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GP launches 4G service in Dhaka today By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 19th February, 2018, 00:00

The country’s leading mobile operator Grameenphone (GP) is likely to offer the 4G (Fourth Generation) data service to its subscribers today (Monday),  within 15 minutes after getting it’s…

GP launches 4G service in Dhaka today

Three-day tea expo begins at ICCB Three-day tea expo begins at ICCB

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Atiur stresses more CSR activities for financial inclusion Atiur stresses more CSR activities for financial inclusion

Bangladesh Bank’s former Governor Atitur Rahman urged businesses to contribute more in financial…


Do research on bee species: Matia  Do research on bee species: Matia

Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury on Sunday urged the scientists to carry out research works…


Halim re-appointed

MD of Pubali Bank Halim re-appointed MD of Pubali Bank

Md Abdul Halim Chowdhury was re-appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Pubali Bank…


PRAN participating in

Gulfood fair in Dubai PRAN participating in Gulfood fair in Dubai

PRAN, a leading food processor in Bangladesh, is participating in Gulfood fair that began at the Dubai…


BB bill auction held BB bill auction held

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NEWS OF THE DAY NEWS OF THE DAY

Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative,…


India’s loan frauds amount to 
almost $10b in 8,670 cases India’s loan frauds amount to almost $10b in 8,670 cases

NEW DELHI: Investors may have been shocked when one of India’s biggest banks disclosed a $1.77…


Four GCC states need more time on VAT: IMF Four GCC states need more time on VAT: IMF

DUBAI: Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain need more time to introduce VAT because technically and politically…


S Korea’s potential growth rate to 
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SEOUL: A report by the International Monetary Fund showed Sunday that South Korea's potential growth…


S’pore’s non-oil domestic 
exports jump 13pc in Jan
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SINGAPORE: International Enterprise Singapore, a government agency that promotes international trade…


Exports created

a record 4m

jobs in 2017 Exports created a record 4m jobs in 2017

SEOUL: South Korean export growth helped create a record 4.47 million jobs in 2017, a report by a local…


China's industrial

capacity utilisation

hits five-year high China's industrial capacity utilisation hits five-year high

BEIJING: China's industrial capacity utilization hit 77 percent in 2017, the highest level in nearly…


Irish imports,

exports set

record highs Irish imports, exports set record highs

DUBLIN: Both the imports and exports of Ireland reached record levels in 2017, said Central Statistics…


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China's private investment continued rising in 2017, data from the National Bureau of Statistics…


Iran deepens freight discount 
to boost oil sales to India Iran deepens freight discount to boost oil sales to India

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British shoppers’ January 
diet squeezes retail sales British shoppers’ January diet squeezes retail sales

LONDON: British retail sales barely rose in January, suggesting consumer demand remained lacklustre…


Egypt cuts interest rates as debt 
market seen defying Fed impact Egypt cuts interest rates as debt market seen defying Fed impact

DUBAI: Egypt cut interest rates for the first time since floating the currency at the end of 2016, starting…


Dollar slips to three-year low, 
losing against six currencies Dollar slips to three-year low, losing against six currencies

NEW YORK: The dollar slipped to a three-year low against a basket of currencies on Friday, headed for…


India's coal import

increases by 12pc

to 18m tonnes India's coal import increases by 12pc to 18m tonnes

NEW DELHI: The country's coal import increased by 12.4 per cent to 18.49 million tonnes (MT) in…


Chinese insurance

funds must serve

real economy Chinese insurance funds must serve real economy

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China-Ireland trade exceeds $10b for first time in history China-Ireland trade exceeds $10b for first time in history

DUBLIN: The bilateral trade between China and Ireland has exceeded 10 billion U.S. dollars for the first…


DSEX slips below 6,000 points again DSEX slips below 6,000 points again

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China sees more tourists China sees more tourists

BEIJING: China has hosted 214 million tourists in the first three days of the Chinese Lunar New Year…


Afghan

unemployment rate rises Afghan unemployment rate rises

KABUL: The Afghan unemployment rate has risen 2 percent to 27 percent in the outgoing Afghan year, with…


Honda launches sports bike in Bangladesh Honda launches sports bike in Bangladesh

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Taka down against euro, pound Taka down against euro, pound

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Prices of local onion declined marginally but most other essential commodities remained unchanged in…


CORPORATE CORNER CORPORATE CORNER

    Islami Bank Bangladesh Managing Director and CEO Md Mahbub ul Alam inaugurates a new branch…

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