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Chance to whiten black money in budget unconstitutional: TIB Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jun 14, 2019 The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) criticised the proposed budget for keeping windows to whiten black money, calling it “unconstitutional”, reports UNB. “Buying flats, land procurement and investing in economic zones and high-tech parks with black money is like […]

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Punish those involved in question paper leaks Prothom Alo  Jun 10, 2019 Stringent steps against corruption in public examinations have made us hopeful. Charge sheets of the much talked about question paper leak in Dhaka University admission test were issued recently. A gang of over 50 persons responsible for the question paper leak in the […]

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No one for the depositors Khondokar Ibrahim Khaled | Prothom Alo  Jun 11, 2019        Default loans are the main problem of the country’s banking sector. If the default loans decrease, interest rates will automatically decrease. But the government, instead of paying attention to this, is calling for interest rates to be fixed at 9 […]

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25,526 killed in road accidents in 10 years: Quader Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jun 12, 2019        Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday told Parliament that 25,526 people were killed and 19,763 others injured in road accidents in the country in the last 10 years, reports UNB. He came up with […]

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Bangladesh slips 9 steps in Global Peace Index Prothom Alo English Desk | Jun 12, 2019        Bangladesh has moved nine steps down in the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2019, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, reports UNB. This is the thirteenth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent […]

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Govt faces challenge to restore confidence in stock market Sujoy Mohajan . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Jun 12, 2019 A big challenge for finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is to ensure stability in the share market and restore confidence of the investors, say stakeholders. They said the investors are waiting to see measures in the […]

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Superbugs take deadly toll in Bangladeshi hospitals Rivers polluted with antibiotics are creating an impending health disaster, experts warn A worker washes chemical containers in the Buriganga River near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka in this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo. Many world rivers are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 […]

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Who needs foreigners? Domestic travellers have revived Bangladesh’s tourism industry Terrorism has scared off visitors from abroad Print edition | Asia   The Economist Jun 6th 2019| DHAKA When he set up Shanti Bari, an ecoresort in the forest near Srimangal, a town in a hilly, tea-growing region of Bangladesh, Tanvir Arefin Lincoln’s guests were mainly foreign […]

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File photo: Cap-Farmers are now busy in harvesting paddy amidst good yield in Nilphammari but frustrated over low market price Dhaka Tribune With this, the government will now procure 400,000 tons of paddy The government will procure some 250,000 tons of paddy directly from farmers so that they can enjoy the benefits of farming, Food […]

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File photo of ACC director Khandaker Enamul Basir Focus Bangla The move came after DIG Mizanur said the ACC director took a bribe from him in exchange for information The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has temporarily suspended its director Khandaker Enamul Basir for leaking a probe report to the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Mizanur […]

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Tarique will be punished some day: PM Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jun 09, 2019 Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said BNP acting chairperson Tarique Rahman will be brought to book some day. She said this while answering to a question of a journalist at a press conference at her official residence […]

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TIB gravely concerned over ex-OC Moazzem’s ‘disappearance’  Tribune Desk Dhaka Tribune  June 9th, 2019 File photo of Moazzem Hossain Dhaka Tribune Calls for judicial probe on the role of local police officials Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed grave concern over reports of the disappearance of former Sonagazi OC Moazzem Hossain after an arrest warrant was […]

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