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    12th founding anniv of ACC today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on November 21, 2016

    The 12th founding anniversary of Anti-Corruption Commission will be observed today. Marking the day, the commission has organised a discussion at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy where...

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    Military crackdown in Myanmar: Hundreds sneak into Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on November 21, 2016

    Several hundred Myanmar people known as Rohingya entered Bangladesh over the past week despite enhanced surveillance as Myanmar military escalated crackdown on the Muslim minority...

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    Armed Forces Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on November 21, 2016

    The Armed Forces Day will be observed today with due solemnity and enthusiasm in the military establishments across the country...

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    Traders postpone planned strike over VAT dispute after meeting NBR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on November 20, 2016

    Babosayee Oikkya Forum, a platform of small and medium traders, on Sunday postponed their planned indefinite strike demanding restoration of package value-added tax and other...

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    DSE Brokers Assoc gets 15 directors for two years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on November 20, 2016

    The DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh on Sunday elected its fifteen directors for the next two years...

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    BB meets 9 new banks today as defaulted loans rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on November 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank will hold today a meeting with nine new commercial banks as their defaulted loans increased significantly in recent months...

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    Tk 5,950 proposed as minimum wage for soap, cosmetics sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on November 20, 2016

    The Minimum Wage Board has finalised its draft proposal recommending Tk 5,950 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers and employees in the soap...

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    Robi pays Tk 318cr in partial merger fees, charges

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on November 20, 2016

    Mobile phone operator Robi on Sunday paid the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Tk 318 crore in partial fees and charges for the merger with another...

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    1.43 lakh students absent on first day of primary exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:17pm on November 20, 2016

    About 1.43 lakh students were absent on the first day of primary and ibtedayi completion examinations on Sunday, said Directorate of Primary Education exam control room....

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    BNP calls for dialogue for polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on November 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has called for dialogue for general election accepting the BNP chairperson’s proposal on...