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National

Bangabandhu banned alcohol license and horse-race

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Advocate M Fazley Rabbi Mia said Islamic Foundation was created by Father of the Nation and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman .

Sheikh Mujib banned the alcohol license and horse race in the country and the Islamic scholars should be vocal on this issue, said the deputy speaker.

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Conspiracy of anti-liberation forces fails: Amu

DHAKA, August 4, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League Advisory Council member and Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, MP, today said that conspiracy of anti-liberation forces has been failed due to the unity of the whole nation under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "The evil forces (anti-libera... More...

NHRC is monitoring Rajon murder investigation: NHRC chairman

SYLHET, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Dr Mizanur Rahman today said the statutory ... More...

Court exonerates Anwar, Rizvi 29 others from subversion charge

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS)- A Dhaka court today exonerated 31 people including BNP leaders MK Anwar, Abdul Awal Mintoo and... More...

PM to lay foundation of 'Tathya Bhaban' Aug 6

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - The foundation stone of "Tathya Bhaban" will be laid on the Department of Films and Publicati... More...

International

Nine opposition parties including congress boycott Loksabha

NEW DELHI Aug 4, 2015 (BSS)- Nine opposition parties, Congress Trinamool Congress, CPI(M), CPI, JD(U), RJD, NCP, RSP, Muslim League and Aam Aadmi Party boycotted the proceeding of Loksabha today to protest against the suspension of 25 Congress MPs. The Congress has decided to boycott the House for the re... More...

Indian government signs landmark Naga peace accord

NEW DELHI, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Indian government has signed a landmark peace accord with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland NSCN (I-M), promising an end to almost 60 years long conflict. The accord was signed yesterday evening in presence of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh, National Secur... More...

11 soldiers killed in attack on Mali camp: government

BAMAKO, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Eleven soldiers were killed Monday in a "terrorist" attack on their camp in northern Ma... More...

Former S. Korea first lady set for rare N. Korea visit

SEOUL, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The widow of late South Korean president Kim Dae-Jung will make a rare trip to North Kor... More...

India building collapse kills 12 near Mumbai

MUMBAI, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A dilapidated building killed 12 people when it collapsed outside Mumbai on Tuesday, a r... More...

Sports

'Sheikh Kamal was a glittering star in sports arena'

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - On the eve of the 66th birth anniversary of late Sheikh Kamal, the country's celebrated sport... More...

Van der Burgh breaks 50m breaststroke world record

KAZAN, Russia, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh broke the 50m breaststroke world record in ... More...

District

Journo's father passes away in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Jagadish Das Gupta, father of former joint-secretary of Chittagong Union of Journalists (CUJ) and ... More...

Heroin trader couple gets life term in Rangpur

RANGPUR, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - A court here this afternoon sentenced a couple to life term rigorous imprisonment for possessing and ... More...

Economic

Insurance for agriculture suggested

DHAKA, Aug 04, 2015 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury suggested adopting insurance for agr... More...

Climate Change

Soudelor targets Japan, China as most powerful storm of 2015

HAGATNA, Guam, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Super Typhoon Soudelor developed into th... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Latest 'Mission Impossible' romp crushes the competition

LOS ANGELES, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - "Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation" crushed its box office competition in its premier weekend, outdoing fellow debut "Vacation" for top honors, industry data showed Monday. The fifth installment of the blockbuster franchise stars Hollywo... More...

Technology

No 'Plan B' for oceans, says study

PARIS, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Technology to drain heat-trapping CO2 from the atmosphere may slow global warming, but will not reverse climate damage to the ocean on any meaningful timescale, according to research published Monday. At the same time, a second study reported,... More...

Education

Stern actions against question leaking: Nahid

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today warned tough actions against any irregularities and corruption including question leakage before examinations.

"Law enforcement including intelligence agencies are keeping vigil... More...

Weather

Flood situation improves significantly in country

DHAKA, Aug 4, 2015 (BSS) - Flood situation has improved sharply as the countr... More...