** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

`Control market during Ramadan'

11 June 2014
`Control market during Ramadan'

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has promised effective measures to keep prices of es¬sentials under control during the upcoming Ramadan. 'Today we have held talks with chairmen of several big business groups. They have assured us of keeping prices of essentials within the reach of people not only during Ra¬madan but throughout the year," he told reporters after the meeting on Monday. The minister said essen¬tials would be supplied on demand during Ramadan. •We have sufficient stock; there is no reason for price rise. We] will rein the mar¬ket at any rate during Ra¬madan," he said. We would urge the im-porters and suppliers to en¬ure that people can boy es¬sentials within their pur¬chase power during Ra¬madan since their demands are moderate," Ahmed said. The minister asked the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh to be vigilant to prevent any artificial crisis of essentials. lie also directed law en-forcement agencies to make sure essentials are supplied without hassle.

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