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Dhaka-Sylhet comfortable bus services open

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Qauder today inaugurated Dhaka-Sylhet comfortable bus service.

"Our big challenges are to bring discipline in the transport sector and the roads and highways," he said while speaking as the chief guest at Mohakhali bus terminal in the city.

The inaugural ceremony wa... More...

World Day against Trafficking in Persons observed

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - The World Day against Trafficking in Persons was observed in the country as elsewhere in the globe.

The USAID Bangladesh, the Winrk International, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Plan Bangladesh and other organizations jointly arran... More...

Nation united to root out terrorism: Mosharraf

FARIDPUR, July 30, 2016(BSS)- LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said here today the w... More...

Islamic scholars stage human chain to denounce terrorism

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - Bangladesh Jamiatul Ulama, a platform of Islamic scholors, today staged a human chain protest at Uttarkhan in the city as part of its nationwide campa... More...

No evil force can foil country's progress: Syed Ashraf

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS)- Awami League General Secretary and Minister for Public Administration Syed Ashraful Islam to... More...

International

Two Indian soldiers among four killed near Kashmir border

SRINAGAR, India, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Two soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed overnight in a gunbattle in Indian-administered Kashmir near the disputed territory's de facto border with Pakistan, the Indian army said Saturday. Colonel N. N. Joshi said the firefight occurred in Naugam sect... More...

Police arrest 2 suspected of plotting attack in Belgium

BRUSSELS, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP)- Belgian police arrested two men suspected of plotting a terror attack in Belgium as Europe remained on edge Saturday following a rising wave of jihadist bloodshed on the continent. Police arrested two men, identified as Noureddine H. and his brother Hamza H., after h... More...

UNICEF resumes aid to NE Nigeria after convoy attack

LAGOS, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - UNICEF will continue to provide
assistance to millions of conflict-affected children i... More...

Toll rises to 8 dead in deadliest PKK attack since Turkey coup

ANKARA, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Eight Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes with Kurdish militants in the country's ... More...

Flood water kills at least 14 wedding guests in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 30, 2016 (AFP/BSS) - At least 14 people were killed Saturday when a vehicle carrying wedding gu... More...

Sports

Mendis, Herath seal Sri Lanka win over Australia

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath backed up centurion Kusal Mendis' supe... More...

Argentina 'need Messi', says acting FA chief

BUENOS AIRES, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The acting head of Argentina's
FA, Armando Perez, insisted he would do all he c... More...

District

Rice distributed among 650 flood-hit families in Kawnia

RANGPUR, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - The upazila administration distributed eight tonnes rice among 650 flood-affected familie... More...

Construction of Ansar-VDP complex progressing in Chuadanga

CHUADANGA, July 30 (BSS)-The construction of Chuadanga District Ansar and VDP Complex at a cost of Taka eight crore 84 lakhs and 7... More...

Economic

BB set to announce farm loan policy tomorrow

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh Bank (BB) is set to announce agriculture loan policy tomorrow (Sunday) with an in... More...

Climate Change

Latest El Nino weather pattern is over: UN

GENEVA, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - The latest El Nino weather phenomenon, which w... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

Indian star Chopra won't compromise: she wants lots of babies

PARIS, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Indian superstar Priyanka Chopra is not making any compromises in swapping Bollywood for Hollywood. The former Miss World, who has won an army of fans in the US since taking the lead in the American spy thriller television series "Quantico"... More...

Technology

Samsung and Nestle, to create an Internet of Healthy Things

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2016 (BSS/AFP) - Samsung and Nestle, are working together on a connected digital health and well-being platform. The Nestle, Institute of Health Sciences and Samsung are pooling their considerable resources in order to build a connected health and lifestyl... More...

Education

Seminar on innovation for sustainable development held at DU

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - A seminar on "Innovation for Sustainable Developmen... More...

Weather

Rain likely

DHAKA, July 30, 2016 (BSS) - Monsoon axis runs through Rajasthan, Uttar Pra... More...