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SQ Chowdhury laundered 1 billion dollar to Singapore

SQ Chowdhury laundered 1 billion dollar to Singapore

Staff Reporter :A Bangladeshi politician, who was hanged for war crimes, had laundered more than one billion dollar to Singapore, revealed an Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) investigation."The money is now

Human rights NGOs including for women rights have failed pathetically: We have no rights

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed on Wednesday (Nov 25) across the world marking it a global curse. Unfortunately, in Bangladesh violence against

People form a long queue in front of Tax Commissioner's office (Tax Zone-11) to file their returns on Thursday with total disregard to physical distancing norm amid rising fatalities from Covid-19 in the country.

People form a long queue in front of Tax Commissioner's office (Tax Zone-11) to file their returns on Thursday with total disregard to physical distancing norm amid rising fatalities from Covid-19 in the country.

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"I will work to prevent violence against women, and child marriage," says Rimu

Our Correspondent :Rima Sultana Rimu, who has been included in BBC's annual list of 100 inspiring and influential women around the world, is active in working to prevent violence

Biden stakes out his anti-Trump presidency

Biden stakes out his anti-Trump presidency

CNN :Joe Biden has already kept his first promise-his approach to the presidency will be a top-to-bottom repudiation of the behavior, policies and obsessions of President Donald Trump.The President-elect

Female migrant workers return home empty handed

Staff Reporter :Above 28,500 migrant female workers returned home empty handed from abroad till October this year.Besides, about 1,991 women migrant workers returned to the country in the first

BFIU seeks bank info of 35 individuals including journos Kanak Sarwar, Ilias Hossain

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has sought bank account details of at least 35 people, including journalists Konak Sarwar and Ilias Hossain, who were allegedly involved in

ACC sues 24 AB Bank officials including ex-chairman, 9 directors

Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed three separate cases against 24 persons including former Chairman M Wahidul Haque, senior officials and nine directors of AB Bank Limited

Victim's families register protest at SC

Staff Reporter :Victims' family members on Thursday orgainsed a human chain program on the Supreme Court premises demanding strong actions against fake arrest warrants and false cases. The organizers

1,086 women, children raped in 10 months: MJF

Staff Reporter :Between January and October this year, 1,086 women and children have been raped, of whom 277 were gang-raped, and 50 were killed, and 29 committed suicide.Manusher Jonno

DCCs to take charge of drainage system

Staff Reporter :The government took the decision, in principle, to hand over the charge of drainage system to Dhaka north and south city corporations. Up until now, drainage system

No benefit seen from plasma treatment in severe Covid-19; virus may hurt male fertility

Reuters :The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused

11 Bangladeshi universities in QS Asia ranking

News Desk :Eleven Bangladeshi universities have made it to the list of QS Asia University Ranking 2021.Among Asia's 650 best universities, Dhaka University claimed the 134th spot, followed by

'An immense sadness': Argentina mourns death of Maradona

'An immense sadness': Argentina mourns death of Maradona

Reuters: Heartbroken fans of Diego Maradona gathered on the streets of Buenos Aires to mourn the Argentine soccer legend's death on Wednesday, praying, laying flowers and singing patriotic and

Bangladesh logs 2,292 new virus cases, deaths top 6,500

Bangladesh logs 2,292 new virus cases, deaths top 6,500

Bangladesh has recorded 2,292 new cases of the coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections so far to 456,438.

BFF President Kazi Salahuddin contracts coronavirus

Kazi Salahuddin, President of Bangladesh Football Federation, has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus illness.The eminent former footballer tested positive

Bangladesh regulator searches for billions in unclaimed, undistributed dividends

Bangladesh regulator searches for billions in unclaimed, undistributed dividends

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission or BSEC has begun searching for tens of billions of takas in unclaimed and undistributed dividends announced by the listed

Metro Rail extension to be caused destruction of Kamlapur Rail Station

Staff Reporter :The under-construction Metro Rail (MRT-6) line--from Diabari at Uttara to Shapla Chattar at Motijheel--will be extended up to Kamlapur Railway Station by 1.16km. Because of it, the

America is back, says Joe Biden as he unveils his Cabinet

America is back, says Joe Biden as he unveils his Cabinet

AFP :Joe Biden, the US president-elect, on Tuesday introduced veteran diplomats and policymakers who will make up his national security and foreign policy team, saying: "America is back, ready

Football legend Maradona dies

Football legend Maradona dies

Mail Online :Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack just days after turning 60.The Argentinian football legend died at home, his lawyer said, just two weeks after having

Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Ben Church, CNN : Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, a source close to his family confirmed to CNN.Regarded as one of the greatest

Thai police revive royal defamation law ahead of protest

Thai police revive royal defamation law ahead of protest

AP, Bangkok :Thai authorities have escalated their legal battle against the students leading pro-democracy protests, charging 12 of them with violating a harsh law against defaming the monarchy.News of

Traders are seen selling Covid-19 safety gears at a makeshift market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka with total disregard to social distancing norms on Wednesday amid the second wave of coronavirus pandemic striking the country.

Traders are seen selling Covid-19 safety gears at a makeshift market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka with total disregard to social distancing norms on Wednesday amid the second wave of coronavirus pandemic striking the country.

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MP Aslamul grabs 54 acres land of Buriganga, Turag rivers

Staff Reporter :National River Conservation Commission (NRCC) has recommended the removal of Maisha Power Plant and Arisha Economic Zone as these have been set up illegally grabbing about 54

Cheating behind glittering decoration

Syed Shemul Parvez :The cooking environment in the kitchens of the cities' most famous hotels and restaurants is extremely unhealthy.Somewhere the new food is cooked with rotten stale food

Rampant sale of protective gears in unhygienic condition

Noman Mosharef :Traders are selling Covid-19 safety gear including face masks and other items at a makeshift market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka in unhygienic condition amid the

A rare judgement saves 50 families from breaking apart in Sunamganj

Our Correspondent :A court in Sunamganj district on Wednesday freed the accused of 50 cases on condition that they would look after their wives and children returning to their

Bangladesh to get 6.80cr doses of Covid vaccine under Covax facility

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh will get 6.80 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the Gavi-The Vaccine Alliance under the worldwide arrangement called 'Covax' facility within 2021.Each dose of vaccine will

39 more die of Covid-19 in BD

Staff Reporter :Bangladesh on Wednesday registered 39 more fatalities from the novel coronavirus, pushing the total death count to 6,487, according to a press release issued by the Directorate

Three get death sentence for killing woman after rape in Shariatpur

Our Correspondent :A court in Shariatpur on Wednesday sentenced three people to death for killing a housewife after rape in Gosairhat upazila of the district last year.The convicts are: