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Mahakhali kitchen market on Thursday became the capital city’s third commercial centre pledging to prevent traders from selling formalin-tainted commodities. The market will now have a machine that can correctly detect formalin in commodities like fish, fruits and other foodstuff. Commerce Minister GM Quader handed the machine _ donated by Standard Bank _ to ASM […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday stressed enhancing the volume of two-way trade with Laos by harnessing untapped resources of the both countries. “We’ve immense scope to increase our volume of trade by harnessing our untapped resources, and during our official talks, we’ve emphasised on finding ways and means for increasing our mutual flow of […]

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With sweat and smarts, Pakistan-born Shahid Khan built a $3.4 billion manufacturing juggernaut from the ruins of an Illinois auto parts maker. To celebrate, he just bought one of the worst teams in the NFL, with the pledge of a similar turnaround. Only in America, folks. Driving down a dusty back road in Danville, Ill., […]

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By: Rejaul Karim Byron The finance division has pointed out five major risks associated with Malaysia’s proposed financing for the Padma bridge project, and said those concerns must be addressed if the proposal is to be accepted, according to a finance ministry official. Though the deal has been described as a government-to-government agreement, the Memorandum […]

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By: Wahidur Rahman The pharmaceutical sector is highly developed in Bangladesh and contributes significantly to the country’s economy. After the promulgation of Drug Control Ordinance-1982, the development of the sector was accelerated. The professional knowledge and innovative conceptual skills played a vital role in the development of the sector as a whole. The substantial development […]

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By: Refayet Ullah Mirdha The apparel industry is in a double bind: continuous high inflation has led to a wage pressure and a gloomy global economy has left the garment owners in a tight financial situation. The garment workers had a pay hike less than two years ago, but they are already finding it hard […]

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Standard Chartered Bank yesterday launched a new type of credit card — Visa Signature Card — to offer a host of superior travel and lifestyle benefits for the top-end consumers of Bangladesh. The card will mainly focus on providing attractive and exclusive travel, dining and lodging privileges, both locally and globally. Jim McCabe, the bank’s […]

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F R Chowdhury 25th June every year is now being celebrated as a day of Seafarers. International sea borne trade has a tremendous contribution in the development of trade, commerce, agriculture, industry, tourism, education, culture, science and technology. As a matter of fact this world would not have been what it is today without shipping. […]

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By: Mohd Jahangir Alam Amid recurring violence in the country’s fast-growing export-oriented readymade garment (RMG) industry, intelligence officials say that some vested quarters, both local and foreign, have long been involved in the dirty game. The intelligence officials have identified five broad categories of vested quarters as playing a role in destabilising the country’s highest […]

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Bangladesh e Erectile Dysfunction No More- Amazing Plan Of Sex Boosting Exercises conomy is likely to grow at 6.4 per cent rate in the upcoming fiscal year (2012-13), a World Bank (WB) report forecasted. Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth has de generic viagra sales clined to 6.3 per cent in the current fiscal (2011-12) […]

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By: Rejaul Karim Byron The government has formed a high-powered committee to tackle a fund crisis in the power sector. The government has also decided to continue tax breaks for the power plants that will come into operation after 2013. The committee led by Finance Minister AMA Muhith will also examine various proposals of the […]

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