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    US announces GSP eligibility review of India

    Press Trust of India . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on April 14, 2018

    Based on the market access concerns it has with India, the US on Friday announced eligibility review of India for the Generalized System of Preferences...

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    Uber launches ridesharing services in Chittagong

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    Uber, an on-demand ridesharing service provider, launched its services, UberX, HIRE and MOTO, in Chittagong on Thursday, said a press release....

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    FBCCI advises govt not to frame ambitious budget focusing polls

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 13, 2018

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Thursday advised the government not to formulate an ambitious budget focusing on general elections for...

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    ADP spending stands only at 45.65pc in 9 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on April 11, 2018

    Progress in implementation of the annual development programme remained sluggish in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2017-2018 as the government agencies...

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    Bangabandhu-I satellite to be launched on May 4

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:39pm on April 11, 2018

    Bangladesh’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I is set to launch to the orbit on May 4 next by the American firm SpaceX from Florida....

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    US-Bangla to begin flights to China

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:25pm on April 10, 2018

    Private airlines US-Bangla Airlines is set to spread its wings to China as first ever any Bangladesh carrier to explore Chinese air from April 26...

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    Impose additional taxes on cash dividends exceeding 200pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh on Monday proposed that the National Board of Revenue should impose additional taxes on cash dividends...

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    HC restrains Accord extension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The High Court has asked the government not to extend the fire and building safety programme of Accord, the platform of European Union buyers and...

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    WB raises eyebrows over govt’s GDP estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 10, 2018

    The World Bank on Monday expressed doubt and raised questions over the government’s estimated economic growth at 7.65 per cent for the current fiscal year...

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    Govt has no plan to cut savings tools interest rates: IRD secy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on April 08, 2018

    The government has no plan to cut the interest rates on national savings tools considering the interest of the targeted beneficiaries, said finance ministry’s Internal...

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