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    Govt begins OMS of rice at doubled price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:21pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday began open market sale of coarse rice at Tk 30 per kilogramme across the divisional and district...

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    Prices of vegetables increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on September 08, 2017

    The prices of vegetables increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week mainly due to the Eid-centric supply shortage and the recent floods that...

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    Green chilli price soars by Tk 100 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 25, 2017

    The price of green chilli skyrocketed in the city’s kitchen markets over the week as the recent floods and heavy rainfall damaged farms in different...

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    Food safety big challenge for B’desh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on August 19, 2017

    Food safety is a big challenge for the country as hundreds of thousands of businesspeople involved in food processing are working under the regulations of...

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    Prices of daily essentials on the rise amid flood

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on August 15, 2017

    The prices of daily essential commodities including rice and vegetables have gone up in the city markets as the current spate of floods disrupted the...

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    Country again turns into rice importer

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:56pm on August 12, 2017

    The government has again become dependent on imported rice for maintaining food stock against the backdrop of loss of paddy to flash floods and lacklustre...

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    NBR finds hardly any impact of duty cut on rice price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on August 12, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue finds almost no impact of duty cut on rice import on the prices of the staple in the domestic market,...

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    Bangladesh imports onion from Pakistan, Egypt as Indian onion gets costlier

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:31pm on August 10, 2017

    Businessmen are importing onion from Pakistan and Egypt as an alternative option to meet the higher demand of the item ahead of the...

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    Food price hike pushes up general inflation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:33pm on August 09, 2017

    Food price hike in both rural and urban areas increased in July on point-to-point basis as the general inflation continued to record...

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    Prices of potato, egg go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:18pm on July 21, 2017

    The prices of potato and egg went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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