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    Govt keeps ADP size unchanged in revision as PM intervenes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on March 01, 2017

    The National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the revised annual development programme keeping the total outlay unchanged at Tk 1,10,700 crore adopted in the original ADP for the current fiscal year...

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    Qatar Airways to increase Dhaka – Doha services

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:20pm on February 27, 2017

    Qatar Airways is to launch third daily non-stop flights between Dhaka and the airline’s hub, Doha starting April 1, said a news release...

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    ADP set to be cut by Tk 6,500cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on February 27, 2017

    The government is set to cut the size of the annual development programme by 5.87 per cent or Tk 6,500 crore for the current fiscal year of 2016-2017 mainly due to its failure in spending foreign fund meant for the programme...

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    Demutualised DSE fails to sustain profit growth

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:35pm on February 27, 2017

    Dhaka Stock Exchange has failed to sustain an upward trend in its earnings performance in the financial year 2015-16, the third year of the bourse’s demutualisation...

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    No deviation from VAT law execution from July: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on February 27, 2017

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Monday reiterated that the new VAT law would come into force from July 1 this year as the government decided earlier...

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    China bank fraud base found in Japan

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:33pm on February 27, 2017

    The base for a group of people involved in a Chinese version of a bank transfer scam has been found in Japan...

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    12 banks warned for higher credit growth than deposits

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:32pm on February 27, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has warned 12 commercial banks due to their higher credit growth than collected deposits...

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    164 businesspeople get CIP status

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:31pm on February 27, 2017

    A total of 164 businesspeople got CIP status in export and trade categories for outstanding performances in their respective fields in 2013....

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    Faruque becomes SBAC Bank SAMD

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:30pm on February 27, 2017

    Md Golam Faruque has recently joined South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank as senior additional managing director, said a news release...

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    India firms fear lingering economic aftershocks from cash crackdown

    Reuters . Ghaziabad, India | Updated at 10:29pm on February 27, 2017

    Struggling with customers unable to pay on time and plummeting sales, Indian small-business owner Ravi Jain fears the government’s crackdown on cash will have a much larger impact than predicted by top policymakers....