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    Modi considers 3 options to aid farmers hit by low crop prices

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    Prime minister Narendra Modi is considering three options for a relief package to help farmers suffering because of low crop prices at a cost of...

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    India rice export price scales four-month peak

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    Rice export prices in India rose for a second straight week to the highest in four months on higher procurement costs for paddy, while Thai...

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    J&J ordered to stop using raw material to make Baby Powder in India

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2018

    India’s drugs regulator has ordered Johnson & Johnson to stop manufacturing its Baby Powder using raw materials in two of its Indian factories until test...

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    Price of eggs increases in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2018

    The price of eggs increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage of the item, traders said....

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    GSK, Pfizer to merge consumer healthcare units

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:51pm on December 19, 2018

    Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer on Wednesday announced a merger of their consumer healthcare units that produce over-the-counter medicines. GSK said it would have a...

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    Indian regulator says Reuters report on J&J baby powder ‘under consideration’

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    India’s federal drug regulator said on Tuesday a Reuters report that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its baby powder...

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    Broiler chicken price rises, vegetables stable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage of the item,...

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    Prices of most commodities remain unchanged

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Prices of most of the essential commodities remained unchanged while prices of some of the items decreased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week...

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    India’s 2019 wheat output could fall from record

    Reuters . Sehore | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    India’s wheat production could fall in 2019 from record output this year as lower moisture levels and higher temperatures in key growing regions are threatening...

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    Unilever buying GSK B’desh for Tk 1,604cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:30pm on December 03, 2018

    Unilever will buy 82 per cent shares of GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Limited for Tk 1,604 crore as part of the GSK’s move to divest Horlicks and...

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