Money whitening facility from Bangladesh

According to the BEA estimate, Bangladesh has around BDT 5 trillion to 7 trillion black money. The finance minister has proposed a provision that will allow investors to legalize black money through investment in economic zones (EZs) and high-tech parks, with no question on the sources of the funds so [...]

Unilever, BGMEA join hands with RMG workers

Unilever, BGMEA join hands to give benefit to RMG workers Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on certain SDGs with Readymade Garments (RMG) industry and its workers for the next three years. The MoU signed [...]

Canada, Netherlands intend to assist Gambia in ICJ

Canada, Netherlands intend to assist Gambia in ICJ against Myanmar Canada and the Netherlands have expressed their intention to jointly assist Gambia at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as the top global court is set to start hearing from Tuesday on Rohingya genocide drawing Myanmar to dock. The ICJ in [...]

Ukraine and Russia agree to implement ceasefire

Ukraine and Russia agree to implement ceasefire Ukraine and Russia have agreed to implement a "full and comprehensive" ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by the end of 2019, after top-level talks.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky met face to face in Paris on Monday. Five-and-a-half years of fighting between Ukrainian [...]

Imran Khan condemns Citizenship Amendment Bill of India

Imran Khan condemns Citizenship Amendment Bill of India Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday condemned the Citizenship Amendment Bill which was passed in Lok Sabha on Monday midnight, reports The Indian Express. He said the legislation violates the norms of international human rights laws and bilateral agreements with his country. In a [...]

Khaleda’s lawyer: We hoped the SC would grant the bail

Khaleda’s lawyer: We hoped the SC would grant the bail The court has not taken into consideration matters usually involved when a person gets bail while denying bail to Khaleda Zia. The BNP chairperson’s lawyer Advocate Zainul Abedin said this to reporters, after her bail was rejected by the Supreme [...]

Rooppur Power Plant pillow scam, 12 govt officials held

Rooppur Power Plant pillow scam, 12 other govt officials held The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday arrested 13 government officials, including former Pabna Public Works Department executive engineer Masudul Alam, for their suspected involvement in graft while purchasing furniture and other household items for Green City housing project under Rooppur Nuclear [...]

Govt forms probe body over Keraniganj fire

Govt forms probe body over Keraniganj fire Labour and Employment Ministry has formed a five-member probe committee heading its additional secretary Dr Molla Jalal Uddin to investigate Wednesday’s fire incident at a plastic factory in Keraniganj area. The committee was asked to submit its report within seven working days, finding out [...]

No-one has right to deprive people: Dr Kamal

No-one has right to deprive people: Dr Kamal Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said those who deprive people of their rights are “criminals and dacoits”. “Those who deprive me of the rule of law and the constitutional and basic rights are criminals and dacoits. No-one can be a [...]

FM’s Delhi visit cancelled for ‘busy schedule’ at home

FM’s Delhi visit cancelled for ‘busy schedule’ at home The scheduled visit of Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen to New Delhi has been cancelled due to his ‘busy schedule’ at home ahead of Martyred Intellectuals Day and Victory Day, said a senior official on Thursday. “Yes, he (Dr Momen) is [...]

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