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Jatiya Sangsad

Report on the "Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Bill, 2016" placed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 25, 2016 (BSS) Chairman of the parliamentary Standing Committee on the ministry of Law, Justice and Parlia... More...

JS passes Public Procurement (Amendment) Bill, 2016

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the "Public Procurement (Amendment) Bill, 2016," in an amen... More...

National

'Tajuddin was determined to free Bangabandhu'

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Prime minister's political advisor H T Imam said today that Tajuddin Ahmed not only wanted to liberate Bangladesh but was also determined to free Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

"Tajuddin always believed that Bangladesh's independence would remain incomplete without Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibu... More...

PM denounces Munich shooting

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today strongly condemned the dastardly shooting incident in Munich, Germany that killed nine young innocent lives and left many more injured. "I am deeply shocked and grieved by the shooting incident in Munich and I, along with the people and ... More...

RAJUK starts eviction of illegal establishments

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakka (RAJUK) has started evection of all illegal structures in the ... More...

Information minister regrets

DHAKA, July 25, 2016(BSS)- Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP's attention has been drawn to a news item related t... More...

Ex-DFP director Mobin passes away

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - GZMA Mobin, who recorded the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu in 1971, died today.... More...

International

Policeman fines himself after going without lifejacket

OSLO, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - No one is above the law in Norway, it would seem, after a policeman fined himself for failing to wear a life jacket. Officer Arne Stavnes was pictured in the pages of the Verdens Gang newspaper at the helm of his police boat during a patrol of Utoya island, 38 kilometre... More...

Nepalese President paves way for formation of new government

KATHMANDU, July 25, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday issued an order to remove the constitutional hurdles for the election of a new Prime Minister of the country. The order has paved the way for the formation of a new government under the transitional provisio... More...

Nice massacre reopens divisions in French society

PARIS, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Bastille Day attack in Nice -- the third terrorist massacre to hit France in 18 mo... More...

Northwest Chinese city issues storm alert

XI'AN, China, July 25,2016 (BSS/Xinhua) - Northwest China's Xi'an City has issued a red storm alert, the highest in Ch... More...

Australia says no clues from FBI report on MH370 pilot

SYDNEY, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia on Monday brushed off a reported FBI probe into the pilot of missing flight... More...

Sports

Fahad beats Rahul to jointly on top in Dubai Chess

DHAKA, July 25, 2016, (BSS) - Mohammad Fahad Rahman, the chess prodigy Fide Master of Bangladesh and one of the highest... More...

Japan schoolgirl swimmer set to melt hearts in Rio

TOKYO, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee, who melted the hearts of a nation when she burst in... More...

District

Anti-terrorism meeting held in Chuadanga

CHUADANGA JULY 25,2016 (BSS)-An anti-terrorism meeting was held at the premises of Damurhuda Upazila Parishad of the district tod... More...

Bangladesh on way to achieve self-reliance on fish: Experts

RANGPUR, July 25, 2016 (BSS)-Fisheries experts here today said Bangladesh has been marching forward to achieve self-r... More...

Economic

Stocks perform mixed on corporate disclosure

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Stock market performed mixed Tuesday on corporate disclosure coupled with marginal rise ... More...

Climate Change

Southern California fire mushrooms, residents evacuated

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A fire burning out of control in Southe... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

'Star Trek Beyond' boots 'Pets' to box office doghouse

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - "Star Trek Beyond" boldly went to the top of the box office in its weekend debut, sending "The Secret Life of Pets" to the doghouse in the number two spot. Paramount's "Star Trek Beyond," the latest installment in the 50-year-old fr... More...

Technology

Yahoo appears near deal to sell core assets

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Yahoo was set to announced a deal to sell its core online assets, ending a 20-year run as an independent company for the internet pioneer. Multiple reports said Yahoo, which introduced many users around the world to the internet, w... More...

Education

Weather

Rainfall likely

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rajshahi... More...