Sonali Bank

Govt banks, NBFIs highlight 25 innovative initiatives

Government-owned banks and non-bank financial institutions yesterday highlighted 25 innovative initiatives that offer various financial services to customers.

Sonali, BDBL sign MoU to proceed with merger plan

Sonali Bank and Bangladesh Development Bank PLC (BDBL) have finally decided to start proceedings to merge their operations today

53 KNF members detained during operations in Bandarban

Members of the Bangladesh army and police in Bandarban have detained 53 KNF members in two separate operations

Four more arrested over Thanchi bank robberies

Four more people, including a woman, were arrested yesterday in connection with the robberies at Sonali Bank and Krishi Bank of Bandarban's Thanchi upazila

Bank heists rock hills

It was around 12:30pm. Bandarban’s Thanchi Bazar was abuzz with people as it was the weekly haat yesterday.

Daylight robbery in Bandarban / Armed criminals storm three banks in less than 16 hours

Armed robbers entered the premises of branches of Sonali Bank and Krishi Bank in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila today and looted more than Tk 20 lakh around noon today, less than 16 hours after another bank robbery in the district’s Ruma upazila. 

Armed criminals rob Sonali Bank in Ruma

Bank manager abducted, weapons of cops taken

Sonali Bank launches digital payment services with Meghna Bank

Sonali Bank and Meghna Bank have launched digital payment services to collect pension scheme installments and various charge-fees through mobile financial service ‘MeghnaPay Wallet’ and internet banking portal by using Sonali Payment Gateway.

Islami Bank borrows Tk 1,000cr from Sonali breaching rules

Cash-strapped Islami Bank borrowed Tk 1,000 crore from the state-run Sonali Bank offering interest, in violation of the Bangladesh Bank guidelines for Shariah-based banking.

May 29, 2023
May 29, 2023

StanChart breaks record with Tk 1,655 crore profits

No bank in Bangladesh has ever made so much profit in a year

November 6, 2019
November 6, 2019

Retired bank officer held for misappropriating Tk 1.84cr

The Anti-Corruption Commission arrests a retired officer of state-run Sonali Bank allegedly for misappropriating about Tk 1.84 crore pension allocated for defence officers and employees.

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Sonali, Janata banks get new chairmen

Two state-owned banks -- Sonali Bank and Janata Bank -- get new chairmen, according to a letter issued by the finance ministry.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

MDs of Sonali Bank, Rupali Bank swapped

The managing directors of Sonali Bank and Rupali Bank swaps seats for the next three years, in what can be viewed as a baffling round of musical chairs.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Sonali Bank: once bitten, twice shy

Sonali Bank has emerged as an anomaly in the banking sector, logging in almost half the loan-deposit ratio than other banks last year, at a time when most were gasping to contain their ratio to within the authorised limit.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

Sonali proposes company to buy defaulters' assets

Sonali Bank's failure to sell the mortgaged assets of Hall-Mark Group despite 60 attempts in five years has prompted the state-run

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Sonali Bank officer (cash) written test May 18

The written examination for the post of Sonali Bank’s officer (cash) will be held in Dhaka on May 18.

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.

February 14, 2018
February 14, 2018

Sonali Bank: SC clears way for recruiting 2,201 officers

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Sonali Bank to resume the process of recruiting manpower to 2,201 posts of senior officer, officer and cash officer.

February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

Resume Sonali Bank recruitment for 2,201 posts: SC

Supreme Court clears the way for the authorities concerned to resume recruitment process for 2,201 posts of senior officer, officer and cash officer of Sonali Bank.

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