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Jatiya Sangsad

No plan for increasing service age limit: PM

SANGSAD BHABAN, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today ruled out any possibility of increasing the age ... More...

The Jute Bill, 2016, placed in JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, May 3, 2016 (BSS) -State Minister for Textiles and Jute Mirza Azam, on behalf of Textiles and Jute Minister Md E... More...

National

Biswal holds meeting with foreign minister

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- The visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal today had an extensive discussion with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on 'bilateral relationship and issues of shared concern regarding security'. The US Assistant Secreta... More...

Sri Lankan hospital keen to train Bangladeshi doctors, nurses

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Lanka Hospital of Sri Lanka today expressed keenness to offer training assistance for the doctors and nurses of Bangladesh.

The authorities expressed the keenness when Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim visited the hospital in Colombo, said an official release here.

The minister said a memora... More...

ICT probe body releases reports on two war crimes cases

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) today released probe r... More...

Al-Badr honcho Nizami's brutality knew no bound

by Mahmudul Hasan Raju

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - As Dr Alim Chowdhury along with his family were watching the ... More...

Accreditation tool can help policymakers, regulators

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) -The market-based tools that include accreditation, standards and conformity assessment can ... More...

International

Brazil prosecutor seeks obstruction of justice probe against Rousseff: reports

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Brazil's top prosecutor on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to open a probe into alleged obstruction of justice by President Dilma Rousseff, major Brazilian newspapers reported, in a potentially explosive twist to the country's political crisis. According to repo... More...

Drought takes toll at Palau's famed Jellyfish Lake

KOROR, Palau, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A severe drought in Palau is killing marine life at the island nation's popular Jellyfish Lake, researchers say, forcing tourism operators to cancel trips to the unique Pacific destination. The lake near the capital Koror normally provides a tranquil, otherworl... More...

Iphone can be a handbag, Chinese court says in Apple case

BEIJING, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - A Chinese court has ruled against Apple in a case it brought against a small maker of ... More...

Canadian city evacuated as huge blaze engulfs homes

MONTREAL, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Most of the 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to le... More...

Floods following drought worsen Ethiopian hunger

DERALA, Ethiopia, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Stuck on a track in eastern Ethiopia, trucks carrying food for the starving ar... More...

Sports

Pellegrini promises City will attack Madrid

MADRID, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has promised his side won't be afraid to attac... More...

French Federation offices raided over alleged corruption

PARIS, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The French Tennis Federation's offices and the home of its president Jean Gachassin were raided Tue... More...

District

488 candidates file nomination paper in Chuadanga

CHUADANGA May 4, 2016 (BSS)- A total of 488 candidates have filed nomination papers in 8 Union Parishad elections in two upazila... More...

Fake doctor fined in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- A mobile court on Wednesday fined a fake doctor TK 10 thousand for treating patients without any... More...

Economic

Governor to meet Fed chief, SWIFT official to recover heist money



DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir is likely to meet the head of the Federal Res... More...

Climate Change

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Entertainment & Arts

Rock legends to perform at mega concert

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who -- the most celebrated acts in rock'n roll -- will perform at a mega festival in October, organizers said Tuesday. The iconic artists have been confirmed... More...

Technology

GP brings revamped WowBox App with new functionalities

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Cellular phone operator Grameenphone has introduced lifestyle app "WowBox" with new design, functionality and customer offers. WowBox, developed by Grameenphone's parents company Telenor, is now available exclusively for the subscribers wo... More...

Education

Prof Shafi donates Tk 30 lakh to DU

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS)- Dr Mohammad Shafi, honorary Professor of the Department of Fisheries of Dhaka University (DU), donated Taka 30 lakh for development of infrastructure, education and research of the department.

In this regard, he handed ov... More...

Weather

Rain with temporary gusty wind likely

DHAKA, May 4, 2016 (BSS) - Rain or Thunder showers accompanied by temporary gus... More...