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18th founding anniversary of community clinic tomorrow

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - The 18th founding anniversary of the community clinic will observe across the country tomorrow. The community clinic at the grassroots has brought the rural poor under the healthcare service which is being considered one of basic five fundamental needs of the people. ... More...

Nasim urges BNP not to do politics over Khaleda's treatment

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim today urged BNP not to do politics over BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's treatment. "She ( Khaleda Zia) has been given all treatment facilities as per jail code.... BNP should not do politics over the treatment of Khaleda... More...

Peace and development synonymous to each other: Asaduzzaman

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - Peace and development are synonymous to each other, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on T... More...

President, PM issue messages on 'World Intellectual Property Day'

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today recalled the importance of in... More...

Bangladesh-Cambodia to sign BTA in June: Tofail

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh would sign bilateral trade agreement (BT... More...

International

Body of assassinated Palestinian given emotional send-off

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The body of an assassinated Palestinian scientist was Wednesday driven through the Malaysian capital accompanied by a crowd shouting "God is greatest", as mourners accused Israel of killing him. Fadi Mohammad al-Batsh's corpse was set to be flown to Egypt ... More...

30 terrorists, 3 officers killed in Egypt's Sinai raids: army

CAIRO, April 25, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - At least 30 terrorists were killed in a week of anti-terror security raids in North Sinai province east of Cairo, the Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement Wednesday. The confrontations also left three military officers dead and two soldiers wounded,... More...

Indian court jails popular guru for life for teen rape: lawyer

JODHPUR, India, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - An Indian spiritual guru with millions of followers was sentenced to life i... More...

16 killed in Nigerian church by suspected ethnic herdsmen

LAGOS, April 25, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) - Suspected herdsmen killed at least 16 people, including two priests, in a dawn atta... More...

Donors set to stump up billions for Syria

BRUSSELS, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - International donors are expected Wednesday to pledge billions of dollars for Syria... More...

Sports

Egypt's Salah wins admiration of Israel defence minister

JERUSALEM, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah's devastating performance for Liverpool in the... More...

Ronaldo? Real must worry about Lewandowski - Heynckes

MUNICH, Germany, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Jupp Heynckes says Real Madrid should worry about Robert Lewandowski just as... More...

District

Professional bodies support AL backed mayor candidate Khaleque

KHULNA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - Khulna Mahanagar Nagorik Adhikar Bastobayon Parishad, an organisation of different profes... More...

Community involvement stressed in health sector to reduce corruption

RANGPUR, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Dr Nasiruddin Ahmed has laid emp... More...

Economy

NBR collects Tk 850cr as revenue during 'Halkhata'

DHAKA, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - The National Board of Revenue (NBR) collected a total of Tk 850 crore as revenue during ce... More...

Climate Change

In southern Iraq, drought tightens its grip

SAYYED DAKHIL, Iraq, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Abu Ali carefully crank- star... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Disney delights 'Star Wars' devotees at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS, April 25, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - Disney treated attendees at Las Vegas movies convention CinemaCon to footage from its hotly-anticipated "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on Tuesday as it whetted appetites for its upcoming slate of blockbusters. While the world's largest movie... More...

Technology

Scientist at centre of Facebook data scandal faces MPs

LONDON, April 24, 2018 (BSS/AFP) - The Russian-American academic who developed an app that allowed political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of 87 million Facebook users faces questions Tuesday by British lawmakers. Aleksandr Kogan, who teaches at Cam... More...

Education

BRUR launches compulsory Rokeya Studies course

RANGPUR, April 25, 2018 (BSS) - The Deans Committee of Begum Rokeya University, ... More...