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  • India tour in doubt as cricketers go on strike
  • Public gathering banned in Bhola after clashes
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  • 9 new additional judges sworn in
  • Bhola Violence: Hefajat’s demo Tuesday
  • Remove Bhola SP, Borhanuddin OC in 72 hrs, demand protesters
Facebook nudged to follow Bangladesh laws on content

Facebook nudged to follow Bangladesh laws on content

The government has notified Facebook of the Digital Security Act of Bangladesh by handing over a copy of the Act to the representatives of the popular…
BB asks banks to adjust ADR limit within Sept 30

BB asks banks to adjust ADR limit within Sept 30

Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday asked the scheduled banks to adjust their Advance Deposit Ratio (ADR) or Investment Deposit Ratio (IDR) limit within September…

Organic food growers need govt support to boost production

Speakers at a seminar yesterday stressed the need for providing government support and low-interest bank loan to the organic crops farmers to expand their production. They also said that the organic food producers face many challenges including lack of marketing facilities. "We don't have any…
Stocks close week down

Stocks close week down

Stocks finished the week down yesterday with falling trends of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges as the daily transactions…
China’s Huawei sues US over federal ban on its products

China’s Huawei sues US over federal ban on its products

Tech giant Huawei yesterday opened a legal front in its counter-offensive against US warnings that it could aid Chinese intelligence services, filing…

Asian markets mixed as global growth concerns return

Asian markets stuttered yesterday with no fresh news on the China-US trade front and as investors turn their attention to further signs of weakness in the global economy. A worldwide growth forecast downgrade from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and weaker-than-expected…

Eyes on European Central Bank to reverse eurozone slowdown

The European Central Bank is poised to offer yesterday a glimpse of plans to halt a eurozone slowdown, analysts say, as the Frankfurt institution is almost certain to downgrade growth and inflation forecasts. Just three months after ending a trillion-euro stimulus for the bloc, the ECB is under renewed…

‘Nearly a third’ of British billionaires moved to tax havens

Nearly a third of Britain's billionaires have either moved or are relocating to tax havens, where some have broken UK law by bankrolling political parties, a major investigation said yesterday. The Times newspaper published a series of reports detailing allegations of Britain's ultra-rich hiding…
Shahjalal Islami Bank gets new Additional MD

Shahjalal Islami Bank gets new Additional MD

Abdul Aziz has been promoted to the post of additional managing director of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited, the bank said in a press statement.  Prior…

Qatar raises $12b in bond sale despite political crisis

Qatar has sold bonds worth $12 billion (nine billion euros), the finance ministry said Thursday, attracting strong demand despite an economic and diplomatic boycott by its former Gulf allies. "The state of Qatar has achieved a successful return to the international financial markets with a total…

Toyota warns could leave UK under no-deal Brexit: Report

Toyota Europe's CEO has warned the firm could end production in Britain by 2023 if the country exits the European Union without a deal, the Nikkei business daily said yesterday. Speaking at the Geneva Motor Show, Johan van Zyl told reporters that "if the business environment becomes very, very…

Russia telecoms giant MTS to pay $850m in US corruption case

Russia's leading telecoms firm said yesterday it had agreed to pay $850 million to settle a US corruption case over huge bribes paid to the family of Uzbekistan's former president. The case shed light on massive corruption in Uzbekistan under former president Islam Karimov, who ruled the ex-Soviet…
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