Dhaka, Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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National : ** Six militants to die in Ashulia bank robbery ** Master Bahini likely to surrender today **One held with foreign currencies worth Taka 50 lakh at airport**   |   International : ** New Zealand backs plain packaging for cigarettes ** Pressure grows on India over marital rape ** Jodie Foster focuses on directing after 50 years in spotlight **   |   

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National

8 Ogyan party men with huge seductive medicines held

DHAKA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - Detective Branch (DB) today arrested eight members of an Ogyan party (dope gang) along with a huge quantity of seductive medicines and balm from the city's Gabtali Bus Stand and Bhatara areas. The arrestees are: Mehdi Hasan, Monir Hossain, Kamal Hossain, Abul Hossain,... More...

World No Tobacco Day observed in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, May 31, 2016 (BSS)- Speakers at a post-rally discussion here today underscored the need for curbing illicit tobacco trading for protecting the young generation from the curse of smoking. They clarified that the massive illicit tobacco trading is being adjudged as wide-ranging smoking a... More...

Prosecution submits formal charge against 4 Moulvibazar Razakars

DHAKA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - The prosecution of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 today submitted formal charge against 4 alleged war criminals from Moulvibazar.

"We have bro... More...

Master Bahini likely to surrender today

DHAKA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - Infamous gang of forest robbers 'Master Bahini' is likely to surrender to Home Minister Asad... More...

One held with foreign currencies worth Taka 50 lakh at airport

DHAKA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - Customs intelligence arrested a Qatar bound passenger along with huge foreign currencies wor... More...

International

Saudi intercepts missile from Yemen: coalition

RIYADH, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen on Monday night, the military coalition supporting the Yemeni government against rebels said. It was the second missile launch from Yemen since UN-brokered peace talks began in Kuwait on April 21 between the... More...

Leaked audio claims second Brazilian minister

BRASILIA, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The government of Brazil's acting president Michel Temer took a fresh hit on Monday as the anti-corruption minister resigned after a recording revealed him criticizing a probe into graft at state oil giant Petrobras, officials said. Fabiano Silveira was the second mi... More...

Crocodile safaris urged after Australia attack

SYDNEY, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - An outspoken Australian politician Tuesday called for crocodile-shooting safaris to help control their numbers in the wild, after a woman was taken... More...

17 killed in India army ammunition depot fire: reports

MUMBAI, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A fire at a massive military ammunition depot in central India on Tuesday has killed at... More...

Pressure grows on India over marital rape

NEW DELHI, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Almost immediately after Deepti's wedding at a traditional ceremony in the Indian ca... More...

Sports

Football: Guam's White joins rush to China

SHANGHAI, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Former Guam coach Gary White has joined the rush to Chinese football after signing on with seco... More...

Navas achilles injury raises Copa fears

MADRID, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas has been hit by a recurrence of an ac... More...

District

One to die for killing schoolboy in Barguna

BARGUNA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced a man to death for killing a schoolboy in Taltoli upazila of the dis... More...

Three shops fined Tk 8,000 in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, May 31, 2016 (BSS)- Three food and consumer shops were fined on Tuesday in Rajshahi on charges of selling unhygienic and... More...

Economic

Vegetables production exceeding target in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, May 31, 2016 (BSS)- Farmers and crop specialists of Department of Agriculture Extension are expecting over 55,140 tonnes of summer vegetables to be produced in five upazilas of the district during the current season where the... More...

Climate Change

Thai military men jailed for attack on mine activists

BANGKOK, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Thai court on Tuesday jailed two military me... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Jodie Foster focuses on directing after 50 years in spotlight

SYDNEY, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Hollywood star Jodie Foster is setting her sights on directing more movies as she marks half a century in the spotlight,although has no plans to completely quit acting. The 53-year-old, in Sydney to promote her latest directorial effort "Money ... More...

Technology

S. Korea says North ballitic missile test failed

SEOUL, May 31, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea's defence ministry said.

The UN measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, alth... More...

Education

HC bars Jhon Wilson School from taking extra fees

DHAKA, May 30, 2016 (BSS)- The High Court (HC) today barred Sir Jhon Wilson School of Satarkul area in the capital from charging students extra money in the name of term charge, session and tuition fees in the current (2016-17) academic year.

The... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, May 31, 2016 (BSS) - Trough of low extends up to North Bay across Gangeti... More...