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    BTRC revises mobile call rate adjustment proposal upward

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on August 17, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Wednesday revised upward its proposal on mobile call rate adjustment by increasing the ceiling for voice call...

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    IRD sets limit to income tax file audit at 25,000

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on August 16, 2017

    Internal Resources Division of the finance ministry has set the number of income tax files for field audit limited to 25,000 for the last fiscal year 2016-2017 to save the taxpayers from harassment by tax officials...

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    NBR issues instructions to revitalise customs offices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 15, 2017

    The customs wing of National Board of Revenue has given 14-point instructions to the 17 customs offices across the country to achieve the collection target set for the fiscal year 2017-18...

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    Dhaka to sign MoU on DFQF access to five EEU states

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:05pm on August 15, 2017

    The government has expressed its readiness for signing a memorandum of understanding for exploring potentials of duty-free and quota-free access to five countries of Eurasian Economic Union and attracting investments from the EEU nations...

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    Deposits in street children’s bank accounts drop sharply

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on August 15, 2017

    Deposit in the street children’s accounts with the banks decreased significantly in the first three months of this year as the country’s commercial banks are unwilling to extend their services to them...

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    Prices of daily essentials on the rise amid flood

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on August 15, 2017

    The prices of daily essential commodities including rice and vegetables have gone up in the city markets as the current spate of floods disrupted the supply chain as well as the agricultural production across the country...

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    Buyers sever ties with 12 more RMG factories

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on August 15, 2017

    The western fashion brands and retailers have announced to cut business relations with 12 more readymade garment factories in Bangladesh, taking the total number to 248 as the factories failed to implement workplace safety measures suggested by the two separate platform of buyers...

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    Govt, owners, workers fail to reach consensus in marathon meeting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on August 14, 2017

    Representatives of the government, factory owners and labour leaders have failed to reach a consensus on amendment to the key components of labour act including the trade union registration procedure despite a meeting for three consecutive days...

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    Poor performing cos reign supreme over stocks’ bull run

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:15pm on August 14, 2017

    Companies with poor business performance record have become leading scrips at the country’s capital market in terms of generating capital gain during the ongoing bull run...

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    Current account balance turns negative after 4yrs

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:06pm on August 14, 2017

    The country’s current account balance registered a deficit of $ 1.48 billion in the recently concluded fiscal year 2016-17 for the first time in last five years due to a negative growth of inward remittance, trade balance, services and primary income...