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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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    Aubergine price hits Tk 90 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on April 14, 2021

    The price of aubergine shot up to Tk 90 a kilogram on the kitchen markets in the capital on Tuesday, a day before the beginning of Ramadan, the fasting month of the Muslims. Traders said that the prices of most of the...

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    Bangladesh Bank approves 524.5m euro loan from forex reserve for Payra Port Authority

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on April 13, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday approved issuance of 524.5 million euros in loan from its foreign currency reserve to state-owned Sonali Bank against government guarantee to be lent to the...

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    Government agencies urged to make tax return submission mandatory for getting services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on April 13, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has requested the government agencies concerned to make mandatory the submission of proof of filing income tax returns for receiving a number of services, including registration and...

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    Stocks gain for 2nd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on April 13, 2021

    Dhaka stocks advanced on Tuesday, adding to the previous session’s gain as investors went for bargain hunting after the recent fall in share prices. DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, advanced by 1.35 per cent, or 70.22 points, to...

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    Customs houses asked not to allow unauthorised officials to use Asycuda

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on April 13, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has asked customs houses to refrain from allowing the unauthorised revenue officers (ROs) and assistant revenue officers (AROs) to conduct customs assessment using...

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    Bangladesh Bank allows remittance to foreign edn instts for online study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on April 13, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday gave permission to transfer money to foreign academic institutions for online study. The facility would be available for two semesters or sessions till...

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    Pubali Bank gets 3 new DMDs

    | Updated at 11:08pm on April 13, 2021

    The board of directors of Pubali Bank has recently appointed Zahid Ahsan, Mohammad Esha and Mohammad Shahadat Hossain as deputy managing directors of the bank, said a press release...