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Dos and don’ts in the eye of a policeman

Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman has pointed out some dos and don’ts in case of a terrorist attack like that in a Gulshan restaurant. “The first thing a hostage should avoid is making direct eye contacts with the hostage-takers,” he said replying to a question at Bangla tribune Info Show held Monday night. “A hostage must not engage …

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$21.3 million penalty on Rizal Commercial Banking Corp

The Philippine central bank has slapped a 1 billion-peso ($21.3 million) penalty on Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. for violations of banking rules in connection with the $81 million theft of Bangladesh Bank reserves. The amount is the largest fine meted out to a lender by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, it said, without detailing the violations committed by Rizal Bank. …

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Eight days remand each for Karim and Tahmid Hasib

A court in Dhaka has granted police eight days remand each for former North South University teacher Hasnat Karim and Canadian university student Tahmid Hasib for questioning them on Gulshan terror attack. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Nurunnahar Yasmin on Thursday passed the remand order after police produced them before the court and sought 10-day remand for them. Traceless for over a …

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The first flight for Hajj pilgrims this year has taken off

Correspondent: The first flight for Hajj pilgrims this year has taken off from Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. BG-1011, the first flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, with 401 pilgrims left Dhaka around 8:05am on Thursday. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon and Religious Affairs Minister Motiur Rahman saw off pilgrims at the …

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PM Hasina urges all to stand beside flood victims

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged all individuals and organisations to stand beside the country’s flood victims with relief materials. “The Prime Minister has requested all individuals and organisations to stand beside the flood-hit people with dry foods and other relief materials,” the PM’s Press Secretary said in a press release. The Prime Minister’s call came amid the deteriorating …

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