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Ex-BNP whip Jamal possesses several luxury houses, Tk 100crore factory

Special Task Force of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has found properties worth Tk150 crore that former BNP Whip Shahidul Huq Jamal and his family members own without any legal sources of income. The ACC is preparing to lodge a case in next month after submission of the full investigation report of the task force. Whip […]

The Bangladesh central bank has withdrawn a proposal to make counterfeiting currency notes a capital offence after Germany’s central bank said it would suspend a plan to help the Bangladeshi bank because of the death penalty threat. Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman said a proposal to impose the death penalty for forgery had been forwarded […]

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Tanks are seen in the area of a gas plant where Algerian forces had launched an operation to free foreign hostages in Tigantourine on January 17. About 650 hostages have been freed from militants at a gas facility in Algeria, state media report, but about 60 foreigners are still unaccounted for. State-run APS news agency […]

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Washington, D.C.:In the days before U.S. President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, the Diplomatic Courier is pleased to feature “On Day One: America’s Pivot Dilemma,”in Volume 7, Issue 1 of the magazine by Ambassador M. Osman Siddique, American politician and former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji and to the Republic of Nauru, to […]

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