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  • A file photo shows a man jumping over wreckage created in front of Dhaka Stock Exchange following a violent protest against share price fall and market manipulation. The appointment of the judge to the first-ever special tribunal to deal with the cases for stock market manipulation is awaiting Supreme Court approval. — New Age photo

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Judge appointment to special tribunal awaits SC nod

A file photo shows a man jumping over wreckage created in front of Dhaka Stock Exchange following a violent protest against share price fall and market manipulation. The appointment of the judge to the first-ever special tribunal to deal with the cases for stock market manipulation is awaiting Supreme Court approval. — New Age photo
The appointment of the judge to the first-ever special tribunal to deal with the cases for stock market manipulation is awaiting Supreme Court approval. The law ministry in January sent a proposal to the Supreme Court for appointing Mustafizur Rahman... Full story

Trade deficit drops to $1.53b in H1

The country’s trade deficit decreased by 58.28 per cent in the first half of the current financial year compared with that of 34.13 per cent fall in the same period of the FY13 due to a rise in exports against negative growth in imports. Full story

Govt to set up hotline for factory workers soon

The government is going to set up a hotline soon for factory workers so that they can inform it any concern about possible fire, building safety and worker rights. The government says it has taken the initiative as per the requirement set by... Full story

Eco-friendly brick tariff value down by 33pc

The National Board of Revenue has lowered tariff value of machine-made bricks by more than 33 per cent in a bid to encourage production of environment friendly bricks in the country, officials of the revenue board said. Full story

Strong policy, surveillance needed to check illegal VoIP

Lack of strong policy and surveillance as well as earning of huge amount of illegal money in short time are responsible for illegal call termination, said telecom experts at a discussion in Dhaka on Saturday. Full story

Sweden ranked No 1 economy

Sweden ranked number one among the world’s 40 more largest economies in a new measure of economic growth and development complied by accountancy firm PwC , local media reported on Friday. Full story

US stocks rise despite some weak data

US stocks recovered from an early-week swoon to close the week with net gains, picking up enough momentum mid-week to override Friday's disappointing US jobs report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week up 95.23 (0.61 per cent) to... Full story

Shahjalal Islami Bank

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited commenced its commercial operation in accordance with principle of Islamic Shariah on May10, 2001 under the Bank Companies Act, 1991. During last twelve years SJIBL has diversified its service coverage by... Full story

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Garment buyers yet to shake off political instability concern

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Shamsur Rahman, managing director of Stylecraft Limited, one of the oldest garment firms in the country, in an interview with New Age on Saturday, talked about the present situation of the country’s garment industry. Interviewed by Ahmed Shawki New... Full story

Bullish vibes at DSE continue for 6th week

Dhaka stocks advanced last week, six weeks in a row, with the DSE’s key index hitting another fresh high of 4,845.09 points since its launch as investors continued to inject fresh funds, anticipating further rise in share prices amid increased... Full story

More US pressure on India sought over patent issue

The US Chamber of Commerce on Friday called on the government to ratchet up pressure on India over intellectual property rights, in a move that could help prevent Indian companies from producing cheap generic versions of... Full story

Vietnam gets first taste of Big Mac

Four decades after the Vietnam war ended, US fast-food giant McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in the communist country Saturday, aiming to lure a rising middle class away from rice and noodles. Full story


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