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    BPC moves to import diesel from India at high premium

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on August 22, 2017

    Energy division has sought approval from the cabinet committee on national purchase to import 22,000 tonnes of diesel from Shiliguri in India at more than...

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    Sacked employees confine 3 top officials of Ericsson Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on August 21, 2017

    Employees of LM Ericsson Bangladesh on Monday confined three top officials of the company in their office for sacking some 50 employs without any prior...

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    Bangladesh up by 28 positions in anti-money laundering index

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on August 21, 2017

    Bangladesh has advanced by 28 notches in an international anti-money laundering index as it made progress in combating money laundering and terror financing, said a...

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    Cabinet gives nod to ratifying global solar alliance framework deal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 21, 2017

    The cabinet on Monday decided to ratify a framework agreement to become a member of the International Solar Alliance that aims at efficient exploitation of...

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    Provision against credit card loans cut to 2pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on August 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday lowered provision requirement against loans banks disburse through credit cards to 2 per cent from 5 per cent to fulfil a...

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    Alliance not to extend tenure beyond 2018

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:47pm on August 20, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American brands and buyers, has assured the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association that the...

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    Salt price hike ahead of Eid worries tanners

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:16pm on August 19, 2017

    Tanners are worried over the high salt prices in the country as it will raise the cost of rawhide preservation of sacrificed animals during the...

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    Bangladesh faces formidable challenges to achieve 8pc-plus growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on August 17, 2017

    Bangladesh may face formidable challenges in moving to a higher growth path of 8 per cent-plus GDP and earn the status of a middle income...

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    ICT sector to get export cash incentives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on August 17, 2017

    The government has included five more sectors to provide cash incentive to exporters of products including software, information technology-enabled services and hardware...

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    BIDA nod must be taken 3 months before expiry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on August 17, 2017

    Businesspeople will have to take permission from the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority at least three months before the expiry of stipulated time for taking foreign...

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