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Sit for talks, save economy: FBCCI Leaders of the community and editors of a number of newspapers and TV channels yesterday expressed deep worries about the current confrontational political situation in the country. They said the street violence in the name of shutdowns must stop without any delay, and urged the political parties to sit together to sort out differences. They also called upon the ... Read More »

Aguero goal helps City sink United Sergio Aguero tore through the Manchester United defence to score a dazzling winner as Manchester City beat the Premier League leaders 2-1 on Monday to remind them they are still champions for a few more weeks. Second-placed City’s second successive league win at Old Trafford, following last term’s 6-1 demolition job, allowed them to narrow the gap on United ... Read More »

ADB forecasts GDP growth at 5.7pc

Financial News Service The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said the country’s GDP growth this year may rest at 5.7 percent. The government was working with a target of 7.2 percent but the setback is reported in the flagship annual report “Asian Development Outlook-2013″ Political violence and uncertainty are reported as the major reason for the setback. The Bank identified ... Read More »

$ 297 m foreign loan for pvt sector The Board of Investment Scrutiny Committee has approved US$ 297 million foreign loan for 15 projects in the private sector on Tuesday. The approval was given at the 74th meeting of the committee held Tuesday at the Bangladesh Bank (BB) with governor Dr Atiur Rahman in the chair, , says a press release. Of the $297 million, $200 million ... Read More »

Vietnam considers duty free facility for Bangladeshi products Vietnamese Minister for Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang on Sunday said they would specially consider offering duty-free export facilities to Bangladeshi SME products. He, at the same time, called upon Bangladeshi Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) to invest in Vietnam. The Vietnam government will take efforts for providing the facilities under the framework of the World Trade Organization ... Read More »

New Bank Asia branch in city

Bank Asia has opened the 74th branch of the bank at Satmasjid Road in the capital on Thursday (28 March). Bank’s director Sohana Rouf Chowdhury formally inaugurated the new branch, says a press release. Read More »