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  • SI Tutul wins best playback singer award
  • Syria agrees to April 10 peace deadline: Annan
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  • Muktis down Jamal to extend lead
  • EC has no plans to deploy army in Dhaka city polls
  • Biman goes on 48-hour strike from April 16
  • No end to BCL atrocities
  • Increase free income tax limit
  • Interest rate: is it too high?
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  • Rights activists concerned about rights violation
  • ACC launches Destiny probe
  • Azad goes into hiding as ICT-2 orders his arrest
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A new energy Third World in North America?

THE ‘curse’ of oil wealth is a well-known phenomenon in Third World petro-states where millions of lives are wasted in poverty and the environment is ravaged, while tiny elites rake in the energy dollars and... Full story

Interest rate: is it too high?

THERE seems to be some confusion about bank interest rates and interest spreads, both of which are believed to be too high. In fact, the confusion is an old one; it also dogged the policymakers during the... Full story

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