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Rohingya children are world's responsibility: Priyanka

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Global Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra, also the Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, today said world community needs to care and take action for resolving Rohingya crisis, especially protecting thousands of Rohingya children who are being deprived of normal life. "We have to car... More...

Govt not sparing any illegal drug traders: Quader

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the government has not been sparing any illegal drug peddlers and steps are being taken against them. "None would be spared, even if the person is a lawmaker or an influent... More...

Cultural deficit will be overcome under Sheikh Hasina's leadership: Inu

DHAKA, May 24, 2018(BSS)-Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, today said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had bro... More...

Widow allowance to be introduced in Dhaka soon: Menon

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon today said the government would take necessary m... More...

Priyanka urges world to save lives of Rohingya children

COX'S BAZAR, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Famous Hollywood and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra today urged the world to come... More...

International

North Korea dismantles nuclear test site ahead of US summit

SEOUL, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - North Korea has dismantled its nuclear test site, media invited to attend the ceremony said Thursday, in a carefully choreographed move portrayed by the isolated regime as a goodwill gesture ahead of a potential summit next month with the US. Pyongyang announced it... More...

Israel announces plan to approve 2,500 new settler homes

JERUSALEM, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday he would request approval from a planning committee for the building of 2,500 new homes in 30 West Bank settlements. "The 2,500 new units we'll approve in the planning committee next week are for immediat... More...

Chinese airline takes delivery of first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - Chinese Xiamen Airlines has taken the delivery of the first 737 MAX passenger... More...

Argentina building collapse leaves at least one dead

BUENOS AIRES, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - At least one man was killed Wednesday when an old theater that was under renovati... More...

Macron backs Rwandan candidate for Francophonie group

PARIS, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - President Emmanuel Macron, in a move likely to strengthen France's ties with Rwanda, on ... More...

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District

Three killed in separate incidents in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Three people were killed in separate incidents in Chittagong city and district today... More...

Rajshahi exporting mango to European countries

RAJSHAHI, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - Like the previous couple of years, Rajshahi has started exporting mango to eight Euro... More...

Economy

Revenue collection under LTU witnesses 40pc growth in April

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS)- Revenue collection under the Large Taxpayer Unit (LTU) of Value Added Tax (VAT) witnessed ... More...

Climate Change

France vows to tackle noxious seaweed 'disaster' in Caribbean

PARIS, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The French government is preparing a plan to d... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

ABC accused of exploitation over Michael Jackson show

CHICAGO, May 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Michael Jackson's estate has slammed an upcoming television special about the late King of Pop, describing it Wednesday as a "crass and unauthorized" effort to exploit the singer's name. US broadcast network ABC says "The Last Days of Micha... More...

Technology

Australian x-ray technology provides easier way to assay gold

CANBERRA, May 24, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - X-ray technology developed by Australia's national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), is revolutionizing a 500-year-old method for detecting and analysing unseen gold. So-called... More...

Education

DU to observe Nazrul's birth anniversary tomorrow

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS) - The Dhaka University (DU) authorities will observe t... More...

Weather

Rainfall, lightning flashes likely over country

DHAKA, May 24, 2018 (BSS)-Light to moderate rain or thunder showers accompanied ... More...