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    ACC detects corruption in paddy, rice procurement, says chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on May 18, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has detected incidents of corruption, including realising bribes from farmers, in the process of direct paddy and rice procurement from growers by...

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    Rice theft continues

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:07am on May 13, 2020

    Misappropriation of government rice, meant for distributing among the poor, continues though a good number of local government representatives and rice dealers and traders were...

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    50 sacks of rice found in river

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:51am on May 11, 2020

    Police on Saturday found rotten rice in about 50 government sacks abandoned in River Kumar at Gobindapur under Alamdanga in Chuadanga. Alamdanga police station officer-in-charge...

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    ACC sues 2 UP members for rice theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on May 11, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Sunday filed three cases against two union parishad members and a UP secretary on charges of their alleged involvement in rice...

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    1.25 crore families to get relief today

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:49am on May 11, 2020

    The government will distribute 20 kg rice and Tk 2,500 cash to each of the 1.25 crore destitute families across the country today based on...

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    AL leader, UP chairman, secretary held as rice theft on

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on May 08, 2020

    Police arrested ruling Awami League-backed chairman and secretary of Arshinagar union parishad in Bhedarganj of Shariatpur for government rice theft and seized 35 sacks of...

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    One more UP chairman, two members suspended for government rice theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on May 08, 2020

    The Local Government Division on Thursday suspended one more union parishad chairman and two members for their involvement in government rice theft. The suspended ones...

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    90pc boro rice harvested in Haor belt: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on May 05, 2020

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said that farmers had already harvested 90 per cent of their boro rice in Haor belt and 25...

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    Awami League men sued, Juba League man fined for rice theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:20pm on May 03, 2020

    Three activists of ruling Awami League were sued in Mymensingh on Sunday and a Juba League leader was fined Tk 50,000 in Jhalokathi Saturday afternoon...

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    Government to procure 19.5 lakh tonnes of boro paddy, rice this season

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:27pm on April 30, 2020

    The government will procure 11.5 lakh tonnes of rice (boiled and non-boiled) and eight lakh tonnes of paddy during the current boro season. Besides, some...