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Rice prices rise by Tk 2.0-3.0 per kg

FE Report January 26, 2020 10:50:39

Prices of some medium and finer varieties of rice rose by Tk 2.0-3.0 per kilogram (kg) at the city retails in last one and half weeks, battering the consumers. Brridhan-28, Miniket and Jeerashail wit...

Onion price manipulation: NSI identifies 16 traders, 13 commission agents

REZAUL KARIM November 30, 2019 10:29:15

The National Security Intelligence (NSI), the country's major civilian intelligence agency, has identified some 29 businesses who were allegedly behind the recent rise in onion prices in the country....

Take immediate steps to control onion price: Rights body

-- November 03, 2019 14:18:22

Claiming that the hike in the onion price is a planned one by a syndicate, a consumer rights body on Sunday urged the government to take immediate steps to arrest the skyrocketing price of the cooking...

Amazon Studios head resigns over harassment allegations

AP October 18, 2017 10:41:33

Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series “Man in the High Castle.&rdqu...

Govt to import 250,000 tonnes rice from Thailand, India

-- October 10, 2017 00:33:00

Bangladesh is set to import a total of 250,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand and India in intergovernmental deals to shore up depleted stocks of the staple, head of the state grain buyer said on Monday...

BTMA, rights groups decry power price hike bid

FE Report September 28, 2017 10:16:42

A proposal for raising power tariffs under Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) faced opposition from consumer rights activists, politicians and a trade body in the public hearing. Rather, t...

Prices of coarse rice decline

FE Report September 28, 2017 10:05:17

The prices of finer varieties of rice continued to maintain their recent-peak levels Wednesday, but the coarse varieties showed a downward trend due to the recent cut in import duties and the governme...

August imports fall over 7.0pc despite big rice buy

Siddique Islam September 19, 2017 10:13:08

Overall imports fell by over 7.0 per cent or US$294.53 million in August despite big emergency rice buy from abroad.   One obvious reason cited by sources is that lower imports for industries t...

Cabinet purchase body endorses 300,000-tonne rice import

-- August 31, 2017 10:18:02

The Cabinet Purchase Committee approved on Wednesday 15 procurement proposals, including the import of 300,000 tonnes of rice, reports UNB.   Of the approved import, 250,000 tonnes of Atap (sun...