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7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

DHAKA: Bangladeshi apparel makers seek policy support to relocate plants

Bangladeshi garment makers on Thursday sought policy support to immediately relocate their factories to purpose-made buildings to ensure workers' safety.

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23 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

'Watermark' is an immersive experience in global water use

The clear liquid is as essential to human life as it is threatened, yet we don't seem to be able to do what it takes to make sure it stays available enough to keep us alive.

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Yesterday | Asia News Network

Bangladesh can eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, analysts say

Bangladesh has the capacity to eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, well before other countries in the subcontinent, analysts said Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

BD files contempt case against British reporter

Bangladesh's war crime tribunal launched a contempt case Thursday against a Dhaka-based British journalist for allegedly criticising the court in his writings and questioning the death toll from the nation's 1971 independence war.

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Star of Mysore

SAARC Agriculture Centre members visit CSR&TI

Mysore, Apr.17- In an initiative by the International Sericulture Commission to expand sericulture activities in the SAARC countries, the Secretary General of the ISC Ishitha Roy, IAS, invited a two-member delegation from SAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, comprising Dr. Abdul Kalam Azad, Director and Dr. Tayan Raj Gurung, Sr. Programme Specialist , SAC ... (more)

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Fibre2Fashion

'Bangladesh govt must help apparel firms open shops in UK'

The Government of Bangladesh should allow garment exporters to invest 5 to 10 percent of their export value for opening showrooms and outlets in the UK, which has a huge market for Bangladeshi clothing brands, said chairman of the newly formed trade body UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry Ltd Iqbal Ahmed.

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BioMed Central

The effect of intrapartum antibiotics on early-onset neonatal sepsis...

We estimate the effect of antibiotics given in the intrapartum period on early-onset neonatal sepsis in Dhaka, Bangladesh using propensity score techniques.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Economist

Bangladesh: The game of the river

MADE spur juts into the mighty Jamuna river-known as the Brahmaputra upstream, over the border in India-near the town of Enayetpur.

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The Economist

State-owned banks in Bangladesh: From cancer to pimple

"IT TOOK us two years, but the greed kept us going," Yusuf Munshi told police after they arrested him and his accomplice.

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Metro

NEWFashion Revolution Day: Be a part of a label revolution

On April 24 last year, the Rana Plaza factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh - the workplace of thousands of garment makers - collapsed, killing 1,129 people and injuring more than 2,500.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

ITU: Agni to Build Bangladesh WiMax Network

Bangladeshi ISP Agni Systems has begun to build a WiMax network in the country's capital, Dhaka, using equipment from Motorola.

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The Daily Star

HC issues contempt rule against secy, archeology DG

The High Court yesterday issued a contempt of court rule against the cultural affairs secretary and the director general of the Department of Archeology for not complying with its 2011 directive to protect the historical Lalbagh Fort in Old Dhaka.

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The Daily Star

A cheaper way

Most of us do not have the means to shop for Gucci, Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton or any other difficult to pronounce and ludicrously expensive brands.

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The Daily Star

Celebrations galore to usher in a new dawn

Pahela Baishakh is the biggest and most popular festival of Bengalis, celebrated amidst lively pageants leaving behind the gloom of the past and giving new impetus to the nation's cultural heritage.

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The Daily Star

BAU protesters call off agitation as 5 officials quit

Teachers and students protesting the murder of a student of Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh have called off their agitation.

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The Straits Times

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

The owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed 1,135 Bangladeshi garment workers in April last year is to face murder charges, police said on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

Oxfam urges Australian retailers to sign up to Bangladesh Accord

CHRIS UHLMANN: It was a fire that horrified the world. A hundred and seventeen people died and more than 200 were injured when a fire trap that was a garment factory in Bangladesh burned down in 2012.

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Nucleic Acids Research

Mapping of six somatic linker histone H1 variants in human breast...

Despite being key structural components of chromatin, it is not known whether the different variants have specific roles in the regulation of nuclear processes or are differentially distributed throughout the genome.

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India Talkies

Bangladesh celebrates Bengali New Year - Indiatalkies.com

"We've seen one of the biggest concentrations of shoppers this weekend as customers rush to shopping malls to buy new clothes and other items," Selim Reza, a salesman of Aarong, Bangladesh's leading fashion and lifestyle brand, told Xinhua.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.

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