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Sources told Daily Times on Friday that Bangladesh has started following Pakistani visa policy for Bengalis as Pakistani authorities don't issue visas to Bangladeshi citizens without clearance from the Interior Ministry.
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In a major policy change, Bangladesh will allow India ferry foodgrains for the mountainous northeastern states via its territory, a Tripura minister said here.
Bangladesh's flourishing but unregulated garment industry raises an ethical issue: how does our buy-and-throw-away consumer culture contribute to inhumanly low wages, death-risking working conditions and destructive environmental practices? Ever since the collapse of an eight-story Dhaka garment factory complex on April 24 that killed over 1,000 ... (more)
As Muhammad Yunus, the Grameen Bank pioneer, said on Wednesday, Bangladesh's worst-ever industrial disaster was both predictable and man-made. The April 24 collapse of the eight-storey Rana Plaza in Dhaka, killing more than 1,100 people and injuring 2,500, was as much the product of greed as the Saradha money-collecting scheme, which is likely to ... (more)
SAVAR: Relatives said Friday they were still waiting for news of their missing loved ones, as many gathered to mark one month since Bangladesh's worst industrial tragedy.
Dhaka, May 24: Bangladesh educationist Azad Chowdhury called for the banning of the country's biggest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, and blamed the organisation for misusing Islam and committing the wartime atrocities during the 1971 liberation war.
A man who lost a leg in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake makes his way home amidst the ruins in Sichuan province, China, on April 16, 2009.
Amid an international outcry and promises by retailers to improve worker safety, Bangladesh is struggling to conduct even a crude assessment of the country's garment factories.
Unlike PR opposition figures, who are getting arrested for questioning the conduct of the 5/5 election on behalf of the majority of the electorate, UMNO bloggers are still enjoying freedom of speech.
On her way she passes the rusty old hand-pumped tube well that used to supply water to her village in Bangladesh's arid Barind region until the water table here dropped out of reach.
Nababarsha, the first day of the Bangla Shaal, is a momentous occasion in the life of each and every Bangladeshi.
A Bangladesh government report into the collapse of a multi-storey factory building, which killed more than 1,100, has uncovered a series of violations.
Rice imports in Bangladesh hit the lowest in 16 years, thanks to increased domestic production that helped the country become nearly self-sufficient. Bangladesh imported only 27,700 tonnes of rice since the beginning of fiscal 2012-13, down 94 per cent from 515,000 tonnes in the same period a year earlier, according to the food ministry.