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BGMEA to resolve stalemate at Tuba factories in a week

BGMEA to resolve stalemate at Tuba factories in a week

The leaders of the garment owners at a press conference also requested the protesting workers who are deprived of three months of salaries and festival allowances to maintain patience. More than 1500 workers of five factories of the group have been on hunger strike for the last four days asking the authorities to pay the dues.

Politics

Dhaka – The month of August begins Friday to mourn the death of Bangladesh’s independence architect Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who was assassinated along with most of his family nearly 40 years ago by a group of disgruntled army officers. Different social, political and cultural organizations have chalked out elaborate programmes to pay homage to…

“The government will never prevent any peaceful programme,” Ashraful, also the Local Government Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister told reporters at Bangladesh secretariat.

International desk – For the first time an Food Corporation of India consignment will enter Tripura using Ashuganj river port of Bangladesh, quoting a senior official The Economic Times said. About 5,000 tonnes of foodgrains, dispatched by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) from Kakinada port in Andhra Paradesh, has reached Ashuganj river port in…

31 July, 2014

US supplies Israel with bombs amid Gaza blitz, report

International desk - Pentagon says Israel allowed to tap local US arms stockpile in past week to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds. The United Stat…

31 July, 2014

House approves suing President Obama

International desk – Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to sue President Barack…

31 July, 2014

Three JMB men arrested in Dhaka

Dhaka – Police on Thursday arrested three members of outlawed Jamaat-ul- Mujahedeen Bangladesh for Dhaka’s Sayadabad area. Acting on a tip-off, the detective…

Bangladesh

Dhaka: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed her firm optimism to build Bangladesh as a developed and prosperous country by 2041 and sought cooperation of the people to this end. “Before the 2008 general elections we had pledged to establish Bangladesh as a middle income country by 2021. And this time, we have promised…

Economy

The leaders of the garment owners at a press conference also requested the protesting workers who are deprived of three months of salaries and festival allowances to maintain patience. More than 1500 workers of five factories of the group have been on hunger strike for the last four days asking the authorities to pay the dues.

Sci-Tech

International Desk: Technology giant Apple has faced another lawsuit registered by their own employees over labour issues, CNN reports. This was in California, where the workers claimed that they were being denied of their meal breaks and resting period during the work hours, which is a violation of the Californian labour law. The attorney panel…

Life&Arts

Entertainment Desk: No love story is complete without a passionate number and last year, it was Aashiqui 2 that gave the audiences some of the most loved romantic songs of recent times. There were also some unconventional sounds, like the rustic Ambarsariya from Fukrey. After considering the votes we received on itimes.com/polls and our vote, here’s the list of the…

Sports

Sports Desk: Paris Saint-Germain have told Inter that they have no intention of selling Ezequiel Lavezzi, but the Serie A side could still pursue a move for the forward before the end of the summer transfer window. Inter have already been knocked back in moves for Tottenham’s Erik Lamela, Southampton’s Pablo Osvaldo and Stefan Jovetic of Manchester…

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