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    Fortified rice to be available on OMS in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:49am on August 11, 2020

    The Ministry of Food and the World Food Programme on Monday formalised the inclusion of fortified rice in the Open Market Sales which will directly...

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    Govt sets rice mill workers’ minimum wage at Tk 7,810

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on August 09, 2020

    The government has set Tk 7,810 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers of country’s rice mill sector, increasing it by 41 per cent from...

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    Govt mulls rice import duty cut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on July 07, 2020

    The government is thinking of slashing the duty on rice import to keep the market price of the item stable as the price continued to...

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    Rice, vegetables become dearer

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on June 26, 2020

    The prices of course variety of rice and vegetables increased on the kitchen markets in the capital over the week ending Friday. The prices of...

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    Rice prices on rise despite bumper boro harvest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on June 25, 2020

    The prices of rice continued to rise in the city though there was a bumper production of the Boro paddy recently in the country. Despite...

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    Prices of rice, red lentil, onions increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on June 19, 2020

    The prices of rice, red lentil and onion went up on the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending on Friday. Retailers blamed wholesalers for...

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    ACC detects corruption in paddy, rice procurement, says chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on May 18, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has detected incidents of corruption, including realising bribes from farmers, in the process of direct paddy and rice procurement from growers by...

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    Rice theft continues

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:07am on May 13, 2020

    Misappropriation of government rice, meant for distributing among the poor, continues though a good number of local government representatives and rice dealers and traders were...

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    50 sacks of rice found in river

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:51am on May 11, 2020

    Police on Saturday found rotten rice in about 50 government sacks abandoned in River Kumar at Gobindapur under Alamdanga in Chuadanga. Alamdanga police station officer-in-charge...

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    ACC sues 2 UP members for rice theft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on May 11, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Sunday filed three cases against two union parishad members and a UP secretary on charges of their alleged involvement in rice...