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    52,700 new BO accounts in 3 and half months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    The number of beneficiary owners’ accounts increased by 52,700 in last three and a half months this year. As on April 15, 2018, the number of BO accounts stood at 27,80,161, which was 27,27,400 as on December 31, 2017....

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    BTRC mulls outsourcing telcos’ service quality check

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to deploy outsourcing agencies to measure quality of services provided by telecom operators....

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    Cash payment deprives RMG workers of banking benefits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on April 19, 2018

    Majority of the readymade garment workers are out of the formal banking system and deprived of wage digitisation due to payment of their wages in cash, said speakers at a discussion on Thursday...

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    Auto-rickshaw owners to come under tax net

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on April 19, 2018

    Owners of CNG-run auto-rickshaws and other three wheelers will come under income tax net from the next fiscal year of 2018-2019 as the National Board of Revenue is set to make electronic taxpayers identification number mandatory for them in next budget, said the tax authority chief Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Thursday...

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    4-day Thai trade fair begins Monday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on April 19, 2018

    A four-day Thailand trade fair will begin on Monday in the city to exhibit Thai products and strengthen Bangladesh’s relationship with the country....

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    PM woos global business leaders to invest in Bangladesh

    United News Bangladesh . London | Updated at 11:05pm on April 19, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged global business leaders to invest in Bangladesh and assured them of providing all the necessary supports....

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    FDI drops by 8.42pc in 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on April 19, 2018

    Net inflows of foreign direct investment in the country declined by 8.42 per cent to $2.15 billion in 2017 from $2.33 billion a year ago, according to the final calculation of the Bangladesh Bank released on Thursday....

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    Sahid becomes Republic Insurance CEO

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:18pm on April 19, 2018

    Sahid-ul-Hasan has joined as chief executive officer of Republic Insurance Company Limited (RICL), said a press release....

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    Dhaka stocks rise for 2nd day riding on banks, GP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on April 19, 2018

    Dhaka stocks on Thursday gained for the second day as large-capitalised banking and telecommunications scrips continued to rise....

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    Dhaka stocks rebound on banking sector surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    Despite fall in share prices of most of the scrips, the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, rose sharply on Wednesday as investors turned their focus on large-capitalised banking sector which had remained subdued in previous few trading sessions....