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CPD warns of debt-servicing trouble

A think-tank on Wednesday warned that Bangladesh would face debt-servicing problem unless it proceeded with caution while securing foreign loans."There are many countries who took loans without considering the implications," said Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya, a distinguished fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue, or CPD. "They had faced troubles in...

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Impasse over transport act continues

The impasse over enforcement of the new road transport act continued on Wednesday with goods transportation coming to a halt bus services remaining partially suspended to the woes of commuters and businesses.Bangladesh Truck Covered-van Goods Transportation Workers and Owners Association enforced the indefinite strike in the country with effect from...

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Vow to pay all RMG workers digitally

Policy makers and private sector leaders on Wednesday vowed to work together to make sure all garment workers get wages digitally. They made the pledge at the opening session of 'Bangladesh Digital Wages Summit' held at a city hotel. The summit was jointly organised by Access to Information, or a2i,...

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Govt willing to fully own Sanofi's BD operations

After local businesses, the government is now willing to buy the French drug maker Sanofi, which decided to leave Bangladesh after 60 years of its operations, officials said.The willingness was conveyed on Wednesday during a meeting between the high-ups of the government and the Paris-based global pharmaceutical giant at the...

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Prayer Timings-(21-11-2019)

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