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    Government prioritising cotton production: Razzaque

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:20pm on September 19, 2020

    Agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque on Friday said that the government was giving emphasis on cotton production in the country and strengthening the Cotton Development...

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    Singapore exchange touts gold to the masses

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:57pm on September 18, 2020

    Fancy owning your own gold bars that you can admire and take selfies with? With the coronavirus fuelling demand for safe-haven assets for investors to...

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    Govt embarks on tuna mission in Bay of Bengal    

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:50pm on September 18, 2020

    Failing to woo the private sector, the government has taken a project to catch costly and migratory tuna fish as the country eyes to make...

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    Momin re-elected chair, Sattar vice-chair of Pravati Insurance Co

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:56pm on September 17, 2020

    Md Momin Ali has been re-elected chairman and Maruf Sattar Ali vice-chairman of the board of directors of Pravati Insurance Company Limited, said a press...

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    Bangladesh 79th in OBI: survey

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:54pm on September 17, 2020

    Bangladesh has ranked the 79th position, out of 117 countries, in the Open Budget Index (OBI) 2019, according to a global survey. Washington-based International Budget...

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    Potential productivity of next gen Bangladeshi workers drops to 46pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on September 17, 2020

    Potential productivity of the next generation workers of Bangladesh dropped to 46 per cent in 2020 from that of 48 per cent in 2018, according...

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    July-Aug ADP implementation remains dismal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on September 17, 2020

    Progress in execution of the annual development programme remained dismal in the first two months of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 mainly due to slower...

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    ADB to introduce regional hub for strengthening tax cooperation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26pm on September 17, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank is establishing a regional hub to promote knowledge sharing and strengthen cooperation on tax policy and tax administration across economies in...

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    Congressional report blames Boeing, FAA for MAX crashes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:38pm on September 16, 2020

    Congressional investigators blamed two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes on ‘repeated and serious failures’ by Boeing and air safety regulators, according to a report released...

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    BA boss defends virus job losses

    | Updated at 10:38pm on September 16, 2020

    British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz on Wednesday defended heavy job cuts at the airline after coronavirus decimated demand, declaring that customers were ‘still afraid...

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