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    Alliance cuts ties with 11 more RMG units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on February 05, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion retailers and buyers, has cut business relations with 11 more Bangladeshi readymade garment factories in January on charge of insufficient progress in remediation...

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    First National Jute Day to be observed on March 6

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on February 05, 2017

    The government is going to observe the ‘National Jute Day’ on 6th March for the first time in the country aimed at restoring the lost heritage of jute as golden fibre...

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    Mohiuddin, Jashim in early race to become FBCCI president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on February 05, 2017

    Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries first vice-president Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin and former first vice-president Md Jashim Uddin have decided to run for the post of president of the apex trade body...

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    DITF’s top 10 VAT payers honoured by NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on February 05, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Sunday honoured 10 businesses for paying the highest amount of value-added tax during the month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair that ended on Saturday...

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    Experts suggest foolproof cyber security to protect taxpayers’ info

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on February 05, 2017

    Policy makers and experts on Sunday stressed the importance of a foolproof digital security for the National Board of Revenue for protecting the country’s revenue system and taxpayers’ information from any cyber-attack...

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    Banks asked to give NRBs door-to-door services for remittance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on February 05, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked the top 20 remittance receiving banks to provide door-to-door services to non-resident Bangladeshis by appointing agents abroad to increase the inflow of remittance through the banking channel....

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    Banking commission at the end of govt tenure: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on February 05, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the government might appoint a commission for the country’s banking sector at the end of the present government’s current tenure...

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    Banking commission by end of govt tenure: Muhith

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:45pm on February 05, 2017

      Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said a banking commission will be constituted before the end of the tenure of the present government to...

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    Biman profit drops by Tk 48cr in FY16 on UK cargo ban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on February 04, 2017

    The profit of national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines in the financial year 2015-16 declined by Tk 48 crore compared with the previous fiscal year due to a ban on cargo carrier from Bangladesh imposed by the UK government and the high price of jet fuel in the country...

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    Stocks break 13-week gain on BB warning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on February 04, 2017

    Dhaka stocks plunged last week, breaking a 13-week bull run, amid investors’ indiscriminate share selling following a Bangladesh Bank’s warning of tighter market monitoring...