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    E-pay of fees above Tk 2 lakh made mandatory from July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on March 07, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue is set to rollout a mandatory electronic system for payment of fees and charges above Tk 2 lakh on all...

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    HM Steel in Ctg begins production activities

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 08:38pm on March 06, 2021

    HM Steel and Industry Limited, a concern of Mostafa Hakim Group, started its production activities formally on Saturday. Land minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury inaugurated the operations...

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    Honda launches advanced self-driving cars in Japan

    AFP | Updated at 11:05pm on March 05, 2021

    Honda launched the world’s most advanced self-driving car licensed for the road on Friday, releasing an initial batch of 100 models in Japan. The Legend...

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    Palm oil row fuels Swiss vote on Indonesia trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 11:02pm on March 05, 2021

    Switzerland votes on Sunday on a free trade deal with Indonesia but the agreement, which opens up a vast potential market, could slip up over...

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    Singer announces offers on laptops

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:27pm on March 04, 2021

    Home appliance and electronics brand Singer Bangladesh is announced attractive offers on Dell and HP Laptops, said a press release. Laptops have become one of...

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    Bangladesh to emerge as automobile industry hub: Humayun

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:25pm on March 04, 2021

    Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Thursday said that the government had taken a plan to make Bangladesh a regional automobile manufacturing hub by...

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    Germany to fine cos violating rights

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:41pm on March 03, 2021

    The German government agreed Wednesday a new law allowing fines worth millions of euros for companies which abuse labour and environmental rights in their global...

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    DCCI, BCI demand gradual reduction in corporate tax rates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on March 03, 2021

    Two leading trade bodies on Wednesday demanded a gradual reduction in corporate income tax rates to attract more domestic and foreign direct investments. The Dhaka...

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    Govt formulates president’s industrial dev award guidelines 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on March 03, 2021

    The government has formulated the President’s Industrial Development Award Guidelines 2020 after seven years of introducing the award. The industries ministry in a gazette notification...

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    Bangladesh export earnings shrink by 1.45pc in July-Feb

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on March 03, 2021

    Bangladesh’s export earnings in the July-February period of the current financial year fell by 1.45 per cent to $25.86 billion from $26.24 billion in the...