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Dy Speaker visits ailing whip Shahab Uddin in city hospital

DHAKA, July 04, 2015 (BSS) - Deputy Speaker in the Jatiya Sangsad Advocate Fazley Rabbi Mia today visited ailing Whip Md Shahab Uddin at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of National Cardiovascular Institute in the capital, said a press release.

The deputy speaker enquired about the health condition of the whip, who has been undergoing treatment wit... More...

More coaches to be added in BR fleet for Eid: Mazibul

DHAKA, July 4, 2015 (BSS) - Railways Minister Mazibul Hoque today said more coaches would be added in the fleet of Bangladesh Railway (BR) to ferry the homebound people ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr. "Officials and employees of BR are working relentlessly to offer quality and hassle-free services to the pe... More...

Shahariar asks to make 'Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar project successful

RAJSHAHI, July 4, 2015 (BSS)- State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam asked all concerned officials and staffs to work for successful implementation of 'Ekti Bari Ekti Kha... More...

Projects Tk 1765.22 cr being implemented in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI, July 4, 2015 (BSS)-Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has been implementing 5720 schemes involving... More...

BGB chief shocked over BSF court verdict on Felani killing

DHAKA, July 3, 2015 (BSS)-Director General of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Major General Aziz Ahmed today expressed his... More...

International

4.5 magnitude quake rattles Nicaragua's Pacific coast

MANAGUA, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A 4.5 magnitude earthquake rattled cities along Nicaragua's Pacific coast late Friday, seismologists said, with no reports of injuries or damage. The quake struck some 43 kilometers (27 miles) southwest of the capital of Managua at 10:00 pm (0400 GMT), the US Geologic... More...

Libya magnet for jihadists from Tunisia and beyond

TUNIS, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Lawless Libya has become a magnet for radical militants who receive weapons training in jihadist camps before launching deadly attacks in other countries, like last week's beach massacre in Tunisia. The oil-rich North African country bordering Tunisia has rival governme... More...

Iran talks in endgame inching close to nuclear deal

VIENNA, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - After months of intense negotiations, global powers and Iran go into a key weekend of t... More...

Married Sunday, fired Monday: next US gay rights fight

CHICAGO, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Gay marriage may now be legal across the United States, but that doesn't mean people w... More...

MERS cases keep coming from Samsung hospital

SEOUL, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Another doctor at a major hospital that has been the epicentre of MERS outbreak in Seoul... More...

Sports

Cricket: Sri Lanka 278 all out in third Pakistan Test

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka, sent in to bat, were bowled out for 278 in their first innings... More...

Football: All eyes on Messi at Copa climax

SANTIAGO, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday w... More...

District

Tree fair draws huge crowd in Khulna

KHULNA, July 4, 2015 (BSS) - Huge number of crowd especially the lovers of nature started visiting Khulna divisional tree fair at ... More...

Team to interrogate alleged cocaine smugglers formed

CHITTAGONG, June 4 (BSS) - A ten members team of detectives have been formed to interrogate four arrested persons in connection wi... More...

Economic

FY16 begins with strong trend in major economic indicators

DHAKA, July 4, 2015 (BSS) - The new 2015-16 financial year (FY16) began amid strong trend in major economic indicators, raising the prospect of achieving higher growth and more economic stability in the coming days.

The key economic i... More...

Climate Change

Pact with devil? California farmers use oil firms' water

BAKERSFIELD, United States, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - An efficient solution to a ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Cuban, US scientists bond over big sharks

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Somewhere in the North Atlantic right now, a longfin mako shark -- a cousin of the storied great white -- is cruising around, oblivious to the yellow satellite tag on its dorsal fin. In mid-July, that electronic gizmo should pop off, float ... More...

Technology

Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users

HAVANA, July 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people on cellphones, tablets and laptops log onto the new wifi hotspot -- a small milestone in one of the least connected countries. Sitting on the sidewalks, low-rise wa... More...

Education

Children deprived of primary education in char areas

NARSINGDI, July 4, 2015 (BSS)- A good number of children in the char areas of Sadar and Raipura upazilas of the district are being deprived of the right to compulsory primary education due to poverty, ignorance, shortage of schools and lack of commun... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, July 4, 2015 (BSS)-Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied b... More...