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    ‘Bright & Shine’ gets approval for marketing BCSIR ultrasound gel

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:26pm on January 24, 2021

    Bangladeshi company Bright & Shine got the approval for marketing ‘Ultrasound Gel & Hearbal Mouthwash’ developed by the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industry Research....

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    Reliance profit soars despite oil business slump

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:52pm on January 23, 2021

    Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries on Friday said that its profit soared 12.5 per cent during the last quarter of 2020 despite sharp revenue fall in...

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    Tipu urges local plastic producers to build new skills

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:43pm on January 23, 2021

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday urged local entrepreneurs of plastic goods to seize the opportunities presented on the local and global markets by ensuring...

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    BICDA demands release of more imported goods thru off-docks

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:47pm on January 22, 2021

    The Bangladesh Inland Container Depots Association has demanded that measures should be taken to facilitate the release of more imported goods through private ICDs so...

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    BSCIC slashes iodine prices

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:57pm on January 22, 2021

    The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation has re-fixed the price of potassium iodate, the main ingredient in iodised salt, to ensure production of a...

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    United Airlines lost $7.1 billion in 2020

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:22pm on January 21, 2021

    United Airlines on Wednesday reported it took a hefty loss in 2020 following the devastating hit COVID-19 did to travel, but the carrier eyed a...

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    Hero MotoCorp tops 10-crore production milestone

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on January 21, 2021

    Indian multinational manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters Hero MotoCorp on Thursday surpassed the milestone of 100 million or 10 crores bikes in cumulative production. The...

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    BTTC for gradual withdrawal of import, production limits

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:10pm on January 21, 2021

    The Bangladesh Trade and Tariff Commission has recommended the commerce ministry to gradually withdraw the restriction on import and production of motorcycles with higher engine...

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    Re-export of fertiliser to Nepal allowed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on January 20, 2021

    The National Board of Revenue has allowed re-export of fertiliser imported from China to Nepal on condition that 10 per cent local value addition would...

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    Europe 2020 auto sales post record fall as virus hits

    AFP | Updated at 11:05pm on January 19, 2021

    New car sales in Europe last year suffered a record fall of nearly 24 per cent due to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Automobile Manufacturers’...