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    AMTOB wants withdrawal of taxes on mobile internet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh has proposed a number of changes to taxation rules and regulations, including reduction of appeal fee for any disputed tax issue and withdrawal of all sorts of taxes on mobile phone internet....

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    Finance minister averse to jute: Mirza Azam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    State minister for jute Mirza Azam on Monday blamed finance minister AMA Muhith for the finance ministry’s reluctance to consider jute as an agro-based product although prime minister Sheikh Hasina instructed in this regard two years ago....

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    NBR plans to engage third party for ECR installation

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    The National Board of Revenue is planning to engage third party for installing electronic cash register devices in shops and providing maintenance and after-sales services to ensure collection of value-added tax from the business entities and prevent evasion of the tax...

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    Ministry to seek Tk 5,000cr cut in ADP today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    The size of annual development programme may be slashed by Tk 4,950.25 crore or 3.23 per cent in the revised ADP for the current fiscal year of 2017-2018....

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    Minimum wage for tannery workers set at Tk 12,800

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    The government has announced Tk 12,800 as the minimum monthly wage for the country’s tannery workers with an increase by 46 per cent from the existing Tk 8,740....

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    ONE Bank gives scholarships to poor but meritorious students

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    ONE Bank as part of its CSR activities distributed scholarships among the financially insecure but meritorious students of various educational institutions in Rajshahi, Sirajganj, Rangpur and Bogra districts at a programme held at Poura Shahid Titu auditorium in Bogra on Sunday, said a news release....

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    Stocks gain for 4th day on govt’s market stabilising moves

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

    Dhaka stocks increased marginally on Sunday, stretching the gaining streak to the fourth consecutive session, as a section of investors kept buying shares amid the government measures to keep the market stable...

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    2-day Indian agro products buyers-sellers meet begins in Dhaka

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

    The two-day Indian Agro Products Buyers-Sellers Meet began in Dhaka on Sunday to promote the exports of agricultural and processed food products from India to Bangladesh....

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    Food inflation upsurge likely, to affect low-income people: UO

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

    Unnayan Onneshan, a local think-tank, has said that the recent hike in fuel oil price and high import of consumer goods were likely to result in an upsurge of food inflation, adversely affecting standard of living of the low-income people....

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    DSE replies to queries of BSEC, defends Chinese group selection

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

    Defending the selection of Chinese consortium, Dhaka Stock Exchange on Sunday sent replies to the queries made by the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission about the rules ‘violations’ by the group....

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