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BCTI will provide quality manpower to audiovisual media: Muhith

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS)-Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today emphasized the role of training in improving the country's audiovisual media. The minister was speaking as the chief guest at the first convocation of the Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute (BCTI) at the Shilpakala A... More...

Work without political influence, Ashraf tells DCs

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam today asked the deputy commissioners (DCs) to perform duties beyond political influence. "The deputy commissioners have been instructed to discharge responsibilities rising above political influence," Cabinet Secretary ... More...

Prepare for march of awakening: Inu

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS)- Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu today called upon the DCs to collect all memorabilia an... More...

Buddhists celebrate Ashari Purnima in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, July 30 (BSS) -- Buddhists in the city and district here today celebrated one of their major religious fes... More...

LBA to be effective from July 31 midnight

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) -The Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) signed on May 16, 1974 between Bangladesh and India will b... More...

International

IMF approves $1.24 bn Iraq emergency lifeline

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The International Monetary Fund approved a $1.24 billion emergency loan for Iraq Thursday, saying the country needs extra support in the face of the Islamic State insurgency and depressed oil prices. The money, to be disbursed immediately, will help the governm... More...

Afghan Taliban confirm leader Mullah Omar's death: statement

KABUL, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of their leader Mullah Omar in a statement, a day after it was announced by the Afghan government. "The leadership of the Islamic Emirate and the family of Mullah Omar... announce that leader Mullah Omar died due to a si... More...

APJ Abdul Kalam buried with state honour

RAMESWARAM, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - India's eleventh President Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was buried today in Ramesw... More...

Drone strike kills 5 Qaeda suspects in Yemen: official

ADEN, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A suspected US drone strike killed five presumed members of Al-Qaeda in southern Yemen, ... More...

Afghan Taliban unaware of peace talks, no comment on Mullah Omar: statement

KABUL, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - The Taliban said Thursday they were "not aware" of any peace talks between the Afghan g... More...

Sports

Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

COLOMBO, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakist... More...

FIFA problems will not end with new president - Bach tells AFP

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - FIFA's problems will not end with the election of a new president as football's... More...

District

Excellent parija rice output brings smile for farmers

RANGPUR, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Agriculture experts at a crop cutting ceremony have said the farmers are very happy to ge... More...

One killed, 20 injured in road accident

MANIKGANJ, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - One person was killed and 20 others injured in a head on collision between a passenger bus and ... More...

Economic

Stocks close week upward as BB takes cautious stance

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Stock market closed the last trading session of the week in recovery trend as the centra... More...

Climate Change

Preparedness for disaster management amid climate change stressed

RANGPUR, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Speakers at an orientation workshop have stressed... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Solo music album of Debashish Somadder launched

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - The first solo music album titled "Prothom Chumur Dibbi"(promise of the first kiss) of Debashish Somadder was launched at Shahid Rahman auditorium of Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association here today. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor... More...

Technology

IT sector most popular among job seekers: Report

DHAKA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Information Technology (IT) related jobs have got highest priority among the job seekers in Bangladesh, followed by banking and newspaper jobs, according to the report of Everjobs.com.bd, a growing job portal in emerging markets. In June 2015,... More...

Education

Joy asks students for making them as worthy citizens

NETRAKONA, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Arif Kha... More...

Weather

All disaster preparedness is set in Ctg to cope with Komen

CHITTAGONG, July 30, 2015 (BSS) - Administration has taken up massive preparatio... More...