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7 Sonali Bank officials sacked in Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon Correspondent: Seven officials of Sonali Bank at principal office of Thakurgaon district were temporarily suspended today over allegations of assault on some other officials of the bank on Thursday.

BB to provide Tk. 200-cr for dairy development

Economic Correspondent: The Bangladesh Bank is going to build a fund of Tk. 200 crore for the development and establishment of dairy farms across the country, a move intended to help boost the dairy sector and milk production.

90pc banks operating online services: BB boss

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman on Sunday informed, a total of ninety percents of banks in Bangladesh are operating their banking activities through online banking services.

Savar bank looting: Fathers of 2 militants held

Staff Correspondent: Fathers of two militants were detained as their sons were involved in connection with blasting bombs and looting a private bank in Ashulia area of Savar.

New banks in deep trouble

Niaz Mahmud: The new banks of the country are in deep troubles for various reasons. Two years have been passed already but expected success is seen not seen during the time.

Transfast-BRAC Bank launches instant bank deposit service

Staff Correspondent: Transfast, LLC and BRAC Bank Ltd. of Bangladesh on Tuesday announced that they have partnered to enable Transfast customers to make instant bank transfers into accounts at BRAC Bank – the first-ever instant bank deposit service to Bangladesh by a global money transfer company.

Hallmark loan scam charge framing order deferred to April 6

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on framing charges against 13 accused in the five cases filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) in Hallmark loan scam.

Forex reserves cross $23-bn mark

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh`s foreign exchange reserves reached a record high as the reserves surpassed $23 billion mark for the first time in the country’s history on Thursday.

`Rickshawpuller gives 15% VAT while TIN holders 10%`

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman on Thursday said, a rickshawpuller used to give 15% while a Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) holder gives 10% Value-added Tax (VAT).

Swiss authorities raid HSBC`s Geneva offices

Risingbd Desk: Investigators launched a search on Wednesday of British banking giant HSBC`s Geneva offices as part of a money laundering probe following allegations the bank helped clients evade millions of dollars in taxes, Swiss prosecutors said.

Central bank issues alert over terror financing

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) has issued an alert over terror financing following the Prime Minister’s directive.

IDA provides Bangladesh $300-million loan

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh is to get a $300-million loan from the World Bank`s International Development Association (IDA) to help improve child nutrition after a deal was signed on Monday.

HSBC bank `helped clients dodge millions in tax`

Risingbd Desk: Britain`s biggest bank helped wealthy clients cheat the UK out of millions of pounds in tax, the BBC has learned.

BB boss receives ‘Central Banker of the Year’ award

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman received the ‘Central Banker of the Year 2015’ award at House of Lords in London on Friday.

One, two taka coins, notes will stay: Muhith

Staff Correspondent: Stepping back from his previous comment, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said that coins and notes of both one and two taka will stay in the market.

Sonali Bank written test results published

Economic Correspondent: The results of written tests for Sonali Bank recruitment for the posts of Senior Officer, Officer and Officer (Cash) have been published on Wednesday.

Sonali Bank written test results to be out this week

Economic Correspondent: The results of written tests for Sonali Bank recruitment for the posts of Senior Officer, Officer and Officer (Cash) might be published this week.

Rupali Bank: Tk 1.22cr recovered, one held

Faridpur Correspondent: Tk 1.22 crore of Tk 1.57 crore which was stolen from Rupali Bank’s main branch in Faridpur town, was recovered on Sunday evening.

Tk 1.5cr theft from Rupali bank, 5 held

Faridpur Correspondent: A total of Tk 1.5 crore has been theft from the state-owned Rupali bank’s Faridpur principal branch.

No separate pay scale for state-owned banks

Special Reporter: The employees of the four state-owned banks will not get the separate pay scale soon as it is depending on their hard work to reduce the excessive default loans.

`Women to get Tk.25 lakh loan without pledge`

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman categorically said that women entrepreneurs will get highest Tk.25 lakh as loans without making any pledges.

Bank officials among 7 held over check fraud

Staff Correspondent: A total of seven people including Bank officials and women were arrested over check fraud.