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Price hike continues to take toll on consumers By Md Enamul Hassan | Last Updated: 14th June, 2017, 00:00

The mad horse of price hike continued to take toll on consumers as the prices of some essential commodities witnessed a fresh hike in various city markets and its adjoining areas over the last week. The…

Price hike continues to 
take toll on consumers

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