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    DGF issues 20,000 new licences to food grain traders in Oct

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 14, 2017

    More than 20,000 rice and wheat traders across the country received licences from the Directorate General of Food under the Control of Essential Commodities Act,...

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    Import payments for food grains soar by 186pc in Q1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 03, 2017

    Country’s overall import payments inched up by 1.87 per cent in the first three months of the fiscal year 2017-18 amid a sharp increase in...

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    Inflation hits 23-month high in Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on October 17, 2017

    The monthly inflation in September went up 23 months high to 6.12 per cent because of food price-led inflation against the backdrop of sharp rise...

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    Food shortage temporary: Matia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on October 17, 2017

    Bangladesh would soon overcome its ‘temporary food shortage’ caused by floods that occurred due to onrush of hilly waters from the upstream, agriculture minister Matia...

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    Right to food in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    FOOD is a substance that is consumed to provide nutritional support for body. It is a basic need of every human being and should be...

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    Floods, blast attack create food shortage for Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    Bangladesh celebrates today World Food Day amid shortfall in rice production due to lingering devastating floods that damaged two successive crops, both boro and aman...

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    Trapped Rohingyas in Myanmar get first substantial food aid in months

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:12am on October 12, 2017

    Rohingya Muslim villagers cut off from food and threatened by Buddhist neighbours in Myanmar’s violence-racked Rakhine state received their first substantial food supplies in months...

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    Farm labourers facing famine like situation: Khetmajur Union

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on October 10, 2017

    Farm labourers in the country are facing a famine like situation as there is not enough efforts from the government to help them survive through...

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    Food officials’ involvement in black market deplorable

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    FOOD inflation, especially rice shortage, has been a concern since the beginning of the year given that aus and amon harvests were destroyed by flooding...

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    Hunger in Africa

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    GLOBALLY, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016 — 35 per cent more people compared with about 80 million in 2015, according to the...