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    UK PM triggers ‘historic’ Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:11pm on March 29, 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May formally began Britain’s divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, saying there was ‘no turning back’ from a decision pitching her...

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    No ‘important’ files damaged in fire: BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on March 29, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday said that no important files or documents were damaged but different kinds of goods and office equipments worth Tk 80 lakh...

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    5pc source tax applicable on investment over Tk 5 lakh: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on March 28, 2017

    Income tax at source will be applicable at the rate of 5 per cent on interest income derived from pensioners’ savings certificates if the cumulative...

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    BB allows City Bank to sell 5pc shares to IFC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on March 28, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has approved a plea of the City Bank Ltd to revise its article of association allowing it to sell 5 per cent of...

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    Uber to end services in Denmark after new taxi law

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:08pm on March 28, 2017

    Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as...

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    Defaulted industrial loans rise 24pc in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:06pm on March 28, 2017

    The amount of defaulted industrial loans soared by 24.39 per cent or Tk 4,816.65 crore in July-December of the current fiscal year 2016-2017 compared with...

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    SC defers hearing of FBCCI’s plea to vacate stay on polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on March 27, 2017

    The Appellate Division on Monday deferred till March 30 hearing of the petition filed by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry seeking...

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    EP members due tomorrow, to evaluate labour rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on March 25, 2017

    Four members of the European Parliament will arrive in Dhaka tomorrow in a three-day visit to evaluate the progress Bangladesh has so far made on...

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    Europe’s financial lifeline from London in doubt

    Reuters . Frankfurt | Updated at 11:05pm on March 24, 2017

    For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts...

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    Saudi exports to US to fall by 3 lakh barrels per day in March

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 11:02pm on March 24, 2017

    Saudi Arabia’s crude exports to the United States in March will fall by around 3,00,000 barrels per day from February, in line with OPEC’s agreement...

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