Jamalpur (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Jamalpur (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 24.92
Longitude: 89.940002
population: 167,914
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh leading in commercial production of Bt brinjal

:Bangladesh is leading the world in commercial production after the country's government gave approval for this last year, according to a leading not-for-profit international organisation that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology with various stakeholders. ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT BRINJAL IN BANGLADESH

Bt Brinjal Video "The Story of Bt Brinjal in India" CropBiotech Update, 23 July2014  ISAAA releases the latest Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Local footwear brands on a roll

Eid shoppers crowd an outlet of local shoe brand Bay Emporium in Dhaka yesterday. Photo: StarThe footwear market is brimming with high-quality local brands as a number of exporters entered the scene to capitalise on the growing demand from domestic c ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Protests against Israeli aggression

Israeli ground troops invaded Palestine yesterday, after 10 days of bombardment in Gaza where over 200 people have been injured since July 8.Protesting Israel's aggression toward Palestine, people from all over Bangladesh held marches, rallies and pr ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

NBR gives awards to 122 top VAT payers

Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed hands over VAT award to a recipient at a programme organised by the National Board of Revenue at the RAOWA Convention Hall in Dhaka on Thursday. The NBR on Thursday awarded 122 business organisations for paying highest value-added ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Framers start aman cultivation amid favourable weather

A file photo shows farmers planting aman saplings in Chinaduli union of Islampur upazila in Jamalpur. — Focusbangla photoFramers have started cultivation of Aman, the second important crop in terms of volume of production, amid favorable weather, according ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

WB cancelled bridge loan at US behest: PM

AgenciesDhakaPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday alleged that the World Bank cancelled its funding for the Padma bridge project after being provoked by the United States and a vested quarter in Bangladesh.The prime minister said this while addressing ... [Published Gulf Times - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

WB cancelled Padma Bridge funding at US behest: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday alleged that the World Bank cancelled its funding in the Padma Bridge project being provoked by the United States and a vested quarter in the country.‘The World Bank cancelled the fund being provoked by a vested ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Awaiting return of native with heavy heart

Subir ChowdhurySubir Chowdhury, a director of Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, who devoted his life in patronising art, is no more. The great art connoisseur and artist drew his last breath on June 30 at Sydney in Australia.The artist, along with a 10-member ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

PM Modi`s tableau a hit in Rathyatra

Ahmedabad: Though he missed the city's Rathyatra this time, yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fans took out a huge tableau of him and made his presence felt in the procession of Lord Jagannath's chariot.The popularity of the former Chief Minister of ... [Published zeenews.com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladeshi farmers caught in row over $600,000 GM aubergine trial

Farmers growing a landmark genetically modified food crop in Bangladesh – Bt brinjal, or aubergine – have found themselves at the centre of a power struggle between the government and activists trying to prevent the technology getting a hold in the r ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Malkhan in net fortnight after slip

Malda, April 13: A Malda police special investigation team early today caught KLO leader Malkhan Singh, wanted for the firing attack on a bus in the district last year, the arrest coming about a fortnight after the militant gave cops the slip. Malkhan, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]

Quotes

...her government supported the use of Bt brinjal in Bangladesh and endorsed the commercial approval of Bt brinjal as a step in the right direction. "...We accord the highest priority to the safety and benefits to the society but shun any activity that intends to spread misinformation and misguide the public about Bt brinjal or other products that are evaluated by public sector research institutions" she said, while congratulating the ISAAA for highlighting Bangladesh's success in commercially producing Bt brinjal before the world
"Activists and many others are fighting over these farmers to try to get them to say what is most convenient to their viewpoint" said Mark Lynas, communications adviser to the Bt brinjal project

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Details of the field performance of South Asia’... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Bangladesh leading in commercial production of ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 25 2014]
ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
Local footwear brands on a roll [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 23 2014]
Protests against Israeli aggression [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
NBR gives awards to 122 top VAT payers [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 10 2014]
Framers start aman cultivation amid favourable ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 08 2014]
WB cancelled bridge loan at US behest: PM [Published Gulf Times - Jul 07 2014]
WB cancelled Padma Bridge funding at US behest: PM [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 06 2014]
Awaiting return of native with heavy heart [Published New Age Bangladesh - Jul 03 2014]
PM Modi`s tableau a hit in Rathyatra [Published zeenews.com - Jun 29 2014]
Bangladeshi farmers caught in row over $600,000... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
Anti-GMO activists in Bangladesh tell lies to f... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Apr 15 2014]
Malkhan in net fortnight after slip [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
Bangladesh: In Bangladesh, Sanitation Marketing... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 09 2014]
Vehicle Accident - Asia - Bangladesh [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 11 2014]
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Development Operational ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 02 2014]
Bangladesh: Bangladesh political violence spurs... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 31 2014]
Cultivation of Bt Brinjal Starts in Bangladesh [Published CropBiotech Update - Jan 29 2014]
Honda begins motorcycle sales in Bangladesh [Published Japan Today - Jan 05 2014]
Biography for Abdur Rahman [Published Able2Act - Jan 05 2007]
Fact Sheet for Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh [Published Able2Act - Oct 23 2005]
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Details of the field performance of South Asia’... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 25 2014]
Institutional partners involved in the Bt brinjal project today released an interactive map ( http://wp.me/P4F4ac-4Q ) giving full details of the field performance of South Asia’s first GMO food crop during its first season in the hands of Bangladeshi ...
ISAAA BRIEF 47: THE STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BT... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jul 23 2014]
Bt Brinjal Video "The Story of Bt Brinjal in India" CropBiotech Update, 23 July2014  ISAAA releases the latest Brief 47: The Status of Commercialized Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh. Brief 47 presents a thorough review and analysis of the deregulation of Bt ...
Anti-GMO activists in Bangladesh tell lies to f... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Apr 15 2014]
8 April 2014 -On 7 April the Financial Express in Bangladesh published a news article entitled ‘Pest-resistant Bt Brinjal comes under pest attack’, claiming that farmers who are now cultivating insect-resistant genetically-modified brinjal (eggplant) ...
Bangladesh: In Bangladesh, Sanitation Marketing... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 09 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Bangladesh STORY HIGHLIGHTS While 90 million people in Bangladesh have moved away from practicing open defecation, diarrheal diseases are still the second-leading cause of child and infant mortality, creating an urgent need ...
Vehicle Accident - Asia - Bangladesh [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 11 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140311-42985-BGD Date / time: 11/03/2014 11:16:55 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Asia Country: Bangladesh State/County: Kaliganj Upazila Location: [Shitalaksya River] Number of Deads: 1 person(s) Number of Injured: N ...
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