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BTRC conducts drives to monitor call quality

BTRC conducts drives to monitor call quality

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is conducting test drives in the country to check the quality of services (QoS) provided…

EZs require over 2.7 lakh employees in 5yrs: Study

Industries in Economic Zones (EZs) across the country will require about 2.60 lakh junior, about 7.03 thousand mid-level and 4.65 thousand senior employees in the next five years, reports BSS. “Considering the fact, it is forecasted that the industries will face problems to recruit about 22.33…

Textile directorate made as department

The government has upgraded textile directorate under the Textile and Jute Ministry as textile department for further development, extension and expansion of the country’s textile industries, reports BSS. To this effect, the public administration ministry has created 83 new posts for the textile…

ADP size increases by 438pc in 9 years

The size and expenditure of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) have increased manifold over the last nine years of the Awami League government with attaining the country’s capacity of undertaking and implementing mega projects, reports BSS. The overall size and expenditure of the ADP have…

Robust telecom sector diversifies employment

Buoyed by the robust growth in last few years, the telecommunication and information technology sector have generated diversified employment opportunities for the people of Bangladesh, especially for young generation, reports BSS. With the bliss of internet and technology, the young generation engages…

Income tax collection sees 15.60pc growth in 5 months

The income tax collection witnessed a robust growth of 15.60 per cent during the July-November period of the current fiscal year (FY18) with Tk 21,646 crore compared to the same period of the last fiscal year (FY17), reports BSS. The income tax collection during the five-month period (July-November)…

Bitcoin falls on S Korea curbs on digital currency trade

AFP,  SEOUL: Bitcoin fell more than 11 per cent after South Korea said yesterday it would ban anonymous trading of virtual currencies and crack down on money laundering activities using them. The announcement came as the hyper-wired South emerged as a hotbed for cryptocurrency trading, accounting…

Stocks end week mixed

Stocks ended the week yesterday mixed with rising trend of major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges, reports BSS. The broader DSEX of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the week with 61.73 points up at 6,244.52. The blue-chip DS30 and Shariah DSES also followed the same trend with…

BFDC opens specialised fish market in city

Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) yesterday opened a specialised government fisheries market for the first time at city’s Jatrabari with the aim to sell hygienic and formalin free fishes to the consumers, reports BSS. State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Narayan Chandra…

Turkey’s Erdogan signs defence, investment deals in Tunisia

AFP, TUNIS: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday signed agreements in Tunis on defence, investment and the environment as he and his Tunisian counterpart expressed their determination to strengthen economic cooperation. “We affirmed the desire of the two states to strengthen cooperation...…

China’s Geely takes 2.7b euro stake in Swedish truckmaker Volvo

AFP, STOCKHOLM: China’s Geely, which already owns the Swedish car brand Volvo, has now become the biggest shareholder in AB Volvo, the world’s second-largest truck manufacturer in a transaction worth around 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion), it announced on Wednesday. Geely said in a statement…

US, S Korea to hold trade talks next week

AFP, WASHINGTON: US and South Korean delegates will meet in Washington on January 5 for talks on possible amendments to their free trade agreement, officials announced yesterday. The Trump administration initiated talks to renegotiate the United States-Korea (KORUS) free trade agreement in July, arguing…
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