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    Stocks gain for 3rd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on March 08, 2021

    Dhaka stocks gained for the third day on Monday as a section of investors kept buying shares at lower prices after prolonged downward trend on the market while many others maintained...

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    One in three global destinations shut to tourism: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:02pm on March 08, 2021

    Almost one-third of destinations worldwide are currently completely closed to international tourists because of the pandemic, the United Nations tourism body said on Monday. Governments initially started easing travel restrictions last...

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    EU banking regulator hit by Microsoft email hack

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:00pm on March 08, 2021

    The European Banking Authority, a key EU financial regulator, says it has fallen victim to a hack of its Microsoft email system which the US company blames on a Chinese group. Microsoft said last week that a state-sponsored group operating...

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    Janata Bank mourns HT Imam’s death

    | Updated at 10:58pm on March 08, 2021

    Janata Bank on Monday mourned the death of Awami League leader Hossain Toufique Imam. The board of directors of Janata Bank passed a condolence message at a board...

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    Thailand to cut hotel quarantine times

    | Updated at 10:57pm on March 08, 2021

    Thailand will slash mandatory hotel quarantine times for most travellers starting in April, the health minister announced Monday, with most vaccinated people facing just a week in isolation...

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    GP, Robi join intense bidding for spectrum in BTRC auction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:30pm on March 08, 2021

    Auction for 27.4 megahertz of spectrum in 1800 Megahertz spectrum and 2100 megahertz spectrum band continued for hours on Monday after at starting at 11:00...

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    Number, proportion of female staff in banks drop in 2020

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2021

    The number and proportion of female staff in the country’s banking sector dropped in 2020 compared with those in the previous year as employers are...

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    E-pay of fees above Tk 2 lakh made mandatory from July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on March 07, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue is set to rollout a mandatory electronic system for payment of fees and charges above Tk 2 lakh on all...