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National

Cyber policy being made to protect online, electronic media: Inu

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu today said the government is formulating a cyber law, online policy and broadcast law to give institutional protection to the all online and electronic media. The minister said this while speaking as chief guest at a seminar titled "Sa... More...

Gazette on Zilla Parishad chairmen's duty published

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - The government has published a gazette detailing the duty and work of the elected chairmen, members and women members in reserved seats of the Zilla Parishad (district council).

The gazette has already been sent to the all concerned and uploaded on the website, a senior official of the Local Government Division told B... More...

Nasrul holds coordination meeting through video conference

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today held coordination... More...

Holy Ramadan begins

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - The holy month of Ramadan began today in the country with religious fervour.

Muslim... More...

Quader suggests BNP not to talk much on its office raid

SAVAR, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today suggested BNP leaders not to talk ... More...

International

Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights

ROME, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A strike at Italian carrier Alitalia, placed in administration earlier this month, grounded 200 flights Sunday, the airline said, adding it managed to reassign some 80 percent of passengers affected. Alitalia, which has been stacking up losses for years, was placed in ... More...

Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: army

MARAWI, Philippines, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday, bringing the official death toll from nearly a week of fighting to at least 85. The violence prom... More...

Myanmar must investigate 'army beating' video: rights groups

YANGON, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Myanmar authorities must investigate a video showing men in military uniforms viciously... More...

7 non-ceasefire signatory armed groups leave peace conference in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW, May 28, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Seven Northern Alliance non- ceasefire signatory armed groups have left the second meeting of 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference on Sa... More...

Heat wave continues in north, central China

BEIJING, May 28 (BSS/XINHUA) - China's national observatory issued a yellow alert on Sunday for high temperatures, the l... More...

Sports

Messi magic inspires Barca to retain Copa del Rey

MADRID, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A Lionel Messi masterclass salvaged some silverware to end Barcelona's season and gave ... More...

Sri Lanka hope for Malinga magic at Champions Trophy

COLOMBO, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka have turned to old warhorse Lasith Malinga to put fight into their Champions... More...

District

Drive to control price hike of essentials in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - The Market Monitoring Cell of Chittagong District Administration in a bid to control the price h... More...

Drive to control price hike of essentials in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - The Market Monitoring Cell of Chittagong District Administration in a bid to control the price hi... More...

Economic

Remittance inflow picking up again

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - Inflow of remittances that witnessed a sluggish trend in recent months is picking up again as expatriates sent home US$807.77 million in the first 19 days of May, which is $115.76 million up from the same period... More...

Climate Change

Why nuclear could become the next 'fossil' fuel

HOMESTEAD, United States, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A gray dinosaur statue outsid... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Southern rock trailblazer Gregg Allman dead at 69

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Gregg Allman, the powerfully bluesy and hard-jamming singer and songwriter who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band and emerged as a pioneer of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georg... More...

Technology

'Progress of science, technology laudable in Bangladesh'

RANGPUR, My 28, 2017 (BSS) - The progress of science- and information and communication technology (ICT)-based education is laudable in Bangladesh in the process of building a middle income nation, and subsequently a developed country.

The opinion came at the concluding and prize giv... More...

Education

Korean team meets DU vice-chancellor

DHAKA, May 28, 2017 (BSS) - A three-member Korean delegation today paid a courte... More...

Weather

Met office predicts rainfall in parts of country

DHAKA, May 27, 2017 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gus... More...