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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.
Dhaka, May 13(ANI): Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has appealed to foreign firms in Bangladesh to fix a common minimum wage for garment industry workers.
Bangladesh govt. plans pay rise for garment factory workers May 13, 12:08 pm
Dhaka, May 13 (ANI): After the world's worst garment industry disaster, the Bangladesh Government has decided to raise the income of garment factory workers.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Rescuers on Friday evening worked miracles when they pulled alive a woman garment worker named Reshmi from piles of rubble of the collapsed eight-story building 17 days after the country's worst industrial disaster at Savar on the outskirts of capital Dhaka.
Islamabad, May 10 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has pledged to get to the bottom of the sudden decision of captain Mushfiqur Rahim's resignation, hinting that there were other contributing factors behind the decision.
Dhaka, May 9 (ANI): A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced an Islamist party leader to death on Thursday, on charges of genocide and torture of unarmed civilians during the 1971 war for independence.
Bangladesh building collapse toll touches 931 May 9, 6:13 pm
Dhaka, May 9 (ANI): The death toll in the collapse of an eight storey building in Bangladesh's Savar area rose to 931 on Thursday, after rescuers pulled out 97 more decomposed bodies from its sandwiched floors overnight.
Johannesburg, May 9 (ANI): Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim will reportedly step down from his post after playing two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe this weekend.
Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan fined for serious dissent May 6, 5:59 pm
Dubai, May 6 (ANI): Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after pleading guilty to a Level 2 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during Zimbabwe's victory in the second One-day International at Bulawayo on Sunday.
Bangladesh agrees to improve worker safety system after catastrophic factory collapse May 6, 1:15 pm
London, May 6 (ANI): Bangladeshi authorities will be taking steps to improve worker safety in the wake of the recent factory collapse that killed more than 600 people.
London, May 5 (ANI): Italian apparel retailer Benetton had initially denied any connection to the factory that collapsed in Bangladesh killing more than 500 people, but since then photos of the brand's clothing in the building's rubble have emerged.
Guwahati hosts International Chess Championship May 2, 4:52 pm
Guwahati, May 2 (ANI): Around 342 players from different parts of the country, Bangladesh and Nepal participated in the Fifth edition of Jugal the Kishore Newatia Memorial International Chess Championship in Guwahati.
London, May. 2 (ANI): One in three children being born in England and Wales have at least one foreign-born parent.
London, May, 2 (ANI): Pope Francis has denounced the conditions of workers who were caught in a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh as 'slave labour' last week.
Economics influence birth rates more than other factors May 1, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 1(ANI): Economic changes have the greatest impact on reducing family size, and thus slowing population growth, compared to other factors, according to a recent study by a University of Missouri anthropologist.
Bangladesh to get first ever woman parliament speaker Apr 30, 12:37 pm
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Bangladesh for the first time is going to get a woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League Parliamentary Party has unanimously nominated State Minister of Women and Child Affairs Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post of speaker of parliament Monday evening.
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