'Irregularities' in Biman Pilot Recruitment: Capt Sazid’s licence suspended

Biman Bangladesh pilot Captain Sazid Ahmed's licence has been put on hold by Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) for his alleged involvement in pilot recruitment

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Railway official demoted over corruption charges

The ministry in December 2020 had suspended three BR officials, including Shahnewaz, for their involvement in irregularities and corruption, while purchasing materials

3w ago

590kg govt rice seized from food officer's house in Shariatpur

A mobile court today recovered 590kg of government rice from the residence of a food officer in Shariatpur

3w ago

Khaleda Zia, Haji Selim can’t contest next election: ACC lawyer

Khurshid Alam Khan said the HC verdict, published yesterday, mentioned that no convict can participate in the election until the sentence is overturned by the appropriate court

ACC seeks travel ban for contractor Mithu involved in ‘health sector syndicate’

The Anti-Corruption Commission has sought travel ban against a controversial contractor who allegedly embezzled and laundered huge money through syndicates in the health sector

ACC to file cases against 2 owners of Apan Jewellers

Dildar Hossain Selim and Azad Hossain Selim will be sued under Section 27(1) of the ACC Act 2004

Stakeholders’ opinion needed in revising foreign election observer policy: TIB

As the Election Commission took the initiative to revise the foreign election observer policy for the upcoming national elections, Transparency International Bangladesh has urged to amend the policy in light of the opinions of experts, media workers, and other stakeholders and international practices

S Alam’s ‘properties abroad’: HC declines to recall its probe order

The HC order came after The Daily Star published an investigative report on August 4 on S Alam's business empire worth at least about $1 billion in Singapore

President for social movement against corruption

President Mohammed Shahabuddin today urged all concerned irrespective of opinions and party affiliation to wage a social movement against corruption

Former Barishal mayor Sadiq Abdullah sued over irregularities

A case has been filed against former Barishal city corporation mayor Serniabat Sadiq Abdullah for occupying the post of president of the Barishal Club illegally and refusing to quit

Ex-speaker Jamiruddin Sircar relieved in 5 graft cases

A Dhaka court today relieved former speaker Jamiruddin Sircar from the charges of five graft cases after he refunded the state Tk 27,86,364, which he withdrew for treatment during his tenure

New ACC commissioner takes office

Former secretary Asia Khatoon yesterday took office as a commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission

ACC sues SI, banker for accumulating wealth illegally

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today filed a case against a police sub-inspector and a Bangladesh Bank officer for accumulating wealth illegally

Misappropriation of Tk 33cr: West Zone Power ex-MD sued

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against Shafique Uddin, former managing director of West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL), and two others over allegations of misappropriating about Tk 33.40 crore

TIB condemns removal of Dhaka Wasa chairman

Transparency International Bangladesh has condemned the removal of former Dhaka Wasa chairman Golam Mostafa, who had filed a written complaint against the organisation's Managing Director Taqsem A Khan last week

HC bench embargoes any 'tips' for small advantages in court

The High Court today issued a notice with an embargo on petty corruption in the name of bakshish (tips) to avail small advantages in connection with cases in court

Bangladesh gets good volume of water from Ganges: JRC

Bangladesh has received a good volume of water from the common River Ganges this year, said Dr Mohammad Abul Hossen, member of the Joint Rivers Commission (JRC), Bangladesh, today

Justice M Enayetur Rahim to lead committee to select ACC commissioner

The government has formed a five-member committee led by Justice M Enayetur Rahim, a judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, in order to select a person for the post of commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)

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