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    Convert school banking accounts to savings accounts when students turn 18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday asked all the scheduled banks to convert existing school banking accounts to general savings account when owners of the accounts would...

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    Stocks dip for 7th day as rising political strife haunt investors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Dhaka stocks on Monday dipped further, stretching the negative run to the seventh session, as rising violence surrounding election campaign kept hurting investors’ confidence.DSEX, the...

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    Protests go on in RMG sector over wage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Production remained suspended in more than 10 readymade garment factories at Ashulia in Dhaka and in Gazipur on Monday as workers aggrieved by new wage...

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    Banks, NBFIs conceal taxpayers’ bank account info, NBR tells BB

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has accused banks and non-bank financial institutions of concealing information of taxpayers’ accounts and transactions to tax authorities.The revenue board in...

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    Farmers to get loan reschedule facility without down payment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday released farm loan rescheduling policy allowing banks to reschedule short-term loans even without any down payment.The central bank issued a circular...

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    Govt’s audit claim to Robi remains at Tk 867 crore

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on December 18, 2018

    The government’s audit claim to the second largest mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Limited remained unchanged at Tk 867 crore as the telecom regulator binned...

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    J&J knew about asbestos’ presence in baby powder: report

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    US pharmaceutical and cosmetics group Johnson & Johnson saw its shares plunge Friday after a media report alleged the group had deliberately concealed for decades that its baby powder sometimes contained asbestos....

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    Stocks plunge amid rise in polls-centric violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Dhaka stocks plunged in the past week without any positive trading session as investors went on share sales across the market as electioneering took a violent turn, making investors more cautious ahead of the national polls....

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    Khokon becomes BTMA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Mohammad Ali Khokon has been elected as the president of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) for the term 2019-2020, said a press release on Saturday....

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    Govt to address loopholes in new RMG wage structure after polls: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    The government on Saturday announced that the inconsistency, if any, in the newly announced wage structure for the readymade garment workers would be solved after the national elections scheduled for December 30....

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