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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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    Onion prices surge to Tk 120 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    The prices of local variety of onions jumped to Tk 120 a kilogram in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Traders said as...

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    BERC must run independently, without undue influence

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 28, 2017

    THE role of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission have come to be questioned for the past few years in the event of increases in power...

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    BERC fights shy of fixing prices

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:07am on November 27, 2017

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, despite having legal entitlement, appears reluctant to rationalise fuel oil prices while it has been raising prices of electricity and natural...

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    Nov 30 hartal to protect people’s interests: left parties

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on November 26, 2017

    Left political leaders on Saturday came down heavily on prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury for his remarks that the latest increase in power price...

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