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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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    Price of broiler chicken increases in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    The price of broiler chicken increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday as the demand for the item rose, traders said.They...

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    Prices of some varieties of fish go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Prices of a number of varieties of fish went up in the city’s kitchen markets while that of other varieties decreased over the week ending...

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    Govt to procure aman rice at Tk 36 a kg

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on November 18, 2018

    The government will procure 6 lakh tonnes of parboiled Aman rice from farmers across the country from December 1.‘The government has decided to procure 6...

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    Prices of some winter vegetables fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    The prices of essential commodities remained stable in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday.Traders said that some winter vegetables saw their prices...

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    Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare

    AFP | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    A woman has been charged after a ‘complex’ investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday,...

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