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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 —...

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    Govt must reduce OMS rice price

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2017

    IT IS sad that a sudden increase in open market sales rice price has dealt a blow to poor farmers in the flood-hit Sunamganj and...

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    Govt launches OMS in wake of rice price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday started open market sales of coarse varieties of rice at the rate of Tk 30 per kg across the divisional towns...

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    Tofail orders arresting illegal rice hoarders

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:15pm on September 17, 2017

      Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the district and police administrations have been directed to arrest those hoarding rice illegally across the country....

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    Experts blame govt policies for high power prices

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:07am on September 17, 2017

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission is preparing for a series of public hearing from September 25 on proposal for 14.78 per cent hike in bulk...

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    Green chilli price soars by Tk 100 a kg

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on August 25, 2017

    The price of green chilli skyrocketed in the city’s kitchen markets over the week as the recent floods and heavy rainfall damaged farms in different...

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    BERC to begin public hearing September 25

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:33am on August 24, 2017

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday set September 25 to begin a seven-day public hearing on the proposals made by utilities for further power...

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    BBS sparkles amid BSEC probe into BBS Cables’ unusual price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on August 22, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday formed an inquiry committee to look into the unusual price hike of the shares of newly listed...

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    Onion price doubles in Ctg wholesale market

    Nazim Uddin . Chittagong | Updated at 12:44am on August 09, 2017

    Prices of onion are rising daily in the wholesale and retail markets in Chittagong ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. The price of the essential item has almost...

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    155 tonne govt rice seized

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:28am on July 19, 2017

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday detained five people, including a food official, and seized 155 tonnes of government rice, allegedly stolen from a government...