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Government trying to achieve SDG target over water management: Mahmud 'Govt trying to achieve SDG target over water management'

He says illegal occupation is a big challenge to maintaining a proper water management system in the country


Asia markets mixed, haunted by uncertainty on trade, Brexit Asia markets mixed, haunted by uncertainty on trade, Brexit

The dollar rises to 112.74 yen from 112.53 yen while euro slips to $1.0758 from $1.0760


Jute set to make a strong comeback Jute set to make a strong comeback

The jute sector was the largest export earner for the country until the 80s, it now has been outpaced by RMG sector by a large margin


Tofail invites Singaporean investors to Bangladesh Tofail invites Singaporean investors to Bangladesh

He says Bangladesh offers the most liberal FDI regime in South Asia allowing 100 percent foreign equity with unrestricted exit policy


Next budget size to be around Tk 4,50,000 cr Muhith mulls corporate tax cut

“I’ll take steps to reduce the corporate tax in the coming budget. I’ve been trying to do it for the last 10 years…," Muhith says


Bangladesh becomes industry-based middle-income country by 2021 says Industries Minister Amu Bangladesh becomes industry-based middle-income country by 2021: Amu

He says the country's contribution to manufacturing industrial sector in GDP in last fiscal was 21.01 percent due to dynamic leadership of PM Hasina


Bangladesh-India working to cut trade deficit says Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu Bangladesh-India working to cut trade deficit: Amu

He says new scopes for trade and investment between both the countries are being explored in now a days


Muhith for diversifying products to expand export market Muhith for diversifying products to expand export market

Muhith says Bangladesh would have to reduce dependence on RMG as exportable item to make the country a middle income one


Troubled Alitalia to slash 2000 jobs Troubled Alitalia to slash 2000 jobs

The job cuts would total more than 2,400, nearly a fifth of the company's global headcount, while the company put the total at 2,000


World Bank indirectly backs harmful SE Asian projects: report World Bank indirectly backs harmful SE Asian projects: report

World Bank funds can increase poverty, social strife and promote projects which hasten climate change says Inclusive Development International


Bangladesh likely to graduate from LDC by 2024 Bangladesh likely to graduate from LDC by 2024

“Bangladesh’s track record concerning growth in GNI indicates that Bangladesh is likely to graduate in terms of this criteria," Mustafizur Rahman says


Government to provide 15% subsidy on organic farming Government to provide 15% subsidy on organic farming

Government mulls ensurin safe and chemical-free food for the people as the organic food has become an emerging issue across the world for sound health


3.5 cr households targeted for preparing national database 3.5 cr households targeted for national database

An online database will be prepared based on economic status of every household to ensure bringing the target group under the social safety-net


Experts for expanded cultivation of zinc-enriched rice Experts for expanded cultivation of zinc-enriched rice

They say optimum consumption of zinc-enriched rice is crucial for increasing disease resistant capacity


Central Bank investigating reason of falling remittance inflow BB investigating falling of remittance inflow

The recent falling trend of the inflow of remittances is becoming a matter of concern for the country

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