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    Govt to procure aman rice at Tk 36 a kg

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:10pm on November 18, 2018

    The government will procure 6 lakh tonnes of parboiled Aman rice from farmers across the country from December 1.‘The government has decided to procure 6...

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    Imported Indian rice force closure of 600 Naogaon rice mills

    United News of Bangladesh . Naogaon | Updated at 02:16pm on October 20, 2018

    With the rice imported from neighbouring India selling at lower prices, the demand for the local varieties is on the decline, pushing 600 rice mills...

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    India rice export prices slip for 3rd week on slow demand

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    Rice export prices in India eased for a third consecutive week due to waning demand and prospects of fresh supplies, while markets in Thailand and...

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    BRRI develops 2 new rice varieties

    Mohammad Ali Zheelon . Gazipur | Updated at 12:58am on October 11, 2018

    Bangladesh Rice Research Institute has developed two new high yielding rice varieties - BRRI dhan88 and BRRI dhan89....

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    VGF rice-laden truck seized in Habiganj

    United News of Bangladesh . Habiganj | Updated at 11:59pm on September 28, 2018

    Police seized a truck with 58 sacks of rice meant for distribution among the ultra-poor under the vulnerable group feeding programme from Habigang-Lakhai road in...

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    India rice export prices recover

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    Rice export prices in India recovered this week after demand improved, while rates for the Vietnamese variety eased despite the prospect of orders from typhoon-hit...

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    Bangladesh ultra-poor to get rice at Tk 10 a kg for three months

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10am on August 30, 2018

    Food minister Qamrul Islam on Wednesday said the government would start selling rice at Tk 10 per kg among 50 lakh ultra-poor families across the...

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    Dinajpur mayor held for cheating in weight of VGF rice

    Our Correspondent . Dinajpur | Updated at 01:10am on August 20, 2018

    Dinajpur municipality mayor Syed Jahangir Alam was arrested on Sunday for cheating in weight of rice meant for the poor under the vulnerable group feeding...

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    Syndicate behind rice price hike: experts

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 11:30pm on June 24, 2018

    Traders, despite bumper yield of paddy, have increased prices of rice on the pretext of the reinstatement of 28 per cent import duty on the...

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    Rice prices go up after govt hikes import duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    The prices of rice went up in the city’s wholesale markets following the announcement of budget for the financial year of 2018-19 as the government...