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সাত বছরে আত্মসাৎ ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকা  জাহাঙ্গীর শাহ ২৭ মার্চ ২০১৬, ১৬:৫৬ গত সাত বছরে ঘটেছে ছয়টি বড় আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারি। এসব কেলেঙ্কারিতে ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকারও বেশিচুরি বা আত্মসাৎ করা হয়েছে। এ অর্থ দিয়েই অনায়াসে একটি পদ্মা সেতু তৈরি করা যেত। বড় এসব আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারিতে ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত হয়েছে বিপুলসংখ্যক সাধারণ মানুষ। শেয়ারবাজার কেলেঙ্কারি লাখ লাখ […]

Bangladeshi girl wins place at top university TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the Massacusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, seen […]

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The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was ‘state-sponsored,’ an FBI officer in the Philippines, who has been involved in the investigations, said on Wednesday. Lamont Siller, the legal attache at the US embassy, did not elaborate but his comments in a speech […]

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In order to help combat militancy amid growing concerns about extremists using the internet to spread their propaganda and communicate amongst themselves, the government is planning to install internet monitoring equipment by May next year. The project titled “Cyber Threat Detection and Response” was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) […]

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Police in Moulavibazar have cordoned off two houses, suspected to be militant den, at Fatehpur village and Barohat in Sadar upazila. One of the houses is in Borohat area under Sadar municipality and another is in Sarker Bazar area under Khalilpur union. Wakil Ahmed, Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Police Station, said, “Police cordoned off the houses […]

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At only 15 years of age, Sharmin Akter courageously resisted her mother’s attempts to marry her off Sharmin Akter, a Bangladeshi activist against early or forced marriage, is among 13 personalities across the world to receive the 2017 International Women of Courage Award on Wednesday. US First Lady Melania Trump and Under Secretary of State […]

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Photo:Rajib Dhar The workers are operating heavy machines in dusty and toxic environments, further exposing themselves to health hazards Most of the mega development projects the government has implemented or is working on put people and construction workers at grave risk due to a lack of proper safety measures. Despite the March 13 death of […]

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Bangladesh RMG industry can’t afford to fail or falter  The tale of the three million female workers in the readymade garment industry is an unbeatable narrative of toil and survival. As a woman, I have a soft spot for the women who work in the industry. They are far smarter than I ever was. They […]

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Commandos of Bangladesh Army return to their base after completion of an army raid on ‘Atia Mahal,’ an extremist den in Sylhet city, on Tuesday. — New Age photo Army para commandos winded up their ‘Operation Twilight’ at a suspected den of extremists in Atia Mahal in Sylhet city on the fourth day on Tuesday […]

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Banks are in a fix over loan recovery, with big defaulters failing to repay despite rescheduling. Officials said a large section of businesspersons, who have availed this concession, are not even bothering with repayments. They said other defaulters are now also asking for their loans to be rescheduled and around 80 businesspersons with default loans […]

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