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5 IPP solar power projects hit snag for land problems

The implementation works on five independent power producer (IPP) solar power projects, out of seven, are getting delayed for land-related problems, according to Power Division officials. They said the five projects are 200 MW solar park in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar, 200 MW solar park in Gaibandha, 50 MW solar park in Sutiyakandi, Mymensingh, 32 MW solar park in Dharmapasa, Sunamganj, ...

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Samsung expects further profit hit from Note 7 fallout

  14th October, 2016 09:22:00   Samsung expects further blows to its profits from the withdrawal of the Note 7 phone, saying revenue will be affected in the first quarter of 2017.   The tech giant had already revised down its third-quarter earnings guidance.   On Friday, it said it expected an additional negative impact of around 3tn won ($2.7bn, ...

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DSE, CSE gain at opening

The prices of most of the shares at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw rise in early hours of trading on Thursday, last trading day of the week.   DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 5.45 points or 0.11 per cent to stand at 4694.77 points at 11:52 am.   The DSE ...

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Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrid cars for faulty brakes

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes.   Japanese automaker Toyota said in a statement Thursday that it was not aware of any reports of accidents linked to the defect “as of Oct. 3, 2016,” updating an ...

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UKBCCI Announces its Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner 2016

The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI), the leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh, is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards 2016 and Gala Dinner, to be held on 20th November 2016, at the London Hilton Park Lane. ...

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Brit College celebrates ten year milestone

Emdad Rahman Regents Lake banqueting Hall was the venue as Brit College celebrated ten years of delivering Higher Education to the community as an independent provider. Brit College was established in 2006 and since 2013 has delivered a single Higher Education programme to UK and EU learners on a full time, face to face basis. The Colleges mission is to ...

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Nature’s Chakra: Your personal hair regime

Healthy hair doesn’t just happen, it’s usually the result of patient, ongoing care. Anushka Arora, the charismatic and dynamic radio presenter at Sunrise Radio, tells us how she manages her luscious locks. “I love my job but it’s also quite hectic. From presenting a radio show to hosting events, I am always kept on my toes. That’s why it’s important for ...

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ChefOnline becomes a public limited company

HMRC approves £2.m Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) for ChefOnline to Expedite Business. ChefOnline is seeking to raise funds via crowd funding to expand services to clients and customers. The proposal has received Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) approval from the HMRC for £2 million. The Chief Executive of ChefOnline M A Munim unveiled this information at a press conference on Tuesday ...

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Banks, businesses back govt move to plug militant financing

As the government plans to go tough against militant financing, country’s apex trade body and top bankers have given assurances of backing the move to unearth bank accounts and businesses involved in militant transactions for legal actions. “We will provide the government with full support in identifying the bank accounts, if they are used in financing militant activities in the ...

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Sharp shares rise as China approves Foxconn takeover

Shares in Sharp have jumped rise after Chinese regulators approved a takeover of the Japanese electronics firm by Taiwan’s Foxconn.   Sharp rose more than 13% after Foxconn said China’s anti-monopoly authorities had approved the deal.   The Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo rose by 0.9% to 16,890.85 on a weaker yen helping exporters, as well as a strong performance ...

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