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    It’s now salt

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:14pm on November 19, 2019

    A rumour-driven spiral in the price of salt after a surge in the prices of onion and rice has caused panic buying of the item...

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    Iran’s Guards warn protesters of ‘decisive’ action

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 10:01pm on November 18, 2019

    Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards warned anti-government protesters of ‘decisive’ action if unrest over gasoline price hikes do not cease, state media said, in a hint...

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    No leniency, but market regulation is needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    ONION prices went through the roof after September, belying any market intervention mechanism that should have been there. Now, rice prices have increased. This yet...

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    Rice prices go up by Tk 8 in a week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on November 18, 2019

    Prices of rice increased up to Tk 8 a kilogram in a week with the rise in the staple prices by Tk 2 a kg...

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    Internet restricted in protest-hit Iran

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:17pm on November 17, 2019

    Authorities have restricted internet access in Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency said on Sunday, after nearly two days of nationwide protests triggered by a...

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    BNP to rally countrywide against onion price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on November 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday decided to hold countrywide demonstrations on Monday protesting against the skyrocketing price of onion and other daily essential commodities. The...

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    One killed in Iran as clashes erupt over fuel price hike

    Reuters. Dubai | Updated at 10:54pm on November 16, 2019

    One person was killed in the Iranian city of Sirjan during protests that erupted after President Hassan Rouhani's government imposed gasoline rationing and price hikes...

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    People behind onion price hike to be identified: PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:01pm on November 16, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said that the people behind the abnormal hike of onion price should be detected. She was inaugurating the third...

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    Onion price leaps by the hour, hits Tk 250

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on November 16, 2019

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    Drug producers seek cancellation of new VAT calculation method

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries has demanded cancellation of the new calculation method of value-added tax for medicines to avoid ‘price hike’ of the life...