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    Govt to import two lakh tonnes rice, wheat

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 04:46pm on December 06, 2017

    The government will import soon a total of two lakh tonnes of non-basmati boiled rice and wheat from India and Korea. The cabinet committee on...

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    Govt decides to give higher rice price to growers

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:39pm on November 30, 2017

    Government has decided to offer higher price to farmers for rice in the current Aman procurement season. An inter-ministerial meeting held on Thursday took the...

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    Govt okays import of another 1 lakh tonnes of rice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    The government would import one more lakh tonnes of rice through international tenders at an estimated cost of Tk 127.77 crore to increase stocks. A...

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    Aman harvest begins amid production shortfall fears

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:21am on November 14, 2017

    The farmers have begun reaping aman rice amid fears that sterility would cause further production shortfall after country wide floods took the first toll...

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    NBR opens up more LC stations for rice import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on October 30, 2017

    The National Board of Revenue has opened more land customs stations allowing rice import from neighboring India to increase the supply of rice in the...

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    Govt to import 2.5 lakh tonnes of rice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on October 26, 2017

    The cabinet committee on national purchase at a meeting on Wednesday approved imports of 2.5 lakh tones of rice against the backdrop of supply shortage...

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    Muhith reacts against rice import from Myanmar

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Monday reacted against the recent government move to procure rice from Myanmar that continued forcing Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh...

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    Govt approves import of one lakh tonnes of rice from India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on October 18, 2017

    The cabinet committee on national purchase on Wednesday approved purchases of one lakh tonnes of non-aromatic rice from India under a government-to-government deal....

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    Govt must introduce boiled rice for OMS

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2017

    IT IS shocking that the open market sale of rice is not helping the poor as they are not habituated to the offered variety, non-boiled...

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    One lakh tonne rice import from Myanmar approved

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on October 12, 2017

    The cabinet committee on national purchase on Wednesday approved the import of one lakh tonne of non-boiled rice from Myanmar that had forced over half...