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BFIU takes measures to curb trade-based money laundering

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 18 -- Bangladesh has taken a coordinated effort to curb trade-based money laundering for mitigating the risks of frauds and forgeries in the banking sector. Under the move, th... Read More


IL&FS case: ED charge sheet says panel of directors failed to discharge duties

Mumbai, Aug. 18 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said the actions taken by a committee of directors (Cods) of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) were merely a sham and di... Read More


Government plans GPS tracking to prevent rogue drones

India, Aug. 18 -- The civil aviation ministry is trying to figure out ways of ensuring that drones don't turn rogue and pose a security threat in areas deemed to be no-fly zones - a quandary that has ... Read More


The Hong Kong problems are essentially a family quarrel

Nepal, Aug. 18 -- Summer 2019 will go on record as the hottest summer in human history. But it will also be remembered as a summer of madness when protests erupted everywhere and violence seems to be ... Read More


Sedimentation in the Koshi can be a huge problem

Nepal, Aug. 18 -- RAJIV SINHA & SANTOSH NEPAL The Koshi River, which drains through the highlands of Tibet and Nepal and debouches into the plains of north Bihar, is one of the most dynamic rivers in... Read More


Illegal colonies: BJP meets L-G

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- A delegation of the Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by its chief Manoj Tiwari, met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday to discuss the process of granting ... Read More


Women actively working as paralegal practitioners in Dhankuta

Dhankuta, Aug. 18 -- Women paralegals are slowly becoming the norm in Dhankuta as opposed to them being an exception earlier. Paralegals help service seekers at the Land Revenue Office to arrange nece... Read More


Seasonal diseases on the rise in Bajura District Hospital

Bajura, Aug. 18 -- Bajura District Hospital is receiving more than 100 patients of seasonal diseases-like fever, flu, diarrhoea-on a daily basis. The overwhelming number of patients at the hospital i... Read More


Illegal extraction from Mahottari riverbeds continues

Mahottari, Aug. 18 -- Even though the government imposed a three-month ban on the excavation of sand and stones from the rivers in Mahottari effective for three months until mid-August, the extraction... Read More


India can become $5 trillion economy at 10% growth rate, says NDB chief

India, Aug. 18 -- The Indian economy is resilient enough to withstand any global headwinds and become a $5 trillion economy in five years by posting an annual average growth rate of 10%, propelled by ... Read More