Tag archive for ‘Bangladesh’
By Robert On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Bangladesh cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, diagnosed with dengue fever

Bangladeshi international cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan has been diagnosed with the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, according to a Radio New Zealand report today. Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al HasanPublic More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Bangladeshi man stands trial for the rape of a 6-year-old girl in a Dubai restaurant bathroom

A Bangladeshi janitor stood trial yesterday in Dubai for allegedly raping a child in a restaurant bathroom two months ago, according to a Gulf News report. United Arab Emirates (UAE)Image/CIA According to the charges, More...

By Robert On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Bangladesh: Workers rescue ‘Reshma’ out of the rubble of the collapsed garment factory 17 days later

In a miraculous story from Dhaka, a young woman has been found alive in the rubble of a collapsed garment factory, 17 days after the fact. Bangladesh rescueImage/Video Screen Shot Rescue workers were surprised to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Bangladesh factory owner, Sohel Rana, linked to biker gang, guns and drugs

Building codes were unenforced, regulatory oversight is flimsy, and the warnings were all ignored as the owner of the Bangaladesh factory which collapsed, killing over 370 people, will face serious charges. Now More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Mohammed Sohel Rana, Bangladesh factory owner captured as death toll tops 370

The owner of a factory building that collapsed in Bangladesh killing hundreds of garment workers was arrested on Sunday trying to flee to India, police said. Factory bosses and engineers have already been detained More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Bangladesh building collapse death toll rises to over 350, 4 arrests made but owner still running from the law

Two factory bosses and two engineers were arrested in Bangladesh on Saturday, three days after the collapse of a building where low-cost clothing was made for US brands killed at least 352 people. More were being More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Bangladesh garment factory collapses killing 87, traps scores more

An eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed on Wednesday, killing least 87 people and trapping many more under a mess of concrete and rubble. Bangladesh map/CIA Rescuers are searching, pulling away debris, More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Bangladesh: Nipah virus has killed more than 80 percent of those infected in 2013 outbreak

While there is much attention over the outbreaks in China (H7N9 avian influenza) and the Middle East with the new coronavirus, Bangladesh has been in a battle with a viral disease outbreak that is killing a whopping More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Bangladesh reports human H5N1 avian influenza death

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research in Dhaka has reported the seventh case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a IEDCR release. According to Bangladeshi health authorities, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 11th, 2013

19 Children rescued from Islamic madrassa in Bangladesh

Nineteen Christian children who were to be sold to Islamic boarding schools (‘madrassas’) in Bangladesh have been rescued, a religious rights group said.   photo Imagens Evangélicas via Flickr BosNewsLife More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis pleads guilty in Federal bank terrorist plot of 2012

A Bangladeshi man who tried to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York remotely only to find that the bomb was fake and his plot had been under the constant surveillance of federal agents pleaded guilty last More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 10th, 2013

As swine flu spreads in parts of India, Bangladesh health officials on alert

With the number of H1N1 influenza cases and deathsincreasing dramatically in some states of India this year, health officials in neighboring Bangladesh are on alert , according to a Xinhau report today. Bangladesh More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Nipah virus death toll now at 10 in Bangladesh

Pteropus batsPublic domain image/ Robotbreeder at the wikipedia project In a follow-up to a story last week, the death toll due to Nipah virus so far this year in Bangladesh has risen to 10 according to Bangladesh’s More...

By Robert On Monday, January 28th, 2013

Bangladesh: Death toll from Nipah virus now at eight people this year

With the announcement of two additional fatalities from the lethal zoonotic disease, Mahmudur Rahman, director of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said this brings the total More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Bangladesh bats found to have Ebola antibodies according to study

Rousettus aegyptiacus–the Egyptian fruit batImage/Zoharby via Wikimedia Commons Newly published research shows that a percentage of fruit bats in Bangladesh were found to have Ebola virus antibodies, suggesting More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 22nd, 2012

UK court hears details of 8 bombing plans by three suspects: Irfan Naseer, Ashik Ali and Irfan Khalid

Three terrorists developed plots to set off eight suicide bombs which could have been bigger than the July 7 London attacks, a British court heard Monday. Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali Irfan Naseer, 31, and Irfan More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, man arrested attempting to blow up Federal Reserve

One man was arrested in a federal terrorism sting targeting the Federal Reserve in lower Manhattan. Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis twitter photo Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, age 21, was arrested Wednesday morning More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 1st, 2012

Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples in protest of ‘blasphemy’ to Muhammad

Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Quran before authorities restored order. Bangladesh map/CIA The AP report detailed More...

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