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  • Police break up Eorange customers’ street protest

    Staff Correspondent: Police have used batons to break up a protest by more than 1,000 disgruntled customers of Eorange, one of the scam-hit e-commerce companies that grabbed headlines.The protesters were moving from the Jatiya Press Club towards the Matsyabhaban around 11 am yesterdaywhen they were blocked by police.Witnesses say that…

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  • Global inaction over Rohingya repatriation shocks BD: PM

    Industry Desk:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demandedintensified global actions with “real urgency” to repatriate Rohingyas,saying major international powers inaction over the crisis shocked Bangladeshas it extended them makeshift refuge on humanitarian grounds, straining thecountry’s resources.“As I repeatedly said they (Rohingyas) are Myanmar nationals and hence,they must go back to their…

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  • Highway model filling stations on the card

    Staff Correspondent:The government has undertaken an initiative to introduce international standard petrol pumps having modern facility across the country, said an official familiar with the process.“For this, the government wants to implement the concept of ‘Highway Model Filling Station’ all over the country and reduce the number filling stations having…

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  • Country’s e-commerce turns into digital trap

    Golam Mostafa Jibon : As the e-commerce is gaining popularity and dependency across the world, it has now turned into a digital trap for Bangladeshi people due to continuous fraudulent activities by some e-commerce entrepreneurs.Lack of proper monitoring and appropriate law in this regard is the main reason behind the…

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  • Govt doesn’t agree to take liability of fraudulent e-commerce cos

    Mahfuja Mukul:After the multiple scams by the so called MLM companies including Jubok, Unipay2u, Distiny-2000, SPC, A1 Health Care Limited, Lifeway Bangladesh (Pvt) Limited andNovera Products, the cheating e-commerce companies so far have sucked at least Tk 10,000 crore from the common people either giving them lucrative interest or providing…

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  • Hasina woos US investors offers attractive facilities

    Industry Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought US investment in various potential sectors apart from the existing energy, banking and insurance sectors as Bangladesh is developing its infrastructure and power supply systems to facilitate FDI.“The US is, of course, the largest investor in Bangladesh with stakes in energy, banking…

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  • 5G to be launched at end of 2021: Joy

    Industry Desk: Prime Minister’s Information andCommunication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has revealed thelaunching of 5G service in the country to take place at the end of this year.“We are aiming to launch 5G (and) planning to pilot it at the end of thisyear,” he said at a business…

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  • No step to bring back siphoned money

    PK Halder scam Golam Mostafa Jibon:Though, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) with the directive of Metropolitan Session Judge and Senior Special Judge Court in Dhaka has issued a notification for attachment of the immovable wealth worth at around Tk 161.58 crore belonging to Proshanta Kumar Halder alias PK Halder, also former…

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  • ADB pegs Bangladesh’s GDP at 6.8pc this fiscal

    Special Correspondent: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised Bangladesh’s growth forecast for the current fiscal amid fears of a third wave of the Covid pandemic.In its latest report, the regional lender has pegged Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 6.8 percent in the current fiscal.GDP is a monetary…

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  • 3rd terminal of Dhk Airport to be visible by Dec: CAAB

    Staff Correspondent: Braving the pandemic, the work on the construction of the third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport is progressing in full swing with officials saying that parts of the much-awaited building will be visible by December this year.The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh informed that already 22 per…

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