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Local news for Dhaka, Bangladesh continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Songs of change from Bangladesh

Bangladeshi musician, designer and voice for change, the thirty-something Anusheh Anadil transcends boundaries and causes with grit and positivity.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Garment exports show resilience

The one word that describes the garment sector is resilience. Exports beat doomsayers, rising around 16 percent to $23.86 billion year-on-year during April 2013 to March 2014 despite industrial disasters like the Rana Plaza building collapse.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

4 green activists surrender, get bail

Four environmentalists, sued for protesting occupation of Dhanmondi playground, received bail after surrendering before a court in the capital today.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Dramatic rise in Teesta water

The water flow of the Teesta has increased at Teesta barrage point in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Cut fare by 15pc for 1st 2km: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the concerned authorities to reduce the fare of the newly launched taxicab by 15 percent, showing respect to public opinion.

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11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

People look at the burnt Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory outside Dhaka on Nov. 11, 2012.

To give her daughter the opportunity neither she nor her mother had, Nazma Akhter made the only choices possible for a poor, illiterate woman in Bangladesh .

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15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Fashion followers focus world's attention on Bangladeshi tragedy

Campaigners are working hard to make sure that tragedies such as the Rana collapse do not happen again.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Bangladesh factory victims get money

Relatives mourn as they show pictures of garment workers, who are believed to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar, 30 km outside Dhaka April 28, 2013.

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18 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Bangladesh factory victims get money ahead of anniversary

A fund created to compensate victims of Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster made its first payments on Tuesday as the country prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse.

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22 hrs ago | The Lincolnite

Lincoln club raises A 51k for wells in Bangladesh

New water wells: A Lincoln rotary club has raised over A 51k to build new fresh water wells in Bangladeshi villages.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Battling for a safer Bangladesh

Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, New York University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Wall Street Journal

Inside Nike's Struggle to Balance Cost,...

DHAKA, Bangladesh-Hannah Jones, Nike Inc.'s head of sustainable business, had been lecturing colleagues for years about the dangers of manufacturing in Bangladesh.

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India Auto News

Hero MotoCorp enters Bangladesh through Nitol Niloy Group JV

Hero MotoCorp Ltd is working towrads expanding its global footprint to as many as 50 countries by 2020.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Sweet treats for the paleo-minded

Jillian Lama intended to join her mother in work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh when an unforeseen hiring freeze left her unemployed in a new country with few options to earn money.

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GP to partner with ministry's Mobile App Dev Prog

Dhaka, Apr 21 Leading private mobile phone operator Grameenphone on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology to be a partner of Mobile App Development Programme.

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The Nation

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus urges social business development in Thailand

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus recently urged Thailand to push forward with social business and also invited the country's young people to become social entrepreneurs.

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Suria

Living with loss from the Bangladesh...

Minu Akhter has not slept properly for a year. Every time there's a noise, she wakes up fearing the roof will cave in.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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New York Daily News

Queens remembers Bangladesh factory collapse victims with vigil

Congresswoman Grace Meng with Bangladesh factory collapse survivor Reba Sikder and Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity executive director Kalpona Akter American retailers need to make Bangladeshi factories safer, Queens-based and national union leaders are demanding on the approaching anniversary of the deadliest disaster in the history of the ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Recognition for Young Achievers

The Daily Star 15th Award Presentation Ceremony for O and A Level students was held on April 5 at the Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka to recognise students who achieved at least 6 A's in O Level and 3 A's in A Level.

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