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    Businesses demand set of fiscal benefits to offset Covid fallout

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on April 18, 2021

    Businesses on Sunday demanded a set of benefits, including reduction and waiver of income tax and value-added tax rates, in the forthcoming national budget for...

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    Inter-bank electronic fund transfer still non-functional

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on April 18, 2021

    Operation of the Bangladesh Electronic Funds Transfer Network, the country’s first paperless electronic inter-bank funds transfer system, is yet to be restored after five days...

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    Govt launches $7.5m matching grant for producing MPPE

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on April 18, 2021

    The commerce ministry, with the support of the World Bank Group, on Sunday launched a fund worth $7.5 million for entrepreneurs to facilitate production of...

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    Dhaka stocks gain for 4th day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on April 18, 2021

    Dhaka stocks advanced for the fourth day on Sunday as investors continued buying shares at lower prices after the recent plunge in share prices. Market...

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    Shop owners demand govt allow shops, markets to open from April 22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on April 18, 2021

    Shop owners on Sunday demanded that the government should allow shops and markets to open across the country beginning on April 22. The Bangladesh Shop...

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    Jibon undergoes successful surgery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on April 18, 2021

    Bangladesh national team striker Nabib Newaz Jibon underwent a knee surgery at a hospital in Kolkata, India on Saturday. ‘Alhamdulillah. Ligament [ACL] surgery successful. Please...

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    Liton to open in Tests?

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on April 18, 2021

    Bangladesh national team think tank is tinkering with the possibility of promoting wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das to the opening position in the forthcoming two-Test series against...

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    BFF, clubs optimistic to complete the league

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:58pm on April 18, 2021

    Bangladesh Football Federation and Bangladesh Premier League clubs in a virtual meeting on Sunday expressed optimism to resume and complete this season’s league unlike the...

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    Five women footballers test Covid positive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:53pm on April 18, 2021

    A total of five Bangladesh national women’s team footballers have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Bangladesh Football Federation residential camp. The infected players are...

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    SC upholds HC embargo on rescheduling ex-whip Froz’s loan   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:26pm on April 18, 2021

    The Appellate Division on Sunday upheld its stay on a High Court order that asked Sonali Bank not to further reschedule a loan of Tk...