Miscellany

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    BTRC puts sanction on 10 ICXs over revenue non-payment

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:53pm on October 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has imposed sanction over ten Interconnection Exchange (ICX) operators due to non-payment of government’s revenue within the deadline...

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    IMF retains 7pc GDP growth projection

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on October 11, 2017

    International Monetary Fund has maintained its previous projection (7 per cent) for Bangladesh’s economic growth, much lower than the government’s target but higher than the...

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    Human rights of workers severely ignored: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:23pm on October 11, 2017

    Human rights of workers engaged in informal sectors and managerial staff in formal sector have remained severely ignored in absence of legal protection and practices,...

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    Q1 exports to Japan, China fall and US, Germany post meagre growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on October 10, 2017

    Country’s export earnings from two promising markets –Japan and China– dropped in the first quarter of the current financial year 2017-18 compared with the same...

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    BTRC initiates move to detect Blue Whale game, if any

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on October 10, 2017

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has initiated a move to detect whether there is any presence of the much-debated ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ game in the country...

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    PayPal in Bangladesh from Oct 19: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on October 09, 2017

    Online global money transaction service PayPal is likely to launch its service in Bangladesh on October 19, said state minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak...

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    Bureaucratic tangles, unpredictable tax policy constraints for attracting FDI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on October 08, 2017

    Business leaders and top executives of multinational companies on Sunday said that bureaucratic tangles, unpredictable tax policy, poor infrastructure and shortage of power and gas...

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    Proposed policy on foreign aid stuck in uncertainty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:33pm on October 07, 2017

    The government’s move to formulate a policy on foreign aid is stuck in uncertainty in the face of opposition from international lenders and development partners...

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    Fund raising through IPOs declines in Jan-Sept

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:06pm on October 06, 2017

    Fund raising through initial public offering by companies declined by 23 per cent or Tk 135 crore in nine months of this year compared with...

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    Bangladesh 6th largest unconnected market

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development has ranked Bangladesh as the world’s sixth largest unconnected market in terms of mobile telephone users with its 46.2 per...

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