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National : ** 68.91 pc pass HSC exams:37726 get GPA-5 ** SC allows further a week for lower court judges' service rules gazette ***   |   International : ** Popularity tumbles for France's Macron: poll ** Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor ** Dozens of IS militants killed in air raid: Iraqi forces ** Flood-hit New Zealand braces for more rain **    |   

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National

SC allows further a week for lower court judges' service rules gazette

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) today allowed one more week to the government for finalizing and subsequently publishing the gazette on service rules and conduct for lower court judges. The apex court full bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar ... More...

Nasim hopes BNP to join next polls

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim yesterday said BNP made a mistake by not taking part in the election in 2014. "I personally hope that all political parties including BNP will take part in the next general election...I also hope that BNP will not make the ... More...

Nahid for sustainable use of marine resources to boost blue economy

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday underscored the need for sustainable and opt... More...

Country's first 'Touch and Go' toll system at Meghna Toll Plaza

NARAYANGANJ, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Country's first ever digital toll booth was inaugurated yesterday at Meghna Toll Plaz... More...

Bangladesh sends 22.59 lakh workers overseas in 3 years

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh sent 22,59,786 workers abroad and received $50,421.27 million in remittance in t... More...

International

Feature: Queen's collection of gifts exhibited at Buckingham Palace

LONDON, July 23, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - The "Royal Gifts" exhibition began Saturday in Buckingham Palace at its 25th annual Summer Opening, during which visitors will enjoy a special display of more than 200 gifts presented to Queen Elizabeth throughout her 65-year reign. A paperweight made from a di... More...

Taiban overrun district headquarters in N. Afghan: local media

KABUL, July 23, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) - Taliban militants overran the headquarters of Kohistanat district in the northern Faryab province on Sunday, local media reported. "The headquarters of Kohistanat district collapsed to the hand of Taliban fighters today morning," Tolo television channel rep... More...

William and Harry had 'short' chat with Diana on day she died

LONDON, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry have revealed they talked to their mother Pr... More...

Dozens of IS militants killed in air raid: Iraqi forces

BAGHDAD, July 23, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an air raid conducted by the... More...

Venezuelan police break up anti-government rally with tear gas

CARACAS, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Police on motorcycles fired tear gas Saturday to break up an opposition march on the ... More...

Sports

De Gea 'guaranteed' to stay at United- Mourinho

SANTA CLARA, United States, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Jose Mourinho has given a "guarantee" that David De Gea will stay ... More...

Spurs open pre-season with 4-2 friendly win over PSG

ORLANDO, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Harry Kane's late penalty helped Tottenham Hotspur start their pre-season preparation... More...

District

2 held with 500 Yaba tablets in Barisal

BARISAL, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Two people were held with 500 pieces of
yaba tablets in Muladi upazila of the district today.

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40 bicycles distributed among Panchagarh girls

PANCHAGARH, July 23, 2017 (BSS) - Forty bicycles were distributed among girls students from different educational institutions at... More...

Economic

China cashing out as mobile payment soars

BEIJING, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Yang Qianqian holds out her smartphone to scan a barcode on the mobile of a vendor se... More...

Climate Change

Narayan for massive tree plantation to save environment

KHULNA, July 22, 2017 (BSS) - State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Narayan... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Ben Affleck denies being dropped as Batman

SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Ben Affleck dismissed speculation that he is being dropped as Batman during a Warner Bros. presentation Saturday that introduced the "Justice League" and announced a sequel to summer smash hit "Wonder Woman." Rumors have been swirling in ... More...

Technology

Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor

TOKYO, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Lava-like rocks believed to be melted nuclear fuel have been spotted inside Japan's stricken Fukushima reactor by an underwater robot, the plant's operator said at the end of a three-day inspection. Large amounts of the solidified lumps and d... More...

Education

Int'l seminar on 'One Step Forward' held at IU

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY (KUSHTIA), JULY 23, 2017 (BSS) - An international seminar ... More...

Weather

Flood-hit New Zealand braces for more rain

WELLINGTON, July 23, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Flood-hit regions of New Zealand were warn... More...