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Despite pandemic fears, it's game on for advertisers as Tokyo Olympics kick off

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Masked athletes, empty venues, no fans: an Olympics like no other has launched in Tokyo but for Canadian advertisers, it's largely business as usual.Japanese automaker Toyota has decided to scrap all of its local Olympic-themed TV advertising because of public opinion about the Games in Japan. (Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)Masked athletes, empty venues, no fans: an…
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To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

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The Taliban say they don't want to monopolize power, but they insist there won't be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with The Associated Press, Taliban spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, who is also a member of the group's negotiating team, laid…
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Rawhide traded at lower prices than govt's fixed rate

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Rawhide is being traded at lower prices than the government's fixed rate. The government earlier fixed prices of salt-applied rawhide of cows at Tk 40-45 per square foot in Dhaka and Tk 33-37 outside Dhaka to ensure fair prices and avoid the recurrence of last year's situation when many threw away rawhide failing to recover even their cost.…
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Incurring loss, cattle traders leaving Dhaka with animals

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Mohammad Azgar Ali was excited when he came to Dhupkhola cattle market in Dhaka with his 16 bulls -- hoping to make good profit like last year. But that excitement dissipated as he had to incur loss when selling most of the animals and some remain unsold. "I've faced a loss of Tk 3 lakh…