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A view of the 20th annual general meeting for the fiscal year 2018-19 of the International Publications Limited

A view of the 20th annual general meeting for the fiscal year 2018-19 of the International Publications Limited (IPL), the owning company of The Financial Express (FE), held in the IPL board room in the city on Saturday. The meeting was presided over by IPL Chairman Mahbubur Rahman (seated, sixth...

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IFC to review today BD's cross-border trading

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) begins reviewing today the cross-border trading environment of Bangladesh concerning the WTO-TFA measures under South Asia Regional Trade and Integration (SARTI) project.A mission of IFC, a sister entity of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group (WBG), will visit Benapole, Chattogram and...

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Pressure should be squarely on Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation: US envoy

KURIGRAM, Aug 24 (UNB): US Ambassador in Bangladesh Earl R Miller said on Saturday they will continue to put pressure on Myanmar to create conditions on the ground for the "voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable" return of all Rohingyas to Myanmar's Rakhine State."The pressure should be squarely on Myanmar," he...

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Move to set up car assembling plant in Chattogram

Talha Bin HabibThe government is contemplating setting up of a state-of-the-art car assembling plant in the country aiming to tap the potential of the automobile sector, officials said.As part of the move, the Ministry of Industries (MoI) has already started the process to build a 'customized mixed vehicle assembly plant'...

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One more dies of dengue fever

A 55-year-old man died of dengue fever on Saturday even though the number of people infected with the viral disease has continued to drop, the official data showed.The victim-identified as Abdul Kalam-hailed from Habiganj district.Sources said Kalam died in the morning after he was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital...

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