Miscellany

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    ADP spending sluggish at 32pc in Jul-Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on February 07, 2017

    The pace of implementation of the annual development programme has remained sluggish as usual as the government ministries and divisions could spend only 32.41 per...

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    Number of Bangladeshis visiting India tops for first time

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on February 07, 2017

    The number of Bangladeshis visiting India has topped for the first time, overtaking the United States, in 2016, reports New Delhi-based Business Standard...

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    Tech cos, former secretaries of state slam Trump travel ban

    Agence France-Presse . Palm Beach, United States | Updated at 10:31pm on February 06, 2017

    Dozens of tech companies and two former US secretaries of state savaged Donald Trump’s travel ban in court filings posted Monday, while the president remained...

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    Alliance cuts ties with 11 more RMG units

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on February 05, 2017

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a consortium of North American fashion retailers and buyers, has cut business relations with 11 more Bangladeshi readymade garment...

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    Experts suggest foolproof cyber security to protect taxpayers’ info

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on February 05, 2017

    Policy makers and experts on Sunday stressed the importance of a foolproof digital security for the National Board of Revenue for protecting the country’s revenue...

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    Biman profit drops by Tk 48cr in FY16 on UK cargo ban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on February 04, 2017

    The profit of national flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines in the financial year 2015-16 declined by Tk 48 crore compared with the previous fiscal year...

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    Sri Lanka eyes China FTA this year

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:12pm on February 04, 2017

    Sri Lanka aims to finalise a free trade agreement with China this year and the country’s prime minister will visit Beijing in May, the Sri...

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    DITF spot orders remain almost static at Tk 243cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on February 04, 2017

    The Dhaka International Trade Fair-2017 ended on Saturday with exhibitors receiving spot export orders worth Tk 243.44 crore, only Tk 8 crore more than those...

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    Monetary policy faces challenge on declining pvt sector credit growth: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on February 04, 2017

    Unnayan Onneshan, an independent multidisciplinary think-tank, has said that the declining growth in private sector credit resulting stagnant private investment and consequential unemployment are likely...

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    US corporates divided over Republican border tax

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:10pm on February 03, 2017

    US companies including major exporters General Electric Co and Boeing Co launched a coalition on Thursday to back a House Republican plan to tax all...

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