Miscellany

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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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    PPPA inks financing MoU with 14 banks, NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on November 03, 2016

    Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday expressed hope that implementation of infrastructure projects under the public private partnership would get momentum after the...

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    New alliance formed for market equality in telecom, ICT

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on November 03, 2016

    Aiming to ensure fair competitive market for country’s private sector, a new alliance named Bangladesh Alliance for Fair Competition Wednesday started its journey with the...

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