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Jatiya Sangsad

JS sitting adjourned till 5.30 pm sunday (17 July 2016)

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury adjourned the House at 4.25 pm today.

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JS passes appropriation bill-2016

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today unanimously passed the Appropriation Bill-2016 with its dev... More...

National

3 Agrani Bank high officials arrested

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today arrested three high officials of state-owned Agrani Bank, including its deputy Managing Director Mizanur Rahman Khan, just hours after Khan was appointed as acting managing director of the bank. Other two arrestees are: Deputy Gen... More...

Judge suspended for 'undermining CJ'

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - A district and sessions judge of Dhaka was suspended today (Thursday) for making arrogant, ill-mannered, offensive and unrestrained allegations against the Chief Justice (CJ). The law ministry issued a gazette notification, suspending District and Sessions Judge Md Jewel R... More...

Emergency utility services to remain as usual

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The emergency and essential utility services will remain in operation as usual during th... More...

Govt. bans rallies in Ramna Park on environmental grounds

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The government today issued a order banning public rallies inside the city's Ramna Park s... More...

Railway to run 7 pairs of special trains during Eid

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Railway (BR) will run seven pairs of special trains to carry homebound passeng... More...

International

27 killed, 40 wounded in Kabul blasts targeting police: officials

KABUL, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 27 policemen were killed Thursday and 40 wounded after two blasts struck two buses transporting police cadets in a western neighbourhood of Kabul, the interior ministry said. "We are still investigating the precise nature of the blast, whether it was suici... More...

Russia delivers six tons of humanitarian aid to Syria

MOSCOW, June 30, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) - Russia has delivered six tons of humanitarian aid to the Syrian province of Latakia, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Thursday. "The Russian military delivered humanitarian aid to the Al Gawi village, province of Latakia. That is a mountainous part of ... More...

Turkey police detain 13 suspects over Istanbul airport attack: state media

ANKARA, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish police on Thursday rounded up 13 suspects over the triple suicide bombings a... More...

Assessing Libya's unity government, three months in

TRIPOLI, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - On March 30, Libya's prime minister- designate Fayez al-Sarraj sailed into Tripoli un... More...

Injuries, arrests in Bolivia workers' protests

LA PAZ, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Clashes between police and factory
workers in Bolivia on Wednesday resulted in dozens... More...

Sports

BCB announce 30-member preliminary squad

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS)- The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday
announced 30-member of preliminary squad for home... More...

Tennis: Murray centre stage as wet Wimbledon plays catch-up

LONDON, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - World number two Andy Murray takes centre stage at Wimbledon Thursday as the All Engla... More...

District

Tk 2.53 lakh fined to 18 shops

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - National Consumer Rights Protection Department (NCRPD) under the Ministry of Commerce today fined and... More...

Ctg city BCL Secretary Rony released

CHITTAGONG, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), Chittagong City unit General Secretary Nurul Azim Rony, who w... More...

Economic

ADB extends support to expand road connectivity using PPP

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladesh Public-Private Partnership Authority... More...

Climate Change

China dam water release captured by drone

BEIJING, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A photographer used a drone to capture specta... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Golden age Hollywood starlet Olivia de Havilland turns 100

PARIS, June 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Screen legend Olivia de Havilland, who turns 100 on Friday, is the last surviving star from "Gone with the Wind" and one of the last great stars of Hollywood's bygone golden era. The two-time Oscar winner and five-time Academy Award nominee cam... More...

Technology

Microsoft to forecast probable cyber threat

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - Global technology giant Microsoft would forecast any probable threat and attack to keep Bangladesh's cyber space secure. The government and Microsoft today signed an agreement to this end to cooperate with each other in the field of cyber se... More...

Education

IU VC relieved

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - The government gave relief to Professor Dr Abdul Hakim from the post of vice-chancellor (VC) of the Islamic University.

President and Chancellor of the university Abdul Hamid relieved him under Islamic University Act 1... More...

Weather

Water levels of 20 rivers rise, 61 fall

DHAKA, June 30, 2016 (BSS) - Water levels in 20 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises and 61 stations recorded falls.

Among the 85 monitored water level stations, three river stations have b... More...