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Dhaka,  Sun,  20 August 2017
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August 20, 2017, 1:29 pm
Police have recovered the body of an unidentified woman from the Karnaphuli river, the lifeline of Chittagong. The woman aged in 30s was wearing bangles and had vermillion painted on her forehead.  Chandgaon Police Station’s Officer-in-Charge Abul Bashar said that they recovered
August 20, 2017, 12:58 pm
A 23-year-old woman has died after the motorcycle she was riding pillion was hit by a lorry in Patenga sea beach area of Chittagong in the wee hours of Saturday. The deceased Taslima Akter was identified as a daughter of Roshon
Unrelenting fall in term deposits following decline in interest rates may turn the banks tightfisted in financing long-term investments as funds switch to alluring non-banks and consumption luxuries. Some bankers were of this view the term deposits with the country's banking system decreased by nearly 4.0 percentage points to 53.6 per cent in the calendar year (CY) 2016 -- at minimum seven-year low in terms of percentages -- according to central bank's latest counts. Top executives at commercial banks view that the shrinking of time deposits in total deposits is the result of the cut-down rates of interest they offer to the
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August 17, 2017, 4:04 pm
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The volume of non-performing loans (NPLs) jumped by over 19 per cent or Tk 119.76 billion at the end of June this year from December closing last year, despite close monitoring by the central bank. The amount rose to Tk 741.48
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Former Chief Justice ABM Khairul Haque thinks that the Supreme Court's verdict and observations over the 16th amendment may be an outcome of its antipathy towards the government and parliament. On Saturday, Law Commission Chairman Haque told a discussion at CIRDAP auditorium, "If a verdict reflects antipathy, then what is the consequence of that judgment? Think about it," reports bdnews24.com. The top
Bangladesh Bank (BB) is likely to fix a deadline for banks to take 'compliance measures' to prevent fraudulence as the incidents of credit card forgery are on the rise. According to a UNB story, reports are there that the swindling of both credit and debit cards is growing these days across the country in connivance with even the international gangsters. Banking industry
Iraqi ground forces have begun an operation to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in the country held by the Islamic State group, officials say. In a televised speech announcing the offensive overnight, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the jihadists had the choice between "surrender or die". The army targeted Tal Afar after seizing Mosul, IS's main stronghold 55km (35 miles) to the east, in July. Tal Afar, which has a mainly Shia-Muslim population, fell to IS in 2014. It sits on ...
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China has launched a digital "cyber-court" to help deal with a rise in the number of internet-related claims, according to
Manchester United claimed their second consecutive 4-0 victory as Swansea City collapsed to a thumping defeat at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. Eric Bailly put United in front with his first goal for the club late in the first half, during which the home side had defended resolutely. It was not until the final 10 minutes that the visitors gave the scoreline its convincing gloss, with Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial all scoring in the space of four minutes. The result ...
In the wake of Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader's comment on BNP's silence over Supreme Court's observation about its founder's rule, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said if Ziaur Rahman's rule was illegitimate then Awami League's also illegal, reports UNB. "There's no question about the legitimacy of Ziaur Rahman's rule. Introducing multiparty democracy and restoring people's right to expression and press freedom can't be illegal. Not only that, Awai League registered as a political party following ...
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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel nabbed 18 Bangladeshi nationals, including three children, while they were illegally entering the country from
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