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  • A file photo shows sacks of cotton. The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association has opposed Sena Kalyan Sangstha proposal for setting up a cotton trading hub in the country, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. — New Age photo.

  • A file photo shows activities inside a branch of a private bank in Dhaka. Bangladesh Bank has asked scheduled banks not to show their interest suspense and charged unrealised interest as income after rescheduling the defaulted loans. — New Age photo

  • A file photo taken from Wikipedia shows Cox’s Baazar Airport. Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon on Sunday said that construction works of proposed Cox’s Bazar International Airport would start within three months.

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BTMA against SKS proposal to set up cotton trading hub

A file photo shows sacks of cotton. The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association has opposed Sena Kalyan Sangstha proposal for setting up a cotton trading hub in the country, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. — New Age photo.
The Bangladesh Textile Mills Association has expressed its stand against a proposal made by Sena Kalyan Sangstha for setting up a cotton trading hub in the country, officials of the National Board of Revenue said. The BTMA has informed the revenue... Full story

Apply law equally to owners, workers

Garment sector labour leaders on Sunday demanded that the law must be applied equally to owners and workers to ensure sound industrial relation in the sector. In a meeting with state minister for labour and employment... Full story

Power Div misses ADP spending target in H1

Power Division missed its annual development programme implementation target for the first six months of the current fiscal year, the division’s data released on Sunday showed. Full story

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Scheduled banks asked not to show interest suspense as income

A file photo shows activities inside a branch of a private bank in Dhaka. Bangladesh Bank has asked scheduled banks not to show their interest suspense and charged unrealised interest as income after rescheduling the defaulted loans. — New Age photo
Bangladesh Bank has asked scheduled banks not to show their interest suspense and charged unrealised interest as income after rescheduling the defaulted loans. Interest suspense is a separate account that every bank has to maintain when the... Full story

DSE launches shariah index today, declines to make public names of cos

The Dhaka Stock Exchange is going to introduce shariah index today without naming the companies which will be under the index. Internationally recognised rating agency Standard & Poor’s developed the model as per... Full story

GDP growth would be around 6pc: planning minister

Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday hoped that Bangladesh would be able to achieve around 6 per cent GDP growth rate in the current fiscal year despite all odds and constraints. Full story

China decries US spending bill

China’s commerce ministry has condemned a $1.1-trillion spending bill passed by the US Congress last week over clauses that limit technological purchases from the Asian giant, saying they clash with the principles of fair trade. Full story

Bull runs on Dhaka bourse for eighth day

Dhaka stocks continued to rise for eight straight sessions on Sunday with the bourse’s benchmark index hitting a fresh high at 4,565.40 points as investors are anticipating another bubble at the market after the formation of government by... Full story

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Cox’s Bazar airport upgrade to start in 3 months, says Menon

A file photo taken from Wikipedia shows Cox’s Baazar Airport. Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon on Sunday said that construction works of proposed Cox’s Bazar International Airport would start within three months.
Civil aviation and tourism minister Rashed Khan Menon on Sunday said that construction works of proposed Cox’s Bazar International Airport would start within three months. ‘We hope the works will start within three months,’ the newly appointed minister... Full story

Turkish economic success falls victim to political turmoil

Turkey was once hailed as an economic success story, clambering out of a financial abyss with reforms over the past decade to near double-digit growth, a construction boom and improved prosperity. Full story

Wal-Mart sets up new company in India

Global retail giant Wal-Mart has registered a new company in India as it prepares to enter the country’s lucrative multibrand retail market with a new partner, reports Times of India. The American retail major and Bharti Enterprises... Full story


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