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National : President assents to Finance Bill, 2015, Appropriation Bill, 2015***Inu, Martuza condole death of former PIO Sobhan**WB provides $473m for two projects***   |   Jatiya Sangsad : JS passes budget for FY 2015-2016***Govt. working to curb human trafficking, 2,035 cases filed till June 22,2015: Anisul tells JS***$630 million earned from exporting fish, fish products-Minister tells JS    |   International : 28 dead in attack on Shiites in Yemen claimed by IS    |   International : ** Third day with no new MERS cases in S. Korea **113 people on crashed Indonesian military plane feared dead: air force **Sam Smith singing again after surgery **Aeromexico plane makes emergency landing in Ireland **   |   

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Jatiya Sangsad

JS passes appropriation bill-2015

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 30, 2015 (BSS)- The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today unanimously passed the Appropriation Bill-2015.

Finance M... More...

JS sitting adjourned till 10.30 am on Sunday

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 30, 2015 (BSS)-Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury adjourned the House at 1:28 pm today.

The Hou... More...

National

98 pc of youth prefer to be honest: TIB

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today claimed that 98 per cent of youth in the country prefer to be honest than to be rich in a corrupted way. TIB conducted the Youth Integrity Survey (YIS) 2015 to assess the views of youth on integrity and corruption and... More...

Khaleda Zia isolated from party leaders: Hanif

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif today said BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has been isolated from her party leaders and workers and the people as she took wrong decision in politics. "Begum Khaleda Zia uttered ramblings in Iftar party to pro... More...

DSC holds human chain protesting killing threat to imminent citizens

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka Sub-Editors Council (DSC) today held a human chain protesting the recent killing thre... More...

Suranjt asks Khaleda to shun terrorism, militancy

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS)- Awami League Advisory Council member Suranjit Sengupta today urged BNP Chairperson Begum K... More...

FM greets Danish counterpart

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali today congratulated his Danish counterpart Kristian Jens... More...

International

Belarus presidential polls set for October 11

MINSK, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- The Belarussian parliament on Tuesday set October 11 as the date for a presidential election that is expected to see strongman Alexander Lukashenko extend his two-decade-long grip on power. Lukashenko, 60, has been in power since 1994 and is widely expected to conte... More...

Obama calls for overtime overhaul

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - President Barack Obama said Monday he will push for reforms to the nation's overtime regulations to cover more "middle class" Americans, after his administration has made numerous political gains. Touting recent victories at the US Supreme Court on health car... More...

Liberia announces return of Ebola, with one new death

MONROVIA, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Liberia announced the return of the deadly Ebola epidemic on Tuesday, more than si... More...

113 people on crashed Indonesian military plane feared dead: air force

MEDAN, Indonesia, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - All 113 on board an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed Tue... More...

Two feared dead in Japan bullet train suicide fire: official

TOKYO, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Two people were feared dead Tuesday after an apparent suicide attempt on board a moving... More...

Sports

South African cricket team in Dhaka

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS)- South African national cricket team arrived this (Tuesday) afternoon in the city to play ... More...

Big economic payback from 'most popular' World Cup

SYDNEY, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The cricket World Cup co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand this year was the most po... More...

District

Villagers clash in Sunamganj, one killed

SUNAMGANJ, June 30,2015 (BSS)-One Babul Pal ,35, son of late Lal Chand Pal was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers o... More...

26 points threatened by river erosion

BARISAL, June 30, 2015 (BSS)- The Water Development Board (WDB) has
identified 26 points on seven rivers as vulnerable to river e... More...

Economic

Share transaction marks 52% rise in FY15

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) marked substantial rise in the outgoing 2014-15 financial year (... More...

Climate Change

Farmers urged to boost mung bean outputs in Barind area

RAJSHAHI, June 30, 2015 (BSS)- Agricultural extension officials and scientists h... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Sam Smith singing again after surgery

NEW YORK, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Young soul sensation Sam Smith is singing again six weeks after he underwent vocal surgery that left him silent. The 23-year-old British singer posted Monday on Instagram a short video of him singing Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Lo... More...

Technology

'Babbler' birds use primitive language: study

MIAMI, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A bird in Australia is able to string together sounds and mix them up in order to communicate different meanings to others, a skill previously attributed only to humans, researchers said Monday. The study in the journal PLOS biology focuses on ... More...

Education

DU teacher fired over sexual harassment

DHAKA, June 30, 2015 (BSS) - Dhaka University authorities today permanently f... More...

Weather

Spain warns of risk to elderly as it bakes in heatwave

MADRID, June 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Spain remained locked in a heat wave on Tues... More...