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    Bangladesh releases its first biotech rice

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:55pm on December 27, 2017

        Scientists in Bangladesh have developed country's first biotech rice variety giving farmers an answer to the difficulties they face in harvesting the staple...

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    Poor people hit hard by rice price hike: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 25, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the poor were suffering because of price hike of rice, which he hoped would come down with improvement...

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    5.2 lakh people fall into poverty: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on December 24, 2017

    At least 5.2 lakh people have fallen into poverty because of rice price hike which has also caused a rise in head count poverty rate...

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    Prices of rice, ginger increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on December 22, 2017

    The prices of rice and ginger increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday. Rice prices rose by Tk 1-2 a kilogram in...

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    Rice, onion prices to come down soon, claims Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on December 21, 2017

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said that prices of rice and onion would come down soon as hike in prices of these items were...

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    Govt to import another 1.5 lakh tonnes of rice from India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on December 06, 2017

    The cabinet committee on government purchase at a meeting on Wednesday approved a proposal from the ministry of food to purchase one and half lakh...

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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...