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  • 'Miss World Bangladesh' stripped of her crown

    Following widespread criticism, Jannatul Nayeem Avril was stripped of the title of "Miss World Bangladesh 2017" as she had "hid

  • China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

    China lashes out at international criticism after it denied Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's dying wish to leave the country and faced pressure to set the democracy champion's widow free.

  • New Vat Plan: Govt may back off for now

    The government may backtrack on its plan to implement the new VAT law from July this year, in the face of pressure from a section of

  • Khaleda Zia's Punishment

    BNP may amend charter to denounce extremism

    The BNP is likely to amend its declaration and charter to clear its stance on religious extremism, amid criticisms at home and abroad for its alleged leniency towards militancy and radicalism.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Not a worker to be hired by KL

    Following a series of controversies, Malaysian deputy prime minister yesterday said the initial plan to bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi

  • FM goes to Riyadh to know details

    Dhaka is sending the foreign minister to Riyadh to know the detailed outline of the Saudi Arabia-led 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism amid serious criticism over joining the alliance.

  • Criticism grows over Hajj deaths

    Iran has led growing criticism of Saudi Arabia after at least 717 people died and 863 were injured in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca on Thursday.

  • Section 57: 11 citizens serve legal notice on govt

    Eleven citizens, including some educationists, has served a legal notice on the government asking for information on steps taken to scrap Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, which has come under criticism recently.

  • Criticism after delivery of judgement: SC

    The Supreme Court observes that constructive criticism can be made after a court delivers its judgement.

  • Judiciary can be criticised: CJ

    The judiciary can be subjected to fair criticism, if and when occasion demands, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says.