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    Ex-Tesla rival Fisker rejoins electric car race

    BBC | Updated at 12:17pm on October 05, 2016

    Tesla's former rival in pioneering electric cars, Henrik Fisker, has re-entered the electric car market announcing two new...

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    Apple still a star without Steve Jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:58am on October 05, 2016

    Five years after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the Silicon Valley tech giant is bigger and stronger, despite lingering doubts over its future without the visionary leader...

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    Pvt sector credit growth rises to 16.21pc in Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on October 05, 2016

    The private sector credit growth in the country increased to 16.21 per cent in August year-on-year compared with that of 15.97 per cent in July as banks are now disbursing significant amount of consumer and farm loans to sustain their profitability, said Bangladesh Bank officials...

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    Pound dips below Tk 100 amid global rout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on October 05, 2016

    The exchange rate of the British currency pound sterling against the Bangladeshi currency taka slumped to below Tk 100 in last two days in line with the global trend following the British prime minister Theresa May’s announcement on Sunday that her government would start the process of leaving the European Union within the next six months...

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    Inflation edges up slightly

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:10pm on October 04, 2016

    The general point-to-point inflation rate in the country increased slightly to 5.53 per cent in September, fueled by the uptrend in food inflation due to...

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    Turkish co to buy anti-cancer drugs from Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:57pm on October 04, 2016

    Bangladeshi pharmaceuticals company Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, which is specialised in oncology medicines, and Turkish pharmaceuticals producer and distribution company Kare Ilac on...

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    Remittance inflow battered in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on October 04, 2016

    Inward remittance dropped by 17.83 per cent to $3.23 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal year of 2016-2017 compared with that of $3.93 billion in the same period...

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    B’desh GDP to grow by 6.8pc in FY17: WB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on October 04, 2016

    Bangladesh economy will grow slow by 6.8 per cent in the ongoing fiscal year of 2016-17 mainly due to weaker private and government consumption growth than the country achieved in the last fiscal year...

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    Bangladesh keen to set up urea factory in Iran

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:48pm on October 03, 2016

    Bangladesh is willing to set up a urea factory in Iran under a joint-venture investment of the...

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    World Bank secretly finances Asian ‘coal boom’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:45pm on October 03, 2016

    The World Bank is indirectly financing a boom in some of Asia’s dirtiest coal-fired power generation despite commitments to end most funding for...