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    10 start-ups recognised

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:35pm on May 25, 2017

    The government on Thursday recognised technology start-ups by awarding 10 start-ups with the Bangladesh Start-up Award at the National Demo Day and the award ceremony...

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    REHAB membership mandatory for developers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on May 25, 2017

    The commerce ministry has made it mandatory for all the developer companies for taking membership of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh to...

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    Stagnant investment major economic challenge: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on May 25, 2017

    Stagnant investment and weak institutional capacity to implement development projects were the major obstacles to accelerate the country’s economic growth above 8 per cent, a...

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    Govt devising time-bound action plan on Compact demand

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:28pm on May 25, 2017

    The government has taken an initiative to devise a time-bound action plan for making changes to the Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law and the Bangladesh Labour...

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    Ahsanul Alam, Mabud resign from IBBL board

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on May 25, 2017

    The recently removed vice-chairman of Islami Bank Banladesh Ltd, Syed Ahsanul Alam, and risk management committee chairman Abdul Mabud on Thursday resigned as independent directors...

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    Drives against gold smuggling should be NBR routine work: Razzaque

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on May 24, 2017

    The chairman of parliamentary standing committee on finance ministry, Abdur Razzaque, on Wednesday said that drives by customs intelligence at jewellery shops to seize smuggled...

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    IDB completes sell-off of 8.69cr IBBL shares with S Alam Group leading buyer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on May 24, 2017

    The Islamic Development Bank, one of the sponsor-directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd, has completed sales of its 8.69 crore shares in IBBL through the...

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    SREDA clears Tk 379cr soft loan for 4 pvt cos for energy efficiency dev

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on May 24, 2017

    Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority on Wednesday issued no objection certificates for providing a total of Tk 379 crore in soft loan to four...

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    Imports rise by 17.43pc in April on Ramadan commodities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on May 24, 2017

    Import payments in April increased by 17.43 per cent year-on-year due to a rise in payment of bills for food products imported to meet the...

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    Businesses lament FDI policy non-implementation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on May 24, 2017

    Businesses on Wednesday said Bangladesh was not getting expected amount of foreign direct investment even after taking a number of initiatives by the government to...