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    Muhith rules out issuance of bond against BASIC Bank

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on March 20, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said recapitalisation to ‘problematic’ BASIC Bank would not be possible by issuing proposed bond. He, however, said capital shortfall...

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    Custodial death victim picked up weeks ago: family

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on March 20, 2017

    A suspect in the suicide attack on Rapid Action Battalion camp at Dakkhin Khan in Dhaka who died in police custody on Friday was abducted...

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    Collaborative efforts stressed for mainstreaming Dalits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on March 20, 2017

    Speakers at a convention on Sunday said that collaborative efforts were crucial for the integration of the socially excluded Dalit communities in Bangladesh to the...

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    Hizb-ut-Tahrir man arrested in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:00am on March 20, 2017

    An activist of banned extremist outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir was arrested in Sylhet early Sunday...

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    Failure to enforce laws wrecks havoc at Jaflong: green activists

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:23am on March 20, 2017

    Environmental activists in Sylhet on Sunday demanded enforcement of laws to protect natural environmental resources and biodiversity of Jaflong, a tourist attraction in the country’s...

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    HC asks police to sue 5 engineers, 2 others

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on March 20, 2017

    The High Court on Sunday directed the police to prosecute six engineers of Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority and Dhaka South City Corporation and a...

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    Dhaka stocks end lower amid profit booking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on March 19, 2017

    Dhaka stocks inched down on Sunday, the first trading session of the week, after a three-day rise as investors went for selling shares, especially energy...

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    ICAB for reform of forex control rules, company law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on March 19, 2017

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh on Sunday said the exchange control regulations and the company law should be reformed as both of them...

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    Banks’ SME loan disbursement target raised by 18pc for 2017

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on March 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has set the SME loan disbursement target at Tk 1,33,853.59 crore for 2017, which is 17.93 per cent higher than the target set...

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    Hearth saddened by defeat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on March 19, 2017

    Sri Lankan captain Rangana Herath had to swallow a bitter pill on his 40th birthday as his team lost to Bangladesh by a four-wicket margin...