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Jatiya Sangsad

Khaleda tries to establish Bangladesh a failed state, Matia tells JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, March 3, 2015 (BSS) - Senior Awami League lawmaker and Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury today said B... More...

JS sitting adjourned till 4.45 pm tomorrow

SANGSAD BHABAN, Mar 3, 2015 (BSS)-Deputy Speaker
Fozle Rabbi Mia adjourned the House at 9.18 pm today.

The House will resume ... More...

National

14-party public rally at Hajaribagh tomorrow

DHAKA, March 3, 2015 (BSS) - The Awami League-led 14-party alliance will stage a public rally at Hajaribagh park field here at 3 pm tomorrow protesting against anti-state conspiracy and terrorism carried out by BNP and Jamaat.

Awami League Presidium Member and central 14-party alliance spokesman Mohammad Nasim requested the leaders and workers o... More...

No dialogue with IS-like terrorists in Bangladesh: Tofail

CHITTAGONG, Mar 3 (BSS) - Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday said there should be no dialogue with Islamic State (IS) like terrorists in Bangladesh. BNP is not a political party, rather it is a platform of evil forces like IS and Boko Haram, the Minister said. "BNP is an extreme evil force a... More...

Bangladesh's success in IT needs to be showcased: Palak

DHAKA, March 3, 2015 (BSS) - State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today put emphasis on taking initiatives to make the potential IT companies of Bangladesh enable to ... More...

Khaleda conspiring to turn Bangladesh into a failed state: Hanif

DHAKA, Mar 03, 2015 (BSS)- Joint general secretary of the ruling Awami League Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif alleged here today th... More...

Omar Faruq had to die for raising Bangladesh flag

PIROJPUR, Feb 3, 2015 (BSS) - Tomorrow is March 4. This day, the national flag of independent Bangladesh was first hoisted in Pirojpur.

Then sub-divisional president of Students... More...

International

6.4-magnitude quake hits western Indonesia, no tsunami alert

JAKARTA, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A powerful 6.4-magnitude undersea earthquake struck western Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake hit at a depth of 37 kilometres (23 miles) at 5:37 pm (103... More...

Volcano erupts in southern Chile, residents evacuated

SANTIAGO, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - A volcano in southern Chile began erupting early Tuesday forcing the evacuation of some 3,000 people in nearby villages, the government said. The Villarrica volcano, one of Chile's most active, began erupting around 3:00 am (0600 GMT), prompting authorities to ... More...

Afghanistan sets up emergency power lines to Kabul after avalanches

KABUL, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Afghan officials said Tuesday they were setting up emergency power lines to supply the ... More...

Saudi gunpoint rapist beheaded

RIYADH, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Saudi Arabia beheaded a convicted rapist on Tuesday, bringing to 36 the number of deat... More...

Looted and leaking, South Sudan's oil wells pose health risk

THAR JATH, South Sudan, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP)- Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of t... More...

Sports

Centenary sports competitions held in Rangpur High School

RANGPUR, Mar 03, 2015 (BSS) - The Centenary Annual Sports
Competitions- 2015 of reputed Rangpur High School were held a... More...

Sabina to set new milestone in country's eve football

DHAKA, Mar 3, 2015 (BSS)- Sabina Khatun is on the verge of setting a
historic milestone in Bangladesh female football ... More...

District

Freedom Fighter Liaquat Ali passes away

MANIKGANJ, Feb 3, 2015 (BSS) - Liaquqt Ali , a veteran Freedom Fighter (FF) and retired Superintendent of Manikganj District Accou... More...

RAB DG visits Mymensingh

MYMENSINGH, Mar 3, 2015 (BSS) Director General (DG) of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) Benzir Ahamed said, terrorism and subversi... More...

Economic

NBR to expedite ADR for collecting more revenue

DHAKA, March 3, 2015 (BSS) - The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has taken some initiatives to expedite the Alternative ... More...

Climate Change

Ice age emperor penguins hit hard by the cold: study

SYDNEY, March 2, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Antarctica's Ross Sea has been a rare safe ... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Madonna wants 'a drink' with French far-right leader Le Pen

PARIS, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Madonna wants to "sit down and have a drink" with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to hear out the woman she once demonised on stage by showing a picture of her with a swastika on her forehead. The American singer -- who only last week... More...

Technology

Emerging world drives cheap smartphone boom

BARCELONA, March 3, 2015 (BSS/AFP) - Phone and Internet firms are rolling out cheaper handsets and may turn to hot-air balloons to boost network coverage in developing countries, where sales of smartphones are booming. Even though mobile network coverage is generally weaker... More...

Education

Students go on rampage over fellow's death at Agargaon

DHAKA, Mar 3, 2015 (BSS) - Students of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) went on the rampage and vandalized at least 20 vehicles in the city's Agargaon area this morning protesting death of one of their fellows in a road accident.

The... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, Mar 3, 2015 (BSS) - Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country.

Day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country, said a Met bulletin.

Today's highest temperature 35.6 degrees Cel... More...