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    Tata may find dismissing Mistry easier than his accusations

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:27am on October 29, 2016

    Ratan Tata may have dumped Cyrus Mistry as chairman of his 148-year-old family empire, but will find it harder to expunge the ex-manager’s accusations that...

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    UK consumers worry as weaker pound raises prices

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:25am on October 29, 2016

    British consumers turned less optimistic this month as sterling’s slump began to eat into their disposable income, according to two surveys on Friday which will...

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    Prices of vegetables rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on October 29, 2016

    Prices of vegetables rose in the city’s kitchen markets on the plea of off-season supply shortage. Most of the vegetables in the market were being...

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    Rates of interest on T-bills, bonds on the decline

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 01:16am on October 29, 2016

    Rates of interest on the government treasury bills and bonds decreased significantly in recent months as most of the scheduled banks rushed to invest their...

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    MS launches  1st desktop, Windows update with 3D features

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 11:45pm on October 27, 2016

    Microsoft Corp on Wednesday unveiled its first-ever desktop computer and a free update to its Windows operating system that allows edits using 3D simulations, in...

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    Traders call day-long  strike for Nov 2

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on October 27, 2016

    Medium and small traders on Thursday called for a protest rally on October 30 and a day-long strike in the business houses on November 2...

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    Pvt investment to GDP ratio increase is challenge in FY17: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on October 27, 2016

    The key challenge for the country in 2016-17 fiscal year is to address the rate of private investment to GDP ratio as it can affect...

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    BIDA reviewing all FDI laws to increase competitiveness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on October 27, 2016

    The newly formed Bangladesh Investment Development Authority is reviewing the rules and regulations related to foreign direct investment in a bid to make FDI regulations...

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    Economic gender gap could take 170 years to close: WEF

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:17pm on October 26, 2016

    The economic gender gap could take 170 years to close after progress towards parity between the sexes suffered ‘a dramatic slowdown’, the World Economic Forum...

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    Potato exporters urge for 20pc cash incentive restoration

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on October 26, 2016

    Bangladesh Potato Exporters Association on Wednesday urged the government to restore the 20 per cent cash incentive facility for the potato exporters to save potato...

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