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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...

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    Half of people hit hard by record rice price hike: FAO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on October 05, 2017

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation on Tuesday said that rice price in flood-hit Bangladesh reached record levels to affect life of at least half of...

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    Syndicates of black marketers, food officials active

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2017

    Powerful syndicates of black marketers with support from food department officers are running foolproof system of stealing grains from the government’s storage depots in the...

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    Rice trading at mill gates, wholesale markets drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on September 23, 2017

    Buying and selling of rice at mill gates and wholesale markets dropped in last four days as retail-level traders were not buying the staple food...

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    Flood-affected farmers hit by soaring rice price

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:35am on September 23, 2017

    Millions of subsistent farmers of boro and aman rice and other crops after suffering staggering losses caused by floods in the northern and eastern districts...

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    784 Pabna rice mills blacklisted

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:46am on September 22, 2017

    The government has blacklisted 784 out of 876 rice mills in Pabna as they failed to supply rice to the government depot as per contracts...

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    80,000 sacks of stored rice seized in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:32am on September 22, 2017

    A mobile court on Thursday seized 80,000 sacks of rice from a warehouse in the port city’s Sagarika area. The mobile court led by executive...

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    Govt fails to reduce rice price after meeting with traders: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on September 21, 2017

      Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday alleged that the government after holding meeting with rice traders and mill owners could not bring down the soaring ...

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    BNP blames govt for rice crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 12:33am on September 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday alleged that the government itself had created a rice crisis in the country, inflicting...

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    2,071 sacks of VGD rice seized

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on September 21, 2017

    Six businessmen were detained and 2,071 sacks of rice allotted by the government for Vulnerable Group Development programme were seized in raids in Sirajganj and...