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    Boeing makes safety change, Indonesian airline cancels order

    Reuters . Jakarta/Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2019

    Indonesian airline Garuda said on Friday it would cancel a $6 billion order for Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing concerns over passenger confidence, as Boeing...

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    4.58 lakh farmers to get free inputs for aus cultivation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    The government will distribute agricultural inputs for free to 4,58,226 small and marginal farmers for cultivation of summer season Aus crop that begins next month....

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    US-Bangla starts flight to Chennai March 31

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s private airlines, is set to spread its wings to Chennai as the first ever Bangladeshi carrier from March 31...

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    German investors cheered by hopes of Brexit delay, trade progress

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    The mood among German investors improved by much more than expected in March, a survey by the ZEW research institute showed on Tuesday, as a...

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    Mukesh Ambani provides ‘support’ to brother Anil as debt paid off

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    The Ambani brothers, whose public feud over control of the Reliance empire after their father’s death in 2002 led to a split in the conglomerate,...

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    ICT sector would create 10 lakh new jobs by 2021

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Information and Communication Technology sector had created 10 lakh jobs in the last ten years, said state minister for ICT division Zunaid Ahmed Palak.Total employment...

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    Govt okays Tk 1.65 lakh crore revised ADP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the revised annual development programme for the current fiscal year 2018-2019 at Tk 1.65 lakh crore, cutting the original...

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    Govt estimates 8.13pc GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:02pm on March 19, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday claimed that Bangladesh’s economy would grow by record 8.13 per cent in the current fiscal year 2018-19, up...

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    ADP may be revised down to Tk 1.65 lakh crore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    The government may slash the size of the annual development programme by Tk 8,000 crore or 4.62 per cent in the revised ADP for the current...

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    Crisis-struck Sudan signs deals for $300m with Arab funds

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Sudan has signed deals for loans worth $300 million with regional Arab funds, authorities said on Saturday, as the government struggles to cope with an...

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