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They won the grand prize in the IEEE President’s Change the World Competition By ANIA MONACO Bangladesh is facing the world’s largest mass poisoning in history, according to the World Health Organization. More than 70 million people there are drinking arsenic-contaminated water, and because of this 1.2 million patients are annually diagnosed with hyper pigmentation, […]

Country mourns tragedy; workers agitate for safety All charred beyond recognition, 53 bodies of Nishchintapur blaze victims are being carried in a convoy of ambulances and hearses to Jurain Graveyard yesterday. Every morning and evening, they would walk swiftly through the crowds in the country’s many industrial zones and hardly anyone would notice them. Yesterday, […]

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Denmark is no longer the happiest country in the world while Bangladesh is on number 11. Actually, the Danes are far from being happy, according to a new global happiness measurement, the Happy Planet Index (HPI). Instead, Costa Ricans are now the merriest in a list of 151 countries. “The Happy Planet Index measures what […]

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The remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are exhumed in Ramallah so experts can investigate allegations that he was poisoned. File Photo Swiss, French and Russian experts will take samples to establish whether his death, at a military hospital in Paris in 2004, was the result of poisoning. France began a murder inquiry in August […]

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Two more Indian visa application centres would be opened to handle Bangladeshi visa seekers more efficiently, an Indian High Commission official in Bangladesh said on Tuesday. “We have five Indian Visa Application Centres (IVAC) in Bangladesh and two more will be opened in Barisal and Mymensingh,” Mohammad Afsar, Second Secretary at the High Commission of […]

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France has confirmed it intends to vote for Palestinian non-member status at the United Nations later this week. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said France had long backed Palestinian ambitions for statehood and would vote yes “out of a concern for coherency”. The Palestinians are asking the UN General Assembly to upgrade their status from permanent […]

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War crimes witness testifies against Mojaheed, Azad Testifying in two cases yesterday, a freedom fighter said he was tortured by war-crimes accused Azad and others after online viagra soft Jamaat leader Mojaheed held a meeting with a Pakistani army officer and Razakars at Faridpur Circuit House. Ranjit Kumar Nath alias Babu Nath told the International […]

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A worker poses a garment with the logo “ENYCE”, a clothing label owned by the US rapper Sean Combs, within burnt out Tazreen Fashions factory. This handout photograph was released yesterday by The Bangladesh Garment and Industrial Workers Federation and The Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity. Activists yesterday urged US rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs to […]

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A Dhaka court yesterday directed the Anti-Corruption Commission to confiscate all the properties of controversial business group Destiny. The order came in connection with two mo cheapest viagra in uk ney-laundering cases, filed by the ACC in July this year, involving Tk 3,285.26 crore. The court also asked the anti-graft body to confiscate personal properties […]

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Sit in Manila today for action plan; WB sends ACC more evidence of graft Rejaul Karim Byron The co-financiers of Padma bridge project would sit toda sale viagra y at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters to decide on a new implementation strategy for having more control over procurement, said finance ministry officials. Officials of […]

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Cuts ties US global retailer Walmart yesterday said Tazreen Fashions, the garment factory where a fire killed at least 111 people, had been making clothes for the reta Buy cialis lowest price iler without its knowledge. But the website of Tuba Group, a major Bangladeshi garment exporter that owns Tazreen Fashions, shows Walmart on the […]

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PM asks industries; alerts against sabotage Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked businessmen to ensure safety at their industrial units to prevent a repeat o Internet-Based Business f Saturday’s deadly fire that killed 111 workers at a garment factory in Ashulia. The government has already formed a number of committees to investigate how poor security […]

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