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  • New BB governor Fazle Kabir joins office

    The new governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir starts his first day at work this noon, four days after he was appointed governor of the central bank by the government.

  • 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’s resignation a rare instance of moral strength: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms resignation of Bangladesh Bank governor as a rare instance of moral strength and courage, according to the PM’s press secretary.

  • 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.

  • Yemen conflict: Aden governor killed in IS attack

    The governor of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden is killed in an attack claimed by Islamic State militants.