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BTRC preparing guideline on mobile tower radiation

BTRC preparing guideline on mobile tower radiation

Following the High Court's (HC's) directives, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will prepare a guideline pertaining…

Stern action taken against any manipulation

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said that stern action would be taken against any manipulation in essential commodity market during the holy month of Ramadan, reports BSS. "We've sufficient of essential commodities in stock and price is under acceptable level, but if any attempt of…

DCCI urges to finalise GAP modules

Leaders of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) have urged the government to finalise modules of Global Agricultural Practice (GAP) to boost export of agro products by adopting safe and sustainable practices, reports UNB. "Since our farmers are 80-90 per cent compliant, we need to finalise…

TCB’s OMS starts on May 15 for Ramadan

Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) would start open market sale (OMS) of essential commodities across the country on May 15 ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, reports BSS. "Ramadan would begin on May 27 and we are expecting to start OMS on May 15, " TCB Chairman Brigadier General Abu…
China targets debt risks, but does it mean business?

China targets debt risks, but does it mean business?

AFP, SHANGHAI: China has launched perhaps its most concerted push yet to clean up a toxic brew of unregulated and risky lending increasingly viewed as…
‘Tontine’ microcredit helps Senegal women do business

‘Tontine’ microcredit helps Senegal women do business

AFP, GRAND-MBAO: After months of waiting, 50-year-old Ndeye Khari Pouye has finally won the “cagnotte de la tontine”, a precious jackpot to…
Loyalty program creates 
profitability

Loyalty program creates profitability

A customer loyalty program is a relationship between a brand and customer. The company offers exclusive products, promotions, or pricing; in return the…

RCEP to boost global economic growth, say ASEAN leaders

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have welcomed the progress made in negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) during their summit, saying the giant free trade pact will boost global trade, reports Xinhua. Southeast Asian leaders gathered here…

WB suggests boosting private sector participation

Bangladesh and its South Asian neighbours can make their container ports more efficient by boosting private sector participation, improving governance and encouraging competition , says a new World Bank report. While noting that Bangladesh and South Asia have had impressive economic growth in the last…

Stocks open downward

Stocks opened the week yesterday downward with falling trend of major indices at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges on lower transactions, reports BSS. The broader DSEX of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 58.87 points lower at 5,475.55. The Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with…

Oil earnings surge but some question skimpy investment

AFP, NEW YORK: Rising crude prices drove huge profits for US oil industry giants, but key figures in the sector have raised concerns about low investments in exploration and production. They warn that continued tepid oilfield investment creates the threat of a supply crunch down the road. As petroleum…

Robi runs LTE trial successfully

Mobile phone operator Robi is set to introduce LTE/4G services, as it has successfully completed trial of the new technology with network equipment vendor Ericson in the capital, reports BSS. The trial was performed using the latest commercial end-user device and combined carrier of 1800 MHz and 2100…

Novoair BPGA Cup golf tournament begins

The four day long Novoair BPGA Cup professional golf tournament has started at the Kurmitola Golf Club in capital yesterday, a press statement said. Bangladesh professional golfers association (BPGA) organised the event. Mofizur Rahman, managing director of Novoair, and Brigadier General GM Kamrul Islam,…

Trump cuts spark fears of global tax war

AFP, PARIS: Donald Trump’s plans to slash corporate taxes in the United States have sparked concerns of a new global fiscal race to the bottom, possibly involving a wave of negative social consequences, experts say. In what Trump’s economic advisor Gary Cohn described as “the most…

Telecom subscriber base in India grows to 1.18b in Feb

India’s telecom subscriber base, mobile and landline combined, touched the 1.18 billion mark at the end of February 2017, growing 1.17 per cent over the previous month, according to regulator Trai, reports PTI. The market growth was propelled by the addition of 13.75 million mobile users during…
Jamuna Bank gets new chairman

Jamuna Bank gets new chairman

Ismail Hossain Siraji was elected chairman of Jamuna Bank Limited, the bank said in a statement yesterday. The board of directs of the bank in its 306th…
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