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National : * Bus torched in city, 4 burnt *   |   National : * People to stop civic amenities to Khaleda if she doesn't withdraw siege-hartal: Shahjahan *   |   International : Bomb attack at Pakistani mosque kills at least 12: officials***26 killed as attacks rock Egypt's Sinai***Jaishankar takes charge as Foreign Secretary   |   National : Gayebana Janaza for hartal, blockade victims held*** BB issues guidelines for large loan restructuring***crash **Khaleda has to seek apology for misdeeds: Dipu Moni    |   

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National

Bus torched in city, 4 burnt

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Hartal and blockade supporters tonight set fire on a passenger bus, leaving four passengers serious burn injury in front of the Old Police Camp at Khilgaon in the city just before the 72-hour countrywide hartal enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.

The fire injured passengers are identified as Jamaluddin, 55,... More...

AL brought out anti-hartal procession in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- A large number of workers and leaders of Netrakona district Awami League (AL) and it's front organizations along with local people and students brought out a big anti-hartal and blockade procession this evening in the district town here today. Deputy Minister for Y... More...

Khaleda has to seek apology for misdeeds: Dipu Moni

SYLHET, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) -Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr Dipu Moni today said the BNP Chairperson Begum Khale... More...

New executives of BCS information association

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- Additional principal information officer of Press Information Department Md Zainal Abedin and senior information officer of Housing and Public Works Mini... More...

164 cops get IG's badge for 2014

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)-One hundred and sixty-four members of Bangladesh Police have been awarded the 'Inspector Gener... More...

International

Top Congress figure lashes out at India's Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Beleaguered Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi came under new pressure Friday when a former minister accused his aides of waging a dirty tricks campaign against her and said his Congress party was undemocratic. Jayanthi Natarajan, environment minister in the ... More...

Bomb attack at Pakistani mosque kills at least 12: officials

KARACHI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A bomb blast at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan Friday killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens more, officials said, in the deadliest sectarian attack to hit the country in more than a year. The bomb exploded as worshippers attended Friday prayers in the to... More...

Greece will stay in eurozone: French PM

BEIJING, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls sought to reassure Chinese concerns about the euro... More...

Egypt's Sisi cuts short overseas trip after Sinai attacks

CAIRO, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is cutting short a visit to Ethiopia for an Afri... More...

French PM Valls stops short of calling China an ally

BEIJING, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Visiting French Prime Minister Manuel Valls shied away at the last moment from calling... More...

Sports

India heading for winless tour after disappointing against England

PERTH, Australia, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - India looked set to end their three-month tour of Australia without a win aft... More...

Mattek-Sands-Safarova wins Aussie doubles title

MELBOURNE, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The unseeded pairing of American
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Lucie Safarova won... More...

District

5 killed in Mymensingh road accident

MYMENSINGH, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- Five people were killed in a road accident in Ragabpur area under Sadar upazila of the district t... More...

Two killed in road accidents in two N-dists

RANGPUR, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Two persons, including a school student and a truck helper, were killed in separate road accidents ... More...

Economic

Plastic estate to be established at Sirajdikhan: Amu

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)-Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu today said the government would establish a plastic estat... More...

Climate Change

Super Bowl alert after measles outbreak warning in Arizona

PHOENIX, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Health authorities in Arizona are on
alert af... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Six-day painting exhibition 'Colours of Youth' begins in city

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - A six-day group painting exhibition styled "Colours of Youth" including the works of talented Scholastica student Maimuna Raya Chowdhury began today in the city.

The opening ceremony was held at 5.30 pm at the gallery premises, R # 7A, H# 60, Dhanmondi, Dh... More...

Technology

High-tech park at Nilphamari soon

NILPHAMARI, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said high-tech park will be set up at Nilphamari district soon aiming to expand ICT rural areas to supplement the efforts for building a "Digital Bangladesh" by 2021. "The construc... More...

Education

Academics express concern over calling hartal during SSC exams

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS)- Noted academicians of the country today expressed deep concern about enforcing hartals and blockades by the political parties during the upcoming SSC examinations and demanded withdrawal of such programmes for the sake of... More...

Weather

Cloudy sky likely

DHAKA, Jan 30, 2015 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain dry with temporary par... More...