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    2nd Vietnam rice shipment arrives in Ctg

    Our Correspondent , Chittagong | Updated at 11:03pm on July 17, 2017

    The second shipment of rice from Vietnam reached Chittagong Port’s outer anchorage on Monday morning. The consignment contained a total of 27,000 tonnes of rice,...

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    Govt allows import of 5 lakh tonnes of crude salt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on July 17, 2017

    The government on Monday allowed import of five lakh tonnes of crude salt to keep the supply and the price of the essential item stable...

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    REB to supply power to 100 new EZs

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 10:55pm on July 17, 2017

    The Rural Electrification Board will supply electricity to industrial units to be set up at 100 new economic zones to help its loss incurring Palli...

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    Govt takes back 7 privatised jute, textile mills for violating T&C

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on July 17, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has taken back seven privatised textiles and jute mills due to ‘violation’ of terms and conditions of privatisation by the...

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    Govt forms committee to expedite amendments to BLA, EPZ laws

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 16, 2017

    The government on Sunday formed a high-powered committee to finalise the draft of amendments to Bangladesh labour act and EPZ labour laws as per the...

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    Govt to review minimum wages for automobile workshop workers, tailors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on July 15, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to review the minimum wages for the workers of automobile workshop and tailoring sectors in accordance with the Bangladesh...

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    1.8 lakh BO accounts become void

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:18pm on July 14, 2017

    A total of 1.8 lakh beneficiary owners’ accounts were closed in the last week mainly due to non-payment of annual account renewal fees by the...

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    Prices of vegetables rise in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on July 14, 2017

    The prices of vegetables increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to supply shortage. Traders said that prices of most...

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    Le Méridien Dhaka appoints Gavriel as GM

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:13pm on July 13, 2017

    Constantinos S Gavriel has recently been appointed as the new general manager of Le Méridien Dhaka, said a news release...

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    TBL receives Global Bottler of the Year 2016 award

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on July 13, 2017

    Transcom Beverages Limited, the franchisee of PepsiCo in Bangladesh, has been awarded the ‘Global Bottler of the Year’ for 2016 in recognition of its outstanding...

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