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    Borrowing thru high-interest NSCs, govt repays Tk 21,600cr ‘cheap’ bank loans

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 01:26am on March 01, 2017

    The government made a net repayment of Tk 21,696.40 crore against ‘low-interest’ loans to the banking sector in the first seven months of the current...

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    BGMEA urges govt not to raise gas price in 2nd phase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on March 01, 2017

    Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Tuesday demanded that the government should not raise the price of gas in second phase scheduled to be...

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    Govt keeps ADP size unchanged in revision as PM intervenes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on March 01, 2017

    The National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the revised annual development programme keeping the total outlay unchanged at Tk 1,10,700 crore adopted in the original...

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    Qatar Airways to increase Dhaka – Doha services

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:20pm on February 27, 2017

    Qatar Airways is to launch third daily non-stop flights between Dhaka and the airline’s hub, Doha starting April 1, said a news release...

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    ADP set to be cut by Tk 6,500cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on February 27, 2017

    The government is set to cut the size of the annual development programme by 5.87 per cent or Tk 6,500 crore for the current fiscal...

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    Brexit sows seeds of doubt for British farmers

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:38pm on February 26, 2017

    Dependent on foreign workers and subsidies from Brussels, Britain’s small but important agricultural sector is losing sleep over the possible fallout from Brexit, but hopes...

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    Monirul wins WLF award

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:33pm on February 26, 2017

    Kazi Monirul Kabir, CIO and founder of Spider Digital Innovations, won Leadership Excellence In Technology Innovation award under individual category for the year 2017 presented...

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    Stocks inch up as bank scrips counter heavy beating of Titas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 26, 2017

    Dhaka stocks returned to positive on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, as rise of banks’ share prices kept the market up despite...

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    Productivity awardees to get facilities like CIP

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:31pm on February 26, 2017

    The nominated representatives of the National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award receiving organisations will enjoy all kinds of facilities like the Commercially Important Persons (CIP-Industry)...

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    Ruposhi Bangla seeks duty benefits to complete renovation by June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on February 26, 2017

    Ruposhi Bangla Hotel has sought duty benefit on import of equipments and decoration materials to complete renovation works by June this year...