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    Govt goes for slab-based worker participation for TU registration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    The government has proposed four slabs of worker representation requirement for getting trade union registration in industries as the International Labour Organisation suggested that the Bangladesh government should reduce the existing obligation — 30 per cent of workers of a factory...

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    Stocks rise for 3rd day on heavy buying of sector-specific scrips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    Dhaka stocks on Monday kept gaining for third day, despite fall in prices of most of the scrips, as investors continued with buying shares of sector-specific large capitalised companies, including AB Bank, Shahjalal Islami Bank and Square Pharma....

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    Govt sets April 2018 deadline for completing remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    The government has set April 2018 as the deadline for completing remediation works in the readymade garment factories inspected under the joint initiative of Bangladesh government and the International Labour Organisation....

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    Cabinet okays ratification of deal with Bhutan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    The cabinet at a meeting on Monday approved ratification of the agreement between Bangladesh and Bhutan on avoidance of double taxation and evasion of tax between the two countries...

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    Subscribers’ complaints against GP, Robi pile up at DNCRP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    Subscribers’ allegations of ‘cheating’ against mobile companies, especially Grameenphone and Robi, have piled up at the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection, said officials of the directorate on Monday....

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    NBR issues final demand notices to 4 telcos to pay Tk 883cr

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has issued final demand notices to four mobile operators asking them to pay Tk 883.35 crore in second phase of outstanding SIM replacement tax within 90 days....

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    Navana launches Corolla ALTIS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Navana Group on Sunday launched 11th generation premium class ‘Corolla ALTIS’ in the city, claiming the vehicle has features like advanced safety measures, luxury and better performance...

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    DSEX extends record-making rally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The key index of Dhaka bourse on Sunday extended its record-making rally for another session as investors kept purchasing shares of large capitalised scrips including LankaBangla Finance and Shahjalal Islami Bank...

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    65pc of Bangladesh consumers to embrace new form of digital payments: survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    A survey finding on Sunday showed that 65 per cent of Bangladeshi consumers were likely to embrace newer forms of digital payments, said a press release...

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    BB eases tenure of LCs for spare parts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has decided that the letter of credit authorisation forms (LCAF) issued for the import of spare parts shall remain valid for remittances for 30 months after the month of issuance....

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