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Indian rice starts to enter through...

Indian rice starts to enter through...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jan 9 2021

Three vehicles carrying the first consignment of 112 tons of rice  entered Bangladesh

Leakage rises in subsidized rice program...

Leakage rises in subsidized rice...

Agriculture

Sun, Jan 3 2021

IFPRI calls on government to put a monitoring mechanism in place

Bangladesh, India finalizing first bilateral...

Bangladesh, India finalizing rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 24 2020

About 100,000 tons of parboiled rice and 50,000 tons of white rice could be bought under the government-to-government...

Debunking Bangladesh’s rice import...

Debunking Bangladesh’s rice import...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 23 2020

BRRI says despite a 10% crop loss owing to monsoon, there will be a net surplus of three million tons...

Govt importing rice to replenish depleting...

Govt importing rice to refill...

Agriculture

Sat, Dec 5 2020

Food directorate’s reluctance to buy paddy from farmers resulted in poor stock

Food stock aplenty, price remains a...

Food stock aplenty, price remains a...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The government is having a hard time making the market behave as prices of staple rice and potato have...

Japanese scientists develop salt-resistant...

Japan develops salt-resistant rice

World

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Less than 1% of fresh water is available for human use, and 70% of that is used for agriculture...

Food Minister: Rice market stable

Food Minister: Rice market stable

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 17 2020

The amount of collected food grains is enough for the government reserve, the minister says

4,621 families in Bandarban receive...

4,621 families in Bandarban receive...

Nation

Sat, Jul 25 2020

Rice was distributed among 4,821 families in 9 wards of Bandarban Municipality under the management of...

ED: To those in need

ED: To those in need

Editorial

Wed, Jul 8 2020

The project plans to distribute 11,068 tons of rice to over 10 million people

ACC files case against 6 for embezzling...

ACC files case against 6 for embezzling...

Corruption

Sun, Jun 28 2020

Four of the accused have already been arrested

Food Minister: Govt to procure rice...

Food Minister: Govt to procure rice...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 17 2020

The minister came up with the remarks at a meeting via video conference with Barisal division officials...

3 UP members suspended over irregularities...

3 UP members suspended over irregularities...

Nation

Mon, May 18 2020

So far, 59 public representatives have been suspended for plundering relief materials during the...

Malaysia signs record rice import deal...

Malaysia signs record rice import deal...

Business

Fri, May 15 2020

Earlier this year, India restricted palm oil import from Malaysia, world’s second-biggest producer...

Hit by a new kind of uncertainty

Hit by a new kind of uncertainty

Md Fahmedul Islam Dewan

Wed, May 13 2020

Food security for those below the poverty line should be the primary concern right now

One more UP chairman, 3 members suspended...

One more UP chairman, 3 members suspended...

Nation

Wed, Apr 29 2020

A total of 39 public representatives, including 16 UP chairmen, 22 UP members and one Zila Parishad member,...

How can we find out who to give rice...

How can we find out who to give rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 23 2020

Instead of fruitlessly trying to find the poor, the government can easily make a list of the rich

Stealing relief is inexcusable

Stealing relief is inexcusable

Editorial

Sat, Apr 18 2020

Stealing relief is committing a crime against the teeming millions who are poor and destitute in this...

Coronavirus: Widespread theft of aid...

Coronavirus: Widespread theft of aid...

Nation

Fri, Apr 17 2020

A mobile court sentenced Banaripara upazila unit Awami League Vice President AKM Yusuf Ali to six months...

Coronavirus: Ministers warn of stern...

Ministers warn of stern action over...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 13 2020

Following a government move, the food ministry has launched food-friendly programs to provide food assistance...

Here’s how the PM can stop the rice...

Here’s how the PM can stop the rice...

D2

Mon, Apr 13 2020

To stop the mass looting of food relief, the PM must bring the middle class into the fight