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44 min ago | The News Tribune

What hasn’t changed since the Bangladesh factory collapse

The hand of a garment worker is seen among the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, in this April 30, 2013 file picture.

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1 hr ago | Nerve News

India-Bangladesh railway talks to commence Monday

The annual India-Bangladesh railway cooperation talks will commence Monday in Dhaka to discuss improvement in connectivity between the two neighbours, media reported Saturday.

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1 hr ago | India Talkies

India-Bangladesh railway talks to commence Monday - Indiatalkies.com

Dhaka, April 19: The annual India-Bangladesh railway cooperation talks will commence Monday in Dhaka to discuss improvement in connectivity between the two neighbours, media reported Saturday.

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3 hrs ago | This is Local London

A government minister joined annual celebrations for of Bangladesh Independence day.

Members of the Harrow Bangladeshi Community met at Regents College, Rayners Lane for the celebrations organised by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harrow West Hannah David.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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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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 Telegraph

Mainaguri tea belt to vote without hope

Mainaguri, April 16: The small tea growers in the Mainaguri block of Jalpaiguri district will vote tomorrow though they scripted success with little or no support from successive state and central governments.

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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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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 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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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

BOISHAKHI treats from other lands

The first day of the Boishakh month heralds the New Year on the Bengali calendar.

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Field & Stream

Otter Fishing Tradition May Be Coming to an End in Bangladesh

In the past few months we've heard of otters eating alligators and terrorizing customers at a fast food restaurant, tarnishing the furry mammal's cute and cuddly reputation.

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The Daily Star

2 varsity students drown in Bay

Two students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology drowned, three were rescued and four went missing in the Bay during an excursion to St Martin's Island in Cox's Bazar Monday afternoon.

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