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1 hr 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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3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Flood insurance gives hope to farmers

Rasheda Khatun, a woman of thirty and wife of Md. Nazrul Islam of Mollikpara village in Masra Union in Sirajganj Sadar upazila could do nothing but watch flood come in last September and ruin her life.

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7 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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12 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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16 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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16 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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18 hrs ago | Harrow Times

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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19 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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23 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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The Daily Star

BNP seeks govt assistance for Teesta long march

BNP will hold six rallies during its long march to the Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari on April 22-23 to press for Bangladesh's due share of River Teesta.

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The Daily Star

BSF-wounded Bangladeshi dies in Rangpur

A Bangladeshi cattle trader succumbed to his injuries this evening after being shot by Indian Border Security Force at Balarhat border area in Kurigram district on April 18. The deceased Samsul Haque, 32, son of Kismat Ali of Balatari village of Naodanga under Phulbari upazila died at around 6:00pm at Rangpur Medical College Hospital, reports our ... (more)

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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

6 BGB men hurt in Kushtia road crash

Bangladesh Border Guard personnel look at their damaged pick-up van that hit a roadside tree in Jugia-Kanabeel area in Kushtia town early Sunday.

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The Daily Star

Hot summer brings power cuts again

Trying to cope with the heat wave, a chital dips in a tank inside its enclosure at Dhaka Zoo yesterday.

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The Daily Star

Sheikh Russel release Maruful Haque

Sheikh Russel KC released their treble-winning coach Maruful Haque along with the entire coaching staff yesterday due to poor performance of the club during this season.

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The Daily Star

Asset or Liability?

The BNP national standing committee was scheduled to meet at 9:00 pm at the party chief's Gulshan office on April 9. Three standing committee members reached there much before the scheduled time.

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