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    Banks, bourses to remain open as govt changes decision

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:23pm on April 13, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday asked banks to provide service to customers for three hours in working days during the April 14-21 restriction period, backtracking on its previous decision to...

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    Dhaka Regency offers Ramadan special items

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:12pm on April 13, 2021

    Dhaka Regency features a variety of Arabic and local dishes in the month of Ramadan. The items include hummus, sarma kabsa, baklava, katayef, chhola, onion,...

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    Haval launches two new models in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:48pm on April 13, 2021

    Carmaker Haval has recently launched two new sports utility vehicles series H2 Jolion and H6 in Bangladesh. The models are loaded with luxury and world...

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    AMTOB seeks law enforcers’ assistance during COVID restrictions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:30pm on April 13, 2021

    The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh has sought assistance from law enforcement agencies to run emergency mobile telecom and internet services uninterrupted during the...

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    BB allows remittances abroad for online study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on April 13, 2021

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday allowed remittances abroad for the payment to foreign academic institutions for online study. The facility would be available for two semesters...

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    Banks to remain open till 3:00pm today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23am on April 13, 2021

    Banking transactions on Tuesday will continue till 3:00pm instead of 1:00pm ahead of eight-day closure, starting from Wednesday...

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    Bangladesh’s upper poverty rate hits 30pc: WB report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on April 12, 2021

    Bangladesh’s upper poverty rate has reached 30 per cent of the population as an adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank said in its latest report released on Monday. Substantial gains...

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    Stocks gain after 2-day plunge

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on April 12, 2021

    Dhaka stocks gained slightly on Monday after a plunge in the previous two sessions as investors showed mixed reactions to increased restrictions the government is going to enforce in April 14-21 across...

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    Bangladesh Bank extends CMSME package execution time to June 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on April 12, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday extended for the fifth time the deadline for the implementation of Tk 20,000-crore stimulus package meant for cottage, micro, small and medium entrepreneurs as...

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    Leather sector businesses get 3 more months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on April 12, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday extended the special loan rescheduling facility by three months for the leather sector entities relocated in the Savar Leather Industrial Park on the outskirts...