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    Jute exports to India comes down due to antidumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on June 14, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday told parliament that export of jute goods to India have been affected after...

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    BTRC moves to recruit employees for Bangabandhu Satellite

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on June 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to recruit employees for the proposed Bangabandhu Satellite Communication Bangladesh Company Limited that would maintain the country’s...

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    Govt submits to ILC time-bound action plan on labour rights

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 10:42pm on June 13, 2017

    The government has promised to produce the draft of the revised EPZ law before an International Labour Organisation committee by the end of November and...

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    Peoples Insurance gets new chair, vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:39pm on June 12, 2017

    Shahjada Mahamud Chowdhury and Jafar Ahmed Patwari were elected chairman and vice-chairman of Peoples Insurance Company Limited respectively, said a news release...

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    Lufthansa team to inspect dog detection tomorrow

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 10:32pm on June 11, 2017

    A team of German airlines Lufthansa will inspect the cargo handling at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Tuesday to examine whether explosives detection...

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    Costs of bank cyber thefts hit SWIFT profit last year

    Reuters . London | Updated at 11:24pm on June 10, 2017

    Dealing with cyber hacks on banks ate into profit last year at the SWIFT messaging system, which financial institutions use to move trillions of dollars...

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    Growing supply glut threatens worse to come for restive Indian farmers

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 11:01pm on June 09, 2017

    Bountiful monsoon rains are unlikely to lift India’s rural economy this year, and may instead compound the woes of millions of debt-ridden farmers who are...

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    No progress on empowering stock market-related tribunal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on June 09, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has made no progress on empowering the stock market-related special tribunal even after more than one and a half...

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    Prices of essential items high in city kitchen markets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on June 09, 2017

    Prices of essential commodities remained high in the city’s kitchen markets on Friday without any hint of decline in the Ramadan month. During visits to...

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    PwC for cutting corporate tax in budget

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2017

    PricewaterhouseCoopers Bangladesh on Thursday suggested that the government should reduce the corporate tax rate and increase for foreign companies the ceiling on remittance repatriation needed...

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