Dhaka, Friday, April 29, 2016

LATEST NEWS

National : Kerry phones PM, requests to bring killers of Xulhaz to justice ** Unverified SIMS to be deactivated from May 1: Tarana ** No existence of IS in Bangladesh: Home Minister    |   National : Seeking justice a constitutional rights of people: PM ** HC releases full verdict in Anwar Chy grenade attack case ** President for safety of workers to boost production ** Geo-strategic location favours Bangladesh to be leading economy: Mingqiang    |   International : ** Obama looking for laughs one last time ** California cops in spotlight over racist messages ** US tycoon Durst to be transferred to California prison** Guatemala landfill slide kills four **   |   

Top Stories

News

Jatiya Sangsad

JS passes Court Fees (Amendment) Bill-2016

SANGSAD BHABAN, April 28, 2016 (BSS) -The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Court Fees (Amendment) Bill-2016 for minimizing sufferin... More...

JS passes Civil Courts (Amendment) Bill-2016

SANGSAD BHABAN, April 28, 2016 (BSS) -The Jatiya Sangsad today passed the Civil Courts (Amendment) Bill-2016 with the provision fo... More...

National

Opinion on online media policy can be given for another 7 days

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS) - The information ministry will accept opinion regarding the national online media policy for another seven days.

Opinions are to be sent to the secretary, ministry of information.

On the basis of opinions received stakeholders will sit together again to finalize the policy. This was decided at a stakeholders meet... More...

Geo-strategic location favours Bangladesh to be leading economy: Mingqiang

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS) - Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang today said geo-strategic location created scopes for Bangladesh to be a leading global economy while offered his country's all out support for the faster development of the South Asian nation. "Bangladesh has a huge potential mark... More...

Unverified SIMS to be deactivated from May 1: Tarana

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- Reiterating April 30 as the last day of SIM verification using biometric system, state min... More...

Bangladesh media enjoys complete freedom: Delegation at UN

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS) - The media in Bangladesh is enjoying full freedom as the government of Prime Minister Sheik... More...

Project yields positive result in reproductive health

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS) - A donor-funded project has claimed to have brought positive results in reproductive and s... More...

International

Modi invited to address joint meeting of US Congress

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint meeting of the US Congress on June 8 during the leader's visit to Washington, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday.

The address will be the fifth to a joint meeting of Congress by an Indian premier, and the first since 2005.

"This addres... More...

Turkey arrests 12 in bid to identify female bomber: report

ANKARA, April 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Turkish police on Thursday arrested 12 suspects as they stepped up efforts to identify a female bomber who blew herself up in the city of Bursa, wounding 13 people, state media said. The arrests took place in Bursa, Istanbul, the southeastern city of Sanliurfa and A... More...

20 killed in Syrian regime strikes on Aleppo: civil defence group

ALEPPO, Syria, April 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - At least 20 civilians were killed late Wednesday in regime strikes on a hospit... More...

US toddler shoots mother dead

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A toddler riding in the back of a car accidentally shot dead his mother with a gu... More...

Concordia skipper fights to avoid prison over Italy disaster

FLORENCE, Italy, April 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Costa Concordia skipper Francesco Schettino on Thursday begins his battle to... More...

Sports

Tushar, Williams steer Brothers to comfortable victory in DPL

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- A captaincy knock by Tushar Imran well supported by Sean Williams saw Brothers Union Club t... More...

Bangladesh move into U-14 semifinals

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- Marzia and Anuching Moginiís brilliant hat- trick helped Bangladesh under-14 girls' team to... More...

District

Three cases filed over lynching of robbers in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- Three cases were filed on Wednesday night with Akbarshah thana in connection with lynching of t... More...

Call to strengthen community police to check crimes

MYMENSINGH, Apr 28,2016 (BSS)-Speakers at a discussion meeting urged all to strengthen activities of community police to root out ... More...

Economic

Stocks suffer steep fall to finish week

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS) - Stock market witnessed steep fall on Thursday to finish the week, with broader indices at ... More...

Climate Change

Photo Gallery

Entertainment & Arts

Litterateur Syed Huq admitted at hospital in London

LONDON, April 28 (BSS) - Eminent writer and poet Syed Shamsul Huq has sought the prayers of the countrymen and his admires as he is being treated a hospital in London for lung cancer, a spokesmen of the Bangladesh High Commission in UK said today. "He is now undergoing tre... More...

Technology

First roof top camouflage tower erected for mobile phone

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- Country's first towerco, edotco Bangladesh ("edotco"), recently set up, its first, roof top camouflaged tower structure on the building of Chittagong Boat Club. Edotco's innovative camouflage designed tower structure protects the aesthetic loo... More...

Education

JUTA to observe work abstention protesting RU teacher killing May 2

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, Apr 28, 2016 (BSS) - The Jahangirnagar University Teachers' Association (JUTA) will observe work abstention on May 2 from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm protesting the killing of Rajshahi University (RU) Professor AFM Rezaul Karim Sidd... More...

Weather

Dry weather likely

DHAKA, April 28, 2016 (BSS)- Trough of westerly low lies over West Bengal and ad... More...