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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...

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    Highest ever rice import from India in FY18

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:38pm on June 09, 2018

    The country imported highest ever rice mainly from India in the outgoing financial year 2017-18 to overcome supply shortage caused by floods and inertia of...

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    28pc duty reimposed on rice import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    Twenty-eight per cent duty has been reimposed on rice import to protect local farmers as the country witnessed bumper production in rice in last two...

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    Rice import duty raised to protect local farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:54pm on June 07, 2018

    Allocating highest in agriculture sector, finance kinister AMA Muhith in his budget speech proposed to re-impose 25 per cent customs duty and three per cent...

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    Bangladesh to reinstate 28pc duty on rice import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on June 05, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday said that the government has decided to reinstate 28 per cent duty on rice import in the budget of...

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    AL leader stores rice meant for the poor

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:22am on May 03, 2018

    The Gopalpur upazila administration in Tangail began investigating links between food department officials and government-appointed dealers after rice meant for distribution among the poor was...

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    Govt to sell nutrition-fortified rice to poor at subsidised price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on April 22, 2018

    The government took the decision to sell nutrition fortified rice at subsidized price to poor families under the Vulnerable Group Development Programme, food minister Food...

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    Share best practices for sustainable rice production: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on April 09, 2018

    Experts and policy-makers from rice producing countries last week concluded an international annual gathering with a strong recommendation of sharing the proven best practices for...