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Journalists give July 29 ultimatum for 9th wage board

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Journalist leaders today reiterated their demand to announce the 9th wage board by July 29, otherwise they will go for a tough programme from the next day.

They reaffirmed their demand at a view-exchange meeting held at the union office in the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) here.

Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) Presi... More...

DSCC holding tax collection to be online: Mayor

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokan today said the process of realizing holding tax of the city corporation will be brought under online. "The holding tax collection process in the city corporation area will come under online soon," the mayor told ... More...

Govt. for global recognition of 1971 genocide: AKM Mozammel Huq

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huque today said the government is moving f... More...

JS body for quick disposal of 30 lakh pending cases

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS)- Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs today recommended that the process of appointing judges should be accelera... More...

Capital to see 4500 new buses: Mayor Annisul

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq today said the government has adop... More...

International

Trump warns of 'last chance' to pass health care reform

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - President Donald Trump warned Republicans on Monday that they have one "last chance" to pass the party's health care reforms, as US lawmakers brace for a vote whose fate remained uncertain. With the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare floundering in Cong... More...

Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Donald Trump's war of words against his attorney general and one-time ally Jeff Sessions escalated Monday, raising speculation the president may be preparing the ground to replace him. Trump took to Twitter to declare his top lawyer "beleaguered" as he wonder... More...

Two Chinese warplanes buzz US recon plane: Pentagon

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A US surveillance plane was forced to take evasive action after two Chinese fight... More...

Israel strikes Gaza after missile across border: army

JERUSALEM, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Israel struck a position of Islamist group Hamas in Gaza on Monday, the army said... More...

Tropical storm to strike central Vietnam

HANOI, July 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Sonca, the fourth tropical storm in the South China Sea so far this year, is most li... More...

Sports

Michael Phelps loses race against great white shark... sort of

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of modern times, has finally met his matc... More...

Japan launches 'telework' campaign to ease Tokyo 2020 congestion

TOKYO, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Japan on Monday launched a national exercise to encourage tens of thousands of commu... More...

District

Ctg port to be equipped with more instruments: Shipping secretary

CHITTAGONG, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Secretary of the Shipping Ministry Ashok Madhab Roy today said that country's principal seaport... More...

Eight get life-term for killing woman

CHITTAGONG, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced eight persons to life-term imprisonment for killing a woman at Mir... More...

Economic

IMF revises growth forecasts upward for developing economies

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS)-The International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised upward its growth forecasts for the emerging... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

The 'Sharknado' phenomenon: making America bait again

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - With its airborne sharks, over-the-top gore and endless cheesy cameos from fading stars it ought to have flopped -- but the viral "Sharknado" franchise shows no signs of losing its bite. A fifth film in five years, "Sharknado 5: Global Sw... More...

Technology

BB governor for ensuring cyber security in banking system

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) -Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir today urged the commercial bank authorities to take necessary steps to ensure cyber security in the banking system. "Every bank should strengthen its ICT as it is taking forward the banking business. The im... More...

Education

Operational activities of RMU will start soon

RAJSHAHI, July 24, 2017 (BSS)- Operational activities of Rajshahi Medical Univer... More...

Weather

Met office predicts heavy rainfall

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Due to active monsoon heavy (44-88 mm) to very heav... More...