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Govt to bail out 'honest' defaulters, says Kamal

The government has mapped an 'exit' plan for 'honest' bank loan defaulters, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal disclosed Monday."We've prepared an exit plan for the honest but defaulting businessmen. The banks will charge a simple 7.0 per cent interest rate against their outstanding loans to give them an exit," Mr...

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49th Independence, National Day today

The nation will celebrate the 49th Independence and National Day today (Tuesday) vowing afresh to take the country towards prosperity with the Liberation War spirit, reports UNB.On March 26, 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared Bangladesh's independence following the crackdown on unarmed Bangalees on the midnight...

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Summit's FSRU to start operation from April 20

The country's second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, owned by Summit Group, is scheduled to initiate its commercial operation next month, mounting further the fiscal burden on the state-run Petrobangla over import of the fuel.After commissioning, Petrobangla would have to pay around $217,000 (Tk 18.22 million) per day to Summit...

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Mission calls for closing Rohingya funding gap

The delegation of a partnership mission on Monday urged the international community to fill the funding requirement the Rohingya, saying the gap would threaten the livelihoods of thousands of refugees staying in Bangladesh.The funding requirement under Joint Response Plan (JRP) is US$920 million.The delegation of the Partnership Mission, comprising representatives...

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Coaching centres must be closed from Apr 1

The government has ordered that coaching centres must remain closed from April 01 to May 06 during the HSC examinations. Education Minister Dipu Moni informed the media of the decision during a press conference at the Secretariat on Monday. —bdnews24.com

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Prayer Timings-(26-03-2019)

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Holiday Notice (26-03-2019)

The offices of The Financial Express (FE) will remain closed today (Tuesday) on the occasion of Independence and National Day. Therefore, there will be no issue of the FE tomorrow (Wednesday). The Online section of the newspaper will remain open as usual.

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