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    BERC backtracks on gas price hike move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:42pm on October 16, 2018

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has decided not to increase gas price as per the proposals from six state-run gas distribution utilities ahead of the general election to be held before January 28 next year...

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    Dhaka stocks slump on political worries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Dhaka stocks plunged on Monday amid decline in turnover as investors went for heavy sales due to rise in political activities surrounding the national elections....

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    India plans Rs 4,500cr upgrade of border posts for trade with B’desh, others

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    India has taken a plan to improve border trade infrastructure involving Rs 4,500 crore for boosting bilateral trade and improving border connectivity with neighbouring countries including Bangladesh....

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    VAT applicable to consumers of LNG: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue has said that consumers would have to pay 15 per cent value-added tax on liquefied natural gas as the VAT authority did not waive the tax on supply of the item...

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    BGMEA criticises rights groups for seeking revision

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association leaders on Monday criticised labour rights groups which are demanding upward revision of the newly-announced minimum wage of Tk 8,000 for the readymade garment workers....

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    Banks allowed to hold collateral against external loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed local banks to hold collaterals on behalf of the overseas bank branches to facilitate foreign borrowing by the public entities and industrial enterprises....

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    GP network disrupted as fibre cable severed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Network of the leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone faced disruption on Monday due to cut in fibre cable in two areas in Dhaka for government’s development activities, including metro rail network construction....

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    BTRC rejects Robi plea to review Tk 50cr fine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has rejected a plea of mobile operator Robi Axiata Limited to review a commission decision to fine the company Tk 50 crore....

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    SoftBank’s Saudi ties unnerve investors

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    SoftBank Group Corp saw its shares drop on Monday as fallout from the disappearance of a Saudi journalist spread to the Japanese conglomerate, whose nearly $100 billion Vision Fund is almost half financed by Saudi Arabia....

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    Tarique joins AB Bank as DMD

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    Tarique Afzal has been appointed as deputy managing director and head of corporate affairs, legal and regulatory concerns in AB Bank recently, said a press release....

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