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    Faruq re-elected DBH chair, Nasir vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 02:46am on November 30, 2016

    Faruq A Choudhury, former foreign secretary and columnist and author, was re-elected chairman and Nasir A Choudhury was elected vice-chairman of Delta Brac Housing Finance...

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    BB asks bKash to closely monitor agents to check money laundering

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:18pm on November 29, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank has asked mobile banking operator bKash, a subsidiary company of the BRAC Bank, to closely monitor its agents to check money laundering and...

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    Minimum wage for pharma workers proposed at Tk 8,050

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on November 29, 2016

    The Minimum Wage Board has proposed increasing the minimum wage for pharmaceutical sector workers to Tk 8,050 as gross monthly pay from the exiting Tk...

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    Agar, atar, paper exporters also to get cash incentives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on November 28, 2016

    The government has announced that it will provide 20 per cent cash incentive to the exporters of Agar and Atar and 10 per cent to...

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    BB to launch new Tk 458-cr refinance fund for foreign entrepreneurs

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:53pm on November 27, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank is going to introduce a fresh refinance fund worth Tk 458 crore for foreign entrepreneurs by taking finance from the Japan International Cooperation...

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    Govt decides to procure aman at Tk 33 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on November 27, 2016

    The government has decided to procure three lakh tonnes of husked Aman rice from the local markets at Tk 33 per kilogram, said food minister...

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    TICFA meet postponed as US awaits new admin

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on November 27, 2016

    US authorities have postponed the 3rd round of TICFA meeting scheduled for December 13 in Dhaka as the United States awaits Donald Trump’s succession to...

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    Uber in EU court battle to escape strict rules

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 01:29am on November 27, 2016

    Uber will seek to convince Europe’s top court this week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could...

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    Govt moves to discourage food supplement import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 01:23am on November 27, 2016

    The government has started a process to prevent import of substandard and unnecessary food supplements which are rampantly sold at the local market causing concern...

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    161 ship breaking workers lost lives in 9 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on November 27, 2016

    Workplace accidents killed 161 ship breaking yard workers and left over 200 others seriously injured at Sitakunda and Kumira in Chittagong in last nine years....