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National : BNP may try to create trouble again: PM warns ** Bangladesh ahead of India in human capital report ** BNP has destroyed democracy: Amu ** Heat wave intensifies across country    |   International : ** Gunfight kills 43 in troubled Mexican state ** Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop fest **Cannes race wide open on awards eve **Japan to give $400 mn to Pacific islands to fight climate change **   |   

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National

Jaishankar hopeful regarding signing of Teesta Water Sharing Agreement soon

NEW DELHI, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Indian Foreign Secretary Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today said that Bangladesh-India relation has reached a new height following approval of much-talked about Land Boundary Agreement between the two neighbouring countries. He expressed the hope that signing of muc... More...

Begum Zia killed people during so-called democratic movement

GAIBANDHA, MAY 23, 2015 (BSS)- Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia killed and injured many people in the name of democratic movement launched on January 5 last. "Irreparable losses have taken place in the transport sector due to the petrol bomb attacks on t... More...

National digital contest starts from Aug 1

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - The first ever National Digital Designing Contest-2015 is going to start from August 1 aiming to explore the talents and their works in digital platfor... More...

Chinese Vice-Premier arrives here tomorrow

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong arrives here tomorrow on a three-day official visit at the... More...

Nahid meets his Chinese counterpart

QINGDAO (CHINA), May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today attended a bilateral meeting with Chin... More...

International

Turkish police injured in clashes over Morsi death sentence

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - At least 11 Turkish police officers were injured in clashes with Islamist demonstrators in the Kurdish-majority southeast who were protesting the death sentence given by an Egyptian court to former president Mohamed Morsi, the provincial governor said Saturday.

The protesters had gathered outside a... More...

Jayalalithaa takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

NEW DELHI, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa today sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time amid celebrations by party leaders and supporters all over the state. She returns to power nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges. Jayal... More...

Saving migrant lives at sea 'top priority'

HANOI, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday that saving the lives of migrants strande... More...

Detained Thai students 'merely invited for talks': police



BANGKOK, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Dozens of Thai students who were dragged away and held overnight by police after t... More...

UN concerned for civilians in IS-controlled Palmyra

UNITED NATIONS, United States, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The UN Security Council on Friday expressed deep concern for tho... More...

Sports

Mourinho wants champs Chelsea to finish on a high

LONDON, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Jose Mourinho has urged his Chelsea side to set one more landmark before they receive t... More...

Defiant Pellegrini says second place isn't failure for City

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Manuel Pellegrini
claims Manchester City's second place finish in ... More...

District

Teenager strangled to death

NARAYANGANJ, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - A teenager was strangled to death today at Giridhara area under Fatullah Police Station here, h... More...

College student stabbed to death in Mymensingh

MYMENSINGH, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - A honours student of government Ananda Mohan College was stabbed to death following a quarrel ov... More...

Economic

Govt-private partnership for blue economy stressed

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Experts at a seminar today stressed the need for partnership between the government and the private sector to ensure optimum use of resources lying on the sea.

They said advanced technologies are opening ... More...

Climate Change

Japan to give $400 mn to Pacific islands to fight climate change

TOKYO, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on
Saturday ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Cannes race wide open on awards eve

CANNES, France, May 23, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The competition for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival wraps up Saturday with a clutch of favourites jockeying for one of global cinema's most coveted prizes. A Cate Blanchett lesbian love story, a gruelling Auschwitz drama, a... More...

Technology

Officials must have computer knowledge: Mayor Jhantu

RANGPUR, May 23, 2015 (BSS) - Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) and valiant freedom fighter Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu has said every official must have adequate computer knowledge for properly conducting their responsibilities. Terming the present time as the era ... More...

Education

Chinese delegation meets DU VC

DHAKA, May 23, 2015 (BSS)- A Chinese education ministry delegation called on Dh... More...

Weather

Mild Heat wave sweeps over country

DHAKA, May 22, 2015 (BSS) - Mild heat wave is sweeping over different parts of ... More...