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Low-grade jute barred from export

Low-grade jute barred from export

Low-grade jute barred from export

TRIBUNAL DESK: The government yesterday banned the export of low-quality raw jute indefinitely on allegations that inferior grade fibre is shipped in the name of quality jute, according to a notification from the ministry of textiles and jute. “We have a reputation of growing jute of superior quality in our country,” said Nasima Begum, joint

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US cuts UNRWA funding by more than half

Desk Report: The US government is cutting more than half of its planned funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, a move that could prove catastrophic for millions of people in need. The Department of State announced on Tuesday that it was withholding $65m out of a $125m aid package earmarked for the

Islamic Varsity formed probe body for check scam

Islamic Varsity formed probe body for check scam

Kushtia Correspondent: Authorities of Islamic University in Kushtia formed a three-member body to probe the alleged cheque scam by Ruhul Amin, an assistant professor of finance and banking department of the university, IU registrar office officials said on Monday evening. IU vice-chancellor Professor M Harun-Ur-Rashi Askari formed the body, headed by Professor Mustafa Kamal of

Islami Bank had a good 2017 Arastoo

Islami Bank had a good 2017: Arastoo

Desk Report: Islami Bank Bangladesh, the country’s largest private bank, saw its financial performance improve in the past one year, according to its Chairman Arastoo Khan. For instance, IBBL’s default loans at the end of 2017 stood at 3.56 percent, down from 3.74 percent a year earlier, he said at a press conference yesterday to

Walton’s new electronic items dominate foreign products at DITF

Walton’s new electronic items dominate foreign products at DITF

Business Desk- Various products made by the Bangladesh’s electronics giant Walton have been dominating over foreign products at the Dhaka International Trade Fair DITF 2018. Wanton is showcasing more than 700 models of various electronic products, including electrical home and kitchen appliances, mobile phones, laptops, computer accessories and industrial solutions, at the month-long fair in

4G services by March

4G services by March

Mobile internet users, especially in city areas, can brace themselves for super-fast data service from March as all operators are set to roll out 4G service, said the top brass of the telecom regulator yesterday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission yesterday received five applications for licence to provide 4G service, which will ensure 20 mbps

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Sundar Bangladesh Chai Foundation on Saturday distributed blankets and warm cloths

Tribunal Desk Sundar Bangladesh Chai Foundation on Saturday distributed blankets, warm cloths amidst several poor people living in slams of Bhuyanpara, under Khilgoan of capital city. Foundation general secretary Kazi Anisuzzaman Arzu as chief guest distributed the cloths, blanket to the deprived people. Among others Irin Afrin Mim, Naimul Ashfak and Ibrahim Khalil were present

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