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OC of Shah Ali PS withdrawn over tea-seller's death

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) today withdrew the officer-in-charge (OC) of Shah Ali Police Station amid uproars as a poor tea stall vendor was burnt to death as he was allegedly pushed to a kerosene oven by a police informer in presence of several policemen during an argumen... More...

Govt. cautious about people's losses in Tengratila gas field blowouts: Nasrul

SUNAMGANJ, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government is very cautious about the losses and sufferings caused to the local people in the Tengratila gas field blowouts. "The government will undertake all possible measures for pro... More...

Country progressing towards democracy, good governance: Inu

JOYPURHAT, Feb 05, 2016 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that the country was progressing t... More...

PM to take all treatment at home

GAZIPUR, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here today said from now on she would take all of her treatme... More...

Speaker congratulates Bangladesh cricket team for winning against Nepal

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today congratulated Bangladesh cri... More...

International

Zika-hit nations should allow access to contraception, abortion: UN

GENEVA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The United Nations on Friday urged countries hit by the dangerous Zika virus to let women have access to contraception and abortion. The UN human rights office said the South American countries now urging women to hold off getting pregnant over Zika fears had to o... More...

Britain rejects UN panel ruling on Assange: government

LONDON, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Britain rejected a UN panel's ruling on Friday that called for Julian Assange's "detention" at Ecuador's embassy in London to be brought to an end, saying it would challenge the report's findings. "This changes nothing. We completely reject any claim that Julian Assange... More...

200 million girls and women living with FGM: UNICEF

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 200 million girls and women worldwide have been subjecte... More...

WHO advises against blood donations from people returning from Zika areas

GENEVA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The World Health Organization on Thursday advised countries against accepting blood dona... More...

Saudi ready to join anti-IS ground op in Syria: general

RIYADH, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi Arabia is ready to join any ground operation the US-led coalition against the Isl... More...

Sports

ICC-U-19 WC: Nepal 211 for 9 against Bangladesh

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS)- Nepal Under-19 team scored 211 for 9 from their allotted 50 overs against hosts Bangladesh U-1... More...

Australia's world champion Sprenger retires

SYDNEY, Jan 21, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia's Olympic silver medallist and world champion Christian Sprenger on Thursda... More...

District

JASOD stages biennial conference in Thakurgaon

THAKURGAON, Feb 5,2016 (BSS) - Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JASOD) today staged the biennial conference of its Thakurgaon district un... More...

Fire destroys dwelling houses

CHITTAGONG, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - At least four dwelling houses were gutted in a devastating at Mazirghat area under Sadarghat than... More...

Economic

Bangladesh makes remarkable socio-economic progress: Tofail

SIRAJGANJ, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS)- Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said Bangladesh has made a remarkable economic progr... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Dhaka Art Summit begins

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS)- Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today said Bangladesh is blessed with rich art and culture for a long period of time, which should be nurtured for achieving socio-economic development of the country. "The country has glorious past of cultura... More...

Weather

Day temperature may rise slightly

DHAKA, Feb 5, 2016 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

Light to moderate fog may occur at places over the country, said a Met office bulletin.

Mild cold wave is sweeping over Rangpur divisi... More...