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Govt must rewrite Bank Companies Act

THE cabinet’s approval of a draft bill in May 2017 seeking to amend the Bank Companies Act 1991 to allow four of a family to be on the boards of private commercial banks for nine yeas in a row suggested that the government was willing to strengthen family control on the banks. The passage of […]

South Zone’s Abdur Razzak poses for photographs after reaching the 500-wicket first-class club in Dhaka Wednesday  The 35-year old Abdur Razzak has registered five-wicket hauls 32 times and 10-wicket hauls eight times . Left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak emerged as the first Bangladeshi to pick up 500 first-class wickets. The Bangladesh spinner bagged one scalp for […]

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File photo of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir  The by-polls for the mayoral post of DNCC, which was scheduled to be held on February 26, has been stayed for three months. In a knee-jerk reaction, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday accused the Awami League-led government of conspiring with the Election […]

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  বিশেষ রিপোর্ট : : শেখ হাসিনার ব্যাংক ডাকাত সরকারের কবলে পড়ে এবার ডুবতে বসেছে ন্যাশনাল ব্যাংক । শেখ হাসিনার ব্যাংক ডাকাত পরিবারের সদস্য এবং আওয়ামী লুটেরাদের খুশি করতে পারলেই ঋণ মেলে, ঋণ খেলাপি হওয়া যায় আবার নানা অজুহাতে ঋণ অবলোপন করা যায়। ব্যাংকিং খাতে বছরের পর বছর ধরে এমন অনাচারের পর ও শেখ হাসিনার […]

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IGNORANCE, JEALOUSY, AND HATRED BRING SELF DESTRUCTION F R Chowdhury   17.1.2018 Donald Trump had a simple and easy slogan for his election campaign – MAGA – make America great again. Many think that Trump was trying to refer to Barrack Obama presidency period as a dark chapter and promised to bring back the white supremacy […]

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UN chief and rights groups raise concerns over Rohingya deal

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First group of refugees to be sent back to Myanmar next week but critics say details are unclear Michael Safi Wed 17 Jan 2018  Concerns are growing among United Nations agencies and humanitarian groups over an agreement between the Bangladesh and Myanmar governments to repatriate several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees within two years. Bangladesh state […]

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