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    Customs launches new interactive web site to facilitate business

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on September 20, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue on Wednesday launched an interactive website for customs as an online database of information, rules, regulations, forms, documents related to trade and customs to facilitate trade and business in the country...

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    Auction for 4G by Nov, service launch in Dec: Tarana

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on September 20, 2017

    State minister for posts and telecommunication Tarana Halim on Wednesday said that the government had planned to hold spectrum auction for launching 4G service within November this year...

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    Govt okays imports of 50,000 tonnes of rice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on September 20, 2017

    The cabinet committee on national purchase on Wednesday approved purchase of another 50,000 tonnes of parboiled rice from the international market to meet supply shortage and its price spiral in the local market...

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    Farm loans disbursement soars in 2 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on September 20, 2017

    Farm loans disbursement registered a 35.46 per cent growth in the first two months of this fiscal year (2017-18), compared with that in the same period of FY 2016-17...

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    HC asks govt to explain why 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:06pm on September 20, 2017

    The High Court on Wednesday asked the government to explain why its decision of imposing 2.5 per cent surcharge on the income from the tobacco...

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    Dhaka stocks inch up as banks, GP surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on September 19, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched up on Tuesday despite fall in share prices of most of the scrips as the surge in share prices of banks and telecommunication offset the loss of other sectors of the bourse...

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    BB governor requests top remitters to campaign against hundi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on September 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir on Tuesday requested top remitters to campaign against using ‘hundi’ channel among the non-resident Bangladeshis with a view to increasing the country’s inward remittance...

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    Users to experience slow internet speed in Sept 21-23

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:43pm on September 19, 2017

    Internet users in Bangladesh will face interruption as the country is going to face around 60 Gigabyte per-second internet bandwidth shortage for three days from tomorrow during maintenance work of first submarine cable...

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    Petrobangla inks deal with Gunvor for LNG supply

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on September 19, 2017

    Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, on Tuesday signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with trading agency Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd to import Liquefied Natural Gas under a long- term contract...

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    Nat’l body formed to oversee govt’s reform programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on September 19, 2017

    Cabinet Division has formed a national committee to oversee the implementation of the government’s doing business reform programme adopted for improving the country’s ranking in global ease of doing business index...