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Wall Street Journal U.S. Preparing Cases Linking North Korea to Theft at N.Y. Fed Investigators build charges against Chinese middlemen for allegedly aiding 2016 cyberheist of $81 million from Bangladesh The New York Federal Reserve building in New York. Some foreign governments, central banks and other institutions keep money at the New York Fed, enabling […]

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today said that without the Teesta water sharing deal, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s India visit will be meaningless. “Without the Teesta treaty, no other treaty or agreement will be meaningful,” Fakhrul, a veteran leader of the opposition political party, said while talking to reporters in Dhaka. He was […]

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To build the nation and to survive in this competitive world, there is no investment more important than education, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She said Bangladesh is now quite self-reliant economically and the government is spending the lion’s share of the resources on education. “With this, the merits and talents [of students] will flourish, […]

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Radiation emitted by mobile operators’ towers in Bangladesh is unsafe and harmful for public health, the government said in a report today. The report suggested Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to be instructed to take steps to reduce the excessive radiation of mobile towers. An expert committee formed by the Ministry of Health in 2013 prepared […]

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Mufti Hannan and his aid Sharif Shahedul Alam Bipul seeked presidential clemency against their death sentences on Wednesday. The Kashimpur High Security Jail authorities read out the Supreme Court verdict that upheld its order confirming his death penalty for the 2004 grenade attack on then UK high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Chowdhury to Huji chief […]

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Voting in the by-election to Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) constituency began on Wednesday morning. The balloting began at 8:00am and will continue till 4:00pm without any break. The Gaibandha-1 constituency is comprised of 15 unions and one municipality of Sundarganj upazila. A total of 333,381 voters will be able to exercise their franchise in the by-election. The […]

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Extreme pollution, caused by toxic industrial and domestic wastes, makes the River Buriganga devoid of fish and bio-diversity. The photo was taken on Tuesday. — Sanaul Haque Buriganga, Shitalakhhya, Balu and the Turag, the four rivers flowing by the capital became virtually fishless as their waters have been polluted by dumping industrial wastes and sewage. […]

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The benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange yesterday gained moderately driven by banking shares while turnover made a significant jump. The DSEX went up by 29 points to 5,725. The total turnover of the country’s main exchange surged 27 percent to Tk 1,263 crore from the previous day. Of the top 20 shares in terms […]

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Customs intelligence of the National Board of Revenue on Tuesday seizes a luxury car from controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher for alleged duty evasion. — New Age photo Customs intelligence of the National Board of Revenue on Tuesday seized a luxury car of controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher on allegation of evading import […]

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