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  • Bangladesh beat West Indies by five wickets
  • Political parties can start election campaign Monday
  • 29 JaPa candidates to contest polls under Grand Alliance; 143 independently
  • Khaleda files writ to get back candidacy
  • HC asks EC to accept 5 BNP aspirants’ nominations
‘Expenditure hits record Tk 36,438cr’

‘Expenditure hits record Tk 36,438cr’

The implementation of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) during the July-November period of the current fiscal 2018-2019 reached a record Taka 36,438…
Economic disparity increases for lack of political competition in 10 yrs: CPD

Economic disparity increases for lack of political competition in 10 yrs: CPD

Distinguished fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Debapriya Bhattacharya yesterday said economic disparity in the country has increased manifold…
Two-day RAJUK workshop held

Two-day RAJUK workshop held

The 2-day workshop of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakka (RAJUK) titled “Project Implementation Concept Workshop for Stakeholders” held at a hotel…

WB approves $500m to boost livestock, dairy production

The World Bank has approved $500 million to improve livestock and dairy production in Bangladesh so that the country can meet growing demand for egg, meat and milk to improve the nutritional intake of its citizens. The Livestock and Dairy Development Project will improve agricultural productivity and…

Niger shuts Airtel offices over unpaid tax

Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel group, for unpaid taxes of $107 million. Airtel has been present in Niger since 2001 and holds a 51 per cent market share. "The tax people sealed…

Ispahani Mirzapore gets ‘Overall Best Brand’ award

Ispahani Mirzapore, a leading tea brand in the country, has won the ‘Overall Best Brand’ award across all categories in Best Brand Award 2018 and also won the ‘Best Brand Award’ in the hot beverage category for the fourth consecutive year, says a company press release issued…

Flydubai to re-launch flights to Ctg

Dubai-based flydubai yesterday announced to restart its flights to Chattogram on January 20 next with daily flights. "We're delighted that flydubai is returning to Chattogram. It reaffirms our commitment to serving underserved destinations and with daily flights, we look forward to our passengers…
Summit Power approves 30pc cash dividend

Summit Power approves 30pc cash dividend

Summit Power Limited has approved 30 per cent cash dividend to its shareholders for the year ended on 30 June 2018. The dividend was approved in presence…

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

As the warm, busy autumn becomes a distant memory and winter extends its grip over the Central Asian steppe, Uzbek grape farmer Abdumutal Yuldashev's harvest is bottled up, bound for Russia. If once Yuldashev's 15 hectares (37 acres) of land mostly yielded grapes for the table, now he and his…
Aamra-Polycom showcases solutions for future

Aamra-Polycom showcases solutions for future

Aamra networks limited and Polycom Inc. jointly held an event on Saturday to showcase the possibilities of human collaboration through video conferencing…

Empty flats raise fears of real estate collapse in Lebanon

Ghostly apartment blocks and half-built buildings dot Lebanon, as entrepreneurs and experts fear that the country's key real estate sector is on the brink of collapse. The small Mediterranean country's construction sector witnessed an unprecedented boom from 2008, fuelled in part by sales to…

Sugar cane means money, renewable energy in Mauritius

Far out into the Indian Ocean where it is forced to be self-reliant, the island nation of Mauritius is weaning itself off fossil fuels by turning to its main cash-crop sugar cane, for electricity. The leftover, crushed sugar cane stalks and tips -- dry fibrous material known as "bagasse" --…

Canadian telcos face $1b cost to remove huawei gear

Canada’s Telus Corp. and BCE Inc. may face at least $1 billion in costs if the country bans telecommunications equipment made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co. from their next generation 5G mobile networks, according to unidentified people familiar with the industry. BCE, Telus and, to…

Short, sharp shock of no-deal Brexit

A popular London wine merchant became the latest business last month to start stockpiling in case Britain splits from the European Union without a deal in March. The possibility of Britain breaking off from its main trading partner without any arrangements in place will grow if the UK parliament rejects…
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