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Jatiya Sangsad

Supreme Court Judges (Remuneration and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Passed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Supreme Court Judges (Remuneration and Privil... More...

JS passes Tea Bill, 2016

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 26, 2016 (BSS)-The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Tea Bill, 2016 for giving legal coverage to the activities... More...

National

Kalyanpur raid saves country from another dreadful attack: PM

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the Kalyanpur raid carried out by the law enforcers this morning based on the report of intelligence has foiled an attempt of the militants to launch another dreadful incident in the country. "The government has taken a quick step... More...

Militants in Kalyanpur, Gulshan are of same group, suspects DMP

Dhaka, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah today said they are suspecting the militants killed by security forces in Kalyanpur operation and Gulshan cafe attackers are members of same militant outfit. "The militants killed in Kalyanpur and Gulshan caf... More...

Nasim urges foreign nationals not be worried

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Veteran Awami League leader and Health Minister Mohammed Nasim today urged foreign nation... More...

Govt trying to restore discipline on roads: Quader

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS)- Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said restoration of discipline i... More...

Delhi to be with Dhaka to fight terror: Shringla

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla today said India will stand... More...

International

I'm voting Trump, says Obama's Kenyan half-brother

NAIROBI, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - US President Barack Obama's half-brother said Tuesday he was going to vote for Republican candidate Donald Trump in this year's American election, saying he felt let down his sibling's neglect of his Kenyan family. Obama was born in Hawaii to an American mother and a... More...

19 killed in knife rampage at Japan care home

SAGAMIHARA, Japan, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A knife-wielding former employee killed 19 people and injured 25 at a care centre for the mentally disabled in Japan on Tuesday, in the country's worst mass killing in decades. The 26-year-old man later turned himself in at a police station, admitting to of... More...

Ancient Australian flesh-eating marsupial discovered

SYDNEY, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A new species of extinct flesh-eating marsupial that terrorised Australia's forests so... More...

Sanders says Clinton 'must become' next US president

PHILADELPHIA, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Vanquished White House hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday told a riven and lively ... More...

Laughing gas mix-up kills baby in Australia

SYDNEY, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A newborn baby has died after being given "laughing gas" instead of oxygen in a tragic... More...

Sports

Kvitova, Stosur advance in Montreal

MONTREAL, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Former Grand Slam champions Petra Kvitova and Samantha Stosur were unfazed by openin... More...

Sri Lanka bat first against Australia in first Test

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first... More...

District

Three Jamaat men among 50 held in Rangpur

RANGPUR, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Police arrested 50 people, including three chargesheeted accused activists of Jamaat-e-Islami Ban... More...

One to die for murdering in Rangpur

RANGPUR, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - A court here has sentenced a husband to death for murdering his wife in New Jummapara Sweeper Co... More...

Economic

Stocks ease up to break 5-day losing streak

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS)- Stocks made little gain today (Tuesday) to break the falling trend that the market had bee... More...

Climate Change

Solar plane completes historic round-the-world trip

ABU DHABI, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Solar Impulse 2 landed Tuesday in the UAE, ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Netflix gets global rights to 'American Crime Story'

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Netflix said on Monday it had signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to be the global streaming home for FX's Emmy-nominated smash hit "American Crime Story." The first season -- "The People v. O.J. Simpson" -- will be available around th... More...

Technology

Armstrong re-emerges as key figure after Yahoo deal

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - With the Yahoo-Verizon deal Monday, AOL chief Tim Armstrong has re-emerged as a figure who may be key in the effort to shape a new internet strategy. Armstrong, who remained head of AOL when it was acquired last year by Verizon, is now ... More...

Education

CUJA holds anti-militancy rally

CHITTAGONG, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Chittagong University Journalists
Association (CUJA) today held an anti-militancy rally on the university campus.

Hundreds of students and leaders of different progressive and left-leaning organisations and ... More...

Weather

Met office predicts light to moderate rainfall

DHAKA, July 26, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompani... More...