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    India again puts onion export on hold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on September 20, 2020

    Indian authorities on Sunday once again stopped releasing onion to Bangladesh for the decision from the central government was still pending, importers said. Importers also...

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    HSBC launches dual currency debit card

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on September 20, 2020

    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in Bangladesh has launched dual currency transaction feature on the HSBC Debit Card recently to facilitate overseas transactions for...

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    Stocks drop for 2nd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on September 20, 2020

    Dhaka stocks dropped for the second day on Sunday as investors continued taking profits after the recent rally while many others kept investing in the...

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    17 directors of 9 listed cos lose position

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on September 20, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Sunday cancelled the directorship of 17 directors of nine listed companies for not holding a minimum of 2...

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    Onion prices remain high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on September 20, 2020

    The price of onion remained high despite decreasing slightly on the city markets on Sunday amid news of import of the item from different destinations....

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    BB issues clarification on online payment thru int’l cards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on September 20, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday issued a clarification regarding online payments made using international cards, specifying payments against a number of purposes as allowable. However,...

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    VAT payment thru debit, credit cards to be allowed from Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on September 20, 2020

    Traders will be able to pay value-added tax using debit and credit cards of 27 commercial banks as the National Board of Revenue is set...

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    Deadline extended by 3 months as loan release to farmers slow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on September 20, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday extended the deadline for disbursement of Tk 5,000 crore in refinance loans meant for the agriculture sector by three months...

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    Arrested DGHS driver owns over Tk 100 crore: RAB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on September 20, 2020

    Rapid Action Battalion arrested a Directorate General of Health Services driver on corruption and criminal charges at Turag in Dhaka early Sunday. Driver Abdul Malek...

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    Hakim made Shooting Fed president 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:51pm on September 20, 2020

    The infighting among the Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation top officials finally ended on Sunday when the National Sports Council announced a 25-member ad-hoc committee with...