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National

Killers should not have equal rights in independent state: Nasim

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS)-Awami League Presidium Member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said the killers should not have equal rights in an independent country. "We can't bow down to those conspirators because in an independent state of ours there can't be any right of t... More...

PPs, GPs to be paid by July 30: Anisul Haq

BRAHMANBARIA, May 27, 2016(BSS)- Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs' Minister Anisul Haq said that all dues of public prosecutors (PPs) and government pleaders (GPs) will be cleared by July 30. He also assured them of a raise in emoluments. Refereeing to the on-going debate about the 16th amen... More...

5th phase of UP polls tomorrow

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - The fifth phase of local body Union Parishad (UP) elections in 720 unions under 44 district... More...

President, PM for ensuring quality health services to mothers, children

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all concerned to e... More...

Global Menstrual Hygiene Day tomorrow

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Global Menstrual Hygiene Day will be observed tomorrow in the country with a call to create... More...

International

Obama makes history with Hiroshima visit

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb Friday and called for a world free of nuclear weapons, during a historic and emotional visit to Hiroshima. In a ceremony loaded with symbolism, the first sitting US president to visit ... More...

Obama arrives at Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Park

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Barack Obama arrived at Hiroshima's atomic bomb park Friday on a historic first visit by a sitting US president. Obama was greeted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, where he was due to lay a wreath at the cenotaph... More...

Two tourists killed, two missing in Thai speed boat accident

BANGKOK, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Two foreign tourists were killed and two others are missing after a packed speed bo... More...

Key dates in the nuclear arms race

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Here is a timeline of the development of nuclear weapons, as US President Bar... More...

Hiroshima bombing: the morning the earth shook

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - With a blinding flash of light and an ear-splitting roar, the age of nuclear ... More...

Sports

2nd Omera Cup Golf Tournament ends in Rangpur

RANGPUR, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - The three-day second Omera Cup Golf
Tournament-2016 ended through a colourful prize-givi... More...

Black Caps plan day-night Test against England

WELLINGTON, May 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - New Zealand on Friday unveiled plans to host a day-night Test against England as pa... More...

District

Cheques for Tk 5.15 lakh distributed in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Cheques for Taka 5.15 lakh were distributed to 21 religious institutions and 19 distressed men an... More...

Motivation to farmers for raising 3 crops in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH, May 27, 2016 (BSS)-Debiganj upazila agriculture department is motivating the farmers to adopt the technology to cultiv... More...

Economic

Cyber watchdog find BB hackers link to Philippines bank heist

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - An international cyber security watchdog said they overnight discovered that hackers who st... More...

Climate Change

Indonesia arrests three men accused of poaching Sumatran tigers

JAKARTA, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Three men accused of poaching rare Sumatran ti... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported on Wednesday. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Hea... More...

Technology

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania on record-breaking flight

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy by consuming no fuel. After taking off from Dayton... More...

Education

Political use of public varsities affects quality of education: Speakers

CHITTAGONG, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Educationists and academics in a discussion today said quality education in different public universities is affected as the universities are now being used for political purposes.

The discussants said a section o... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, May 27, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary ... More...