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Jatiya Sangsad

Khaleda ruining 7pc GDP growth prospect-Muhith

SANGSAD BHABAN, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said the government's relentless effo... More...

'Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provision) (Amendment) Bill 2015'passed

SANGSAD BHABAN, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - The 'Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provision) (Amendment) Bill, 2015' ... More...

National

People of Faridpur demand early administrative division

FARIDPUR, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS)- The people of Faridpur demanded quick implementation of the announcement of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to make this greater district as new administrative division for ensuring better governance and services to the people.

In this connection, newly ... More...

Ekushey Book Fair preparation nearing completion

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - The preparation for Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2015 on the premises of Bangla Academy in the city is nearing the completion.

"About 80 percent of the preparation for the book fair is complete," said Bangla Academy Director General Shamsuzzaman Khan.

He hoped that all preparations would complete by January 31. Prime Min... More...

No reason to speculate about military takeover: Inu

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today ruled out the possibility of a military takeover ... More...

10th death anniversary of SAMS Kibria observed

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS)- The 10th death anniversary of former Finance Minister Shah AMS Kibria was observed today in t... More...

Digital World-15 to witness mass gathering: Muhith

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Finance Minister A M A Muhith hoped this year's "Digital World-2015" would be able to draw m... More...

International

Pakistani teachers get gun training after Peshawar massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Teachers in northwest Pakistan are being given firearms training and will be allowed to take guns into the classroom in a bid to strengthen security following a Taliban massacre at a school last month. Heavily armed militants killed 150 people, 132 of th... More...

Facebook, Instagram suffer outage but deny hacker attack

WASHINGTON, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Facebook, the world's most popular social network, and its Instagram photo site were interrupted temporarily Tuesday, provoking panic, rumours of a hack, and jokes of how more than one billion users were struggling to cope. "This was not the result of a third pa... More...

Ninth French victim dies from F-16 jet crash in Spain

MADRID, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A ninth French national died Tuesday from injuries suffered when a fighter jet crashed... More...

Baghdad flights disrupted after bullet hits flydubai jet

BAGHDAD, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A bullet hit the fuselage of a flydubai airliner on its descent into Baghdad, promptin... More...

Obama leaves India for Saudi Arabia

NEW DELHI, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - US President Barack Obama left India for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after a three-day ... More...

Sports

Football: Iraq icon Mahmoud targets 'dream' World Cup

SYDNEY, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Iraq icon Younis Mahmoud dismissed speculation over his retirement and said he was targ... More...

Tennis: Berdych stuns Nadal to reach Open semi

MELBOURNE, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Czech Tomas Berdych stunned out-of-sorts third seed Rafael Nadal in straight sets to... More...

District

10 persons injured in Munshiganj clash

MUNSHIGANJ, Jan 27,2015 (BSS)-At least 10 persons were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over a piece of land at ... More...

Port city receives a poor response in Jamaat-Shibir hartal

CHITTAGONG, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - The daylong hartal called by Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami in Chittagong... More...

Economic

BB to allow more time for large loan repayment

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has decided to allow more time for repayment of large loan by the borro... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Debashree Bhattacharya's Kathak dance tomorrow

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, in association with Chhayanaut, is organizing a Kathak dance recital by Debashree Bhattacharya and her troupe at Chhayanaut in Dhanmondi in the capital at 7 pm tomorrow. Kathak, the classical dance of North India, is k... More...

Technology

Microsoft profit dips as revenue rises

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Microsoft Today reported that its quarterly profit dipped as revenue increased with help from sales of Surface tablets, Xbox One consoles and cloud services. Profit fell 10 percent from a year ago to $5.9 billion while revenue hit $26.5 ... More...

Education

Younsi University delegation calls on JU VC

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - A four-member delegation,led by Prof Dr. Chung Hwi Yi of Younsi University of South Korea, called on Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Farzana Islam at her office last evening, a JU ... More...

Weather

Cloudy sky likely

DHAKA, Jan 27, 2015 (BSS) - Weather may remain dry with temporary partly clou... More...