Garlic, ginger and onion prices soared in the capital throughout last week as traders fear that China may not resume business operations after its Lunar New Year break is over.
BNP mayor candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation Tabith Awal yesterday said the ruling Awami League activists have made their stance clear that they are going to occupy the polling centres to manipulate votes.
BNP mayor candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation Tabith Awal yesterday called upon voters to cast their votes without fear, and stand against irregularities on polls day.
It is not often that residents of the city have the chance to buy fresh vegetables directly from growers, but that is all set to change.
There seems to be no stopping the spiralling prices of onion. Each kg of the essential spice was sold for Tk 240-260 in the capital yesterday and the prices kept rising by the hour.
Onion price has hit a record high with each kg selling for Tk 180 and above yesterday evening, a day after Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun said the prices were under control.
Feud among the top brass of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (Baira) has apparently turned toxic -- something that became obvious at a meeting yesterday.