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    Petrobangla inks deal with Gunvor for LNG supply

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on September 19, 2017

    Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, on Tuesday signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with trading agency Gunvor Singapore Pte Ltd to...

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    Nat’l body formed to oversee govt’s reform programme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on September 19, 2017

    Cabinet Division has formed a national committee to oversee the implementation of the government’s doing business reform programme adopted for improving the country’s ranking in...

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    Govt extends OMS to upazila level

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on September 19, 2017

    The government on Tuesday decided to relax the mandatory jute packaging act for rice and to introduce open market sales of rice at upazila level...

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    BB okays share transfer of Lafarge, Holcim for merger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on September 18, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has approved transfer of entire shares of Holcim Cement Bangladesh to Lafarge Surma Cement Bangladesh as part of the entities’ global merger while...

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    Govt launches OMS in wake of rice price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday started open market sales of coarse varieties of rice at the rate of Tk 30 per kg across the divisional towns...

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    Prices of rice, onion rise further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on September 15, 2017

    Prices of rice and onion increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week due to the monopoly of rice mill owners and wholesalers of...

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    Housing sector may improve in coming years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on September 14, 2017

    Real estate and housing sector of the country might improve in the coming days after witnessing an average 11 per cent price fall during the...

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    ADP implementation remains slow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on September 10, 2017

    Progress in implementation of the annual development programme remained as usually in slower track in the first two months of the current fiscal year 2017-2018...

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    Industries ministry wants to join global patent treaty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:21pm on September 09, 2017

    The industries ministry is exploring the possibility of joining the Patent Cooperation Treaty to facilitate local inventors in getting patent rights on the global markets...

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    B’desh faces 23pc food production loss for environmental reasons

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:47pm on September 08, 2017

    If Bangladesh fails to maintain environmental flow requirements in river ecosystems, it will face a food production loss of up to 23 per cent in...

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