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National : PM asks AL MPs to create public opinion against destructive politics   |   National : BNP-Jamaat to be burnt in people's wrath: PM***Ekushey Book Fair begins today*** PM mourns death of AL leader's wife, visits residence *** Countrymen want to know why BNP is killing people, Nasim    |   International : NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture ** A million rare documents damaged in Moscow library blaze ** 11 killed, 11 injured in Rajasthan road accident ***   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

Bill on PSPPP-2015 tabled in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) - With a view to expediting the economic development of Bangladesh and ensuring the f... More...

Lawmakers for punitive action against anarchists as per law

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) - Lawmakers today demanded exemplary punishment for those involved in hurling petrol bombs and u... More...

National

PM mourns death of AL leader's wife, visits residence

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed profound shock at the death of Fazilatun Nesa, wife of Munshiganj District Awami League President and District Council Administrator Mohiuddin Ahmed. In a condolence message, the Prime Minister conveyed deep sympathy to the ... More...

Countrymen want to know why BNP is killing people, Nasim

SIRAJGANJ, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim said all the countrymen today want to know why BNP is killing people and what benefit are they getting out of it? "They killed one businessman here last night by petrol bomb.... What benefit are they getting by killing... More...

Khaleda's adviser Falu detained

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS)- Detective Brach (DB) of Police tonight detained BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia's adviser and chairman of private-run television channel Ntv Mosaddek Al... More...

Journalist community holds human chain demanding stop hostility

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS)- Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) today jointly held a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club her... More...

Anti-hartal processions in different areas in country

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS)- Different organizations including Awami League brought out processions and staged rallies in d... More...

International

Rocket attack kills two policemen in southwest Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- A rocket attack targeting a senior police officer and his family killed two police escorts in restive southwestern Pakistan, officials said Sunday. The incident happened Saturday evening when district police chief Asghar Ali Yusufzai was travelling with his ... More...

Chad forces bomb Boko Haram positions in Nigerian town

FOTOKOL, Cameroon, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- Chadian aircraft struck Boko Haram positions in the Nigerian border town of Gamboru for a second straight day on Sunday, an AFP journalist in a neighbouring town said. Two military choppers pounded targets in Gamboru for about two hours, setting off loud e... More...

Iraq violence killed 1,375 in January: UN

BAGHDAD, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Violence in Iraq killed 1,375 people in
January, month eight of the battle against j... More...

Six dead, 10 wounded in central Damascus blast: monitor

BEIRUT, Feb 1, 2015 (AFP) - A blast on a bus in a central district of the Syrian capital killed at least six people and... More...

19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours


KIEV, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 19 people, including 13 Ukrainian troops, have been killed in fighting with ... More...

Sports

Bangladesh face Sri Lanka in crucial match tomorrow

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS)- Bangladesh take on Sri Lanka in their crucial group A match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup Intern... More...

Maxwell leads Australian fightback

PERTH, Australia, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A career-best one-day
international score by much-maligned all-rounder Glenn ... More...

District

2 killed in separate road accidents in Habiganj, Jhalokathi

HABIGANJ, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) -An auto rickshaw passenger was killed in a road accident when an auto rickshaw collided head on with ... More...

Four bomb-makers held in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS)- Police rounded up four members of bomb-making team belongs to Islami Chhatra Shibir, student-wing of ... More...

Economic

Business leaders seek duty, quota free market access to Thailand

DHAKA, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS) - Business leaders here sought duty and quota free market access to Thailand, which already offered partial duty concession to a number of Bangladeshi products.

President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and... More...

Climate Change

NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture

LOS ANGELES, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - NASA on Saturday launched a new Earth-ob... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Jasim Pollimela ends in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, Feb 01, 2015 (BSS) - Three week long Jasim Pollimela (village fair) coinciding the 112th birth anniversary of the immortal folk poet Jasimuddin concluded last evening here at the Mela premises of poet's ancestral home located at Gobindapur in the suburb of the town. ... More...

Technology

Japan launches new spy satellite

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Japan on Sunday successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather. Tokyo put spy satellites into operation in the early 2000s after its erratic neighbour North ... More...

Education

SCF demands unhindered holding of SCC examinations

RANGPUR, Feb 01, 2015 (BSS)- Leaders of the Samajtantrik Chhatra Front (SCF) at ... More...

Weather

Dry weather likely

DHAKA, Feb 01, 2015 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

Light to moderate fog may occur over the country during midnight till morning.

Night temperature may fall by 1-2 degree Cels... More...