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    ISPAB’s allegations about Info Sarker project baseless: BCC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on August 27, 2017

    The Bangladesh Computer Council on Sunday protested the allegations made by the Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh, stating that the allegations regarding the third phase of Info Sarker project were baseless and fictitious...

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    BSEC allows Bashundhara Paper to discover IPO price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on August 27, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Sunday allowed Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited to discover issue price of its shares under the book building method for raising Tk 200 crore from the capital market through an initial public offering...

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    Banks asked to keep adequate cash at ATMs during Eid vacation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on August 27, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked commercial banks to keep adequate cash in their automated teller machines so that their clients can withdraw money round the clock during Eid-ul-Azha holidays...

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    Farm loan release rises by 49pc in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on August 27, 2017

    Farm loan disbursement posted a 49.05-per cent growth in July, the first month of this fiscal year (2017-18), compared with that in the same month of FY 2016-17...

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    Another deal inked to buy solar power at high price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on August 27, 2017

    The government continues signing power purchase agreement with private companies to buy expensive electricity from solar parks as it signed a contract on Sunday for a 30-megawatt plant to be commissioned by September 26, 2018...

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    Dhaka urges Delhi to recognise BSTI certificate for 14 more items

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:01pm on August 27, 2017

    Bangladesh has asked India for recognising standard certificates issued by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution for 14 more products for export to the country and withdrawal of countervailing duty and anti-dumping duty on readymade garments, jute and hydrogen peroxide...

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    Govt to bring all industries under central welfare fund: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:05pm on August 27, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said all manufacturing and exporting industries would be brought under the central fund of the...

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    Dhaka stocks rebound on optimistic purchasing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on August 26, 2017

    Dhaka stocks returned to positive trajectory last week after falling in the previous week as many investors remained on buying mood amid optimism while some moved for profit taking ahead of the Eid festival...

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    NBR to ask 5 luxury hotels to pay Tk 100cr in SD on alcohol sales, floor shows

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on August 26, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue is likely to ask five luxury hotels to pay around Tk 100 crore in supplementary duty on alcohol sales and floor shows as the hotels lost a legal battle in this connection in the country’s apex court...

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    Ministry seeks Tk 10,000cr scheme like BB’s EDF

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:35pm on August 26, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has sought a Tk 10,000-crore export promotion fund for the jute sector so that jute and jute goods exporters can get low-interest loans from the fund...