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Banks in liquidity crisis
The state-owned banks are in a precarious condition with Janata Bank in a desperate condition due to corruption and irregularities. Other banks,...
Post’s ‘Nagad’ triggers contention
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
Bangladesh bank has protested the handing of the operation of ‘Nagad’ - the digital financial service of the department of post, to...
Bangladesh sees possibility in India’s GSP loss
Bangladesh sees the United States’ decision to strip India of Generalised System of Preference (GSP) as a scope to scoop up more readymade...
Consumers worried about beef price hike
Dhaka City Corporation fixed the rate of beef at Tk 525 per kg for the month of Ramadan. It was stated that the price will be in place till 1 June...
EC seeks Tk 11.24b to buy EVMs in FY20 budget
Emran Hossain Shaikh
The Election Commission has proposed for allocation of Tk 11.24 billion in the upcoming budget for procuring electronic voting machines (EVMs).In...
IS teen Shamima’s lawyer accuses UK of burdening Bangladesh
Aditi Khanna, London
The lawyer representing runaway Islamic State (IS) bride Shamima Begum on Friday accused the UK government of failing to protect her from grooming...
When will ex-OC Moazzem be arrested?
Four days into the issuance of a warrant on May 27, police are yet to arrest former Sonagazi Police OC Moazzem Hossain as the court order hasn't...
Models, actresses targeted by smooth talking cyber criminals
Masud did not go very far in education but became a self-taught IT wizard. However, he used his IT knowledge to enter the world of cyber- crime....
Smart voting centres to pull voters
Emran Hossain Shaikh
To pull voters during election, the Election Commission, EC, will be establishing smart voting centres. On 18 June next, in the last stage of the...
Loan rescheduling rises by over 21 percent
Loan rescheduling by banks rose by 21.39 percent to Tk 232.10 billion in 2018, up from Tk 191.2 billion the previous year, according to a recent...
Plan to construct 2nd power plant to reduce cost of Matarbari
The per unit power production cost at Matarbari is Tk 13; if power is produced with imported coal then expenditure will be double compared to the...
Biman overlooking intel inputs for VVIP flights
Chowdhury Akbor Hossain
Biman Bangladesh Airlines has on several occasions ignored directions from intelligence agencies when it came to VVIP flight operations.Recently,...
Eid travelling expected to be better this year
Every year during Eid, people going back home have to face a huge hassle. Though this year, transport officials say that that travel during Eid...
‘Modi’s 2nd term will boost entente cordiale with Dhaka’
Ranjan Basu, Delhi
After Modi was elected in India by a landslide, the first call from outside India was from Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina. This shows the depth of...
OC under spotlight in Nusrat killing, SP going scot free?
Former OC of Sonagazi police station, Moazzem Hossain, recorded the statement of sexual harassment victim Nusrat Jahan Rafi and was slapped with a...
Files at High Court move only through ‘lobbying’
Lobbying is common practice at the High Court (HC) and in most cases, it involves financial transactions. Without payment to the right place, cases...
More security in Rohingya camps recommended
Abdul Aziz, Cox's Bazar
As days go by, the Rohingya camps in Ukhiya, Teknaf are becoming insecure. To ensure security, 16 recommendations were sent from the police to the...
Clandestine chemical storage on in old Dhaka
Sheikh Jahangir Alam
Following the horrific fire at Chawkbazar in the Old Dhaka, the South City Corporation (DSCC) began removing chemical warehouses. Though the...
State incurs Tk 3.5b loss in phantom energy project
Petrobangla has ordered legal steps to be taken against three former officials for incurring huge losses for Titas Gas.The three are: former deputy...
A year on, no progress in Councillor Ekram killing probe
Abdul Aziz & Abdur Rahman, Cox’s Bazar
On 26 May night of 2018, a ward councilor of Teknaf municipality and local Awami League leader Ekramul Haque was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with RAB....
More Bangladeshis applying to UK universities
How the govt plans to tax Google, FB, YouTube
Millions stranded in South Asia floods
‘Youth Leadership Conclave’ workshop registration open
Work underway to upgrade armed forces standard: Hasina
ICC team discusses probe details with Bangladesh
Learnt to handle political crisis from Ershad: GM Quader
NID verification gateway server ‘Porichoy’ launched
One in six undernourished in Bangladesh: UN report
Inzamam to step down as Pakistan's chief selector
73.93pc pass HSC, equivalent exams
One found dead in Dhaka building collapse
Rifat’s wife Minni remanded
Girls fare better than boys in HSC: PM
US envoy relishes old Dhaka delicacies
BTRC to lift Robi, GP bandwidth block
Over 900 colleges see 100 percent pass rate
US imposes sanctions on Myanmar army chief
DU students call off Shahbagh intersection protests
Doctors advise caution as Dengue cases keep rising
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