Bangladesh

Type: Country
Name: Bangladesh
population: 134,792,192
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

State minister sits with BGMEA to resolve Tuba labour crisis

State minister for labour and employment, Mujibul Haque Chunnu sat with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association leaders on Saturday in his bid to end Tuba workers’ hunger strike, BGMEA sources said.A section of the workers of the export-oriented ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

BD train mishap

DHAKA: A train smashed into a crowded bus carrying a bridal party west of the Bangladesh capital on Friday morning leaving at least 10 people dead and 57 injured, police said.The Simanta Express train ploughed through the bus and then dragged it at least ... [Published The News International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market To Grow At 7 CAGR Till 2019 Says TechSci Research

Growing global demand for readymade garments, specialty finishing chemicals and dark textile shades to driving textile chemicals consumption in ... ... [Published Canada Standard - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Chemical, CAGR, Bangladesh
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Hotel fire kills 2 in Old Dhaka

Two people were killed when a fire broke out at a hotel at Bangshal in the old part of Dhaka early Friday.The deceased were identified as Saijuddin, 35, a resident of Lutfur Rahman Lane of Old Dhaka, and Sultan, 55.Fire Service said the fire originated ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Bangladeshi human trafficking godfathers operating from Iran

Bangladeshi criminal kingpins have been running an Iran-based human trafficking network that lures migrant labourers to European countries with job offers, takes them hostage in Iran and extorts ransom from their relatives in Bangladesh, according to ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 5 reports

Tuba workers reject BGMEA’s proposal, announce fresh program

The workers of Tuba Group, who are on hunger strike for past five days, on Friday announced fresh programmes rejecting the proposals of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association.The workers announced the fresh programme with five-point ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

11 killed in Bangladesh train-bus collision

At least 11 people, mostly women and children, were killed and 56 others injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Bangladesh early today.The incident occurred at 3.45 am (local time) in southwestern ... [Published Business Standard India - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Bangladesh Train-Bus Crash Kills At Least 11, Mostly Women And Children

EDT: At least 11 people -- mostly women and children -- were killed and more than 56 others injured after a train collided with a passenger bus at a railroad crossing in the city of Kaliganj in Bangladesh, early on Friday. According to BangladeshNews24.com, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 4 reports

Six Killed After Boat Capsizes in Bangladesh

Six people drowned today when a boat carrying over a hundred passengers capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.The mishap took place near the Mituani Bazar boat pier area, when the boat sank after hitting a rundown bridge, Chawhali Upazila Executive ... [Published Outlook India - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

India drops sea claim to unlock offshore oil in China contrast

If good fences make good neighbours, that may explain why much of Asia's recent territorial tension has centered on the ocean. India took a step toward tighter ties with Bangladesh this month in surrendering its four-decade claim to a swathe of the about ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Bangladesh, India, China
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

New shipping routes on trial

Bangladesh and India are expected to open shipping routes using non-deep-sea vessels by end of the year, with dry runs beginning as soon as October 14.The two sides are close to reaching an agreement on standard operating procedures for trans-shipment ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

21 more fasting workers of Tuba group fall sick, 11 hospitalised

Fasting workrs of Tuba Group who have fallen sick are given intravenous fluid at the venue of their hunger strike at Central Badda in Dhaka on Thursday. – New Age photoAt least 21 more apparel workers who were on a hunger strike for the fourth consecutive ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 31 2014]

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An Assam Police spokesman said, "The IED suddenly exploded and the Ulfa cadres died on the spot. Two cadres have been identified as Kanteswar Rabha."
...The organization demanded rehabilitation of the families of martyrs of the Assam movement held from 1979 to 1985 against illegal influx. "The tripartite discussions in the past recorded the necessity of finalizing measures to rehabilitate the families of more than 855 martyrs who sacrificed their lives to secure an infiltration-free border" the memorandum said. The students' body also appealed the Centre to revive the Ashok Paper Mill as per the Assam Accord
"Our boys were not just Tommies -- they were Tariqs and Tajinders too" junior British foreign office minister Sayeeda Warsi said in a speech marking the war's centenary
"A proposal of three names was sent to Prime Minister for the appointment of FDE DG and the reply of which is awaited. Another summary was sent to fill the post of Piera Chairman that was sent back with some objections which would be addressed. And the NISTE DG is appointed through Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC). The post was advertised twice but no one could qualify."

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30 years on, issues in Northeast remain the same [Published SentinelAssam.com - 7 hours ago]
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World: The Market Monitor - Trends and impacts ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, ...
Why is this union fighting Obama’s power plant ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 15 hours ago]
This week we learned two apparently contradictory facts about the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers: The union is calling on leaders to act to limit climate change, but it’s opposed to President Obama’s biggest effort to do just that. ...
Histrionicus, histrionicus [Published This.org feed - 16 hours ago]
Illustration by Jeff Kulak 1. What on earth did she want from him? From them? Approval? She was embarrassed by how little she knew, or would own, of her own motivations. She was also too hot in her heavy wool coat, and damp, wet really, hair like ...
Italy: Time Running Out for Refugees Seeking As... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Italy, Libya LUCCA, Italy, Aug 1 2014 (IPS) - His journey started four years ago in Conakry, Guinea. Now that Mamoudou* has finally reached Italy, he hopes this will be his final stop. When he first left his home, ...
World: ECHO Factsheet – Nutrition – 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 22 hours ago]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, World Humanitarian situation and needs Key messages Fighting acute undernutrition is a priority for the European ...
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Bangladesh ferry raised [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 17 2014]
Bangladesh ferry: 'No more survivors' [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 16 2014]
At least 12 dead as Bangladesh ferry capsizes [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 15 2014]
Fashion on trial after Rana disaster [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 24 2014]
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Transpay Launches Instant Cross-Border Payments... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 01 2014]
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