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    Rice still dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on January 05, 2018

    The prices of rice remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Time for govt to attend to soaring cost of living

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 04, 2018

    AN INCREASE in the cost of living by 8.44 per cent in the capital city, as New Age reported on Wednesday quoting from the annual...

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    Onion prices rise again as volatility continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on December 29, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions rose again to Tk 110 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday after...

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    A year largely marked by govt’s market oversight failures

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 29, 2017

    THE outgoing year 2017, as many came to describe it as a horrible year for consumers, especially from the fixed- and low-income groups, has only...

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    Soaring prices sapped consumers

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on December 28, 2017

    Abnormal price hike of daily essentials, from rice to garlic and salt to onion, remained a matter of worry for the consumers throughout the outgoing...

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    Poor people hit hard by rice price hike: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 25, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the poor were suffering because of price hike of rice, which he hoped would come down with improvement...

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    5.2 lakh people fall into poverty: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on December 24, 2017

    At least 5.2 lakh people have fallen into poverty because of rice price hike which has also caused a rise in head count poverty rate...

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    Onion price stings more — Tk 140 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on December 15, 2017

    The price of local variety of onions increased further to Tk 140 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    AL’s allies slam govt for price spiral

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

    The partners of the ruling Awami League-led alliance on Monday criticised the government for the price spiral of essentials. At a meeting of the alliance...

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    BNP’s countrywide demos Wednesday against price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:15pm on December 11, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday announced countrywide protest programme for Wednesday against price hike of essential items including...

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