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Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

Constable Sher Ali to receive PPM award

businessnews24bd.com Constable Sher Ali of Chittagong Detective Branch is going to receive the prestigious President Police Medal (PPM). Sher Ali became a known name to people after an image of him went viral on social media when he came to rescue a child who was injured severely in a road crash. Besides, three other police officials will get the award ... Read More »

Egypt court rules against Saudi islands deal

International Desk A top court in Egypt has upheld a ruling against the government’s decision to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to the Saudi regime under a controversial deal, which has sparked public outrage. On Monday, the Supreme Administrative Court ruled against an appeal by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government and said the islands of Tiran and Sanafir are ... Read More »

Shooting at Mexican resort leaves 5 dead

International Desk At least five people were killed early Monday (January 16) in a shooting at a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, a popular beach resort near Cancun, where a music festival was being held. Twelve people were injured, according to, reports Foxnews. The shooting unfolded at around 3:00 am as club-goers waited in line to get into the ... Read More »

No criminals to be spared: Obaidul Quader

businessnews24bd.com Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said no criminals will be spared during the reign of incumbent government. The Minister made the assertion while addressing media at a programme in Segunbagicha in the capital on Monday noon. He said, “Criminal is always criminal. No one gets mercy committing crime. The verdict on Narayanganj 7 murder is ... Read More »

‘BB heist: report after decision on rest of money’

Economic Desk Finance Minister AMA Muhith said that the probe report on Bangladesh Bank heist will be published after getting final decision on rest of the stolen money. The Minister made the opinion while addressing media today after meeting with a British delegation and Resident Representative for the World Bank Group in Dhaka. He said a portion of the heist ... Read More »

Germany hits back at Trump criticism of refugee policy

International Desk Berlin has mounted a staunch defence of its policies after Donald Trump criticised the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, for her stance during the refugee crisis and threatened a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported into the US. Germany’s deputy chancellor and minister for the economy, Sigmar Gabriel, said on Monday morning that a tax on German imports would ... Read More »

‘Credit to Bangladesh, they put our bowlers’

Sports Desk  Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain said credit to Bangladesh, they put our bowlers under pressure in the first innings. He said, “We took some control in the second innings; they were unfortunate to lose Mushfiqur to a head injury. At the same time, we were good with the ball. It was damp and everyone was going to ... Read More »

ICC makes helmets compulsory for batsmen

Sports Desk The International Cricket Council has announced the introduction of new regulations that make it compulsory for batsmen to wear helmets which adhere to the highest safety standards when electing to wear a helmet in men’s and women’s international matches. The new regulations, which have been incorporated in the ICC Clothing and Equipment Regulations effective 1 January 2017, do ... Read More »

Liberty Fashion demands operation of factories

businessnews24bd.com The authorities  of  Liberty  Fashion  Wears  Limited  on Sunday  reiterated  the  demand  for allowing resumption of the factory`s  operations for  the  sake  of its 5,000 employees and  their  family  members   export  oriented company also sought necessary support and cooperation from the government, buyers and other stakeholders in this regard. Liberty Fashion chairman and managing Director (MD) Mozammel Huq placed ... Read More »

SMEs to get $200 m boost from ADB

businessnews24bd.com The government will sign on Wednesday a $200 million loan deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for giving a further boost to the country’s Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). ADB country director Kazuhiko Higuchi and ERD Secretary Kazi Shafiqul Azam will sign the agreement at the capital’s Economic Relations Division (ERD), according to an ERD release. Under ... Read More »

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