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    A few reasons that let rice prices go through the roof

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    NO SIGN of decline in rice prices even after the harvest of the aman began amidst record import of rice remains worrisome. Rice prices shot...

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    No letup in rice price hike

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:18am on January 20, 2018

    The prices of rice showed no sign of decreasing even after the country began harvesting its second major rice crop, Aman, amid record import of...

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    Tofail claims price of rice, onion normal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on January 16, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Monday claimed in Jatiya Sangsad that the prices of rice and onion have now become normal in the market....

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    Rice still dear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:17pm on January 05, 2018

    The prices of rice remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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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...