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  • Conduct surveys on road-rail bridges: PM
  • Convince Myanmar to take Rohingyas back: PM to China
  • President seeks Thailand, Brunei’s support for peaceful Rohingya
  • BSMMU conducts first-ever successful liver transplant surgery
  • Pay compensation to Russel in installments: HC to Green Line
  • Ecnec clears 10 projects involving Tk 6,967 cr
  • Rohingya Repatriation: Beijing’s support sought to convince Myanmar
  • RMG workers’ wage payment system to go digital
  • World Cup: Australia set 286 runs target for England
ADB approves $360m loan for railway development

ADB approves $360m loan for railway development

The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans totaling $360 million to buy modern rolling stock and support reform in…
Bangladesh seeks access 
to Kolkata port

Bangladesh seeks access to Kolkata port

Bangladesh has sought access to Kolkata port for carrying out exports and imports, according to sources, reports The Hindu Business Line. The access may…

Microsoft introduces ‘Kaizala’ in Bangla

Marking the International Mother Language Day, Microsoft has introduced the Bangla version of ‘Microsoft Kaizala’, a mobile application designed for large group communication, work management, reporting and analytics, reports UNB. Kaizala is designed to optimise productivity in a world with…

NBR to beef up monitoring to check tax dodging

National Board of Revenue (NBR) chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyana on Tuesday  said the NBR has been intensifying monitoring to check dodging of tax deducted or collected at source, reports BSS. He said tax deducted at source consists of 50 per cent of the total tax the NBR collected in a fiscal…

Central bank extends time to bring down ADR within new limit

The Bangladesh Bang (BB) on Tuesday extended the time by six months for banks to bring down their respective advanced deposit ratio (ADR) within the new limit declared on January 30. “The banks will have to bring down ADR within the new limit by December 31, 2018 instead of the previous deadline…

Rice production to increase by ‘15pc at reduced cost’

Experts at a training course have said adoption of the Alternate Drying and Wetting (AWD) irrigation technology while farming Boro rice could save up to 30 per cent irrigation water and increase 15 percent rice production at reduced costs, reports BSS. The Northwest Focal Area Network under financial…
Asian markets rise as focus turns 
to release of Fed minutes

Asian markets rise as focus turns to release of Fed minutes

AFP, HONG KONG: Hong Kong led Asian markets higher yesterday as traders brushed off a retreat on Wall Street, with attention turning to the release later…
Indian police arrest six as inquiry 
widens into bank fraud

Indian police arrest six as inquiry widens into bank fraud

AFP, MUMBAI: India’s federal police have arrested six people, including employees of a billionaire jeweller, as an inquiry into one of the country’s…
Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

AFP, SEOUL: Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones—the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — on Sunday, after it reported record…
British American Tobacco ‘used state to spy’

British American Tobacco ‘used state to spy’

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚…
Taiwan looks south for Muslim tourist dollars

Taiwan looks south for Muslim tourist dollars

AFP, TAIPEI: From halal fried chicken to hot springs hotels with prayer facilities, Taiwan is adapting its traditional tourist draws to woo Muslim visitors…

Walmart shares dive as e-commerce growth slows

AFP, NEW YORK: Investors pummeled Walmart shares Tuesday after the retail behemoth reported disappointing fourth-quarter earnings in results that revealed growing pains in its e-commerce buildout. Walmart suffered one of its worst days ever on Wall Street, plunging 10.2 per cent to close at $94.11,…
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