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Adequate relief, money sent to 11 flood affected districts: Minister

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya yesterday said adequate relief materials and cash have been sent for the flood victims in 11 northern districts of the country.

"A total of 2,300 tonnes of rice and dry food worth Taka 45 lakh have been sent to the affected areas. Besides, ... More...

Islam doesn't permit killings: Nahid

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has denounced the Islamist militants saying that no Muslim can kill a human being if he or she understands the essence of Islam as the holy religion does not permit such heinous activities. "If one understands the essence of the ... More...

Police identified Gulshan attack masterminds: DMP

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Police have identified the masterminds and instigators of the July 1 terror attack on the Holey Artisan caf, in Gulshan area, Dhaka Metropolitan Pol... More...

Navy submits strategy to control encroachment, pollution in four Dhaka rivers

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Navy has submitted a strategy before the government to control pollution and encroachment as well as maintaining proper navigability in fo... More...

Live interactive program on Betar, BTV on July 27

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS)-Bangladesh Betar will host an interactive session to raise public awareness about militancy... More...

International

Nice massacre reopens divisions in French society

PARIS, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Bastille Day attack in Nice -- the third terrorist massacre to hit France in 18 months -- has sparked anger and racism, putting further strain on an already tense political atmosphere. "What is clear is that it has brought to the surface the fault lines which w... More...

Australia says no clues from FBI report on MH370 pilot

SYDNEY, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Australia on Monday brushed off a reported FBI probe into the pilot of missing flight MH370, saying it was a matter for Malaysia and did not shed light on the plane's location. The New York magazine Friday cited a secret FBI document showing the jet's captain Zaha... More...

Democratic Party chair resigns in wake of email leak

PHILADELPHIA, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Embattled Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday she is ... More...

Six arrested in killings of mayor, four others in Mexico

TUXTLA GUTI?RREZ, Mexico, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Six men have been arrested in connection with the murder of the m... More...

American surfer in hospital after Costa Rica croc attack

SAN JOS?, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - An American surfer was being treated in a Costa Rican hospital on Sunday after bei... More...

Sports

Japan schoolgirl swimmer set to melt hearts in Rio

TOKYO, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee, who melted the hearts of a nation when she burst into tears o... More...

Ghana's first Olympic swimmers are a warning to the world

ACCRA, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Ghana's global reputation in sport is largely based on football but Abeku Jackson and Kaya Fors... More...

District

Vegetables' farming brings fortune to farmers in Rangpur

RANGPUR, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Expanded cultivation of vegetables round the year has brought self-reliance and fortune ... More...

Jute harvesting gets momentum in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, July 25, 2016 (BSS)- Harvesting of jute plants get momentum in all the six upazilas of the district following adequa... More...

Economic

Brexit is risk to global growth, says G20

CHENGDU, China, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Britain's vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world eco... More...

Climate Change

Southern California fire mushrooms, residents evacuated

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A fire burning out of control in Southe... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

'Star Trek Beyond' boots 'Pets' to box office doghouse

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - "Star Trek Beyond" boldly went to the top of the box office in its weekend debut, sending "The Secret Life of Pets" to the doghouse in the number two spot. Paramount's "Star Trek Beyond," the latest installment in the 50-year-old fr... More...

Technology

Yahoo appears near deal to sell core assets

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Yahoo was set to announced a deal to sell its core online assets, ending a 20-year run as an independent company for the internet pioneer. Multiple reports said Yahoo, which introduced many users around the world to the internet, w... More...

Education

61 universities implement quality assurance project

RAJSHAHI, July 25, 2016 (BSS)- Quality assurance related project is being imp... More...

Weather

Rainfall likely

DHAKA, July 25, 2016 (BSS) - Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at most places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at many places over Rajshahi... More...