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Jatiya Sangsad

MPs praise President for address; blast BNP-Jamaat for unleashing anarchy

SANGSAD BHABAN, March 4, 2015 (BSS) - Lawmakers of the treasury and opposition benches today thanked President Abdul Hamid for his... More...

JS sitting adjourned till 4.45 pm on Sunday

SANGSAD BHABAN, Mar 4, 2015 (BSS)-Deputy Speaker
Fozle Rabbi Mia adjourned the House at 9.12 pm today.

The House wi... More...

National

Miscreants set fire on standing bus in Rangpur

RANGPUR, March 04, 2015 (BSS) - A group of unidentified terrorists set fire on a standing passenger bus that was parked in front of its owners' house in Guptapara area in the city tonight, police and local sources said. The terrorists set fire on the bus with petrol and immediately fled the scene a... More...

No dialogue with terrorist party like BNP: Nasim

DHAKA, Mar 04, 2015 (BSS)- Spokesman of the Awami League-led 14-party alliance and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the ruling Awami League would not sit for any dialogue with a terrorist party like BNP. "Dialogue will be held between Awami League and the Election Commissio... More...

Govt to reform domestic resource mobilization system: Kamal

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS) - Planning Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal today said the government is working hard to strength... More...

Purchase committee okays procurement of four ships for Coast Guard

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS) - The government will procure four patrol vessels for Bangladesh Coast Guard to gear up its a... More...

30 women, children rescued while being trafficked

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS)- Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 23 women and seven children while they were being ille... More...

International

Australia PM suggests MH370 search could be scaled back

SYDNEY, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday expressed hope missing Flight MH370 will be found, but suggested the search may be scaled back as he marked one year since it vanished. The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Ma... More...

US seeks UN action on Syria chlorine attacks

UNITED NATIONS, United States, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The United States is pushing the UN Security Council to threaten tough measures against the Syrian regime over its alleged use of chlorine in attacks, according to a draft resolution circulated to members on Wednesday.

The text obtained by AFP states that the Security Council "decides in t... More...

Over 30 miners killed in east Ukraine mine blast

DONETSK, Ukraine, March 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 32 miners were killed Wednesday in a blast at a coal mine in a rebe... More...

At least 10 dead after migrant boat sinks off Italy

ROME, March 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A boat transporting migrants has capsized off Sicily, killing at least 10 people, while ... More...

450 killed in China's Xinjiang last year, mostly Uighurs: group

BEIJING, March 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - More than 450 people were killed in China's restive mainly Muslim Xinjiang region las... More...

Sports

Cricket: Scotland 318-8 against Bangladesh

NELSON, New Zealand, March 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Scotland posted their highest World Cup total of 318 for eight after bein... More...

Federation Cup final tomorrow

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS)- Holders Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club take on motivated Miktijoddha Sangsad Krira C... More...

District

Eight BNP-Jamaat-Shibir men among 47 arrested in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Mar 04, 2015 (BSS)- Police arrested 47 persons, including eight leaders and activists of BNP, Jamaat-E-Islami Bangladesh ... More...

No response to 4th day's hartal in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, March 4, 2015 (BSS)- The people of Chittagong city and its adjacent areas in the district made no response to the 4th ... More...

Economic

NBR asks business leaders to get e-TIN, submit tax returns

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS) - National Board of Revenue (NBR) asked the members of different chambers and trade associati... More...

Climate Change

As Delhi chokes, pressure grows for Indian climate action

NEW DELHI, March 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Torrents of thick black smoke billow up tow... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Iberia festival in US spotlights Picasso ceramics

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - More than 140 ceramics by Pablo Picass, many rarely seen in public, are the star turn at a month-long festival in Washington celebrating Spanish and Portuguese culture that opened Tuesday. The Iberian Mix "remix" at the Kennedy Center ... More...

Technology

Science-minded young generation can take Bangladesh forward: Speakers

RAJSHAHI, March 4, 2015 (BSS)- Speakers at a discussion here today said substantial and sustainable boosting the number of science-minded students has become indispensable for flourishing the sector of information and communication technology.

They viewed there is no way but to wide-... More...

Education

Argentine Prof calls on Dr Arefin Siddique

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS)- Dr Daniel Feierstein, president of International ... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, March 4, 2015 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary ... More...