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Jatiya Sangsad

JS sitting adjourned till 10.30 am tomorrow

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 27, 2016 (BSS)-panel Chairman Ali Ashraf adjourned the House at 3.06 pm today.

The House will resume... More...

Bangladesh to be a higher GDP growth country: Lawmakers

SANGSAD BHABAN, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - The treasury bench members today hailed the proposed budget for the next fiscal year sayin... More...

National

Khaleda Zia is militant kingpin: Nasim

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Awami League presidium member and Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim today said a militant kingpin has now been residing in the country and she is BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. "Peace will be restored in the country if she could be restrained," he sai... More...

Rabbi visits ailing National Prof MR Khan

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Deputy Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Advocate Md Fazle Rabbi Miah today visited ailing noted physician national professor Dr MR Khan who was undergoing treatment at the Central Hospital in the city. Rabbi stayed beside him for some time, talked to him and enquired about h... More...

Fast track courts to try drug related crimes: Khan

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said the government has planned to constitute fa... More...

BNP leader Aslam indicted for vandalism

CHITTAGONG, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - A Chittagong court on Monday framed vandalism charges against BNP leader Aslam Chowdhury.

The Court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Mahmudul Hasa... More...

Mostafa Jabbar elected new BASIS president

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Mustafa Jabbar has been elected as the
president of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) for 2016-2019 tenure.

Bes... More...

International

Kremlin says Erdogan apologises to Putin over downed jet

MOSCOW, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The Kremlin said Monday that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had apologised to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over Ankara's downing of a Russian military jet in Syria last year that shattered ties. "The head of the Turkish state in his message expressed ... More...

New British PM to be in place by September 2: party

LONDON, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Prime Minister David Cameron's replacement as Conservative Party head and British leader should be in place by September 2, the party's committee in charge of the leadership election said Monday. "We... recommend that the process of electing a new leader of the Cons... More...

Britain leaving EU but must not turn back on Europe: Cameron

LONDON, June 27, 2016 (AFP) - Britain must not turn its back on Europe or the rest of the world even though it is leavi... More...

Panama opens expanded canal to newer, bigger ships

PANAMA CITY, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Panama on Sunday declared its century-old canal open to a new generation of su... More...

Philippines' Duterte says wants death penalty for revenge

MANILA, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at "stupid" human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on crime ... More...

Sports

Football: Belgium in awe as Hazard turns on Euro 2016 style

TOULOUSE, France, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Eden Hazard could eclipse his "difficult" season with Chelsea by taking Euro 2016 by... More...

Football: Chile stun Argentina to win Copa

EAST RUTHERFORD, United States, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Holders Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centen... More...

District

Housewife killed, husband held in Mithapukur

RANGPUR, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - A husband tortured his wife to death for dowry allegedly in village Buzruk Sherpur under Mithapuku... More...

Body recovered in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Police recovered the body of a former Union Parishad member from a paddy field in Gobindal villa... More...

Economic

Teletalk ties up with Huawei for network expansion

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - State-owned cellular phone operator Teletalk today struck a $39.2 million deal with Chinese... More...

Climate Change

Voters approve controversial French airport site

NANTES, France, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Voters in western France gave the go... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new 'Tarzan' film

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - With her cut-glass cheekbones, porcelain skin and cascading flaxen locks, it is hard to imagine a better choice to play Tarzan's love interest than Australian actress Margot Robbie. But the 25-year-old, who appears as Jane in "The Le... More...

Technology

Pakistani roboteers hunt global soccer glory

ISLAMABAD, June 27, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The little striker wearing a crescent moon and star jersey lines up his penalty and kicks right, netting his goal as the keeper dives the wrong way and hits the ground yelping in pain. Both players are teammates practising to represent... More...

Education

Prof Aktar Kamal made acting dean of DU Arts Faculty

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Professor Begum Aktar Kamal, chairperson of Dhaka University Bangla Department, today took the charge of acting dean of Arts Faculty at the university.

The post fell vacant as the previous dean Professor Mohammad Akh... More...

Weather

Water levels of 48 rivers rise, 29 fall

DHAKA, June 27, 2016 (BSS) - Water levels in 48 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises and 29 stations recorded falls.

Among the 85 monitored water level stations, two river stations have bee... More...