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    H&M invests in supply chain as fashion rivalry intensifies

    Reuters . Stockholm | Updated at 10:18pm on March 30, 2017

    Cost controls helped H&M to limit a drop in quarterly pretax profit but the fashion chain said it was increasing investments as it tries to...

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    Campaign to enhance workplace safety launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on March 30, 2017

    A campaign to strengthen workplace safety in different industries, especially in garment factories, of the country was launched at a programme in the capital on...

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    No bar to hold FBCCI polls on May 14

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on March 30, 2017

    The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for holding election to the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry...

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    UK PM triggers ‘historic’ Brexit

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:11pm on March 29, 2017

    Prime minister Theresa May formally began Britain’s divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, saying there was ‘no turning back’ from a decision pitching her...

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    No ‘important’ files damaged in fire: BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on March 29, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday said that no important files or documents were damaged but different kinds of goods and office equipments worth Tk 80 lakh...

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    5pc source tax applicable on investment over Tk 5 lakh: NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on March 28, 2017

    Income tax at source will be applicable at the rate of 5 per cent on interest income derived from pensioners’ savings certificates if the cumulative...

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    BB allows City Bank to sell 5pc shares to IFC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on March 28, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has approved a plea of the City Bank Ltd to revise its article of association allowing it to sell 5 per cent of...

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    Uber to end services in Denmark after new taxi law

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:08pm on March 28, 2017

    Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies will withdraw services in Denmark next month due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as...

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    Defaulted industrial loans rise 24pc in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:06pm on March 28, 2017

    The amount of defaulted industrial loans soared by 24.39 per cent or Tk 4,816.65 crore in July-December of the current fiscal year 2016-2017 compared with...

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    SC defers hearing of FBCCI’s plea to vacate stay on polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on March 27, 2017

    The Appellate Division on Monday deferred till March 30 hearing of the petition filed by the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry seeking...