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    Stocks extend gains to 13th week on rising investors’ confidence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on September 19, 2020

    Dhaka stocks in the past week extended the gains to the 13th consecutive week with an increased turnover as fall in bank interest rate, signs...

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    BARVIDA seeks review of draft auto industry dev policy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on September 19, 2020

    The Bangladesh Reconditioned Vehicles Importers and Dealers Association on Saturday sought reevaluation of the proposed policy for the country’s automobile industry arguing that the draft...

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    Government prioritising cotton production: Razzaque

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:20pm on September 19, 2020

    Agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque on Friday said that the government was giving emphasis on cotton production in the country and strengthening the Cotton Development...

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    0.33pc taxpayers file returns online in FY20

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:17pm on September 19, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank recommended the National Board of Revenue enhance institutional capacity and upgrade technology to make the online income tax returns filing system...

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    India releases stranded consignments of onion to Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57am on September 19, 2020

    Onion-laden trucks stranded on the Indian side of the Bhomra and Hili land ports started to enter Bangladesh on Saturday after five days of an...

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    Apple to open its first India online store

    AFP | Updated at 10:59pm on September 18, 2020

    Apple will launch its first online store in India next week, the Silicon Valley giant said on Friday, hoping to cash in on the country’s...

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    Singapore exchange touts gold to the masses

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:57pm on September 18, 2020

    Fancy owning your own gold bars that you can admire and take selfies with? With the coronavirus fuelling demand for safe-haven assets for investors to...

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    OPEC laggards called out in Saudi push for cuts compliance

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:57pm on September 18, 2020

    Saudi Arabia’s energy minister on Thursday pressed oil cartel OPEC and its allies to comply fully with production cuts amid falling crude prices, insisting that...

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    Google removes India payments app for betting violations ahead of IPL

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:56pm on September 18, 2020

    Google on Friday removed one of India’s biggest digital payment apps from its online store for breaching gambling rules, a day before the start of...

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    US to ban TikTok downloads, WeChat use tomorrow

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:55pm on September 18, 2020

    The United States on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok and use of the messaging and payment platform WeChat,...