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DSCC holding tax collection to be online: Mayor

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokan today said the process of realizing holding tax of the city corporation will be brought under online. "The holding tax collection process in the city corporation area will come under online soon," the mayor told ... More...

Govt. for global recognition of 1971 genocide: AKM Mozammel Huq

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huque today said the government is moving for achieving global recognition of the genocide took place during the country's Liberation War in 1971. "Jatiya Sangsad (JS) has already adopted a resolution to observe March 25 ... More...

JS body for quick disposal of 30 lakh pending cases

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS)- Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs today recommended that the process of appointing judges should be accelera... More...

Capital to see 4500 new buses: Mayor Annisul

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq today said the government has adop... More...

PM distributes National Film Awards-2015

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today distributed "The National Film Awards-2015" at a gala ... More...

International

Israel strikes Gaza after missile across border: army

JERUSALEM, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Israel struck a position of Islamist group Hamas in Gaza on Monday, the army said, hours after a missile was fired across the border from the Palestinian enclave. "An (Israeli) tank targeted a post belonging to the Hamas terror organisation in the southern Gaza... More...

Tropical storm to strike central Vietnam

HANOI, July 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - Sonca, the fourth tropical storm in the South China Sea so far this year, is most likely to land in Vietnam's central region, the country's National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said on Monday. On Tuesday, heavy downpour is expected in central provinc... More...

At least 24 killed in Kabul car bomb claimed by the Taliban

KABUL, July 24, 2017 (AFP) - At least 24 people were killed and 42 wounded Monday after a Taliban-claimed car bomb st... More...

Over 1,200 soldiers from 22 countries arrive in Russia for army games

MOSCOW, July 24, 2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - More than 1,200 soldiers from 22 countries have arrived in Russia for annual military games set to start later this month, the Russian Defense ... More...

UN says Moroccan peacekeeper killed in C.Africa

BANGUI, Central African Republic, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three ot... More...

Sports

Japan launches 'telework' campaign to ease Tokyo 2020 congestion

TOKYO, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Japan on Monday launched a national exercise to encourage tens of thousands of commu... More...

Manchester United edges Real Madrid on penalty kicks

SANTA CLARA, United States, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Jose Mourinho has challenged Anthony Martial to produce the goods ... More...

District

Ctg port to be equipped with more instruments: Shipping secretary

CHITTAGONG, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Secretary of the Shipping Ministry Ashok Madhab Roy today said that country's principal seaport... More...

Eight get life-term for killing woman

CHITTAGONG, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - A court here today sentenced eight persons to life-term imprisonment for killing a woman at Mir... More...

Economic

IMF revises growth forecasts upward for developing economies

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS)-The International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised upward its growth forecasts for the emerging... More...

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Entertainment & Arts

The 'Sharknado' phenomenon: making America bait again

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - With its airborne sharks, over-the-top gore and endless cheesy cameos from fading stars it ought to have flopped -- but the viral "Sharknado" franchise shows no signs of losing its bite. A fifth film in five years, "Sharknado 5: Global Sw... More...

Technology

BB governor for ensuring cyber security in banking system

DHAKA, July 23, 2017 (BSS) -Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir today urged the commercial bank authorities to take necessary steps to ensure cyber security in the banking system. "Every bank should strengthen its ICT as it is taking forward the banking business. The im... More...

Education

Operational activities of RMU will start soon

RAJSHAHI, July 24, 2017 (BSS)- Operational activities of Rajshahi Medical Univer... More...

Weather

Met office predicts heavy rainfall

DHAKA, July 24, 2017 (BSS) - Due to active monsoon heavy (44-88 mm) to very heav... More...