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National

BNP helped militants rise: Inu

GOPALGANJ, Apr 30, 2016(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that militancy raised its ugly head in the country with the backing of BNP. "With help from Razakars and Jamaat, BNP wants to create a militant state of Bangladesh. That's why as long as Khaleda was in alliance with th... More...

None can stall Bangladesh's progress under Sheikh Hasina's leadership: Matia

MYMENSINGH, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League presidium member and Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury said here today that none can stall the forward march of Bangladesh under capable, farsighted and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "The country has been marching ahead un... More...

Govt to allow tower business in telecom sector: Tarana

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Posts and
Telecommunications Tarana Halim today said the government w... More...

President, PM for better worker-owner relations to boost production

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted the toiling masses on ... More...

Kamal expects talented new generation to lead country efficiently

SHARIATPUR, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister M Asaduzzaman Khan today said our talented new generation will lead the... More...

International

France says it will increase forces in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - France will increase the number of its troops in Ivory Coast, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday on a trip to the African nation which hosts a regional base for French forces. "This summer the French forces in Ivory Coast will increase from 500 to 900 m... More...

Danger zones keep Colombians from burying their dead

PALMIRA, Colombia, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Zamira Diaz has a map showing where her brother Oswaldo is buried. But like many who have lost loved ones in Colombia's civil conflict, she cannot go and find him. Oswaldo lies in one of the "red zones" -- rebel-held areas where even the police will not da... More...

Rouhani allies win Iran parliament elections second round: media

TEHRAN, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Reformist and moderate politicians
allied with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani won m... More...

Obama hosts jazz concert at 'Blues House'

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - For a few hours on Friday, the White House became the Blues House.

Musicians i... More...

Search for survivors after Kenya building collapse

NAIROBI, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Rescue teams were searching for survivors after a seven-storey building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi Friday due to flooding, the Red ... More...

Sports

Salauddin re-elect president for third time

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) incumbent president Kazi M Salahuddin re-elected pres... More...

Murray insists Djokovic can be beaten as big four reunite in Madrid

MADRID, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - World number one Novak Djokovic returns to the Madrid Masters for the first time in t... More...

District

Tailor hacked to death in Tangail

TANGAIL, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - Unidentified assailants hacked a tailor to death at Gopalpur upazila here today.

The deceas... More...

17 Jamaat-Shibir activists detained in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) in a series of drives detained 17 activists of Jamaat-Shib... More...

Economic

GDP to surpass 7 percent this fiscal: Amu

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said Bangladesh's Gross Domestic Product (GDP... More...

Climate Change

Cambodia to add 1 million hectares of protected forest

PHNOM PENH, April 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Cambodia's prime minister has ordered a ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Dance speaks of human feelings, cultural identity: Speakers

RANGPUR, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - Leading cultural personalities have said dance always speaks of human feelings as well as life and living with love,affection, arts, devotion, emotion and cultural identity of any nation on the earth. They said this while taking part in a discus... More...

Technology

RUET forms quality cell for evaluating education, research

RAJSHAHI, April 30, 2016 (BSS)- For the first time in its history, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has formed quality assurance cell for monitoring and evaluating its education and research in order to elevate those up to the international mark. Head o... More...

Education

Two-day lecture on Dr Muhammed Shahidullah begins May 3 at DU

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - A two-day memorial lecture on "Dr Muhammad Shahidullah" organized by Dhaka University Bangla Department will begin on May 3 at RC Majumder Arts auditorium of the university.

Pro-Vice Chancellor (academic) Professor Na... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, April 30, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by
temporary gusty wind is likely to occur today at one or two places over Dhaka and Sylhet divisions with hails at places.

Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly c... More...