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  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • EC announces new polls schedule; election on December 30
  • 20-party to contest polls with BNP’s symbol
  • BNP leaders holding meeting with Khaleda in jail
  • Oikyafront to join 11th parliamentary polls: Dr Kamal
  • BNP starts selling nomination forms
  • BNP threatens to review its election joining decision
MNP service fee reset to Tk 50 before its launch

MNP service fee reset to Tk 50 before its launch

The government has reset the mobile number portability (MNP) service fee even before its launch. The posts and telecommunications department has set the…
GP, Banglalink get 3cr numbers in new series

GP, Banglalink get 3cr numbers in new series

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has allocated three crore numbers to two mobile network operators (MNOs) – Grameenphone…
Inflation slightly eases to 5.48pc in August

Inflation slightly eases to 5.48pc in August

The general point to point inflation rate in August last slightly eased to 5.48 percentage point from the previous month due to the slight decrease in…

Govt moves to hike licence, renewal fees of pvt health facilities

The government has taken a move to increase the license and renewal fees of private medical colleges, hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres of the country aiming to increase revenue collection from this sector, reports UNB. If implemented this will be first such fees hike in the sector since 1982,…

Stocks close week upward

Stocks closed the week yesterday mixed with rising trend of major indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges on higher activities of some large-cap securities, reports BSS. The DSEX, key index of the DSE finished the week with 12.01 points up at 5,574.25 and the blue-chip DS30 closed the week with…

Denmark keen to invest in dairy farming

A five-member delegation led by Acting Danish Ambassador Refika Hayta is keen to invest in the dairy farming sector for increasing milk production to meet the country’s protein demand, reports BSS. Bangladesh and Denmark can work together for modernisation of agriculture sector as the two countries…
US, Canada making ‘good progress’ on revised NAFTA

US, Canada making ‘good progress’ on revised NAFTA

The US and Canada are making "good progress" on the revision of the continental free trade deal but talks will continue to resolve remaining…

Asian equities feel fresh strain after emerging market rout

Asian equities suffered fresh losses yesterday, extending the previous day’s rout as concerns about contagion from emerging markets fray investor nerves, while sentiment is also being dampened by the possibility of further US tariffs on China, reports AFP from Hong Kong. And while emerging market…

US trade deficit surges in July

The US trade deficit surged to $50.1 billion in July on record imports that created burgeoning gaps with trading partners in the crosshairs of President Donald Trump’s aggressive policies, according to government data released Wednesday, reports AFP from Washington. And with US goods facing retaliatory…

UK to trial non-EU seasonal worker scheme after Brexit

Britain announced yesterday it will trial a six-month visa system to let in non-EU seasonal workers to pick crops, as Brexit leaves farmers facing a labour shortage, reports AFP from London. The two-year pilot programme will allow 2,500 workers from outside the European Union into Britain each year…

India’s rupee hits record low against dollar

India’s rupee hit a new record low of 72 to the dollar on Thursday as emerging market currencies suffered more losses, reports AFP from Mumbai. The under-pressure currency of Asia’s third-largest economy slid to 72.12 to the greenback in afternoon trade. The rupee has steadily fallen by…
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