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    Prime Bank wins two prestigious ADB awards

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10pm on October 29, 2020

    Prime Bank has won the ‘Gender Champion’ in 2020 and ‘Best Green Deal’ awards given by Asian Development Bank, said a press release. The ADB...

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    Beximco, Beximco Pharma declare dividends amid lower profits

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01pm on October 29, 2020

    Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited declared 25 per cent dividend while Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited proposed 5 per cent cash dividend for the year ended on...

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    United Power declares 155pc dividend

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55pm on October 29, 2020

    United Power Generation and Distribution Company Limited declared 155 per cent dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2020. The board of directors proposed...

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    Educational institutes to remain shut till November 14

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50pm on October 29, 2020

    The government on Thursday extended the closure of the educational institutions in the country further until November 14, adding that it would consider reopening them...

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    Time to stop violence against Bangladeshi women: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15pm on October 29, 2020

    Women and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, rights watchdog Human Rights Watch said in a report released on...

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    Land tax payment automation begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on October 29, 2020

    Automation of land development tax payment began at nine upazilas under eight districts on Wednesday. Land minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury inaugurated the tax management software piloting...

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    Constable Titu sent to jail after 2nd phase of remand

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:31am on October 29, 2020

    Suspended police constable Titu Chandra Das, a suspect in torturing Raihan Ahmed to death on October 11 at Bandar Bazar outpost of Kotwali police in...

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    Previous candidates demand immediate appointment 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on October 29, 2020

    Aspirants of the government primary school teaching job, who passed in the previous recruitment tests, demanded their immediate appointments against the vacant posts at 65,600...

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    Ajax Jute Mills authorities demand eviction of grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on October 28, 2020

    Authorities of Ajax Jute Mills Limited on Wednesday demanded eviction of illegal occupiers from the former state-owned mill premises immediately. Mohammad Kawsar Zaman Babla, chairman...

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    FFs offered free treatment in India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on October 28, 2020

    The liberation war affairs ministry on Wednesday called application from the needy freedom fighters for their free treatment in India. Selected 100 freedom fighters would...