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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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    Bangabandhu-I satellite to be launched on May 4

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:39pm on April 11, 2018

    Bangladesh’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I is set to launch to the orbit on May 4 next by the American firm SpaceX from Florida....

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    US-Bangla to begin flights to China

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:25pm on April 10, 2018

    Private airlines US-Bangla Airlines is set to spread its wings to China as first ever any Bangladesh carrier to explore Chinese air from April 26...

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    Impose additional taxes on cash dividends exceeding 200pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh on Monday proposed that the National Board of Revenue should impose additional taxes on cash dividends...

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    HC restrains Accord extension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The High Court has asked the government not to extend the fire and building safety programme of Accord, the platform of European Union buyers and...

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    WB raises eyebrows over govt’s GDP estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The World Bank on Monday expressed doubt and raised questions over the government’s estimated economic growth at 7.65 per cent for the current fiscal year...

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    Govt has no plan to cut savings tools interest rates: IRD secy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on April 08, 2018

    The government has no plan to cut the interest rates on national savings tools considering the interest of the targeted beneficiaries, said finance ministry’s Internal...

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    Carton manufacturers protest at price hike of packaging papers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on April 06, 2018

    Leaders of Bangladesh Local Carton Manufacturers Association on Thursday protested against the price hike of packaging papers by the paper mills owners as their packaging...

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    FDI should get top priority in fiscal policy: BIDA, BEZA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on April 06, 2018

    Several investment promotion agencies of the government on Thursday suggested that the National Board of Revenue should frame the fiscal policy for the next budget...

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    Businesses, academics call for policy support for tech-led dev

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on April 06, 2018

    Businesses and academics on Thursday urged the government to provide policy support, especially in the taxation policy, with a view to encouraging entrepreneurs to invest...

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