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    Govt to buy 2.5 lakh tonnes more rice from farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:30pm on June 11, 2019

    The government on Tuesday decided to procure 2.5 lakh tonnes more un-husked rice directly from the farmers during the current boro season.The price of per...

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    India, Thailand rice export prices rise, Bangladesh rates seen less competitive

    Reuters . Bengaluru | Updated at 12:20am on June 08, 2019

    Rice export prices in India and Thailand strengthened this week as gains in local currencies prompted traders to raise prices of the staple, while Bangladesh...

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    Left party for buying rice at Tk 1,200 a maund direct from growers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:18pm on June 01, 2019

    The leaders of Bangladesh Communist Party (Marxist) on Saturday urged the government to purchase paddy directly from farmers...

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    Govt to export 10-15 lakh tonnes of rice: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:02pm on May 30, 2019

    Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Thursday said that the government had decided to give Tk 3,000 crore subsidy in purchasing rice harvesters and other equipment...

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    Rice import duty hiked to 55pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:09pm on May 22, 2019

    The government on Wednesday increased the duties on rice import to 55 per cent from 28 per cent to discourage the import because of significant...

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    Falling paddy prices worry PM, says minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:26pm on May 18, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is worried about the declining prices of paddy across Bangladesh, agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque said...

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    Growers, millers ask govt to ensure fair paddy price

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:39pm on May 18, 2019

    Farmers on Saturday urged the government to save them by ensuring that they get fair price for paddy.They made the call at a press conference...

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    Nationwide sit-in of farmers on May 23 for fair prices

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:18pm on May 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Krishak Samity on Friday called a nationwide sit-in protest for May 23 in front of the officers of deputy commissioners at all districts seeking...

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    Govt’s wrong policies depriving farmers of fair prices: Mosharraf

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:07pm on May 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Friday claimed that wrong government policies are denying farmers fair prices of their products. ‘Why...

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    Boro farmers incurring heavy losses

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:48am on April 28, 2019

    Boro paddy growers are incurring heavy financial losses due to high production costs on the one hand, particularly high wage of labourers, and low prices...