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  • BB must act to protect depositors' interests

    Although protecting depositors' interests is one of the key responsibilities of Bangladesh Bank, those interests are not being safeguarded, former BB governor Atiur Rahman alleged yesterday.

  • The (not so) dignified exit of a dignified man

    Without detracting from the undeniable fact that as the governor of the BB, the buck stopped with him, it may be fairly said that the 'graceful' exit of Professor Rahman has probably raised more questions than it has resolved.

  • Confusion, panic order of the day

    Confusion and panic was the order of the day at the Bangladesh Bank yesterday, a day after its governor Atiur Rahman stepped down and two deputy governors were removed hastily amid strong criticism over the central bank's handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

  • BB governor quits over cyber heist

    Setting a rare example, Atiur Rahman stepped down as Bangladesh Bank governor yesterday amid strong criticism over his handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

  • BB sues unidentified persons for reserve heist

    Bangladesh Bank files a case against unidentified persons under money laundering prevention act for the recent heist of US$101 million from BB account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

  • Atiur Rahman resigns as Bangladesh Bank governor

    Quitting out of moral responsibility: Atiur

    Atiur Rahman, who resigned as Bangladesh Bank governor this morning, says he opted to quit out of moral responsibility over the heist of US$101 million from the central bank’s account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

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    $101m heist: Atiur quits as BB governor

    Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman submits resignation letter to the PM amid criticism over the heist of US$101m from the central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York by hackers last month.

  • Atiur faces heat

    Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman yesterday faced criticism from government high-ups and a number of ruling party leaders for “incompetent handling” of the cyber theft. Finance Minister AMA Muhith was furious, and hinted that the top management of the BB may see changes as the fallout of the theft of $101 million from the BB account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

  • BB chief writes to IGP seeking justice for tortured official

    Bangladesh Bank governor in a letter called upon the police chief to ensure justice for alleged police torture of an official of the central bank.

  • Eid transaction over Tk 1 trillion

    Transaction during the recent Eid season surpassed Tk 1 trillion, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman says.

  • Savar heist: BB urges IGP to ensure banks’ security

    A day after the Savar bank robbery, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman writes a letter to the inspector general of police (IGP), urging him to ensure security of all the branches of the banks across the country.

  • Prevent banking by militants: BB chief

    Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman asks the commercial banks to take the highest cautionary measures so that no one can use the banking channel for financing terrorism both at home and aboard

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