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BB to face action: Muhith

BB to face action: Muhith
Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said his ministry will take action against the Bangladesh Bank for not informing the government about the bank's $101-million cyber heist, reports UNB. "The central bank has showed audacity as it didn't timely inform the government about it," Muhith told reporters at his ministry office this afternoon. Asked about the possible action against the central bank, the minister said he would sit with the prime minister in this regard and then the media would be informed about the possible action. Hackers managed to transfer around $100 million from a Bangladesh Bank account with the US Federal Reserve Bank last month. The sensational heist surfaced after a Philippines newspaper published a report…

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Tigers move to Super 10s
Tigers move to Super 10s
A swashbuckling opener Tamim Iqbal smashed an unbeaten 63-ball 103 as Bangladesh dumped Oman by 54 …

Donate buses to educational instts to ease tailback: PM

Donate buses to educational instts to ease tailback: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the well-off section of society and business organisations to donate buses to educational institutions to help reduce pressure on private cars on city streets, reports UNB. "The more and more use of buses by students will help reduce the pressure…
Ctg mayor dreams of 
clean and green city

Ctg mayor dreams of clean and green city

In a bid to turn Chittagong city into a green and clean city within the next three years, Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has decided to start door-to-door collection of garbage. “Following the success garbage collection at night, we are looking at 100 percent waste management,” said the…
Pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs

Pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs

According to a recent WHO (World Health Organisation) report, nearly one hundred thousand people die of tobacco-related diseases each year in Bangladesh, while more than 300,000 suffer from disabilities every year. Against the backdrop of such scary reality, the government is about to implement the…
Coal security and technology in Bangladesh

Coal security and technology in Bangladesh

The coal security can be described as availability and sustainable consumption to its fullest utility. Bangladesh has sufficient and proven reserve of coal especially in Northern parts of Bangladesh which is around 3 Billion Ton equivalents to heating capacity 37 TCF gas. In the wake of acute primary…
Bangabandhus 35 directives to run state affairs in Mar 71

Bangabandhus 35 directives to run state affairs in Mar 71

After the historical 7th March speech that effectively declares the independence of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 14 gave a statement to the media with 35 important directives, reports BSS. Tajuddin Ahmad, on behalf of Bangabandhu and Awami League, declared the 35 points instruction…
Online gateway to 
boost businesses

Online gateway to boost businesses

Bangladesh introduced online trade gateway, the first of its kind in South Asian countries, to serve the business community with one-stop point of information for export-import. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday inaugurated the Bangladesh Trade Portal, which would provide an accessible, logical,…
Syria rivals clash ahead of peace talks

Syria rivals clash ahead of peace talks

AFP, GENEVA: Syria’s warring sides prepared Sunday for fresh peace talks after locking horns over the fate of President Bashar al-Assad, with the regime insisting his ouster was a “red line” while the opposition vowed to see him go—dead or alive. The UN-brokered indirect negotiations…
Kanthashilon remembers Waheedul Haque

Kanthashilon remembers Waheedul Haque

Kanthashilon, a well-known recitation organisation, organised a two-day festival titled ‘Waheedul Haque Sharonik Milanatsab-2016’, on the occasion of the 83rd birth anniversary of Tagore exponent and cultural activist Waheedul Haque, a writer, a journalist, and also a founder member Kanthashilon,…
Afridi brushes off India security concerns

Afridi brushes off India security concerns

AFP, KOLKATA: Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Sunday brushed off concerns over security for his team at the World T20, saying he was looking forward to playing in front of India's raucous crowds. The 36-year-old said his team had always been "physically and mentally" prepared for the…
Campaign gets momentum in 5 Kotchandpur UPs

Campaign gets momentum in 5 Kotchandpur UPs

Campaign for vote in five unions of Kotchandpur upazila in Jhenidah is gaining momentum ahead of the election scheduled there for March 22. Candidates and their close associates are moving from door to door to woo voters. Kashem Ali, a voter of Kushna union, said there are also some candidates, who…

Trafficked Bangladeshi, Nepali women trapped in Syria

Nepali villager Sunita Magar thought she was heading to a safe factory job in Kuwait, but only when she landed in Damascus did she realise “something had gone very wrong,” reports AFP from Murali Bhanjyang. Frequently beaten with a baton and given only one meal a day, Magar says she spent…
Obamas Revolution in Foreign Policy

Obamas Revolution in Foreign Policy

It is a criticism I have heard from more than one person who has worked with President Obama: that he regards himself as the smartest person in the room—any room. Jeffrey Goldberg’s fascinating article reveals that this is a considerable understatement. The president seems to think he is…
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