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    Hilsa price shoots up before Pahela Baishakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    The price of hilsa shot up at the kitchen markets in capital Dhaka over the week ending Friday on the eve of Pahela Baishakh, the...

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    Pakistanis feel crunch of rising prices

    Reuters . Islamabad/ Karachi | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    Pakistan’s surging petrol prices have more than halved the income of taxi driver Yasir Sultan, just one of many consumers whose faith in a government...

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    PM asks businesses not to hike prices of essentials in Ramadan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the businesspeople not to hike the prices of essentials during the upcoming month of Ramadan.The prime minister...

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    AL presidium expresses concern over price hikes of essentials, Banani fire

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2019

    Some members of the presidium of ruling Awami League on Friday expressed concern over price hikes of the daily essentials and the fire at a...

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    Govt seeks traders’ help to check price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 28, 2019

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Wednesday urged the country’s businesses to support the government in checking any abnormal rise in prices of commodities during Ramadan,...

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    Anti-tobacco campaigners demand increased prices of tobacco products

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on March 24, 2019

    Anti-tobacco campaigners on Saturday demanded raising tobacco product prices by imposing duties in the national budget for the coming fiscal....

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    BNP to protest against gas price hike move

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:58pm on March 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said that they will register protest as far  possible for the...

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    Gas price hike will get govt in trouble: auto rickshaw workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on March 16, 2019

    Bangladesh Auto-Rickshaw-Auto-Tempo Transport Workers Federation on Saturday urged the government to reconsider its move to increase the prices of compressed natural gas.In a press release,...

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    Decision on gas price hike likely by end of June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on March 15, 2019

    The public hearing before the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on proposal for gas price hike ended on Thursday with the commission’s technical evaluation committee claiming...

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    Gas cos want price hike for development

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    Subsidiaries of Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, continued for the third consecutive day on Wednesday to push for up to 211...