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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...

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    Power board mustn’t make consumers pay for its flaws

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

    THE admission that both the Power Development Board and the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission made — during cross-examinations at a public hearing on power distribution...

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    Rice trading at mill gates, wholesale markets drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 23, 2017

    Buying and selling of rice at mill gates and wholesale markets dropped in last four days as retail-level traders were not buying the staple food...

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    Flood-affected farmers hit by soaring rice price

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:35am on September 23, 2017

    Millions of subsistent farmers of boro and aman rice and other crops after suffering staggering losses caused by floods in the northern and eastern districts...

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    Govt fails to reduce rice price after meeting with traders: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on September 21, 2017

      Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday alleged that the government after holding meeting with rice traders and mill owners could not bring down the soaring ...

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    BNP blames govt for rice crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 12:33am on September 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday alleged that the government itself had created a rice crisis in the country, inflicting...

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    Petrobangla drafts proposal to raise gas prices by up to 105 pc

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, has drafted a proposal to raise the prices of natural gas by up to 105 per...

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    Non-boiled rice makes fun of parboiled rice at OMS

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    THE sudden doubling of the price of parboiled rice, the staple food of the country’s people, at the outlets of government open market sales —...