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    WB’s costly lending scheme set to begin soon in Bangladesh

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:13pm on October 24, 2016

    The government has agreed to take $300 million loan from the World Bank at four per cent annual interest rate that would mark the beginning of costly lending programmes by the bank in the country...

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    BTRC likely to cut VSP cos’ annual fees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on October 24, 2016

    The telecom regulator is likely to reduce the annual licence fees for the 882 VSP operators to Tk 25,000 from existing Tk 1 lakh in a bid to facilitate the business...

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    Defaulting taxpayers may find salaries blocked

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:07pm on October 24, 2016

    Individual taxpayers who will fail to file income tax returns by the November deadline would face problems in drawing their salary income from December, officials of the National Board...

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    Citycell moves SC against suspension of its operation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:17pm on October 24, 2016

    CityCell, country’s first mobile phone operator, on Monday filed an appeal with the Appellate Division seeking cancellation of shutting down the...

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    Chines firm to recall some US products after hacking attack

    Reuters | Updated at 02:07pm on October 24, 2016

    Chinese firm Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co Ltd said it will recall some of its products sold in the United States after it was identified by security researchers as...

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    Dollar at nine-month high on bets for Fed hike, Clinton victory

    Reuters | Updated at 01:50pm on October 24, 2016

    The dollar hit a nine-month high against a basket of currencies on Monday, buoyed by expectations that the US Federal Reserve will raise...

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    Child refugees in Turkey making UK clothes

    BBC | Updated at 11:35am on October 24, 2016

    Syrian refugee children have been making clothes for British shoppers, an undercover BBC investigation has found...

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    US to examine AT&T deal to buy Time Warner

    BBC | Updated at 09:45am on October 24, 2016

    US lawmakers and both presidential candidates have raised questions about AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner...

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    Stocks end flat amid mixed earning reports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on October 24, 2016

    Dhaka stocks finished flat on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, after decline in last two trading sessions mainly due to mixed earnings reports by listed companies...

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    Mobile cos shed 92 lakh users from lists in Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:01am on October 24, 2016

    The number of active mobile phone users in the country declined by 92 lakh in the month of August as operators were still adjusting their subscriber number after the biometric SIM re-registration that ended on May 31...