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'Mass psychogenic illness' hits Bangladesh factory workers Jun 18, 3:40 pm
Dhaka, June 18 (ANI): Bangladesh factory workers have been reportedly hit by 'mass psychogenic illness' and have not fallen sick due to contaminated water.
Bangladesh clears foodgrains transit for Tripura Jun 14, 4:28 pm
Agartala, June 14 (ANI): In a move that will strengthen bilateral ties between Bangladesh and India, the Bangladesh Government has granted permission to Tripura to transport foodgrains through its territory.
Rabid Islamic group that wants to put women back in Stone Age gaining popularity in Bangladesh Jun 10, 3:20 pm
Washington, June 10 (ANI): An Islamist group that demands the death penalty for 'atheist' bloggers insulting Islam is gaining support in Bangladesh.
Sydney, June 8 (ANI): Australian retailers, Kmart and Target, have signed onto an accord to improve safety at Bangladesh factories, following the collapse of a factory that killed more than 1100 workers in April.
Australian retailers sign Bangladeshi safety accord Jun 7, 3:55 pm
Beijing, June 7 (Xinhua-ANI): Australian retailers Kmart and Target on Friday joined other global brands to protect thousands of garment-makers in Bangladesh by signing a major health and safety accord.
London, June 7 (ANI): A teenage girl, who survived a factory collapse in Bangladesh after being trapped under the rubble for 17 days, has been given a new job at a five-star hotel.
ICC sets anti-corruption measures for Champions Trophy Jun 6, 10:09 am
Islamabad, June 6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly taken steps to minimise the risk of corruption during the Champions Trophy, which starts in the United Kingdom on Thursday, in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
London, June 5 (ANI): The UK government has declared that it will donate 18 million pounds as aid for the safety and skills training of low-skilled Bangladeshi factory workers.
Dhaka, June 4 (ANI): Former cricket skipper Mohammad Ashraful, who has been suspended from all forms of the game on the suspicion of fixing matches during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), clarifying his stand on the issue today said that he has revealed all details to the International Cricket Council (ICC).
London, June 4 (ANI): A majority of garment factories in Bangladesh are in danger of collapse, according to a survey by engineers in the country.
Bangladesh cricket board suspends ex-captain Mohammad Ashraful over match fixing allegations Jun 4, 3:37 pm
Dhaka, June 4 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) suspended ex-cricket captain Mohammad Ashraful after he confessed to fixing matches in the Bangladesh Premier League.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The family of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who is playing the role of Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai in a new film have insisted that no photos of the girl be released until midway through filming, in fear of revenge attacks by the Taliban.
Labor unions seek to end Bangladesh's special trade status after deadly factory disasters May 31, 4:08 pm
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Labor advocates have stepped up pressure on the Obama administration, calling it to revoke Bangladesh's special trade status.
London, May 31 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into allegations about suspicious events in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), ahead of the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Bangladesh approves nearly 10 bln USD development programme May 28, 4:30 pm
Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua-ANI): The highest economic policy-making body of Bangladesh on Tuesday approved a 739.84-billion-taka (9.49 billion U.S. dollars) annual development program for the 2013-14 fiscal year beginning in July, with priority given to power and communications sectors.
Dhaka, May 24 (ANI): Bangladesh educationist Azad Chowdhury called for the banning of the country's biggest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, and blamed the organisation for misusing Islam and committing the wartime atrocities during the 1971 liberation war.
Sub-standard construction material led to Bangladesh building collapse, says govt report May 24, 12:38 pm
London, May 24 (ANI): A Bangladesh Government report into the collapse of a multi-storied factory building has uncovered a series of violations.
Kolkata, May 22 (ANI): Kolkata recently hosted a meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures that needs to be taken to increase cross border trade with Bangladesh.
Did witty Li score brownie points over India? May 21, 7:01 pm
Itanagar, May 21 (ANI) I had predicted that China has already won the trade war against India, given that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has sought better access to Bangladesh and Myanmar markets through infrastructure development in India's North East, even as the two countries agreed to maintain peace on the border.
Dhaka, May 20 (ANI): Bangladesh online activist and spokesperson of the Shahbagh's Ganajagaran Mancha, Imran H Sarkar, has called for the banning of country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, while blaming it for wartime atrocities committed during the 1971 liberation war.
Walmart plans for own safety inspection at Bangladesh factories May 16, 4:34 pm
London, May 16 (ANI): Walmart has planned to conduct safety investigations at its Bangladesh factories by its own and not join accord with other retailers.
Obama expresses desire to meet Nawaz Sharif soon May 15, 11:31 am
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has congratulated Pakistan's prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif on his recent victory in the polls, through a phone call, and has also expressed his wish to meet Sharif soon.
Bangladesh fashion chains sign up to finance safety in factories May 14, 4:01 pm
London, May 14 (ANI): Fashion chains in Bangladesh have agreed to sign up to a legally binding agreement to help finance fire safety and building improvements in the factories, following an order by the Bangladesh Government to allow the country's four million garment workers to form trade unions without permission from factory owners.
Walmart asks Bangladesh to probe factory work conditions May 14, 2:55 pm
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Walmart has called on the Bangladesh Government to stop production at the Stitch Tone Apparels factory and to order a probe on structural conditions of a neighbouring factory.
Bangladesh textile factories shut amid protests by workers May 14, 12:28 pm
Dhaka, May 14 (ANI): After the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, workers of other textile factories have taken to the streets in protest against their working conditions and low incomes.
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