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    Nurul Amin re-elected BAFEDA chairman

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:53am on January 02, 2017

    Mohammed Nurul Amin, managing director and chief executive officer of Meghna Bank, has recently been re-elected chairman of the Bangladesh Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association, said...

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    Nayeem becomes SAFA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:50am on January 02, 2017

    ASM Nayeem has been appointed as president of the South Asian Federation of Accountants for the year 2017 with an effect from Sunday, said a...

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    PM opens DITF-2017, declares leather as ‘product of the year’

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:46am on January 02, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) announcing the ‘leather’ as the ‘product of the year’ for 2017, reports...

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    Indian woman finds Rs 100cr in bank account, approaches Modi’s office

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:35pm on December 27, 2016

    Shocked to find nearly Rs 100 crore in her Jan Dhan account, a bank account opened with zero balance, in a Meerut branch of a...

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    Japan moves to eliminate pay gap between regular, contract employees

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:47pm on December 20, 2016

    An influential Japanese government panel on Tuesday laid out a raft of proposed changes to the labour law that would eliminate the pay gap between...

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    Bangladesh expects record tea output in 2016: minister

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:55pm on December 18, 2016

    Bangladesh’s tea output in 2016 is expected to hit a record 80 million kg from 66 million a year earlier, the commerce minister said on...

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    2 RBI staff arrested for Rs 1.99cr note exchange

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:05pm on December 17, 2016

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two employees of cash department of Reserve Bank of India in Bengaluru in connection with alleged conversion of...

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    India asks tax dodgers to come clean by March 2017

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:02pm on December 17, 2016

    The government said on Friday that tax-dodgers have until the end of March 2017 to come clean under a scheme announced by finance minister Arun...

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    UNGA grants observer status to ICC

    Business Desk | Updated at 01:54am on December 15, 2016

    The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce—business organisation representing more than six million members in over...

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    Tofail seeks duty-free market access to KL

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:03pm on December 05, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed Monday urged Malaysia to give duty-free market access for Bangladesh products to further boost trade ties between the two countries, reports...