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MoneyGram Launch the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Campaign

 MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money transfer services and the official partner of the International Cricket Council (ICC), launched today a customer activation campaign to reach out to cricket fans across the United Kingdom. Cricket enthusiasts will get a chance to put their commentary skills to the test, as well as meet some of England’s best known cricket stars ...

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World Bank indirectly backs harmful SE Asian projects: report

  World Bank investments in commercial financial institutions are indirectly allowing land-grabs, evictions and pollution in Southeast Asia, a watchdog group charged in a report Friday. By investing in banks and other so-called financial intermediaries, World Bank funds can increase poverty, social strife and promote projects which hasten climate change, according to a report by Inclusive Development International. These investments by the World Bank’s private financing ...

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ADP implementation rate witnesses a rise

  Implementation rate of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the first eight months (July-February) of fiscal year 2016-17 was 37 percent with an expenditure of Tk 45,532 crore. The implementation rate for the period was 3.0 percent higher from 34 percent of the same period of the last fiscal FY16, said planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while briefing journalists ...

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Pre-booking opens for dual back lens phone Helio S25

  Edison Group announced the latest addition to their Helio lineup, the Helio S25. This all new dual rear lens phone is inspired by their remarkable consistency of the Helio series.   This successor to the tremendously popular Helio S2 and Helio S20 is now offered to interested buyers for pre-booking from 7th March onwards. A fashionable Fastrack wristwatch is ...

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Oil slides below $50

  Oil prices took a battering on Thursday, with US prices falling below $50 for the first time this year, on signs a global supply glut is not going away. The euro meanwhile rallied briefly against the dollar as the ECB said it no longer saw a deflation threat and would end some of its massive support for the eurozone economy. Equities were under ...

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Walton will be Bangladesh’s flagbearer says HT Imam

 12th March, 2017   Keeping pace with the present time, Walton not only implemented digital methods but is also manufacturing high standard electric and electronics products with the practical implementation of the modern science and technology. Walton will be the flagbearer of Bangladesh in the world. HT Imam, political adviser to the Prime Minister, came up with the remarks while ...

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Oil prices fall to 2017 low as US petroleum supply surges

9th March, 2017   Oil prices slumped to their lowest level of 2017 Wednesday following a bearish US supply report that also dented American petroleum-linked shares.   The US oil benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, slid more than five percent to $50.28 a barrel, its lowest price since December. International oil benchmark Brent also ended the day at a low for ...

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‘Declining exports, remittances exert pressure on reserve’

4th March, 2017 Declining growth in export shipment, falling wage earner’s remittance and a consequent deficit in current account balance are likely to exert pressure on the country’s balance of payments, says a prominent think tank.   The Unnayan Onneshan (UO) in its monthly publication, the ‘Bangladesh Economic Update’ February 2017, called for a thorough reexamination of the current trade ...

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Bangladesh earns Tk 73 bn in jute exports in FY16

 1st March, 2017   Bangladesh has earned close to Tk 72.94 billion in the fiscal 2015-16 by exporting 1.96 million bales of jute and jute products. This amount is about Tk 8.75 billion more than the amount earned by exporting these products in the previous fiscal. The total jute production of the country during the financial year 2015-16 was 8.25 ...

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