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    Alliance gives pass grades to factories with safety issues not resolved, report finds

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 22, 2016

    An organisation backed by global retailers including Gap, Target and Walmart is giving passing grades to Bangladeshi factories that have yet to implement life-saving safety changes the retailers pledged to put in place following a deadly building collapse in 2013 that killed 1,137 people, according to a survey published Monday, reports The Guardian...

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    319 RMG factories may face legal action

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on November 22, 2016

    The labour ministry is going to take legal action against 319 readymade garment factories that are structurally vulnerable...

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    Telcos asked to give Tk 269cr in unpaid VAT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on November 22, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue asked three mobile operators to pay Tk 269.17 crore outstanding value-added tax without delay on the third installment of spectrum charge for 2G licenses...

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    Subscribers blast telcos for poor service quality at BTRC hearing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on November 22, 2016

    Mobile phone subscribers at a public hearing on Tuesday blasted the country’s mobile phone companies for poor service quality, deficient network coverage and annoying telemarketing...

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    Uber to be launched in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:55pm on November 22, 2016

    Smart phone app Uber, which enables the user to the world's largest on-demand mobility platform, will be launched in Bangladesh...

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    Dhaka stocks finish flat amid profit-taking sales

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2016

    Dhaka stocks finished flat on Monday due to investors’ profit booking from banks’ and non-bank financial institutions’ scrips following a four-day market surge...

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    Tax offices to remain open 8am-8pm everyday till Nov 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on November 21, 2016

    Income tax offices across the country will remain open from 9am to 8pm everyday from today till November 30...

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    ADB, AIIB to jointly lend for Bangladesh gas project

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on November 21, 2016

    The Asian Development Bank will provide US$ 167 million in loan to Bangladesh to implement a project to expand natural gas transmission infrastructure and improve production efficiency at Titas Gas Field...

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    NBR misses Q1 revenue target by Tk 3,184cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on November 21, 2016

    Revenue collection by the National Board of Revenue fell short of target by Tk 3,184 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal year mainly due to a slower growth in the collection of income tax and customs duty in the period...

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    NBR names 141 taxpayers for tax cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on November 21, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue on Monday published the names of the 141 national income tax card recipients (individual and corporate) in the national level for the fiscal year of 2015-2016...

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