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    Bangladesh now 14th most corrupt country in TI global index

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:11pm on January 23, 2020

    Bangladesh has ranked 14th among the most corrupt countries, according to the Global Corruption Perception Index 2019 released by the Berlin-based Transparency International. In the...

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    Lebanese block roads as protests enter 4rth month

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:28pm on January 18, 2020

    Protesters blocked several main roads across Lebanon on Friday as unprecedented demonstrations against a political elite accused of corruption and incompetence entered their fourth...

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    Financial mismanagement in plain sight of PDB

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2020

    STATE-OWNED power distribution companies have not been able to build reputation of being consumer-friendly. There have been allegations of arbitrary power price increase. There have...

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    10 get bail in Biman corruption case

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 04:30pm on January 13, 2020

    Ten people accused of causing the Bangladesh Biman a loss of Tk 118 crore by not collecting cargo handling charges, secured bail from the Metropolitan Court...

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    PM’s remark on ACC power contradicts law

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:39am on January 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s remark on the authority of the Anti-Corruption Commission to arrest graft suspects contradicts the ACC Act. The prime minister said that...

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    Licences of 27 travel agencies cancelled in 2019

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:56am on January 06, 2020

    The civil aviation and tourism ministry has cancelled licences of 27 travel agencies on charge of their alleged involvement with different types of corruption and...

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    Jahangirnagar University protesters continue demo for VC’s removal

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on January 06, 2020

    Protesters of Jahangirnagar University on Sunday staged demonstration on the campus, demanding the resignation of vice-chancellor Professor Farzana Islam over allegations of corruption...

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    Ex-Bangladesh Chief Justice Sinha, 10 others face arrest warrant

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:27pm on January 05, 2020

    A Dhaka court on Sunday issued a warrant for the arrest of former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and 10 other people in a case...

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    Systemic failures continue to dog health sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    SYSTEMIC failures ruled the health sector in 2019 as the national health security preparedness proved deplorable in view of dengue infection that forced 101,354 people...

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    Bangladesh blocks Sweden-based Netra News

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on January 03, 2020

    The authorities in Bangladesh have blocked access to Sweden-based investigative journalism website Netra News after it published a report on a corruption allegation against an...

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