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    Ahsan Khan new chairman and CEO of Pran-RFL group

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:21pm on December 01, 2016

    Ahsan Khan Chowdhury has been appointed as the new chairman and chief executive officer of PRAN-RFL Group...

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    Dhaka stocks cross 4,800pts mark after June, 2015

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:22am on December 01, 2016

    Dhaka stocks increased on Wednesday with the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, crossing 4,800 points mark after seventeen-and-a-half-month high amid volatility during the trading session...

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    Lafarge Surma subsidiary gets Indian nod to raise limestone production

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:20am on December 01, 2016

    India’s environment and forest ministry has allowed Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited, a subsidiary of Lafarge Surma Cement Limited, to enhance limestone production from a mine in Meghalaya to 5 million tonnes a year from 2 million tonnes...

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    BB gets new dy governor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:18am on December 01, 2016

    The government on Wednesday appointed Bangladesh Bank Executive Director SM Moniruzzaman to the post of deputy governor for a three-year term...

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    Bangladesh to see export price growth falling in 2017: UNESCAP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:14am on December 01, 2016

    The price growth of export goods of Bangladesh will decline in 2017 compared to the current year but the volume will increase significantly in the same period, according to a report of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific...

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    Time petitions galore as tax return filing deadline ends

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11am on December 01, 2016

    Several lakh individual taxpayers submitted time petition seeking additional time for paying income tax with filing tax returns as the fixed deadline for the same ended on Wednesday amid huge response from taxpayers...

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    Mobile call drop compensation must from Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:56am on December 01, 2016

    The mobile phone companies will have to provide mandatory compensation for call drops from January as the scope of voluntary service in such case ends in December...

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    Saudis to take ‘big hit’ on oil output for OPEC deal, Iran can freeze

    Reuters | Updated at 05:38pm on November 30, 2016

    Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said on Wednesday OPEC was close to clinching a deal to limit oil output, adding Riyadh was prepared to...

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    RCBC, Bangladesh delegation play blame game over missing millions

    Reuters | Updated at 01:06pm on November 30, 2016

    Philippine lender RCBC and a Bangladeshi minister traded blame on Tuesday over liability for tens of millions of dollars that were looted from...

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    Dider becomes MD of BHBFC

    Business Desk | Updated at 02:50am on November 30, 2016

    Dider Md Abdur Rob has recently been appointed as managing director of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation through a notification of the Bank and Financial Institution Division of the Ministry of Finance, said a news release...