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  • Police foil BNP’s black flag prog, Alal held
  • 3 bombs hit Myanmar's Rakhine state
  • BNP may go tough for Khaleda release
  • Myanmar bulldozes scores of Rohingya villages: HRW
  • Vehicle prices go up over high demand
  • Expedite disposal of pending cases
MNP service to be launched on trial basis in March

MNP service to be launched on trial basis in March

Much-awaited mobile number portability (MNP) service will be launched on trial basis in the middle of March, said BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood. Infozillion…

Eco-tourism parks to be ready by next year: BEZA

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) has urged the businesspeople to invest in the three eco-tourism parks - Naf, Sabrang and Sonadia which are expected to be ready for tourists by next year, reports BSS. “Tourism business will be flourished in the country if this sector gets tax holiday.…

Remittance inflow rebounds

Remittance inflow to the country rebounded in January, with a rise of US $215.97 million over the amount of December, 2017, reports BSS. The country received $1,379.79 million in January, while $1,163.82 million in December 2017, according to the Bangladesh Bank data. With the increased inflow in January,…
WB approves $300m

WB approves $300m

The World Bank on Wednesday approved a $300 million financing for improving the transparency as well as efficiency of major cash transfer programmes in…

Three-day tea expo to begin Feb 18

Bangladesh Tea Expo-2018 will begin on February 18 with a view to expanding market and promoting tea related products as well as boosting production with new varieties, reports BSS. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the three-day expo in capital’s International Convention…

‘Govt to produce 200 MT jute bags soon’

State Minister for Jute and Textile Mirza Azam yesterday said the government has a plan to produce 200 tonnes of eco- friendly jute polymer bag soon in a day, reports BSS. “As many as 200 tonnes of jute polymer bag to be produced every day after receiving technical assistance from Japan and Germany,”…

Stocks close week down, transactions decline

Stocks closed the week down yesterday with falling trends of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges as the daily transactions declined amid volatility in large-cap securities, reports BSS. During the week, the daily average trade value declined by 12.2 per cent to Tk 394.68…

Nokia widens losses in 2017

AFP, HELSINKI: Nokia said yesterday that its net loss widened in 2017, but that underlying profits improved, enabling the Finnish mobile phone maker to raise its forecasts for the coming years as operators prepare to roll out new lightning-fast 5G technology. Nokia said in a statement that it booked…
India appeals to key rural areas in last budget before election

India appeals to key rural areas in last budget before election

AFP, NEW DELHI: India promised hundreds of billions of dollars to develop poor rural areas and to help struggling farmers in its annual budget yesterday,…

Unilever posts rising 2017 profits

AFP, THE HAGUE: Food and consumer products giant Unilever yesterday posted soaring 2017 profits of 6.5 billion euros ($8.05 billion), after a year of “major change” when it spurned a Kraft Heinz takeover bid. Net profit leaped 16.9 per cent on sales of 53.7 billion euros, up 1.9 per cent…

Shell says annual profit almost triples to $13b

AFP, LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell said yesterday that profit after taxation almost tripled to just under $13 billion (10.5 billion euros) in 2017, energised partly by rising oil and gas prices. Net or bottom-line earnings for the full year compared with a figure of $4.6 billion in 2016, the Anglo-Dutch…
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