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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, WiMAX, Bangladesh, Asia, World News

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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Related Topix: Fashion, Gucci, Designers, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

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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Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News, Ansonia, CT

Reuters

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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The Real Deal

Dhaka, which houses an estimated 15 million people

Despite being slum-ridden and overcrowded, Bangladesh's capital Dhaka not only rivals the real estate prices of Manhattan-it eclipses them more than fourfold.

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CNN

Parkway Hospitals Offers Telemedicine Service for Overseas Patients

Parkway Hospitals with a view to serving Bangladeshi patients in a more efficient way, Parkway Cancer Centre , the leading cancer centre in Singapore, has introduced telemedicine service in their Dhaka office.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Bangladesh Travel, Oncology

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Dance performance mesmerises audience

Mesmerising dance sequences by leading dance artistes and young ones were enjoyed by a rapt audience at the packed district Shilpakala Academy auditorium on Sunday evening.

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The Telegraph

Teesta and enclave on Mamata lips

April 12: Be global, act local - Mamata Banerjee today borrowed this management maxim while speaking against a proposed land boundary agreement with Bangladesh and the sharing of the Teesta's waters at three campaign rallies in Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar.

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The Daily Star

No jobs yet touts active

A clique of fraudsters is in town. There is no job, yet they are swindling huge sums of money out of poor people by promising them work in the Padma bridge project.

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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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Related Topix: Fashion, Gucci, Designers, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

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