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    USDA lowers B’desh rice yield forecast

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on July 20, 2017

    The US Department of Agriculture has revised down its post rice production forecast for Bangladesh in the marketing year 2017-18 to 3.42 crore tonnes from...

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    63 tonnes of illegal rice found at Ctg food depot

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:18am on July 20, 2017

    Sixty-three tonnes of illegal rice was found at Central Supply Depot of the directorate of food at Halishahar in Chittagong on Wednesday, a day after...

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    Small theft of rice smacks of big corruption

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2017

    FOOD inflation, especially shortage of rice, has been a concern since the beginning of this year given that the harvest of aus and aman was...

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    155 tonne govt rice seized

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:28am on July 19, 2017

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday detained five people, including a food official, and seized 155 tonnes of government rice, allegedly stolen from a government...

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    2nd Vietnam rice shipment arrives in Ctg

    Our Correspondent , Chittagong | Updated at 11:03pm on July 17, 2017

    The second shipment of rice from Vietnam reached Chittagong Port’s outer anchorage on Monday morning. The consignment contained a total of 27,000 tonnes of rice,...

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    Rice stock to be 10 lakh tonnes by August: Food minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 01:43pm on July 13, 2017

    The country’s rice stock will be increased to 10 lakh tonnes by August to ensure supply of the staple food-grain and meet any emergency...

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    OMS of rice demanded in flood-hit Sunamganj

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:26am on July 09, 2017

    Speakers at a programme in Sunamganj on Saturday demanded immediate resumption of the government’s food friendly programme — ‘open market sale’ of rice, to support...

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    Rice import from Vietnam to start arriving on July 10

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on July 03, 2017

    Some 2.5 lakh tonnes of rice from Vietnam will start arriving in Bangladesh on July 10, according to senior officials of the food ministry. Apart...

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    Uniform VAT suspended, excise duty revised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 29, 2017

    Full implementation of the new VAT law with 15 per cent uniform rate of value added tax has been suspended for two years while the...

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    Rice consignment to arrive from Vietnam in 15 days: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on June 23, 2017

    The first consignment of rice from Vietnam is scheduled to arrive in Chittagong within 15 days, said newly appointed ambassador of Vietnam to Dhaka Tran...