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    Non-boiled rice makes fun of parboiled rice at OMS

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2017

    THE sudden doubling of the price of parboiled rice, the staple food of the country’s people, at the outlets of government open market sales —...

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    OMS of rice fails to attract consumers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 20, 2017

    The government’s open market sale of rice has failed to achieve its target as consumers are reluctant to buy Atap rice (rice milled from sun...

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    5,314 sacks hoarded rice found in Rajshahi

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:36pm on September 19, 2017

    A Rajshahi mobile court in a drive found 5,314 sacks of hoarded rice in two rice mills of Sopura area in city on Monday afternoon...

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    Govt to import one lakh tonnes of rice from Myanmar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on September 19, 2017

    The government has decided to import one lakh tonnes of atob rice from Myanmar at the rate of US$442 per tonne, food minister Qamrul Islam...

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    Expand cultivation of zinc-enriched rice: experts

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:41am on September 19, 2017

    Experts at a training course in Dinajpur have called for expanded cultivation of zinc-enriched rice to prevent deficiency of zinc, iron and vitamin- A and...

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    Doubled OMS rice price hits ultra-poor hard

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2017

    The sudden jump in the rice price of the government’s open market sale programme has dealt a blow to many ultra-poor farmers in the flash-flood-hit...

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    Govt to sit with rice millers Tuesday

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:23pm on September 18, 2017

    Following soaring price of rice and ongoing unrest situation in rice market, three ministries will hold a joint meeting with the country's rice mill owners,...

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    Govt launches OMS in wake of rice price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on September 17, 2017

    The government on Sunday started open market sales of coarse varieties of rice at the rate of Tk 30 per kg across the divisional towns...

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    Tofail orders arresting illegal rice hoarders

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:15pm on September 17, 2017

      Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the district and police administrations have been directed to arrest those hoarding rice illegally across the country....

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    Govt should investigate food minister’s Myanmar visit

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2017

    THE food minister Qamrul Islam ignored an alert that Bangladesh’s embassy in Yangon issued in the third week of August for Bangladesh to keep off...