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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Rampant laundering cripples economy

| By Nasir Uddin Shah
Enormous sums of money are being laundered to overseas destinations through false shipment papers and letters of credit from Bangladesh by a heinous group of fraudsters, relevant sources

Flattering can't change me: PM

| By AA Correspondent
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that praising or flattering does not influence her. She said: "My mindset is solely driven by the sake of the countrymen." "It does
Flattering can't change me: PM

EC suspends DNCC polls after HC order

| By AA Correspondent
The Election Commi-ssion (EC) yesterday suspended all proceedings of the election to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) which was scheduled to be held on February 26."We

Who is behind?

| By Jakir Hossain
A huge criticism and concern raised at the print, electronic and social media as Narayanganj City Corpo-ration (NCC) Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy came under attack on Tuesday. There were
Who is behind?

Govt played no role: Quader

| By AA Correspondent
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said the governemnt has nothing to do with the High Court's order halting the bypolls in the Dhaka North City Corporation. 

It's a government game: BNP

| By AA Correspondent
BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday said the by-polls to the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral post was stayed with the government's indication."We've heard

Monkeys on the prowl!

| By and Nadeem Qadir
In this city of Dhaka, crammed with about 20 million people who live in apartments and have mostly no access to little greenery, might be surprised to see
Monkeys on the prowl!

Martuza Ahmed new CIC

| By AA Correspondent
Former Information Secretary Martuza Ahmed has been appointed as the as the Chief Information Commi-ssioner (CIC) replacing Prof Dr M Golam Rahman. President Abdul Hamid made the appointment
Martuza Ahmed new CIC

Pranab lauds progress of Bangladesh

| By News Desk
Terming India "a tested friend" of Bangladesh in the light of history, President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday said relations with India, especially in trade and investment, is also

White House backs short-term US govt funding bill

| By
The White House threw its support on Wednesday behind a Republican proposal to pass a stopgap bill that would fund the US government through February 16 and avert

Full-fledged Chinese military complex in Doklam

| By International Desk
massive, full-fledged Chinese military complex is being built within Doklam, show new satellite images five months after India and China ended a 70-day standoff in the region that

Atiqul Islam gets AL ticket

| By News Desk
The Awami League has named businessman Atiqul Islam to contest in the by-election to Dhaka North City Corporation mayor's office. Party General Secretary Obaidul Quader made the announcement
Atiqul Islam gets AL ticket

Muscle politics hurts Ivy

| By Our Correspondent
At least fifty people, including Narayanganj City mayor Dr. Selina Hayat Ivy, were injured on Tuesday when police fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas shells to stop
Muscle politics hurts Ivy

Is Khaleda Zia endorsing corruption?

| By Rafiq Hasan
Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has nominated Tabith Awal to contest in the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation's (DNCC) by-polls. Begum Khaleda Zia is currently
Is Khaleda Zia endorsing corruption?

Anomalies in student stipend

| By P R Biswas
Anomalies have been found in a project of the Secondary Education Sector Investment Progra-mme (SESIP) under the Secondary and Higher Education Directorate (SHED) for distributing stipends worth Tk

CU confers D. Litt on Pranab

| By Our Correspondent
Chittagong University has honored former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee with a Doctor of Letters (D. Litt) degree through a special convocation ceremony.CU Vice Chancellor Prof Iftekhar
CU confers D. Litt on Pranab

Chinese company Harbour Engineering blacklisted

| By AA Correspondent
The Bangladesh government has blacklisted China Harbour Enginee-ring Company Limited for trying to bribe a roads secretary, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said."The firm offered Tk

PM to open BDF today

| By News Desk
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the two-day Bangladesh Deve-lopment Forum (BDF) today with the theme 'Partnership for development'. The main focus of BDF will be

Why 50pc people don't have access to amenities

| By and Mostafa Kamal Majumder
A smart girl in her late twenties, Mazeda works as the receptionist-cum-telephone operator at the Bangladesh Protibnadhi Kallyan Somity complex at Dakkhin Khan Area, on the northeastern fringe
Why 50pc people don't have access to amenities

'Pleas seek stay on DNCC polls'

| By AA Correspondent
Two union parishad chairmen have sought stay on the upcoming by-polls for the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).Chairmen of Bhatara and Beraid, Ataur Rah-man,

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