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    DoL begins journey as govt defines jurisdiction, responsibility

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:08am on July 15, 2018

    Recently upgraded Department of Labour has started its operation as a department after the government defined its jurisdiction and responsibility through a gazette notification issued...

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    Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.69 bn damages in talc cancer case

    Associated Press. St. Louis | Updated at 08:01pm on July 13, 2018

    A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson...

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    Understanding of criminal operation, risk mgmt a must for FI officials: ICCB chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2018

    Officials of financial institutions must have strong understanding of criminal operation and risk management to safeguard against various digital crimes, said International Chamber of Commerce...

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    TIB demands immediate appointment of CAG

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2018

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Wednesday demanded that the government immediately appoint new comptroller and auditor general of the country as the absence of CAG has...

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    BSTI standard mark mandatory for 28 more products

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2018

    The government has made mandatory using standard mark of the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution on the level of 28 more products. It has also...

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    Singapore businesses keen to invest in infrastructure, power, ICT sectors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on July 10, 2018

    Singapore-based investors on Tuesday expressed their interests to invest in infrastructure, power, tourism and information and communication technology sectors of Bangladesh....

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    BTRC warns illegal ISPs of punishment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has warned that illegal internet service providers would face punitive measures and asked the entities to refrain from conducting such activities....

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    Enhancing domestic resource mobilisation key to SDGs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2018

    Enhancing domestic resource mobilisation would be the key to achieving sustainable development goals as Bangladesh would require around 20 per cent of its accumulated GDP...

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    FY18 sees 93.71pc ADP spending, says Kamal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on July 03, 2018

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said that the government implemented 93.71 per cent of the downsized annual development programme in the just concluded...

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    Average inflation rises in FY18

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on July 03, 2018

    Average annual inflation increased by 0.44 percentage points in the just concluded financial year 2017-2018 compared with that of previous FY 2016-2017, according to data...

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