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    Production shortfall put poor in peril

    Shakhawat Hossain with Jasim Uddin and Md Owasim Uddin Bhuiyan | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    The poor and low-income groups continue to suffer from price hike of essentials, especially rice, because of shortfall in production caused by prolonged floods and...

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    AL’s allies dissatisfied

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on November 03, 2017

    Partners of the Awami League-led alliance on Thursday expressed their dissatisfactions over failure of the government in controlling the price hikes of the essential commodities....

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    AL-led alliance dissatisfied for price hikes of the essentials

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:46pm on November 02, 2017

    The leaders of the partners of the Awami League-led alliance on Thursday at a meeting expressed their dissatisfactions over the failure of the...

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    Onion price hits Tk 95

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on October 30, 2017

    The prices of onion hit a record high at Tk 95 a kg in the city’s kitchen markets on Monday, rising for the last two...

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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,...