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Dhaka,  Thu,  01 September 2016
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September 1, 2016, 11:34 am
China and India have the biggest populations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the economic news coming out of both countries usually dominates world headlines. But it's their relatively small regional neighbours Japan and South Korea that dominate the Reuters Top 75:
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September 1, 2016, 11:10 am
A Natore court on Wednesday sentenced a man and his second wife to death for killing his son in 2015. The convicts were identified as Imdadul Haq Milon and his second wife Nahida of Kamardah village in Baraigram upazila, according to
The agitating tannery workers on Wednesday called for a half-day work abstention on September 04 if their demands including job security, accommodation and medical facilities at Savar tannery state are not met before the deadline. They said they will also arrange processions and rallies on September 01 and September 03 in the city's Hazaribagh area. They announced their programmes at a press conference organised by Tannery Workers Union in cooperation with Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation (BLF) held at the National Press Club. The press conference was attended, among others, by the chairman of the BLF Abdus Salam Khan, President of Tannery Workers Union
All who hold the existing 11-digit business identification numbers (BIN) have to obtain new registration before next July to fit in the new VAT and Supplementary Duty Act 2012 provisions. The existing BIN will not work after introduction of the new
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Police arrested a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami from Satkhamar Fazil Madrasah adjacent Boda Bazar in Atwari upazila of Panchagarh district on Wednesday over subversion plan. The arrestee was identified as Majharul Islam,44, ameer of the Boda upazila unit of Jamaat and lecturer of Satkhamar Fazil Madrasah, according to a news agency report. Mohammad Shah Alam, officer-in-charge of Atwari police station, said tipped off
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Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Thursday, rebounding on a weaker US dollar after falling around 3.0 per cent or more in the previous session following a surprisingly large build in US crude and distillate stocks last week. The US dollar index slipped against a basket of currencies on Thursday. A weaker dollar makes greenback-denominated commodities including oil cheaper
Five people have died in a midair collision between two small commercial planes in the US state of Alaska. There were no survivors from the crash, which happened in a remote area near the village of Russian Mission. Alaska National Guard officials say the collision occurred just before 11:00 am Wednesday. Those killed included three people on a Cessna from Hageland Aviation, a local airline, and two on a Piper operated by Renfro's Alaskan Adventures, a tourism company, National Guard added. Midair collisions are ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate smart identity cards launching programme on Friday. Election Commission (EC) sources have said that residents of Dhaka and an area yet to be chosen will be the first recipients of the new cards. The smart citizens’ ID cards will replace the existing laminated ones, according to a news agency. -bz   ...
RAJSHAHI, Aug 31 (BSS): Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) is going to launch two new departments to meet up the gradually increasing demands. The new departments - Building Engineering and Construction Management and Material Science and Technology - will be introduced from the current 2016-2017 academic session, a press release of RUET said. Prof Rafiqul Alam Beg, Vice-chancellor of RUET, told the journalists that the new departments will be launched in order to generate competent manpower to face challenges of ...
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Chelsea have re-signed Brazil defender David Luiz from Paris St-Germain for a fee of around £34 million. The 29-year-old travelled to
Speakers at a programme on Wednesday said despite progress in health sector, coverage is still low for the poor, less educated and rural people though health inequalities between rural and urban areas in the country are smaller than those of income and education. They also said about 130 million people in the South-East Asian countries still lack access to one or more essential health services, while 4.0 per cent of the global population is pushed further into poverty as a result ...
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UCWeb, a portfolio company of Alibaba Mobile Business Group, has launched a campaign for its news in-app product “BD Express”
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) celebrates its 38th founding anniversary across the country today (Thursday) with various programmes, reports UNB. On September 1, 1978, late President Ziaur Rahman founded the party with a 19-point programme to build a self-reliant Bangladesh. BNP and its associated bodies have taken up elaborate programmes, including discussion, hoisting party flag, placing wreaths at the grave of party founder and taking out a colourful procession, to mark the day. As part of the programmes, the party flag will be hoisted ...

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ISSUES ADVANCED116
ISSUES DECLINED90

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CompanyYCPHighLowCLOSE%CHG
AGRANINS13.3014.6013.3014.609.77
MERCINS11.6012.7011.6012.709.48
STANDARINS13.2014.5013.0014.409.09
CONTININS15.9017.4015.5017.308.81
REPUBLIC13.4014.7013.0014.508.21
GLOBALINS11.3012.4011.1012.207.97
DHAKAINS15.5016.8014.9016.707.74
PRIMEINSUR13.3014.4013.3014.307.52
KARNAPHULI10.7011.5010.7011.507.48
CITYGENINS12.3013.3012.0013.207.32
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CompanyYCPHighLowCLOSE%CHG
SHYAMPSUG14.7014.8013.3013.30-9.52
JUTESPINN60.4055.1054.4054.80-9.27
ZEALBANGLA17.9017.2016.2016.40-8.38
MEGHNAPET6.105.905.805.80-4.92
MODERNDYE308.30324.80290.00295.40-4.18
FARCHEM27.8027.8026.5026.70-3.96
RENWICKJA672.80694.60640.00647.90-3.70
SUNLIFEINS17.5017.4017.0017.00-2.86
CVOPRL250.60250.00243.00243.90-2.67
BIFC7.907.807.707.70-2.53
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USD78.9577.94
GBP118.00117.96
EUR83.7883.75
Chinese Yuan12.2412.24
HK Dollar10.21819.8929
Singapore dollar63.618659.877
Saudi Rial21.191820.52

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GOLD 1,270.40 (US $/oz)-0.6%
SILVER 20.70 (US $/oz)-1.9%
COPPER 7,12 (US$/mt) -0.7%
CRUDE OIL 93.20 (USD/bbl.) -1.7%
COTTON # 278.85 (USc/lb)0.9%
WHEAT (CBOT)647.25 (USD/bu)-0.1%
PALM OIL823.96 (USD/MTon)3.4%
Soybean Oil40.84 (USc/lb)1.4%
Sugar #1117.87 (USc/lb)-0.6%

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