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BB’s new policy to increase banks' investment

The central bank has announced a fresh policy for providing temporary liquidity support to the scheduled banks for boosting their investment in the country's ailing capital market.Under the new policy, the banks will be eligible to invest such liquidity only in their own portfolios or the portfolios of their subsidiaries...

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Market watch reinforced to rein in price rises

In the wake of a volatile commodity market, the government has heightened monitoring to stabilise the prices of essentials, officials said.Commerce ministry has doubled its vigilance teams to oversee the kitchen market with intent to give some succour to consumers.As many as 28 teams instead of the previous 14 teams...

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'China's involvement in Rohingya issue positive'

The United Kingdom (UK) sees China's engagement in resolving the Rohingya crisis as a positive development since the latter has good rapport with Myanmar. British High Commissioner in Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson said this while addressing a press conference at his residence in the capital on Sunday.Chinese involvement in resolving...

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Depot tariff now 10pc from Oct 01

The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has cut down the proposed tariff for using private container depots by 2.0 percentage points to 10 per cent.The fresh tariff will take effect from October 01.At a meeting convened on Sunday, it fixed 10 per cent tariff for the services provided by 18 privately-owned...

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Casino stuffs found in more clubs

FE REPORTFollowing in the footsteps of Rapid Action Battalion, police on Sunday cracked down on four more traditional sporting clubs in the city, where they found casino-playing materials, money, and liquors.Police could make no arrest in the operation as they found none inside the clubs.The crackdown led by deputy commissioner...

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Prayer Timings-(23-09-2019)

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