Bangladeshi Taka

Bangladeshi Taka

Bangladeshi Taka overview

The Bangladeshi taka (Bengali: টাকা, sign: ৳ or Tk, code: BDT) is the currency of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Issuance of banknotes ৳10 and larger is controlled by Bangladesh Bank, and for the ৳2 and ৳5 banknotes, which are the responsibility of the Ministry of Finance of the government of Bangladesh. The most commonly used symbol for the taka is "৳" and "Tk", used on receipts while purchasing goods and services. ৳1 is subdivided into 100 poisha.

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Bangladeshi Taka news

Bangladeshi garment manufacturers hike workers’ pay amid new protests

The government said in September that the minimum wage for garment workers would increase by up to 51 percent to 8,000 taka ($95) a month, payable in January, the first increase since 2013.

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testCISF nabs foreigner with high volume of foreign currency Kolkata airport

Uniindia: New Delhi, Jan 3 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday nabbed a Bangladeshi national carrying high volume of foreign currencies at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport, Kolkata, an official release said here.

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ED raids 9 places in Kolkata, seizes huge Indian & foreign currencies

Uniindia: New Delhi, Dec 14 (UNI) Based on specific intelligence report that certain money changers and related persons in Kolkata were indulging in large-scale hawala activities, the Enforcement Directorate raided nine places and recovered Rs 1.

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Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Say They Don't Want to Go Back

Two big initiatives to resolve the Rohingya crisis -- repatriation since mid-November and resettlement since early October -- have been stalled for an indefinite period due to the persecuted refugees’

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700 Taka and the evolution of Nuhash Humayun’s short films

Hopelessly broke, what's a young man to do when he's got a date?

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Last deal for Bangladesh's first-ever metro rail project signed - Xinhua |

A 49.30 billion-taka (about 586.91 million U.S. dollars) deal for the last package of Bangladesh's first-ever metro rail project was signed in capital Dhaka on Sunday.

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Bangladesh Bank allows forex clearing account in Chinese yuan

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Bangladesh approves new road safety law to placate protesters

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the Road Transport Act 2018, with a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment and a fine of Bangladeshi Taka (BDT) 500,000 ($5,000) for drivers found involved in rash accidents resulting in roadside deaths. The Cabinet nodded to the new road safety law to placate thousands of students who have been protesting on

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