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National : PM for holding local government polls on party basis *** Govt to seize Khaleda Zia's property, if court orders: PM    |   Sports : Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC president   |   Jatiya Sangsad : Govt. approves mega plan worth Tk 2,33,944.21cr for railway: PM   |   National : President, PM urge all to come forward for development of autistic people ***Saima Wazed to address UN panel discussion marking World Autism Day ***PM for rapid tapping of prospects in fisheries sector .   |   International : ** Nigeria election: Buhari wins by 2.57 million votes - official result **   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

Inu demands Khaleda's capital punishment

SANGSAD BHABAN, April 1, 2015 (BSS) - Demanding capital punishment for BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia for killing inn... More...

2.95 lakh fishermen get ID cards: Sayedul

SANGSAD BHABAN, April 1, 2015 (BSS)-Around 12 lakh fishermen are registered with the concerned department and 2,95,570 of them ca... More...

National

Saima Wazed to address UN panel discussion marking World Autism Day

DHAKA, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh renowned child psychologist Saima Wazed Hossain will address an UN panel discussion in New York tomorrow afternoon marking the World Autism Day. Saima Wazed Hossain, daughter of Prime Minister Sheik... More...

Maternal-child mortality rate help ensure sustainable development: Speaker

DHAKA, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - Successful progress in reducing child and maternal mortality rate would help the country ensure sustainable development, speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chauwdhury said here today.

"Bangladesh has made a remarkable success in reducing child and maternal mortality rate as well as early marriage by... More...

No level playing field in city polls for terrorists: Nasim

BOGRA, April 1, 2015 (BSS)- Awami League Presidium member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim said he... More...

Khaleda must stop violent politics: Shajahan

DHAKA, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia must stop ter... More...

Riverbank erosion may make 26,940 people landless this year

DHAKA, April 1, 2015 (BSS) - The three major rivers --- the Jamuna, the Ganges and the Padma may grab around 2695 hectares of land leaving 26,940 people landless and homeless this ... More...

International

Indian SC stays proceedings against Manmohan Singh

NEW DELHI, April 1, 2015 (BSS) - The Supreme Court of India today stayed a court order summoning former prime minister Manmohan Singh in a coal scam case. The court admitted former prime minister's petition challenging a special CBI court order summoning him to appear before it on April 8 in conne... More...

Turkey detains 22 suspected radicals after hostage standoff: report

ISTANBUL, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained 22 suspected radical leftists in the southern city of Antalya, a day after a hostage siege in an Istanbul courthouse in which a senior prosecutor and his leftist captors were killed. After receiving a tip-off, counter-t... More...

Palestine officially joins International Criminal Court

THE HAGUE, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Palestine formally joined the
International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a move ... More...

India's top court suspends summons for former PM

NEW DELHI, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - India's top court on Wednesday
suspended a summons requiring former prime minist... More...

Nine dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide: state media

YANGON, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Rescuers are searching for more than 20 miners buried by a landslide at a jade mine i... More...

Sports

Hafeez to undergo reassessment of bowling action

KARACHI, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will undergo a reassessment test on his bowling action in... More...

BGB, Ansar clinch handball title

DHAKA, April 1, 2015 (BSS)- Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Bangladesh Ansar emerged champions in the men's and women's division... More...

District

Pirate killed in Bagerhat gunfight, firearms seized

BAGERHAT, April 01, 2015 (BSS)- A suspected pirates was killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in K... More...

55 arrested in Rangpur

RANGPUR, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - Police arrested 55 people, including four leaders and activists of BNP and one activist of Jamaat-... More...

Economic

Credit flow to green projects on rise

DHAKA, April 01, 2015 (BSS)- The green and eco-friendly projects have become one of the major focuses of country's banki... More...

Climate Change

US renews pledge to cut emissions 26-28% by 2025

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The US government on Tuesday formally pled... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in US

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Canadian singer Joni Mitchell, one of the symbols of the Woodstock generation, was in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday, according to her website. "Joni has been hospitalized. We are awaiting official word on her c... More...

Technology

Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Google's mapping service rolled out a gamefied version inspired by the classic Pac-Man, turning the real streets of a city into a labyrinth to gobble up pellets and ghosts. A Google spokeswoman said the game was an early April Fool's joke.... More...

Education

Dinajpur Education Board Chairman visits RCCI Secretariat

RANGPUR, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - Chairman of Dinajpur Education Board Professor ... More...

Weather

N'wester lashes Faridpur

FARIDPUR, April 01, 2015 (BSS) - The first Norwester along with thundershower that swept over the district town in the evening and its adjoining disrupted normal life here.

Due to strong storm and heavy rainfall, the 130 KV sub-station in the ou... More...