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Jatiya Sangsad

MPs say Bangladesh to reach coveted goal under Sheikh Hasina

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS)-Members from both the treasury and opposition benches today said Bangladesh is fast moving towa... More...

JS sitting resumes

SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS)-The sitting of the Jatiya Sangsad resumed at 6.23 pm today with Deputy Speaker M Fazley Rabbi... More...

National

FM, EU delegation visit northern districts

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali accompanied by a high-powered EU Delegation, led by Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation Pierre Mayaudon, today visited the northern districts-- Nilphamari, Dinajpur and Panchagarh. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised this field trip a... More...

NBR-ERF starts 'Journey for Revenue' in Ctg

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - National Board of Revenue (NBR) has started a 'Journey for Revenue' programme to develop close partnership with all taxpayers as part of its move to build a revenue friendly environment across the country.

As part of the move, a 30-member team of Economic Reporters' Forum (ERF) led by the NBR started the journey... More...

Country to face no gas crisis after 2018: Muhith

SYLHET, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Finance minister AMA Muhith today said there will be no crisis of gas in the country aft... More...

Maritime sector contributing to economic development: shipping minister

GAZIPUR, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS)- Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan today said maritime sector is playing an important role i... More...

Inu for equal respect to all faiths

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu today said it is not right to make any discrepancy in... More...

International

Taiwan train bomber jailed for 30 years

TAIPEI, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - A Taiwanese man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for detonating a pipe bomb on a busy Taipei train that injured more than two dozen people last year. Lin Ying-chang, 56, was convicted on charges of attempted murder and making an explosive without a permi... More...

Trump denounces 'horrible' anti-Semitic threats

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - After remaining silent on the subject for several days, President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried a spate of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers across America as "horrible" and "painful." Seizing the moment during his first visit to the Nati... More...

Ecuador officials deny fraud claims in presidency vote

QUITO, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Ecuadoran officials denied claims of
attempted fraud in a tightly fought election as t... More...

FARC disarmament dates delay is likely

BOGOTA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - FARC rebels need the United Nations to reschedule the dates for Colombia's historic dis... More...

S.Sudan president vows aid access to famine-hit areas

JUBA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir vowed Tuesday the government would ensure aid could re... More...

Sports

Shaheen post 3-1 win as Sharifi slams hat-trick

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS)- Amiruddin Sharifi slam a brilliant hat-trick saw Shaheen Asmayee FC, Afghanistan recorded a 3-1 goal... More...

Kerber survives as leading seeds stumble in Dubai

DUBAI, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Former world number one Angelique Kerber survived as three of the top five seeds were bu... More...

District

Kader, mastermind behind killing of AL MP Liton-IGP

CHITTAGONG, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS)-Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque today claimed that former Jatiya Party (JP) ... More...

Ctg Taxes Bar Assoc election Feb 26

CHITTAGONG, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - The election to Chittagong Taxes Bar Association (CTBA) will be held on February 26 with three... More...

Economic

Economic indicators maintain steady improvements: MCCI

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Terming the country's overall economic situation as positive, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) said all major economic indicators maintain steady improvements.

"The country experienc... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

3 Indian channels to continue transmission

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - The Appellate Division (AD) of the Supreme Court (SC) today upheld the High Court (HC) verdict that cancelled the writ petition demanding prohibition of broadcast of three Indian channels in Bangladesh territory. Chamber Judge Justice Syed Mah... More...

Technology

Ollo cleared for 4G service across country

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) operator Ollo could roll out network to offer LTE service that is commonly marketed as "4G" across the country following the verdict of the apex court. The Appellate Division (AD) verdict conferred the legality of ... More...

Education

CA exam results published

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - The CA professional examination results for the November-December 2016 period has been published today.

The results are available at ICAB website: www.icab.org.bd.... More...

Weather

Weather may remain mainly dry

DHAKA, Feb 22, 2017 (BSS) - Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary... More...