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    NBR speeds up ADR method to boost revenue collection

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:42pm on November 17, 2017

    Following suspension of the implementation of the new VAT law, the National Board of Revenue is now putting emphasis on disposing of long-pending cases through Alternative Dispute Resolution method to boost the revenue collection for achieving the target in the current fiscal year....

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    BB creates $240m fund for SME sector dev

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44pm on November 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has created a $240 million refinancing fund for providing loans to small and medium enterprises at low interest...

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    Bankers involved in 67pc of frauds

    M Ibrahim Ibne Towhid | Updated at 02:20am on November 17, 2017

    Bankers have been found involved, directly or indirectly, in 67 per cent of frauds in IT-based banking transactions, showed a study conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management...

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    BTRC draft policy sets 4G speed at 20 Mbps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:26am on November 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted a set of standards for quality of service for the mobile network operators, asking them to ensure minimum 20 Mbps (megabyte per second) downlink speed once 4G service is launched in the country....

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    Investment-GDP ratio hits 30pc on public investment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on November 17, 2017

    The share of investment in gross domestic product, for the first time, exceeded 30 per cent benchmark in the last fiscal year 2016-2017, mainly riding on rising public investment...

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    Two leather industrial estates to be set up in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:31am on November 17, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday announced to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further flourishing the leather sector....

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    GP says it keeps ‘relevant’ provisions

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 02:34am on November 17, 2017

    Grameenphone on Thursday said the company kept ‘relevant’ provisions in its books in full compliance with all international and local accounting standards...

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    DSEX hits fresh high as bank scrips soar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:15am on November 17, 2017

    Dhaka stocks soared to a new high on Thursday after a marginal loss in the previous session as investors moved for fresh investments, especially in the large capitalised sectors including banks....