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    60,000 traders run rice, wheat business without licence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on October 05, 2017

    More than 60,000 traders in the country are running their rice and wheat business illegally as they have not taken licences from the relevant authorities,...

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    Prices of vegetables soar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on September 29, 2017

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

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    Big rice exporters woo Bangladesh as prices slip in India, Thailand

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 02:24am on September 29, 2017

    Rice prices dipped this week in the Asian hubs of India and Thailand, but prospects of new deals with flood-ravaged Bangladesh could reinvigorate sluggish markets...

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    Tofail orders arresting illegal rice hoarders

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:15pm on September 17, 2017

      Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the district and police administrations have been directed to arrest those hoarding rice illegally across the country....

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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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