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    Farm loan disbursement drops by 4.87pc in Jul-Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Farmers’ loan receipt from banks dropped by 4.87 per cent or Tk 524.33 crore in the first half of the fiscal year of 2018-2019 compared with that in the same period of the previous fiscal year....

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    German execs turn to magic to up their game

    Agence France-Presse . Germany | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Harold Voit takes out his wallet, extracts a wad of 50-euro bills and gazes at it calmly as the cash goes up in flames....

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    Biman achieves 5 stars in safety rating: official

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has entered into safe airlines pool after achieving five stars by an international aviation safety rating....

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    BSC to add 26 more vessels to its fleet

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) is going to add 26 more vessels to its fleet, of which six will be collected soon as the government has given the necessary approval to this end....

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    New BGMEA polls panel for leadership thru direct voting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Shawdhinata Parishad, a newly formed platform of BGMEA members, on Sunday announced that it would do everything to ensure participatory and competitive elections in the trade body for the greatest interest of the association....

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    Shamsul becomes Standard Bank vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Mohammed Shamsul Alam has been elected as vice-chairman of Standard Bank, said a press release. He is the founder director of Standard Bank....

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    Wall Street wary of progressive Democrats on House finance body

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Wall Street is bunkering down for a wave of intense scrutiny as a group of progressive Democrats, including social media star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have joined a powerful House of Representatives committee overseeing banking activities....

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    PNB execs sacked for lapses in $2b fraud in 1st firings

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    The government has sacked two executives of the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) for allegedly failing to prevent a $2 billion fraud, two sources said on Sunday, nearly a year after the country’s biggest bank scam came to light and also dragged the government into the controversy....

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