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BRAC inks deal with WB to improve road safety in Bangladesh

The World Bank and BRAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Saturday to collaborate for improving road safety in Bangladesh.

BRAC inks deal with WB to improve road safety in Bangladesh

India rice prices rise as flood damages huge crops in Bangladesh

Rice export prices in top-hub India edged higher this week as floods and surging coronavirus cases hammered supply and export logistics

A farmer returns home with some crops on his boat from a flooded rice field in Makinganj

Rice price in Thailand hit 4-month low, Vietnam jumps

Rice export prices in Thailand dropped to their lowest level in four months this week, amid weakness in the domestic currency and sluggish demand, while Vietnamese rates rose after incessant rains ...

Workers sun dry paddy at a rice processing mill after reopening amid concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Munshiganj, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8 July 2020

India rice prices hit over 2-month low

Indian export rice prices fell to their lowest in more than two months this week due to a weaker rupee and muted demand, while mounting supplies from an ongoing harvest weighed on Vietnamese rates

A man walks in a filed covered with rice saplings at Kullan village in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, India on 18 June 2020

62pc haor paddy harvested: Ministry

Of the remaining 38 per cent, 14 per cent paddy is now ripe and ready for harvesting while 24 per cent is not fully ripe yet

62pc haor paddy harvested: Ministry

Ample stock but concern over supply and purchasing ability

Despite the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, food prices have dropped in most of the countries across the world in March compared to February as the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). But ...

Women sit on the ground maintaining social distance waiting to receive relief supplies provided by local police authority amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Dhaka.

Coronavirus: Ensure food for the poor and jobless

The coronavirus pandemic has yet not assumed that serious for Bangladesh compared to other countries. This is relieving for the government as well as the people. The level of spread is still low. We ...

Coronavirus: Ensure food for the poor and jobless

No harmful chemical in locally-produced milk: Agri minister

Claiming that tests carried out in an Indian laboratory found no harmful chemical in locally-produced milk, agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Wednesday said it is completely safe for human ...

No harmful chemical in locally-produced milk: Agri minister

10 companies sued as heavy metal found in milk

The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) has lodged cases against 10 companies as tests in two separate labs found existence of heavy metals harmful for human health in pasteurised milk produced ...

10 companies sued as heavy metal found in milk

We’re not against any brand: DU professor Faroque

Dhaka University professor ABM Faroque, who along with his colleagues found traces of antibiotics and detergent in pasteurised milk available in kitchen markets, said he was not against any local ...

We’re not against any brand: DU professor Faroque
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