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    Prices of onion, egg go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 28, 2017

    The prices of onion continued to increase in the city’s kitchen markets over the week in the name of off-season supply shortage. Traders said that...

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    Supply crunch sends onion price up to Tk 75

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on October 24, 2017

    The prices of onion increased by more than 50 per cent within a month and it was retailing at Tk 65-Tk 75 a kilogram in...

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    Onion prices on the rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on October 20, 2017

    The prices of onion increased further in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday amid a hike in the prices of most of...

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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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    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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    People mustn’t be made to pay for flaws of power agencies

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    THE Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has so far, unfortunately though, been known to be approving proposals of power distribution agencies, by usually holding public hearing,...

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    NESCO comes under fire as increased HR costs swells deficit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on October 05, 2017

    The Northern Electricity Supply Company has failed to show any improvement in efficiency despite a significant increase to employee salaries after being unbundled from the...

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    Half of people hit hard by record rice price hike: FAO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on October 05, 2017

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation on Tuesday said that rice price in flood-hit Bangladesh reached record levels to affect life of at least half of...

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    Consumers thrash poor performing WZPDC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on October 04, 2017

    Consumer representatives on Tuesday were scathing about the poor services rendered by West Zone Power Distribution Company, raising allegations of widespread corruption at its grassroots...

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    Consumers oppose PDB’s proposal for raising retail price of power again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 27, 2017

    Industrial entrepreneurs on Tuesday asked the government to reduce electricity price and expressed concern that any further increase in power tariff would adversely affect competitiveness...