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Records keep tumbling as onion hits Tk 250 per kg

Records keep tumbling as onion hits Tk 250 per kg
Onion prices in kitchen market kept breaking records, with each kilo having a price tag of as high as Tk. 240 to 250 in some places yesterday. In the kitchen market at New Market, the local variety of onions was being sold at Tk. 250 per kilo yesterday (Friday). On an average, the price of each kilo of onion was Tk. 220 to Tk. 240 in most of the kitchen markets. Many customers believe that a section of unscrupulous traders were taking advantage of lax monitoring by the government and are pushing up the prices of this key cooking ingredient. “The government has been saying that it would take measures to control onion prices, but the market reflects otherwise,” said Nihad Ferdous, a banker who was shopping for groceries in the Jhigatola…

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‘Stringent Saudi laws force Bangladeshis to return’
‘Stringent Saudi laws force Bangladeshis to return’
Enforcement of stringent labour laws on migrant workers by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) government…

Momen for joint efforts, resource mobilisation to achieve SDGs

Momen for joint efforts, resource mobilisation to achieve SDGs

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday called for joint efforts with required resource mobilisation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Highlighting historical background of SDGs, he said Bangladesh played a significant role in setting the new set of global goals. The Foreign Minister…
President returns home from Nepal

President returns home from Nepal

President Abdul Hamid yesterday returned to Bangladesh from Nepal after a four-day visit at the invitation of his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President left Tribhuvan International Airport at 5pm and landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International…
Climate change to harm children most

Climate change to harm children most

There are several long-term inimical impacts of climate change but the one which leaves out future generation suffering from a variety of ailments has not been regularly underlined. The annual report of The Lancet, a medical journal, states that for children, climate change will result in a variety…
Expectations from World Quality Day

Expectations from World Quality Day

What is Quality? Quality refers to a set of characteristics of a product or service that defines its ability to consistently meet or exceed customer expectation at an affordable cost, for the benefit both of the customer and the organization. As per International and Organization of Standardization…
A fair unlike any other

A fair unlike any other

It is a fair but unlike other fairs it did not need a couple of days to gain momentum. The weeklong Income Tax Fair wore a festive mood on the second day with hundreds of taxpayers attending it to avail various kinds of tax-related services under one roof without any hassle. Yesterday, the weekly holiday…
Boris Johnson stumbles out of the election gate

Boris Johnson stumbles out of the election gate

For months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson planned on calling a general election in Britain, figuring he could break the logjam in Parliament by taking his case for Brexit directly to the people. Instead, as he has floundered in the early stages of the campaign, Johnson has discovered that the people…
Sufi rock band Junoon set to dazzle closing night

Sufi rock band Junoon set to dazzle closing night

The curtain will fall on the three-day ‘Dhaka International Folk Fest 2019’ today with the performance of Junoon, a Sufi rock band from Pakistan, at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital. Also, Malek Kawal, Chandana Majumdar from Bangladesh and Sattuma from Russia will also perform…
Rahi deterred by listless colleagues

Rahi deterred by listless colleagues

Abu Jayed Rahi bowled with heart and aggression as well as gave everything, put everything what he could do but his extraordinary effort was completely dashed by the other bowlers, who helped India batsmen release the pressure by their toothless bowling. Rahi ended with 4-108 after bowling 25 overs,…
Bagerhat residents yet to get durable embankment

Bagerhat residents yet to get durable embankment

Twelve years ago, another much stronger cyclone, ‘Sidr’, took a similar path to ‘Bulbul’ that ripped through the coastal districts, including Bagerhat. On November 15, 2007, the super cyclone left a trail of destruction in the coastal region, battering villages after villages…
Case backlog, transparency to dominate judicial confce

Case backlog, transparency to dominate judicial confce

Focusing on reducing the backlog of cases and making the judiciary more transparent, the Supreme Court (SC) authorities are going to organise the National Judicial Conference, which will be held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on December 7. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend…
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