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    REHAB fair in Ctg begins tomorrow

    Our Correspondent, Chittagong | Updated at 10:33pm on February 06, 2017

    A four-day housing and real estate fair is scheduled to begin at Radisson Blu Bay View Hotel in Chittagong tomorrow to promote sales of affordable flats and plots for the customers...

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    Int’l business conference begins in city tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 06, 2017

    A two-day international business conference of the Asia Pacific Business Forum starts tomorrow in Dhaka to discuss on issues related to sustainable development goals, regional integration, trade and investment in the region...

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    Tech cos, former secretaries of state slam Trump travel ban

    Agence France-Presse . Palm Beach, United States | Updated at 10:31pm on February 06, 2017

    Dozens of tech companies and two former US secretaries of state savaged Donald Trump’s travel ban in court filings posted Monday, while the president remained defiant in the face of a high-stakes legal battle...

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    2 IGW, IIG cos asked to stop providing services after losing licences

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on February 06, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has warned two companies, which licences for internet gateway operator and international internet gateway operator have been cancelled recently, not to give any services related to the licences...

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    DSE urges BSEC to give more time to revive portfolios with negative equity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on February 06, 2017

    The Dhaka Stock Exchange has proposed that the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission should allow more time the investors’ portfolios, which have been suffering from negative equity problem since the 2010-11 market crash due to margin loan burden...

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    Tk 352cr more written off in Jul-Sept

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:28pm on February 06, 2017

    Country’s scheduled banks wrote off more bad debts worth Tk 352 crore in the July-September period of 2016 with IFIC Bank and Janata Bank shedding the highest amounts of dud loans in the period....

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    DCCI demands increase in VAT-free turnover limit to Tk 50 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on February 06, 2017

    Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday demanded for raising the value-added tax free annual turnover limit to Tk 50 lakh for small traders from the existing Tk 30 lakh under the new VAT and Supplementary Duty Act-2012 scheduled to come into force from July...

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    Jul-Jan exports limp past $20b as German market stands tall

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:11pm on February 06, 2017

    Bangladesh’s export earnings in seven month of this financial year (2016-17) crossed $20 billion with a meagre growth of 4.36 per cent year-on-year as a buoyant German market saved the blushes of flagging US and UK markets....

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    Stocks’ slump continues with hammering of bank shares

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on February 05, 2017

    Dhaka stocks continued to decline on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, as retail investors along with a number of banks continued share selling, especially the banking sector shares...

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    Telenor seeks tech neutrality in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on February 05, 2017

    Two top bosses of Telenor, the parent company of the country’s leading mobile operator Grameenphone, on Sunday urged the government to introduce technology neutrality in all spectrum bands to provide high-quality mobile internet for all...