Dhaka, Tuesday, August 04, 2015

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National : ** Sheikh Kamal's 66th birth anniversary tomorrow ***   |   National : Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin to visit Pirganj Thursday***ECNEC okays Exhibition Center project    |   International : India building collapse kills 11 near Mumbai ** 11 soldiers killed in attack on Mali camp: government ** Indian government signs landmark Naga peace accord    |   Economic : RAKUB to disburse Tk 1,600cr loans in FY 2015-16    |   

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National

PM to lay foundation of 'Tathya Bhaban' Aug 6

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - The foundation stone of "Tathya Bhaban" will be laid on the Department of Films and Publications (DFP) premises on Circuit House Road in the city on August 6. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to lay the foundation stone of the "Tathya Bhaban" at a function, an ... More...

2 HC judges to take oath tomorrow

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Two judges of the High Court division, who were regularized by President Abdul Hamid yesterday, will take oath tomorrow. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha will administer the oath to Justice Md Shahinur Islam, member of International Crimes Tribunal-2 and Justice Kashe... More...

Stern action against those involved in wounding child in mothers' womb: Nasim

DHAKA, Aug 04, 2015 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said stern action would be taken a... More...

Interim polls impossible: Nasim

DHAKA, Aug 04, 2015 (BSS) - Central 14-Party spokesperson and Awami League (AL) presidium member Mohammad Nasim today... More...

Court exonerates Anwar, Rizvi 29 others from subversion charge

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS)- A Dhaka court today exonerated 31 people including BNP leaders MK Anwar, Abdul Awal Mintoo and Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed in a case lodged for committing ... More...

International

Nine opposition parties including congress boycott Loksabha

NEW DELHI Aug 4, 2015 (BSS)- Nine opposition parties, Congress Trinamool Congress, CPI(M), CPI, JD(U), RJD, NCP, RSP, Muslim League and Aam Aadmi Party boycotted the proceeding of Loksabha today to protest against the suspension of 25 Congress MPs. The Congress has decided to boycott the House for the re... More...

Indian government signs landmark Naga peace accord

NEW DELHI, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Indian government has signed a landmark peace accord with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland NSCN (I-M), promising an end to almost 60 years long conflict. The accord was signed yesterday evening in presence of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh, National Secur... More...

11 soldiers killed in attack on Mali camp: government

BAMAKO, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Eleven soldiers were killed Monday in a "terrorist" attack on their camp in northern Ma... More...

Former S. Korea first lady set for rare N. Korea visit

SEOUL, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The widow of late South Korean president Kim Dae-Jung will make a rare trip to North Kor... More...

India building collapse kills 12 near Mumbai

MUMBAI, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A dilapidated building killed 12 people when it collapsed outside Mumbai on Tuesday, a r... More...

Sports

'Sheikh Kamal was a glittering star in sports arena'

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - On the eve of the 66th birth anniversary of late Sheikh Kamal, the country's celebrated sport... More...

Van der Burgh breaks 50m breaststroke world record

KAZAN, Russia, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh broke the 50m breaststroke world record in ... More...

District

Police OC faces assault charge in Khulna

KHULNA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - A visibly arrogant officer in charge of a police station here today earned peoples wrath for alleged... More...

RU student electrocuted: 2 fellows injured

RAJSHAHI UNIVERSITY, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - A Rajshahi University student died after being electrocuted and two others were injure... More...

Economic

Insurance for agriculture suggested

DHAKA, Aug 04, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury suggested adopting insurance for agr... More...

Climate Change

Soudelor targets Japan, China as most powerful storm of 2015

HAGATNA, Guam, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Super Typhoon Soudelor developed into th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Latest 'Mission Impossible' romp crushes the competition

LOS ANGELES, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" crushed its box office competition in its premier weekend, outdoing fellow debut "Vacation" for top honors, industry data showed Monday. The fifth installment of the blockbuster franchise stars Hollywo... More...

Technology

No 'Plan B' for oceans, says study

PARIS, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Technology to drain heat-trapping CO2 from the atmosphere may slow global warming, but will not reverse climate damage to the ocean on any meaningful timescale, according to research published Monday. At the same time, a second study reported,... More...

Education

MoU signed between DU, AIMST University

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Dhaka University (DU) and Asian Institute of Medicine Science Technology, Malaysia AIMST , Malaysia, was signed today at the DU VC's office to promote education and research ac... More...

Weather

Flood situation improves significantly in country

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Flood situation has improved sharply as the countr... More...