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May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

India calls out West: Food grains shouldn’t go the way of Covid vaccines

India has called out western countries and cautioned that food grains should not go the way of Covid-19 vaccines, as it voiced concern over hoarding, discrimination and the “unjustified increase”...

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Wheat export ban won’t affect South Asian neighbours: India

India today indicated that it would not allow the food security of its South Asian neighbours to be hit by the ban imposed on exports of wheat and that the measure was a temporary one.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

India bans wheat export, will be sensitive to Bangladesh's needs

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its measures to cool rising domestic prices but lifted prohibition on export of onion seeds, according to official notifications by...

April 7, 2020
April 7, 2020

Govt to buy 28.25 lakh metric tonnes of rice, wheat

The government is going to purchase 28.25 lakh metric tonnes of rice and wheat in the current Boro season.

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

Comes wonder wheat

It's a double delight for wheat growers in Bangladesh.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

98,379 sacks of rice, wheat seized in Ctg

A mobile court yesterday seized 98,379 sacks of rice and wheat from two warehouses at Sitakunda and fined their owner Tk 20,000 on

June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017

Wheat import triples in 5yrs

Bangladesh has emerged as a leading wheat importer in the world with its import volume hitting a record high in the current fiscal year, mainly due to a shift in consumers' diet preference and...

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Loss Tk 1,800cr a year, at least

The first ever attack of wheat blast in Bangladesh cost the country a financial loss of at least Tk 1,800 crore in terms of lost yield this year.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Bangladesh rejects more 50,000 tonnes of Russian wheat

The government rejects yet another shipment of 50,000 tonnes of wheat imported from Russia on the ground of quality issue.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Govt rejects 1 lakh tonnes of wheat

The government has rejected two shipments of Russian wheat, weighing 1,00,000 tonnes in total, on the grounds of quality issues.