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National

Bangladesh rank 33rd as safest country in globe: Home Minister

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS)- Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said Bangladesh has been recognised as the 33rd safest state in the world now while incumbent Prime Minister of the country Sheikh Hasina stands 13th out of 100 heads of the governments in the globe. "There is no alternative to Pr... More...

Investigation reveals Aslam's involvement with anti-state activities: IGP

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS)- Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque today said BNP Joint General Secretary Aslam Chowdhury's involvement with anti-state activities has been found in police investigation. "It was found in the investigation that Mendi N Safadi, leader of Israel's ruling Likud P... More...

HC commutes death for wife-killing husband

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS) - The High Court today commuted death sentence of one Masud Alam, who was handed down maximum ... More...

Effective steps to be taken to curb corruption: ACC Chairman

CHITTAGONG, May 26, 2016 (BSS) - Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Iqbal Mahmud on Thursday said effectiv... More...

Land Minister for digitised modern land management

RANGPUR, May 26, 2016 (BSS) - Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif, MP, has said launching of a digitised and modernised ... More...

International

Trump secures enough delegates to clinch nomination: AP

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump on Thursday secured the support of enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, after unbound delegates pledged to back the billionaire, according to the Associated Press count. The Republican Party will not make the results of... More...

'I still hate the glow of the setting sun': Hiroshima suvivors' tales

By Shingo ITO HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - For survivors of the world's first nuclear attack, the day America unleashed a terrible bomb over the city of Hiroshima remains seared forever in their minds. Though their numbers are dwindling and the advancing years are taking a toll... More...

Putin says EU needs Russia to stay on global stage

ATHENS, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed in an article published Thursday that the E... More...

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

SYDNEY, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be... More...

Powerful auto union backs Clinton for president

DETROIT, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The powerful United Auto Workers union on Wednesday endorsed Hillary Clinton's White H... More...

Sports

Nadal wins 200th Grand Slam match

PARIS, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nine-time French Open champion Rafael
Nadal on Thursday became just the eighth man to ... More...

Football: Cahill set to stay in China - agent

SYDNEY, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia's veteran top goalscorer Tim Cahill is set to stay in China next season wi... More...

District

5 pharmacies fined in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, May 26, 2016 (BSS) - A mobile court of Chittagong District Administration today fined five pharmacies and seized huge ... More...

68 held with Yaba in Chittagong

CHITTAGONG, May, 26, 2016 (BSS) - Police in a series of overnight drives arrested 68 peoples from different parts of the city on... More...

Economic

Stocks end week up on large-cap vibe

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS)- Stocks ended week upward on Thursday, with all the indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock ex... More...

Climate Change

Indonesia arrests three men accused of poaching Sumatran tigers

JAKARTA, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Three men accused of poaching rare Sumatran ti... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported on Wednesday. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Hea... More...

Technology

Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania on record-breaking flight

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy by consuming no fuel. After taking off from Dayton... More...

Education

Withdrawal of MCQ in public exams proposed

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS)- Noted educationists, rights activists, economists and engineers at a view-exchange meeting chaired by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today proposed withdrawing of multiple choice question (MCQ) method, making educatio... More...

Weather

Rain or thundershowers likely

DHAKA, May 26, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary g... More...