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Jatiya Sangsad

JS sitting adjourned till 10.30 am tomorrow

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - Deputy Speaker M Fazley Rabbi Miah adjourned the House at 2.51 pm today.

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Govt. undertakes Hilsha management strategy for increasing production: Sayeedul

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 28, 2016 (BSS)-Fisheries and Livestock Minister Mohammad Sayeedul Haque today said the Fisheries D... More...

National

Govt will bear Maisha, Mustakim's treatment cost

DHAKA, June 28,2016 (BSS) - The government will bear the treatment cost of two kids-Mehnaz Hasan Maisha and 8-month-old Mustakim, who were critically burnt due to lift crash in fire incident at Tropical Alauddin Tower Shopping Complex in Uttara in the capital on June 25. Health and Family Welfare Mini... More...

Militants, bigots want to subjugate women: Inu

DHAKA, June 28, 2016(BSS)- Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said today that militancy and terrorism were enemies of women's empowerment. "They want to subjugate women and make them second- class citizens," he added. The minister was speaking as the chief guest at a seminar organized by Kuri... More...

Emergency services at govt hospitals to remain open during Eid holidays

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - Emergency departments at government hospitals in the country would remain open round-the-clock during the holidays of Eid-ul-Fitr.

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Civil Aviation ministry to take necessary steps for smooth hajj management

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - The Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry will take all necessary steps, including fixing of hajj flight schedule and supply of air tickets for hajj pilg... More...

Rotary delegation calls on President

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - A delegation of Rotary International District 3281, led by its governor Muhammad Ayub, mad... More...

International

Missing helicopter of Thai air force found crashed, all three on board dead

BANGKOK, June 28, 2016 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Search team found wreckage of a helicopter of the Thai air force that disappeared Saturday in southeastern Thailand and all three men on board were confirmed dead, Thai media reported. According to Thairath, the search team found them in at about 10:30 a.m. ... More...

World must focus on poorest children: UNICEF

UNITED NATIONS, United States, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The world must focus more on helping the poorest children to build on progress achieved in health and education over the past 25 years, UNICEF said Tuesday. In its annual "State of the World's Children" report, the UN children's agency took... More...

Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders

GENEVA, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month night... More...

Why are UN forces returning control of security to Liberia?

DAKAR, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - After devastating back-to-back civil wars in Liberia, the UN launched a peacekeeping ... More...

EgyptAir black box flight recorder 'has been repaired'

CAIRO, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - One of the two black box flight recorders from the EgyptAir plane that plunged into t... More...

Sports

BCB release itinerary home series against England

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS)- The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday announced itinerary against the home series against visiting ... More...

Football: Iceland heroes leave England in turmoil

NICE, France, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - No one thought they stood a chance, but Iceland stuck to their guns and pulled... More...

District

10 victims’ girl of violence start life anew

RANGPUR, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - Ten young girls, victims of severe domestic violence, early marriage, dowry, torture, se... More...

270 tonnes rice allocated for Chuadanga

CHUADANGA, JUNE 28, 2016 (BSS) - The Ministry of Relief and Disaster Management has allocated 270 tonnes of rice for distribution... More...

Economic

Amu for global efforts to help develop green industry

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS) - Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu urged the word leaders for extending their coordinate... More...

Climate Change

Rains or not, India faces drinking water crisis

GANGNAULI , India, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - As large swathes of drought-devasta... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Mohadeb Saha donates Tk 1 lakh to Bangabandhu Memorial Trust

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS)- Eminent Poet Mohadeb Saha today donated Taka one lakh to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust. "The poet handed over the money to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, also the chairperson of the trust, at her official Gan... More...

Technology

Micro-camera can be injected with a syringe

PARIS, June 28, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt that could change the future of health imaging -- and clandestine surveillance. Using 3-D printing, researchers from the University of Stuttgart built a three-lens camera... More...

Education

3 JU students expelled over attack on journo

JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY, June 28, 2016 (BSS)- Jahangirnagar University (JU) au... More...

Weather

Met office predicts light to moderate rainfall

DHAKA, June 28, 2016 (BSS) -Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions and at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisa... More...