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The hidden dangers of money laundering

The hidden dangers of money laundering Photo: UNODC Eresh Omar Jamal Amid Bangladesh’s rapidly expanding foreign trade, trade-based money laundering has become a major concern for the banking industry, a recent survey by the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management has found. This includes over- and under-invoicing of goods and services and mis-declaration of goods. The […]

Some election wins aren’t what they seem By Mark Trainer    Apr 24, 2018 When the election is over and a winner is declared, the margin of victory can tell you a lot. Consider these examples: (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson) Open elections encourage opposition. While a decisive victory in the popular vote can demonstrate a strong […]

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ROAD ACCIDENT IN CAPITAL Rozina also loses battle for life Rasel still in critical condition Staff Correspondent |Apr 29,2018 | New Age Rozina Akhter while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.– UNB photo Weeks after death of college student Rajib, Banani road accident victim Rozina Akhter died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Sunday […]

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Rooppur power plant issues should be transparent Published: 00:05, Apr 28,2018 | Updated: 23:47, Apr 27,2018   THE government is going ahead with the construction of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, scheduled for a 2023 commissioning, but what makes people worried is that the government is not making public details of the project and its […]

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ROHINGYA CRISIS UNSC finds no quick, easy solution Rohingyas seek justice Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Muhammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Apr 30,2018 |       New Age A Russian member of UN Security Council team answers the questions of journalists in a press briefing at the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday. […]

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WC is my main focus now, not Test comeback: Mashrafee Azad Majumder | Published: 11:28, Apr 29,2018     New Age Mashrafee bin Murtaza One of the most contentious issues in Bangladesh cricket over the last few months is a planned Test comeback of fast bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza. The cricket fraternity seems to be divided into […]

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Lightning kills 19 in 10 districts Capital bogs down due to water-logging, frequent power outages Emran Hossain | Published:  Apr 30,2018      New Age Vehicles run on a road flooded after heavy showers of rain at Fakirapool in Dhaka on Sunday. — Sony Ramany Lightning strikes killed at least 19 people in 10 districts as […]

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WELCOME TO WUHAN “See China as an opportunity, not a threat,” says one of Modi’s top economists Frenemies? (Reuters/Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Pool) Devjyot Ghoshal April 27, 2018 Quartz India Prime minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Wuhan for a summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping has been preceded by much VIP air traffic between Beijing and New Delhi. Since […]

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Why India and China Are Competing for Better Ties With Bangladesh Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina share a laugh after signing multiple agreements, New Delhi, India, April 8, 2017 (AP photo).   The Editors Thursday, April 26, 2018   World Politics Review Earlier this month, India’s new foreign secretary, Vijay Kashev […]

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  CAPTION General Augusto Pinochet rides through the streets of Santiago in a parade celebrating the 11th anniversary of the coup d’etat in Chile. SOURCECARLOS CARRION/ CORBIS FLASHBACK THE HEIST THAT BROKE PINOCHET’S BACK By Jose Fermoso FACEBOOK TWITTER 105SHARES EMAIL ARTICLE Copy link WHY YOU SHOULD CARE Because the perpetrators are not always the […]

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In Search of a Lost Ahom Princess While some historians say Pori Bibi’s tomb in Dhaka is that of Ahom princess Ramani Gabharu, others say it is of Mughal general Shaista Khan’s daughter. This 17th-century Mughal edifice that houses Bibi Pari’s tomb is considered a unique construction in Bangladesh. Credit: Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty Sangeeta Barooah […]

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