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2014-10-06 23:09:28

Alliance praised for efforts to protect, train and compensate workers, recommendations made for continued progress Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) has made great progress toward protecting workers and improving garment factory safety, say former Senators George Mitchell (D-ME), Co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), and Olympia Snowe (R-ME), BPC Senior Fellow, in a letter issued by the BPC to Alliance Independent...

2014-09-26 23:02:30

On Monday, September 29th from 3 – 5pm, the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB), with support from USAID’s Translating Research into Action Project (TRAction), will be hosting a Satellite Session, “Mobile Health (Mhealth) Messages in Promoting Good Practices for Maternal and Newborn Health Care in Bangladesh” on the intervention package and research findings of the MAMA Bangladesh program, Aponjon (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 On Monday, September...

2014-09-22 12:23:09

In Collaboration with New Sanitation Muppet Raya, Jay Gould Will Guide Conversation Discussing the 40 Percent of World Population that Lacks Toilets PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Standard Brands President and CEO Jay Gould will speak at the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting tomorrow on the topic of improving access to safe sanitation facilities around the world and its effect on people's health, education and safety. Gould will be joined in...

2014-09-19 23:08:20

In a forum to review progress of the Alliance, Bipartisan Policy Center Co-founder George Mitchell and Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe announced findings indicating that the Alliance has made “significant and laudable progress.” Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Below are remarks made by the Hon. Ellen Tauscher, Board Chair, Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety during the Bipartisan Policy Center workshop and discussion in Washington, D.C. Sept. 17, 2014. "Thank you all...

2014-09-19 23:01:34

Collaboration aims to protect employees and prevent tragedies due to unsafe working conditions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety today announced an important partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a recognized international leader in fire safety. The collaboration, formalized today in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by both organizations, will empower Alliance Members, factories, workers and other...

2014-09-18 20:21:51

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh; United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and fellow dignitaries to voice commitments to end extreme poverty by 2030 NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Citizen Festival announced that over a dozen world leaders including, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh;...

2014-09-16 16:29:22

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Denim Jeans in US$ Million. The global market is also analyzed in Million Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-09-15 08:34:12

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A.T. Kearney released its Global Services Location Index(TM) (GSLI) today, which analyzes and ranks the top 51 countries worldwide based on metrics in three categories: financial attractiveness, business environment, and people skills and availability. The GSLI brings rigor to companies' location decisions in the globalized services labor market, in particular for back-office functions, such as IT and business process outsourcing....

2014-09-04 16:20:52

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057583/Global-Three-Wheeler-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Three-wheeler industry can be categorized into two segments- passenger carriers and load carriers. The segments can further be categorized according to weight of the vehicle, payload capacity (0.35T / 0.50T / 0.75T /...

2014-08-27 20:21:52

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia - Fixed Telecommunications Infrastructure https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2120774/Asia---Fixed-Telecommunications-Infrastructure.htmlAsia's booming mobile and broadband sectors are quietly underpinned by the region's all-important fixed infrastructureThe changing nature of the telecom market has had a major impact on the approach to investment in infrastructure. With...

Latest Bangladesh Reference Libraries

2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

2007-12-18 15:03:44

The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

2007-06-25 08:41:41

The Chital Deer, Axis axis, is a species of deer that is commonly found in the wooded regions of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and most of India. It is the most common species of deer in Indian forests. Other common names given to this species are the Spotted Deer, and the Axis Deer. Its coat is reddish fawn, marked with white spots, and it's under parts are white. Its antlers, which it sheds annually, are usually three-pronged and curve in a lyre shape and may extend to 30 inches. Chital...

2007-01-23 15:37:33

The Mugger Crocodile, Crocodylus palustris, also called the Iranian, Marsh, or Persian Crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Iran. Mainly a freshwater species, the Mugger crocodile is found in lakes, rivers and marshes. Muggers prefer slow-moving, shallower bodies of water rather than, fast-flowing, deep areas. The Mugger Crocodile is also known to thrive in man-made reservoirs and...

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