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    Inflation rises to 5.68pc in August

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:00pm on September 01, 2020

    The general point-to-point inflation rate slightly increased to 5.68 per cent in August from 5.53 per cent in July due to a rise in food...

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    Processed food instigate activities of ageing chromosomes: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51pm on September 01, 2020

    People who eat a lot of industrially processed junk food are more likely to exhibit a change in their chromosomes linked to ageing, according to...

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    Urban poor starve as food aid suspended

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:46am on July 29, 2020

    The government has suspended the special open market sale of rice introduced to help the urban poor who were force to slash food consumption after...

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    5pc eat once a day, 87pc face food, nutrition crisis: study

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:51pm on July 16, 2020

    The livelihoods of 98.3 per cent of the country’s poor people have severely been affected by the COVID-19 crisis with 87 per cent of them...

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    Top priority on agriculture to tackle food crisis: Razzaque

    Uni9ted News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:33am on July 06, 2020

    Giving utmost priority on agriculture sector to tackle food crisis amid coronavirus situation, the government has taken all-out measures, said agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque...

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    Parveen Sikder donates cash, food items

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:43am on July 05, 2020

    National Bank director and Executive Committee chairperson Parveen Haque Sikder, MP, has donated cash and relief items to helpless poor people. The distribution programme was...

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    Crowds swell at OMS shops

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:49pm on June 22, 2020

    Economists fear that the urban poor is heading for food crisis as crowds are swelling at OMS shops in the capital. Food officials reported an...

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    Evaly launches food delivery service

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on June 17, 2020

    Evaly Food Express Shop will deliver delicious foods of various reputed restaurants in the capital, said a press release on Tuesday. Through this service called...

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    Inflation drops sharply in May

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on June 02, 2020

    Point-to-point inflation significantly dropped by 0.61 percentage points to 5.35 per cent in May from 5.96 per cent in April as demand for both food...

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    StanChart, BRAC to give food to 5,000 families

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:38am on May 22, 2020

    Standard Chartered Bangladesh is collaborating with BRAC to deliver support packages to 25,000 people from 5000 low-income families, residing in areas locked down to contain...