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HC for finding Padma bridge graft falsifiers

The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in two weeks why it should not be directed to form an inquiry commission to identify the people who created false stories about...

False graft claim caused Padma bridge delay: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Padma bridge project suffered a setback due a false graft allegation raised by the World Bank.

Padma bridge case

The case against former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court.

Acquittal sparks call for apology

Three former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada were acquitted in the Padma bridge corruption conspiracy case, a development that prompted calls for apology from those who were vocal...

USA

Canada court finds no proof of Padma bridge bribery conspiracy

Three former top executives of SNC-Lavalin have been acquitted in an international bribery case linked to Padma bridge construction project in Bangladesh. ...

Delay, cost rise still major concern

The Awami League government had taken up a good number of infrastructure development projects since assuming office eight years ago but only a handful of those could be implemented.

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

HC for finding Padma bridge graft falsifiers

The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in two weeks why it should not be directed to form an inquiry commission to identify the people who created false stories about...

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

Padma bridge case

The case against former senior executives of SNC-Lavalin Group in Canada has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court.

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

False graft claim caused Padma bridge delay: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Padma bridge project suffered a setback due a false graft allegation raised by the World Bank.

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

WB stopped loan for one man's conspiracy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that as it was against the interest of one particular individual, false graft allegation was brought involving Padma Bridge and the World Bank stopped lending loan...

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

Bangladesh can’t sue WB: Minister

Bangladesh has no scope to sue the World Bank for stopping financing to the Padma bridge project as per the relevant agreement, Law Minister Anisul Haque says.

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

Padma bridge: Bank's big bungle

It is incredulous that the World Bank with expertise on almost anything under the sun failed to understand through its legal departments that the so-called evidence is all moth-eaten and lame. This...

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

Padma Bribery Conspiracy Case: Yunus, TIB must offer apology to nation: AL

The ruling Awami League yesterday demanded that Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, Transparency International

February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017

Yunus, TIB must apologise for Padma bridge conspiracy: AL

Awami League says Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and some local intellectuals should apologise for their conspiracy to stop World Bank’s financing...

February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017

Cabinet greets PM on Padma bridge issue

Bangladesh cabinet greets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as the World Bank could not prove the corruption for the Padma bridge project.

February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017

Apologise to nation, PM

The World Bank must apologise to Bangladesh and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for maligning the government's image through raising false allegation of corruption conspiracy involving the Padma...