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National

Sheikh Hasina's Homecoming Day tomorrow defying ban on her return home

DHAKA, May 06, 2015 (BSS)- Tomorrow is May 7, a red letter day in the history of the nation, as Awami League president and present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on this day in 2007 defying a ban on her return home during the state of emergency. On her return home following her treatment i... More...

China for infrastructure development in Bangladesh

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - Chinese government is keen to provide all out cooperation to Bangladesh for its infrastructure development in different sectors, including communication sector. Chai Xi, special envoy to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, expressed his country's interest when he called on state m... More...

Purchase committee okays seven proposals

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) today approved seven procurement proposal... More...

Labour rules finalized incorporating labour welfare fund

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - The government today finalized the labour rules-2015 for enforcement of Bangladesh Labor Law ... More...

Mosharaf condoles AL leader Mofizur Rahman Monju Miah's death

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - Minister for Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Khondokar Mosharaf Hossain today expressed deep shock at the death of Modhukhali Upazilla Awami L... More...

International

Northern Kenya cattle raids, unrest leaves 75 dead: Red Cross

NAIROBI, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Some 75 people have been killed in four days of cattle raids and revenge attacks in northern Kenya, the Red Cross said Wednesday. "Over the last four days around 75 Kenyans have died. Is it worth it, and what for?" Kenya Red Cross chief Abbas Gullet said of the violenc... More...

Shelling kills 32 civilians fleeing Yemen fighting by sea

ADEN, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 32 civilians were killed and 67 wounded Wednesday in shelling that hit people trying to escape fighting in Yemen's southern city of Aden by sea, a health official said. The shelling hit a small fishing harbour and a barge carrying civilians, the official said, bl... More...

IS attack on Kurdish forces in Syria kills 16: monitor

BEIRUT, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 16 members of Syrian Kurdish security forces were killed on Wednesday in an Isl... More...

Japan raises volcanic warning at Hakone resort

TOKYO, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Japan's meteorological agency on Wednesday raised a volcanic warning for the popular hot ... More...

Four dead, nine missing following Indonesian landslide

JAKARTA, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Four people were killed and nine others remain missing after a landslide buried homes o... More...

Sports

Younis, Azhar's ton propel Pakistan on day 1

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS)-A brilliant ton by experienced batsman Younis Khan and Azhar Ali rescued Pakistan from early da... More...

Pakistan 323/3 on day 1 in 2nd Test

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS)-Visiting Pakistan reached to comfortable position as they scored 323 for 3 in 90 overs at stu... More...

District

AL backed candidate wins Nagrakanda Poura mayor post

Faridpur, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League backed candidate won the post of mayor of Nagarkanda Pourashava in the by-poll held tod... More...

Madukhali AL president Mofjur Rahman passes away

FARIDPUR, May 6, 2015 (BSS)- President of Madhukhali upazilla Awami League and former upazilla chairman of the upazilla Mafijur Ra... More...

Economic

Tofail for giving more attention to stock market

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS)-Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today suggested Bangladesh Bank give more attention to the count... More...

Climate Change

Global greenhouse gas levels reach new monthly record

MIAMI, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - In another ominous sign of human-caused climate c... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Bollywood's Salman Khan jailed for 5 years for deadly hit-and-run

MUMBAI, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Salman Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison for drunkenly killing a homeless man with his SUV in a 2002 hit-and-run. Judge D.W. Deshpande told a sessions court in the Indian city of Mumb... More...

Technology

Smartphone video of boxing clash lands blow to copyright

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The boxing match billed as the fight of the century is over, but the battle over smartphone video streaming of the Las Vegas showdown is just beginning. Revelations that dozens of smartphone users streamed the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Maywea... More...

Education

IU Theatre stages street play 'Jogfal Shunno'

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, May 6, 2015 (BSS) - Bisshobidyaloy Theatre (Bithi), a cultur... More...

Weather

Hot weather paralyzes life in country

DHAKA, May 6, 2015 (BSS)- Life in the country, particularly in northern regio... More...