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Graft is his middle name

Internal GCC enquiry upon directive of LGRD ministry exposes countless misdeeds of suspended mayor Zahangir Alam

15h ago| Corruption

Tk 2.60cr into thin air

A bank account was opened in the name of ex-mayor Zahangir Alam, and was later used for the transaction of Gazipur City Corporation’s money.

Human trafficking in Bangladesh increased after natural disasters: UN

Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.

FBI says will help ACC bring back money laundered to US, Canada

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will help the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in bringing back the money laundered to USA and Canada.

Human Trafficking Thru The Bay: 5 including Jubo League leader held

Rab claimed to have arrested five members of a human trafficking syndicate from Cox’s Bazar’s Rajakhali, who conned people by promising to send them to Malaysia.

ILFSL loan scam: ACC summons ex-Bangladesh Bank officials for questioning

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned Bangladesh Bank’s former deputy governor SK Sur and executive director Shah Alam for interrogation about the misappropriation of over Tk 2,500 crore of International Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (ILFSL).

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Graft is his middle name

Internal GCC enquiry upon directive of LGRD ministry exposes countless misdeeds of suspended mayor Zahangir Alam

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Tk 2.60cr into thin air

A bank account was opened in the name of ex-mayor Zahangir Alam, and was later used for the transaction of Gazipur City Corporation’s money.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Human trafficking in Bangladesh increased after natural disasters: UN

Human trafficking cases in Bangladesh and the Philippines increased after devastating cyclones and typhoons displaced millions, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

‘Border bars’ for Bangladeshis

It was a cloudy afternoon on October 2 at Shahpur border in Cumilla.

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Human trafficking: 4 Rohingyas die as boat sinks off Teknaf

At least four people including a child died as a Malaysia-bound trawler carrying Rohingya refugees sunk off the coast of Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar yesterday morning.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Presumed dead in Thai jungle: 2 photos and hope rekindled

Hearing the news of the mass graves discovered in Thailand in 2015, family members of three men who had left Bangladesh two years ago thought they were among those buried.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Law enforcement agencies most corrupt sector: TIB

Bangladesh’s law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt in 2021, Transparency International Bangladesh said.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Where do the ‘disappeared’ disappear to?

While their families search every alleyway, survivors say that they lived right around the corner in the capital city. 

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

A family forced into never-ending distress

Four years ago, some plainclothesmen picked up Mohon Mia from his Mirpur house. He has never returned home again. His father Jamsher Ali, a trader, has long insisted he has proof that Rab-4 members took his elder son away without giving any reason.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Senior railway official suspended after Dhaka court takes corruption charges into cognizance  

Railways Ministry has suspended a senior official of Bangladesh Railway (BR) after a Dhaka court has taken into cognizance the graft charges brought against him by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).