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    Manufacturers to get protection, incentives in next budget: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    National Board of Revenue chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan on Wednesday said that the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018-2019 would give sufficient protection...

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    Undisclosed money legalisation with penalty to stay in next budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    The existing provision of legalising undisclosed money through investment in construction and purchase of residential building and apartment would continue in the next budget to...

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    IMF also projects 7pc economic growth, lower than govt estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    International Monetary Fund has retained its projection for Bangladesh’s economic growth at 7 per cent, 0.65 percentage points lower than the government’s estimate, for the...

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    Arastoo resigns as IBBL chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    Arastoo Khan on Tuesday tendered his resignation as chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited bringing to an end to his15-month stint which had began amid...

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    Two mothers die after C-section in Sylhet

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 11:31pm on April 13, 2018

    Two women died in a private hospital in Sylhet allegedly for wrong treatment and negligence to provide timely treatment during their caesarean section on Friday....

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    US weighs rejoining TPP

    Reuters . Washington/Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked away from last...

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    US announces GSP eligibility review of India

    Press Trust of India . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    Based on the market access concerns it has with India, the US on Friday announced eligibility review of India for the Generalized System of Preferences...

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    Uber launches ridesharing services in Chittagong

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    Uber, an on-demand ridesharing service provider, launched its services, UberX, HIRE and MOTO, in Chittagong on Thursday, said a press release....

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    FBCCI advises govt not to frame ambitious budget focusing polls

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Thursday advised the government not to formulate an ambitious budget focusing on general elections for...

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    ADP spending stands only at 45.65pc in 9 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on April 11, 2018

    Progress in implementation of the annual development programme remained sluggish in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2017-2018 as the government agencies...

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