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    Govt may not extend spl scheme for money, asset legalisation

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:54pm on May 17, 2021

    The government may not extend the special indemnity for legalisation of undisclosed and untaxed money and assets in the upcoming national budget for the fiscal...

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    Per capita income in Bangladesh now US$ 2,227

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:01pm on May 17, 2021

    The country’s per capita income has increased to $2,227 in the current financial year 2020-2021 from $2,064 in the previous fiscal year. Planning minister MA...

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    Dhaka Regency offers Eid signature dishes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:01pm on May 12, 2021

    Dhaka Regency offers signature Eid special dishes under its Eid Fiesta campaign. It is offering Buy one Get one Free offer to its consumers under...

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    Philippines economy shrinks 4.2pc in first quarter

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:14pm on May 11, 2021

    The Philippine economy shrank in the first three months of the year as coronavirus restrictions suppressed activity, but a top official said there were signs...

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    BUET develops OxyJet for Covid patients

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:46pm on May 11, 2021

    The Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology has been working for 10 months for the development of a low-cost...

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    Walton starts exporting products in Maldives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:19pm on May 11, 2021

    Bangladeshi electronics brand Walton started exporting its ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labeled products amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In a latest move of its global presence, the...

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    Increased allocation in budget for poor people, SMEs sought

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on May 09, 2021

    Experts on Sunday demanded an increased allocation in the national budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 for direct cash transfer and food support to disadvantaged...

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    Foodpanda users can now make payments with bKash

    | Updated at 10:48pm on May 09, 2021

    Online food delivery platform foodpanda has partnered with the country’s largest mobile financial services provider, bKash, in an effort to make cashless payments even quicker,...

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    Hitachi trains withdrawn in UK over cracks

    | Updated at 10:47pm on May 09, 2021

    Four UK train operators on Saturday pulled a number of Hitachi highspeed trains from long-distance routes after cracks were discovered, causing widespread disruption. Hitachi says...

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    Disappointing April jobs data pose new challenge for Biden agenda

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:48pm on May 08, 2021

    The United States added just 2,66,000 jobs in April — a quarter of the number expected — in a surprise setback for president Joe Biden’s...

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