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    Biman to resume direct Delhi flight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines is set to re-launch its Dhaka-Delhi direct flight operations next month after five years eying to earn handsome revenues as India’s private...

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    Nepal economy to grow by 6.81pc this fiscal year

    Xinhua . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Nepal’s economy is projected to grow by 6.81 per cent in the current fiscal year that concludes in mid-July, as the Himalayan country is witnessing...

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    Bangabandhu satellite to connect local TVs, ATMs

    Bangadesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Alongside providing feed to local television channels (TVs), Bangabandhu satellite-I (BS-I) is set to connect automated teller machines (ATM) to offer uninterrupted and secured banking...

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    Belt and Road must be green, sustainable: Xi

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2019

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) must be green and sustainable, president Xi Jinping said in opening a summit on his grand strategy, adding that...

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    Marriot to open 7 luxury hotels in Bangladesh in next 5 years

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 07:50pm on April 26, 2019

    Banking on great success of hotel Le Meridien Dhaka, Marriot International has drawn out plans to open seven new hotels in the capital and other...

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    Maruti Suzuki to phase out diesel cars

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd said on Thursday it would stop making all diesel cars beginning April next year and forecast a weak rate of growth...

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    Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn granted $4.5m bail

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn was set to walk out of a Japanese jail for a second time since his arrest last year on financial...

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    German bank merger crumbles as Deutsche Bank tie-up talks with Commerzbank end

    Reuters . Frankfurt | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank abandoned their merger talks on Thursday, with the risks of doing a deal, restructuring costs and capital demands dashing efforts to...

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    China seeks to allay fears over Belt and Road debt risks

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, its finance minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay criticism that...

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    India alleges big MNCs did not pass on tax benefits

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Indian tax authorities have alleged that a number of big multinational companies have not passed on benefits from a tax cut to customers, a senior...

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