Agrani Bank

April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020

Agrani Bank’s principal branch locked down

The principal branch of Agrani Bank, located on the ground floor of its headquarters in Dhaka’s Motijheel, has been locked down after one of the employees tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

February 19, 2018
February 19, 2018

Agrani Bank's efforts pay off

Only 7 percent of the fresh loans given by Agrani Bank in the last three years had defaulted as the government's move to appoint more

February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018

State Banks: Plundering made easy

Seven months after the government announced a Tk 2,000 crore “recapitalisation” of state-owned banks, the financial institutions have started asking for fresh money from the government. This time their demand is much higher -- a little over Tk 20,000 crore -- than what they were given in the budget for this year.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

JS committee forms body to probe Agrani Bank ‘loan scam'

A parliamentary body is formed a three-member sub-committee to give recommendations on a Bangladesh Bank report that got huge irregularities in giving loans from the state-run Agrani Bank.

May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017

Agrani Bank recruitment test cancelled

The recruitment test of Agrani Bank’s senior officer post scheduled to be held this afternoon is postponed amid an allegation of the question paper leak.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

3 Ctg bankers jailed for embezzlement

A Chittagong court sentences three bankers and a businessman to 20 years’ imprisonment each in four cases filed 28 years ago over money embezzlement.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

1.14 lakh bank accounts with Tk 1cr each in 2015

There were 1.14 lakh bank accounts having over Tk 1 crore each in the all of the country’s commercial banks in 2015, says finance minister AMA Muhith.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

4 state-owned banks get observers

The central bank appoints four observers to the boards of four state-owned commercial banks.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

I’m made loan defaulter with tricks: Kader Siddique

Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique claims that state-run Agrani Bank made him a loan defaulter with tricks to have his nomination paper filed for contesting Tangail-4 by-polls cancelled.