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    ACC arrests ex-DWASA exec engineer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on December 08, 2016

    The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a former executive engineer of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, Farid Ahmed, in Dhaka on charges of amassing illegal wealth...

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    Three more youths go missing in Dhaka, Barisal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on December 08, 2016

    Three more youths went missing from Dhaka and Barisal in the past few days taking to seven the number of youths reportedly going missing...

  • Tigers suffer fresh injury blow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on December 07, 2016

    Bangladesh’s depleted pace bowling unit suffered a fresh blow ahead of their forthcoming series against New Zealand after Shafiul Islam became doubtful for the series...

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    BPL final: Its Kings v Dynamites

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on December 07, 2016

    Rajshahi Kings eased to a seven-wicket win over Khulna Titans on the back of Sabbir Rahman’s responsible knock to set up the final against Dhaka...

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    Stocks hit fresh 16-month high as investors’ confidence growing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on December 07, 2016

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the third trading session on Wednesday with the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, hitting fresh 16-month high as investors...

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    B’desh seeks duty-free market access to Brazil

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on December 07, 2016

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday called on Brazil to provide duty- and quota-free access of Bangladeshi products to that country for reducing the trade...

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    Mobile users’ number rises in Sept after 3-month fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on December 07, 2016

    The number of country’s active mobile phone users rose in September after three months as the mobile phone companies were losing subscribers following biometric SIM...

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    Petrobangla, Daewoo ink PSC for deep sea block-12

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on December 07, 2016

    The state-run Petrobangla on Wednesday initialed a production sharing contract with Thailand-based Posco Daewoo Corporation for oil and gas exploration in the deep sea block-...

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    Labour force demand to rise by 80pc in 10yrs: BIDS study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on December 07, 2016

    The demand for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers will be 1.71 crore in the fiscal year 2025-26 for selected nine sectors in the country, 80...

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    Two businessmen arrested over BASIC Bank scam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:12pm on December 07, 2016

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday arrested two businessmen on charge of their alleged involvement in money embezzlement from the BASIC Bank Limited. They are —...