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ACC arrests Citycell CEO

A team of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday arrested Mehboob Chowdhury, the chief executive officer (CEO) of mobile phone operator Citycell, from Shahjalal International Airport in a case filed for embezzlement of bank loan. The case was filed on Wednesday against 16 people, including Mehboob, for embezzling Tk 383 cr of AB Bank, said ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya. Former Jatiya Party MP from Natore-1 constituency M Abu Talha, former commissioner of Mongla Customs House Md Nurul Islam, and AB Bank's Managing Director Moshiur Rahman Chowdhury are among the accused, he said. The other accused are current and former officials of the bank and Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited. Citycell is the brand name of the company. During its investigation, the ACC found that the bank officials had given an unconditional bank guarantee to PBTL (Citycell) following their application, violating the bank rules. Using the bank guarantee, PBTL took the huge amount of loan from eight different banks.

United News of Bangladesh :: A team of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Saturday arrested Mehboob Chowdhury, the chief executive officer (CEO) of mobile phone operator Citycell, from Shahjalal International Airport in a case filed for embezzlement of bank loan. ...

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Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

প্রেমিকাকে-বিয়ে-করলেন-মেসি

United News of Bangladesh :: Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart married Friday night at a ceremony in his Argentine hometown attended by some of the biggest names in soccer. About 250 guests attended the marriage of Messi and Antonella ...

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Necessary Attention is Needed on Cyclone Shelters

Khadiza.akter

Khadiza Akter :: In Bangladesh,in association with early warning, Cyclone Shelters (CSs) in the coastal region are playing the great role in reducing vulnerability during different natural disasters especially during cyclones. CSs also include a widely acceptable form of infrastructural ...

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Eid collection from Brand Q

Eid collection from Brand Q

Staff Reporter:: Popular fashion house Brand Q is offering an exclusive collection in their outlets for both men and women. For men, there is suit, blazer, shirts, T-Shirts and jeans. For women, kurti, jeans, tops, Salwaar Kameez, orna, fatua, shirt, ...

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Trust Mart offers exclusive collection

Trust mart

Staff Reporter :: Trust Mart are bringing their latest trendy fashion wear to consumers of all ages. The men’s wear available includes suits, blazers, shirts, t-shirts, jeans among other things, while women’s wear includes kurti, jeans, tops, salwar kameez etc. ...

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Bangladesh PM returns home from Bhutan

After wrapping-up her three-day state visit to Bhutan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned Dhaka on Thursday (April 20). A VVIP flight of Druk Air carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage members landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 09:32 ...

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Bush crash in India’s Himachal Pradesh kills at least 44

At least 44 people were killed when a bus they were travelling in plunged off a mountain road in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The bus carrying 56 people swerved off the road and fell into the Tons ...

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PM unveils new chancery building foundation in Bhutan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has unveiled the foundation stone plaque of a new chancery building of the Bangladesh embassy in Bhutan’s capital Thimpu. The Premier accompanied by Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck unveiled the plaque on Wednesday (April 19), ...

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Two Kishoreganj Razakars get death penalty

Two Razakars of Kishoreganj have been awarded death sentence for crimes against humanity during the Bangladesh War of Liberation in 1971. They are Syed Mohammad Hussain and Syed Hasan Ali Muhammad Moslem Prodhan. Hussain was the Razakar commander for Nikli ...

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Dhaka-Thimphu inks accords to escalate cooperation

Bangladesh and Bhutan on Tuesday signed five instruments, including three MoUs and two accords, to further boost the bilateral ties between the two countries in the fields of agriculture, trade and commerce and culture. The MoUs and accords were signed ...

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