Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will get its first ever woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League parliamentary party unanimously nominated Minister of Women and Child Affairs Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post Monday evening. reported Xinhua.
Monday, April 29, 2013 11:46:19 PM
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended upon hundreds of rescuers as the body of a woman worker was retrieved Monday evening, nearly 127 hours after Bangladesh's worst industrial tragedy.
Monday, April 29, 2013 10:36:10 PM
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Nearly 100 hours into the collapse of an eight-storey Bangladesh building left about 400 dead, authorities Sunday decided to deploy heavy machinery to expedite the vast rescue operation.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 5:48:05 PM
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) The owner of an eight-storey building that collapsed in the Bangladeshi capital, killing around 400 people, was arrested Sunday along the border with India's West Bengal state, a minister said.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 5:24:42 PM
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) More than 84 hours after the horrendous tragedy, Bangladeshi rescuers Saturday pulled 29 more people alive from beneath the rubble of the collapsed building that has left 352 people dead so far.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 10:39:53 PM
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) The toll in the building that collapsed Wednesday in the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital rose to 328 Saturday, media reports said.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 11:03:48 AM
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) The toll in the building that collapsed Wednesday in the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital rose to 271 Friday, police said.
Friday, April 26, 2013 12:17:33 PM
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) The toll in the building collapse on the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital went up to 191 Thursday as rescuers pulled out more bodies from under the rubble while feverishly responding to pitiful cries for help from those still trapped.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 4:25:21 PM
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's building collapse on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka has climbed to 147, and nearly 2,000 are now confirmed injured, a police official said Thursday.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:41:18 AM
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) Elected unopposed, Abudl Hamid was sworn in as Bangladesh's new president Wednesday evening at the Bangabhaban presidential palace.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:03:10 PM
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