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Jatiya Sangsad

Khulna Agriculture University Bill, 2015 passed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 5, 2015 (BSS) -The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Khulna Agriculture University Bill, 2015 in an amended for... More...

Report on Export Promotion Bureau Bill placed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce Ministry placed the report on Export Prom... More...

National

Asrayan Prokalpo becomes blessings for 2,160 rehabilitated families

By Mamun Islam RANGPUR, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - The Asrayan Prokalpo has been running successfully that has been blessings for the rehabilitated 2,160 river-eroded families in the district in recent years. The rehabilitated families have got permanent shelter, address and livelihoods through income g... More...

470 tonnes of VGF food for Kaptai, Tanguar areas fishermen

DHAKA, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - The government has allocated 470 tonnes of food grain under special Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme for the fishermen of Kaptai Lake and Tanguar Haor area as catching fish is halted for a month.

Around 22 thousand fishermen families will be benefitted by the allocation said a press release.

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Govt. works for welfare of labor-class people: Shahriar

RAJSHAHI, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, MP, said the government of Prime Min... More...

Mosharraf inaugurates new REB line Faridpur

FARIDPUR, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - Overseas Employment and Expatriates' Welfare Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hos... More...

DUJA cancels Dainik Sangram's membership

DHAKA, July 4, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka University Journalists Association (DUJA), an organisation of students working as DU ... More...

International

Ministers back to Vienna for final Iran nuclear deal push

VIENNA, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Foreign ministers from major powers were expected back in Vienna Sunday seeking to score a huge diplomatic success by nailing down a nuclear deal with Iran after almost two years of intense effort. Ahead of Tuesday's final deadline, there were signs that inside t... More...

Myanmar man convicted for 2013 hotel blast

YANGON, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A Myanmar man has been sentenced to life in prison for planting a bomb that exploded two years ago inside a luxury Yangon hotel wounding an American woman, state media reported Sunday. Myanmar was rattled by a series of small blasts across the country in October ... More...

Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip

QUITO, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Pope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years Sunday, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay -- but not his native... More...

S. Korean official falls to death in China

BEIJING, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - An official dispatched from Seoul to deal with the aftermath of a bus crash in Chin... More...

Longtime champ dethroned at NY hot dog eating contest

NEW YORK, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, who for eight straight years gobbled up all comers in the fam... More...

Sports

South Africa 148/4 against Bangladesh in 1st T20i

DHAKA, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - South Africa scored 148 for 4 from the allotted 20 overs against Bangladesh in the first T20i of the t... More...

SA win toss and opt to bat first against Bangladesh in 1st T20i

DHAKA, July 5, 2015 (BSS)- South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladeshi in the 1st T20i of ... More...

District

400 families brought under power network in Barguna

BARGUNA, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - About four hundred families of Dhalua union under Sadar upazila have been brought under rural electr... More...

Excellent growth of Parija rice plants predicts bumper production

RANGPUR, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - Excellent growth of the indigenous Parija rice plants amid favourable climatic conditio... More...

Economic

Homeopathy pharma comes under BB's scheme

DHAKA, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - Homeopathic pharmaceutical companies have come under the refinancing scheme of Bangladesh Bank (BB), the central bank said on Sunday.

Issuing an amendment to its earlier directive, the central bank in a ci... More...

Climate Change

Pact with devil? California farmers use oil firms' water

BAKERSFIELD, United States, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - An efficient solution to a ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Amid label flap, Lil Wayne streams album

NEW YORK, July 5, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The rapper Lil Wayne on Saturday put out a new album as a streaming exclusive amid a heated dispute with his label over release of what he calls his career-capping work. The hip-hop star said he was distributing "FWA" -- which stands for... More...

Technology

Spain's Amadeus says to buy tech firm for $830 mn

MADRID, July 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Spanish technology company Amadeus, the world's biggest processor of travel transactions, it will buy airline technology firm Navitaire for $830 million (750 million euros) to boost its position in the low-cost segment.

Amadeus, which provides technol... More...

Education

Children deprived of primary education in char areas

NARSINGDI, July 4, 2015 (BSS)- A good number of children in the char areas of Sadar and Raipura upazilas of the district are being deprived of the right to compulsory primary education due to poverty, ignorance, shortage of schools and lack of commun... More...

Weather

Light to moderate rain likely

DHAKA, July 5, 2015 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanie... More...