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Jatiya Sangsad

JS hails British MPs - Tulip, Rupa & Rushanara

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS) - The Jatiya Sangsad today passed a thanksgiving motion unanimously for Tulip Siddiq, granddau... More...

Media report on imported wheat baseless, motivated: Quamrul

SANGSAD BHABAN, July 7, 2015 (BSS) - Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam today described as baseless and politically m... More...

National

No public sufferings on roads during Eid: Obaidul Quader

GAZIPUR, July 7, 2015 (BSS) - Minister for Road Communication and Bridges Obaidul Quader today said there would be no public sufferings on roads during the Eid journeys this year. "The condition of roads is better than that at any time in the past," he said while visiting Dhaka-Tangail highway at Ch... More...

Khaleda resorts to pre-iftar falsehood: Nasim

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said here today BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia lies every day prior to iftar which is not supported by Islam. "Our religion doesn't permit us of resorting to falsehood keeping iftar items in front of us. But, the BNP chairperson is contin... More...

Focused cessation efforts needed against tobacco: WHO

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) in a report released today while strongly advocated for... More...

Govt contemplating to enact law for stopping child labour: Anisul

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Law Minister Anisul Huq said here today the government has a plan to enact Child Labor Deter... More...

HC for stopping tempting Lux ad

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- The High Court (HC) today asked the Unilever Bangladesh authority to stop airing their adver... More...

International

Gunmen kill 14 in northern Kenya attack: police

NAIROBI, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 14 people were killed and 11 wounded on Tuesday when gunmen attacked a northern Kenyan village, close to the border with war-torn Somalia, police and Red Cross said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Somali-led Shebab militants have carr... More...

UK remembers 2005 London bombings under shadow of Tunisia

LONDON, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Britain will on Tuesday mark 10 years since the London bombings with a minute's silence for the 52 victims, less than a fortnight after an attack in Tunisia highlighted the ongoing Islamist threat. Thirty Britons were among 38 people killed when a gunman went on t... More...

World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan

TOKYO, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an... More...

Mexico imports gasoline as thefts cause shortages

MEXICO CITY, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Mexico is importing 75,000 extra barrels of gasoline per day in an "unprecedente... More...

Iran talks set to miss second deadline in Vienna

VIENNA, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - World powers were set Tuesday to miss yet another deadline to nail down an elusive nuclear deal ending a 13-year standoff with Iran, despite hour... More...

Sports

South Africa wins T20I series against Bangladesh

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)-Visiting South Africa team won the T20I series beating host Bangladesh by 31 runs in the secon... More...

Openers shine as SA amass 169/4 in 2nd T20I

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- A breezy opening stand between Quinton De Cock and AB De Villers helped visiting South Africa to post ... More...

District

Journalist Pradip Sinha's mother Bijoy's shraddha tomorrow

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Shraddha of Bijoya Singha Roy, mother of senior journalist Pradip Sinha Roy will be held at their villa... More...

Civil Surgeon dies

MANIKGANJ, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Dr. ATM Matiur Rahman, Civil Surgeon of Manikganj, died of cardiac arrest on Monday evening at Enam... More...

Economic

Stocks regain on improved participation

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Stocks regained on Tuesday after witnessing fall in the previous three consecutive trading se... More...

Climate Change

Japan reactor refuelled for restart, despite opposition

TOKYO, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Atomic fuel was being loaded into a reactor in s... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Tonya-Nancy ice drama hits NY stage as rock opera

NEW YORK, July 7, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - It was the knee whack that obsessed millions and turned figure skating into an international tabloid frenzy. Twenty years later, it's coming to the New York stage decked in sequins. "Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera," tells of the blood, s... More...

Technology

Chinese car maker BYD won biggest order in Cuba

HAVANA, July 7 (BSS/Xinhua)-- Chinese automaker BYD won its biggest order of 719 cars in Cuba, said the company yesterday. The order of 719 cars, the biggest since the company entered the Cuban market in 2014, include BYD's gasoline vehicle models like L3, S6, G6, M6 and Surui... More...

Education

RU Eid vacation begins Thursday

RAJSHAHI, July 7, 2015 (BSS)- Rajshahi University (RU) goes on a 15-day vacatio... More...

Weather

52 rivers register rises, 30 falls

DHAKA, July 7, 2015 (BSS) - Water levels in 52 river stations monitored by Flood... More...