnagar University was killed and another severely injured in a... More...

Husband kills wife in Mithapukur

RANGPUR, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- A dowry-monger husband allegedly tortured his wife to death sometime on Thursday night at his house ... More...

Economic

Oil prices remain near three-month lows

NEW YORK, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Oil prices showed no sign of ending their downward march on Thursday, remaining at t... More...

Climate Change

Latest El Nino weather pattern is over: UN

GENEVA, July 29, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The latest El Nino weather phenomenon, which... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Poet Belal Mohammad's 3dr death anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - The third death anniversary of poet, cultural activist and organiser Belal Mohammad, one of the founders of the Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, will be observed here tomorrow in a befitting manner. Belal was born at Musapur Union in Sandwip, Chittago... More...

Technology

BPO moving towards right direction: experts

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector of the country is moving towards right direction to materialize Vision-2021 and to build Digital Bangladesh, experts observed. "We see much faster progress this year than in the previous year (BPO Sum... More...

Education

Workshop on innovation, creativity held at DU

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS)- A workshop on "Innovation and Creativity" was held today at the Dhaka University (DU) aimed at fostering creativity and innovation among the students from different disciplines like science, humanities and business through... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, July 29, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompa... More...