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    Decision on price cut of internet in 6 months: Tarana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on April 26, 2017

    The government is trying to reduce internet price at the consumer-level within next six months, state minister for posts and telecommunication Tarana Halim said...

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    S Korean court fines Uber

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:40pm on April 26, 2017

    Uber’s local unit in South Korea was fined Wednesday for operating an illegal taxi service, in the US firm’s latest brush with authorities...

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    MoU signed to incorporate ICT in dev activities

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:43pm on April 26, 2017

    A memorandum of understanding was signed on Wednesday between the Information and Communication Technology Division and the United Nations Development Programme in Bangladesh to include ICT in the development activities through creating new partnerships...

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    BB sells dollars worth 96m in Apr for govt payments

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on April 26, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has increased its volume of US dollar sales in April mainly to clear import payments of government entities amid rising value of the greenbacks against the taka in local money market...

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    Dhaka stocks surge for 2nd day on corporate declarations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on April 26, 2017

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the second day on Wednesday as investors, attracted by corporate declarations, continued buying bank and non-bank financial institution scrips....

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    PM asks Teletalk to find foreign co for merger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on April 25, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed state-owned mobile operator Teletalk to find a foreign company for merger so that it could get investment....

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    Goods prices won’t go up after new VAT regime launch: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on April 25, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Tuesday assured that prices of goods would not go high with the launching of new value-added tax regime...

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    BB receives 73 proposals worth $435m for long-term financing

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:07pm on April 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has so far received 73 project proposals involving $435 million from export-oriented companies to facilitate long-term financing under the World Bank-funded Financial Sector Support Project...