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    Five-day REHAB Fair begins tomorrow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    A five-day REHAB Fair-2019 will begin in the capital tomorrow to showcase apartments, land and other real estate and housing products.Real Estate and Housing Association...

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    IDRA moves to set up central database

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    The Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority has taken steps to launch a unified messaging platform to remove customers’ dissatisfaction over insurance sector services.Through the platform,...

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    China unveils tax cuts for graduates, low-income workers

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    China will introduce tax breaks for small businesses run by recent graduates and low-income workers, according to a joint ministry announcement, as the country looks...

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    Nissan scraps plan to build new X-Trail model in Britain

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Japanese carmaker Nissan has scrapped plans to build its new X-Trail SUV in Britain, saying just two months before Brexit that it had taken the...

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    Remittance inflow rises to $9b in 7 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Remittance inflow in seven months (July-January) of the current fiscal year (2018-19) grew by 9.26 per cent to $9.08 billion compared with $8.31 billion in...

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    NSC sales go online

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    The national saving certificates online management system was launched on Sunday on trial basis, aiming at checking possible abuses in investment in the government saving...

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    Rising income gap weak spot in SDG progress

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Bangladesh has posted mixed progress in attaining many mid-term targets of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals as the country is well on track regarding...

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    A climate problem even California can’t fix: tailpipe pollution

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:44am on February 03, 2019

    For three decades, California has led the fight to control tailpipe pollution, with countless policies promoting cleaner gasoline, carpooling, public transportation and its signature strategy...

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    FCC faces tough questions from court on net neutrality repeal

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:36am on February 03, 2019

    A federal appeals court asked pointed questions of the Federal Communication Commission on Friday in hearing a challenge to whether the Trump administration acted legally...

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    US corporate earnings trend stokes concern about 2019 outlook

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:34am on February 03, 2019

    US companies are beating analysts’ expectations this earnings season, but to a smaller degree than normal, and S&P 500 companies are now barely expected to...

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