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    Banks to provide services for three days next week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:18pm on July 28, 2021

    Banks in Bangladesh will provide services to their customers for three days in the next week. The banks will not provide services on Sunday and...

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    Palak asks young Indian start-ups to visit Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 06:05pm on July 28, 2021

    Palak asks young Indian start-ups to visit Bangladesh Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka State minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has called upon the young...

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    Govt forms working committee on int’l trade disputes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on July 27, 2021

    The commerce ministry has formed a high-powered working committee on trade remedy to work on international trade-related disputes, including anti-dumping duty, and make Bangladesh’s participation fruitful in...

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    Textile workers to get Covid vaccine on priority basis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on July 27, 2021

    The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association has started collecting detailed information of the workers and employees of the sector to bring them under the Covid vaccination programme on a priority...

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    Local contractors exempted from taking BB permission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on July 27, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday opened up the scope for Bangladeshi contracting firms for opening and operating bank accounts abroad jointly with non-resident co-partners to receive payments...

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    IMF sees 6pc world growth, warns developing nations falling behind

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:20pm on July 27, 2021

    The global economy will expand by 6 per cent this year, but disparities between nations are widening as advanced economies accelerate while developing countries fall behind, the IMF said...

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    Jamuna Group to invest Tk 1,000cr in Evaly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on July 27, 2021

    Jamuna Group is going to invest Tk 1,000 crore in Bangladesh’s e-commerce company Evaly, an Evaly press release said on Tuesday. ‘Initially, Jamuna will invest...

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    Global stocks retreat as US Fed kicks off policy meeting

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:16pm on July 27, 2021

    US and European stock markets fell on Tuesday after a mixed Asian session, as attention turned to the Federal Reserve and the start of the US central bank’s policy meeting. Bitcoin, which briefly topped $40,000 on...