Miscellany

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    Govt starts offloading 10pc more shares of DESCO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on November 06, 2016

    The government has decided to resume offloading shares of state-owned enterprises with offloading 10 per cent more shares of Dhaka Electric Supply Company, which is...

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    NBR frames rules for e-tracking of export-import containers

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:29pm on November 06, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue has framed rules for introducing electronic seal and lock services, a container tracking technology, in the country in a bid...

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    Exports grow by 6.53pc in 4 months on Oct surge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on November 06, 2016

    Country’s export earnings grew by 6.53 per cent to $10.79 billion in the July-October period of this financial year (2016-17) from $10.13 billion in the...

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    No partner for this year

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:29am on November 05, 2016

    There is no possibility of taking any partner for Biman Bangladesh Airlines for its much-talked-about ground handling activities by this year for improving the quality...

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    UK govt to appeal Brexit court ruling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:28am on November 05, 2016

    The British government has vowed to appeal a High Court ruling that it must seek parliament’s approval before starting EU exit talks, in a landmark...

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    BSEC to set up capital market edn academy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on November 05, 2016

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission will form a separate academy, Bangladesh Academy for Securities Market (BASM), to conduct country-wide education on capital market...

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    Prices of potato, garlic rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on November 05, 2016

    The prices of potato and garlic increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Retailers blamed a syndicate of wholesalers for the...

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    Banks cut rates further in Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on November 05, 2016

    Country’s scheduled banks cut their rates of interest on lending further in September, for the 21th month in a row, against the backdrop of the...

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    Leather export to earn $5b by 2021: Tofail

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:28pm on November 03, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed said the government has set $5 billion export target of leather and leather goods by 2021...

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    Lafarge Surma initiates talks for Holcim Bangladesh merger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on November 03, 2016

    Lafarge Surama Cement Limited (LSC), a listed company, on Thursday announced that it had started talks with LafargeHolcim Group for merger with one of its...

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