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    Rice price not to go up further: food minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on February 15, 2017

    Food minister Quamrul Islam on Wednesday assured all that the prices of coarse rice would not go up further during the current aman season although...

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    Dhaka to be meat free as butchers announce six-day strike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:09pm on February 12, 2017

    Butchers and meat sellers have called a six-day strike in Dhaka from February 13 to February 18 protesting at collection of additional toll...

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    DIFE develops 4 factory inspection apps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on January 22, 2017

    The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments has developed four mobile applications for factory inspection with the aim of ensuring effective and transparent inspection...

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    Anti-tobacco leaders propose ejecting delegates with ties to industry

    Reuters | Updated at 04:20pm on November 03, 2016

    The World Health Organisation is about to get tough with the global tobacco industry...

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    Chines firm to recall some US products after hacking attack

    Reuters | Updated at 02:07pm on October 24, 2016

    Chinese firm Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co Ltd said it will recall some of its products sold in the United States after it was identified by...

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    Child refugees in Turkey making UK clothes

    BBC | Updated at 11:35am on October 24, 2016

    Syrian refugee children have been making clothes for British shoppers, an undercover BBC investigation has found...

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    Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns

    Reuters | Updated at 09:12am on October 11, 2016

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to...

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    Inflation edges up slightly

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:10pm on October 04, 2016

    The general point-to-point inflation rate in the country increased slightly to 5.53 per cent in September, fueled by the uptrend in food inflation due to...

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    Turkish co to buy anti-cancer drugs from Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:57pm on October 04, 2016

    Bangladeshi pharmaceuticals company Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd, which is specialised in oncology medicines, and Turkish pharmaceuticals producer and distribution company Kare Ilac on...

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    Oil prices down on doubts over OPEC deal

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:18am on October 01, 2016

    Oil prices tumbled in Asia Friday as doubts emerged over the long-term success of a surprise OPEC agreement to cut output and stabilise the oversupplied...

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